Tag Archive: Energy

Gearing Up: Net Zero Energy Buildings

Yesterday, the International Living Future Institute announced it’s new Net Zero Energy Building Certification program.  Adding to the ever-growing list of green building certifications, the NZEBC has been developed to “galvanize and recognize widespread… Continue reading

Passive Design Elements in Action – For Better or For Worse

It looks like good old Vancouver weather is back.  Only a few days of cooler, cloudy weather, and we are already noticing its effect on our comfort both outside and in.  My apartment… Continue reading

Passive House: An Intro

With topics such as peak oil and fossil fuel dependency a continually growing concern, we are working to bring a new direction to the building industry in North America.  The current typical building… Continue reading