Tag Archive: Passive House Vancouver

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

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

Passive House Certifier – Passive House Certification – Passive House Canada – Vancouver

An increasing number of municipalites now offer incentives for new construction (or retrofit) when planning to achieve the stringent Passive House Building Energy standard. To qualify for most incentives or zoning relaxations offered, the building… Continue reading

Modern Laneway House Vancouver – Eco Passive Friendly Design – Zero Emission Plan Vancouver

New Custom Laneway House Design with Attention to Detail Together with a single family Passive House residence, our designed team has developed a modern and highly energy efficient custom Laneway House design for a… Continue reading