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Great PHit: Passive House Standard Brought to Remodeling

An interview with architect Tim Eian, who designed the first North American remodeled house meeting EnerPHit standards. Read more

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Treading Lightly: Passive House Comes to Chicago for First Time Treading Lightly: Passive House Comes to Chicago for First Time

Passive-house construction methods, in building or remodeling, can sharply reduce the carbon footprint of a home. Read more

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This New Shrewsbury Home Is Green as Can Be ...
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Direct Gain Passive Solar
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California's First Passive House Remodel Moves Toward Completion

Project team thinks this kind of construction could be the stateís answer to meeting its greenhouse gas reduction goals. Read more

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University of Illinois' Gable Home

The Illinois team's Solar Decathlon project meets Passive House Institute standards, requiring 80% less energy for heating and cooling than conventional homes. Read more

Peak Performance
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Peak Performance

Heating and cooling systems account for nearly 50% of a homeís energy consumption,... Read more

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