Category Archive: Net Zero

Mass Timber Technology for Tall and Small – High Performance Construction

Wood is already the premier construction material in North America for single family homes and smaller multifamily¬†plus commercial buildings; Wood Stud construction that is. What is well established in Central and Northern Europe… Continue reading

Passive House Project Updates New York, Valleyview, Fort St. John and Vancouver…

We have been starting into 2019 with new ideas and new projects throughout Canada, the US and Europe; and some are nearing completion, such as the Valleyview Townhall – the first Passive House… Continue reading

TESLA – PASSIVE: Combing energy efficiency with the Powerwall energy storage

The Tesla powerwall system is revolutionizing solar energy storage for residential buildings (and commercial) storing excess energy generated during the day to make it available during the night or when needed; including power… Continue reading

Season’s Greetings and a Happy New Year – Exciting times for Passive House, Net Zero and Zero Emission Buildings in Vancouver and Canada

A Thank You to¬†EVERYONE but especially to our clients for a best year ever for Marken. Looking forward to work and collaborate with you on many more high performance projects in 2018. This… Continue reading

Fort St. John Passive House Performance and Cost Review – Credit: City of Fort St. John

“AGGRESSIVLEY – PASSIVE” was the title chosen by the City of Fort. St John for it’s first certified Passive House – currently the northernmost in North America. Completed in 2014, it is also… Continue reading