Tag Archive: Passive House Designer

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

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

How can we make green, energy efficient housing more affordable? Example from Western Austria – Passive House, Net Zero, Low Energy Buildings

While an increasing number of municipalities in North America are setting new energy efficiency goals for new construction to tackle the negative environmental impact buildings have, they face the daily challenge of make housing more affordable… Continue reading

Update: Passive House Incentives in Vancouver – New COV Green Buildings Rezoning Policies include Passive House

Vancouver includes International Passive House Standard in their bylaws For those who have been working on bringing the Passive House design principles mainstream in Canada over the last couple of years, this development is quite satisfying:  As… Continue reading