Tag Archive: Passive House Canada

UPDATE: A list of Passive House suitable windows available in Canada & USA – by Marken Design + Consulting

Seven years ago we started designing high performance homes in Canada including to standards such as Net Zero and Passive House. One of the biggest obstacles back then was the lack of high quality, energy efficient… Continue reading

East Vancouver Passive House showcases favourable economics and high performance living

Starting into the new year with some exciting projects including this one – a certified single family #PassiveHouse residence in East Vancouver scheduled to start construction in early summer. Showing off the cross section with… Continue reading

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

BC Energy Step Code – Quick Intro – Marken Passive House Canada

The BC Energy Step Code is a provincial standard enacted in April 2017 (and voluntary till December 15 2017) that provides an incremental and consistent approach to achieving more energy-efficient buildings that go… Continue reading

Update: Canadian Passive House PLUS townhall in Valleyview is setting new energy efficiency standard

Currently under construction, the new townhall in Valleyview is slated to become the 1st Passive House PLUS office building in the world, setting a new standard for energy efficiency. Equipped with a 78… Continue reading