New Surrey Passive House offers multigenerational living

The City of Surrey’s first multifamily Passive House is combining energy efficiency and multigenerational living in a progressive designed duplex building. The fully handicap accessible two family residence designed by Marken Design +… Continue reading

Vancouver’s First Multifamily Passive Building receives Passive House Certification

Designed by Marken Design + Consulting, Vancouver’s first multifamily building to meet the International Passive House Standard has received the final nod from the International Passive House Institute making it one of the… Continue reading

How can we make green, energy efficient housing more affordable? Example from Western Austria – Passive House, Net Zero, Low Energy Buildings

While an increasing number of municipalities in North America are setting new energy efficiency goals for new construction to tackle the negative environmental impact buildings have, they face the daily challenge of make housing more affordable… Continue reading

Sustainable Interior Design – Passive House – Eco-Friendly Building Products and Materials

Sustainable Interior Design PART I; by Marybeth Welty The architectural world is an incredible thing. We can all relate to the feelings we experience when we see an impressive building or structure. That time… Continue reading

Passive House Certifier – Passive House Certification – Passive House Canada – Vancouver

An increasing number of municipalites now offer incentives for new construction (or retrofit) when planning to achieve the stringent Passive House Building Energy standard. To qualify for most incentives or zoning relaxations offered, the building… Continue reading