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Passive House certification - PHI or PHIUS? The Spring House Passive House
Passive House

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...certification bodies in the US, PHI (Passive House Institute) and PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) and for Canada there is Passive House Canada and the Canadian Passive House Institute . This guide aims to describe the origins of Passive House certification , which can be accredited to a very futuristic Passive Solar...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...Passive House was completed in early 2016 and boasts heating bills of less than $20 per month for a family of four in the middle of the winter. See all about Passive House Standards here, look into the specifics of Passive House certification in North America here , read about the first Passive House in Alberta here ...

Building a Passive House that's LEED Certified too - an Owner's Tale
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

...house that uses next to no energy. Passive House framing details © Construction Rocket Inc. PHI vs. PHIUS Passive House Certification PHI (Germany’s Passive House Institute) and PHIUS (Passive House Institute U.S.) have the same goals at heart, namely creating buildings that achieve a certain energy performan...

How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...house on the site to take full advantage of the free heat available from the sun while keeping it cool with natural shading in the summer. See more about Solar Batteries, how to store passive solar heat , Passive House Design & Certification in Canada or America , or for specifics about Passive House Certification in...

Passive House on a Budget - The Damn Near Passive house
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The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...Passive House standards, but Passive House Certification is mandatory to call a home "Passive House Certified." Allow us to explain... What are the problems of Passive House in North America? The original Passive House certification program originates in Germany and is referred to as PHI - and the parameters of tha...

First Passive House in BC Whistler

B.C.’s First Passive House was built in Whistler in 2012.

...Passive House construction in Whistler,” said Mayor Wilhelm-Morden. “Affordability and energy efficiency are both core to our long-term sustainability strategy in Whistler.” Now you've seen more about The Rainbow Duplex Passive House in Whistler BC, read more about Passive House Certification in North America here , ...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
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The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...Passive House project on Vancouver Island BC Passive House interior kitchen design Vancouver Island BC Passive House Floorplans Vancouver Island BC Passive House Wall Design details Vancouver Island BC Passive House Walls ...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
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New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...Passive House Consultant, was an important part of the team that made the Naugler House a success. His design and energy-modelling skills aided to blend homeowner needs with the Passive House certification standard . Passive House Construction: The high level of insulation begins with the foundation, where 9’’ of t...

Passive solar heating & cooling in Homes has a long history in USA
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...Passive Solar House Design here , to read more details about Passive House Certification & Design in North America see here , or for specifics about differences between PHIUS & PHI certification for Passive House see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides - North America's favorite Sustainable & Green Building R...

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...Passive Solar heated homes see here , to discover about Passive House Certification and Design see here , both from EcoHome's Green Building Guides To see more videos from EcoHome demonstrating how to build Passive Solar Houses, Passive House & LEED Platinum Homes, see here

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
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Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...Passive house certification on modular construction had not been attempted in British Columbia before, and the learning curve was steep. Accordingly, we sought out Red Door Energy [and through them] RDH Building Engineering for their expertise in the Passive House methodology and envelope design, respectively. Most imp...