Tag Archive: Passive Design

Passive House gets character in Vancouver

Vancouver’s first Passive House renovation under the new character home retention bylaw is slated to start construction early next year. The existing 800 sqf. house was converted into a two storey duplex building… Continue reading

Passive Design: Transforming a 50’s bungalow into an energy efficient, healthy home

Improving the existing building stock as the greenest way to build Demolish and start fresh, or take the risk and renovate:  In this case, the client was committed to transform this  50’s bungalow… Continue reading

Marken Projects 2012 and what’s to come #Passivehouse #Netzero #GreenBuilding

What we were up to this year…looking back at 2012 ..and ahead by Alexander Maurer The year is almost over and we are very pleased with the progress of our projects but especially… Continue reading

Sirewall bringing Rammed Earth mainstream as high performance building system #RammedEarth #PassiveHouse #NetZero

Sirewall bringing Rammed Earth mainstream as High Performance Building System by Alexander Maurer   Looking for a different and unique look for your home? And at the same time live healthy plus keeping… Continue reading

New project economics and cost evaluation tool “ECON-Calc” for high performance buildings released #Passivehouse

by Alexander Maurer “ECON-Calc” is the name of the newly released project economics & cost evaluation tool where high performance buildings, both new construction and retrofits, can be assessed in detail looking at… Continue reading