On Saturday, November 11th, Vermont Passive House homeowners (and Passive House Designers/Builders) open their homes and current projects to the public for viewing and presentations. By visiting a Passive House home, office, or even construction site, you can experience the benefits of Passive House first hand!
The Passive House building code assures a healthy, […]
$500 SCHOLARSHIP available to the first 10 participants courtesy of our sponsor, Green Mountain Power
DATE: Mon, Nov 13 – Fri, Nov 17, 2017 9 am – 5 pm
LOCATION: Green Mountain Power, Montpelier, VT
NAPHN’s Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant course is the premier training program for low-energy, net zero and […]
June 23, 2017 12:30 to 8 PM Hosted by passivhausMAINE
WHO: Any member of PHVT. CTPH, PHMA, and phME
WHY: Regional commonalities, strengths, and goals will be addressed as we look to political, ecological, and design challenges and solutions.
WHAT: Strategic meeting and tours of FSP, Viridescent House, and Maine Coast Waldorf School.
WHERE: Friends […]
Building the First Multifamily Passive House in Massachusetts PH Mass June 13, 2017 6:30 to 8 PM @ BSA Boston Michelle Apigian and Richard O’Dwyer, ICON Architecture
Conceived as a demonstration project intended to set a replicable standard for high-quality. low-carbon development, The Distilleryis the largest Passive House project in Massachusetts. Located near Boston’s […]
Whitchurch Passive House cottage. Courtesy photo
By Barbara and Gregory Whitchurch
Over the years, Green Energy Times has run quite a few articles about Passive House, so it’s likely you’ve seen the term. (Don’t confuse it with “passive solar,” which is just one aspect of Passive House). So what exactly is it, and why […]
Learn From 6 Years of Data on this Cold-Climate, Net Zero Passive House in Northern NH
View a complete energy case study on this project
Join us tomorrow on a Pro Tour led by host Garland Mill Timberframes in northern New Hampshire. Built in 2010 before cold climate heat pumps were widely available, this […]
The Orchards at Orenco in Hillsboro, OR is the largest multifamily passive building in North America. Photo credit: Casey Braunger, Ankrom Moisan Architects
By Katrin Klingenberg, PHIUS Executive Director
Each year for the past decade Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) welcomes our partners and colleagues to the annual North American Passive House Conference. This […]
Habitat for Humanity rendering of south gable. Courtesy of Stonorov Workshop.
by Bruce Landry
“Simple, decent and affordable,” that is Habitat for Humanity’s mantra. This has meant different things to different people. In 2016, it means building to the Passive House Standard.
Chris Miksic of Montpelier Construction, a certified PHIUS PH […]
BuildingEnergy 15 is happening right now, but there are still plenty of things to do there.
You can still buy a ticket at the event.
Here is a link to what is happening on Wednesday afternoon at 5:45:
Tour of Passive House Place
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – 5:45pm to 6:15pm
By George Harvey
Some months ago, architect Robert Scarano of Bright ‘n Green told us something in an interview that really made us sit up and exclaim. “You can get 90% of the way to the passive standard for the same cost as conventional construction,” he said. He then explained, “The extra cost of insulation […]