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Heat Recovery Ventilation Systems for Passive House Buildings in North America

One of the most important technical devices in a Passive House Building is the heat  (energy) recovery ventilation system – the “lung” of every airtight building – bringing in fresh, filtered air 24/7,… Continue reading

Pile foundation and Passive House – Example Fort St. John affordable housing project

  Close to completion, this 6 storey and 50 unit apartment building located in Fort St. John is slated to become one of Canada’s largest certified Passive House Buildings. It is also a first worldwide,… Continue reading

The City of Vancouver is slated to approve Duplexes in single family zones throughout the City.

Zoning that ensures the majority of Vancouver is reserved for single-family homes could be changed as early as fall 2018. City council has approved a motion Wednesday  which can be read here, asking staff to… Continue reading

Prefab Passive House coming to the Greater New York Area – designed by Marken Design + Consult

Currently at building permit preparation stage, Marken Design and Consult is designing  a two storey plus walk out basement single family residence in the Greater New York area, Southern Connecticut. The contemporary wood… Continue reading