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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 Heating & Cooling? Passive heating and cooling of homes is not new . The above image is of Mesa Verde National Park, the Ancestral Puebloan clif...

The birthplace of Passive House solar home design The Saskatchewan Conservation
Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of Passive House and passive solar home design

...Passive House started in the 70's? Most people in the USA and Canada are only really starting to hear about Passive Solar Homes and Passive House homes now , ...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...passive strategies such as natural ventilation, passive cooling, daylighting, and solar gain were maximized. These were integrated with efficient active systems...

Passive House design Vancouver
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...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 ...

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...passive solar heating and cooling works: There are two dates that form the cornerstone of passive solar design, December 21st (Amelie's Birthday!) and June 21...

Passive House on a Budget - The Damn Near Passive house
Passive House

The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...Passive House? The term 'passive house' refers to an extremely high performing energy efficient home , in the sense that the heating and cooling is largely pa...

First Passive House in BC Whistler

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

...Passive House in Whistler BC, read more about Passive House Certification in North America here , or to see more articles about Passive House homes see here , b...

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

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...Passive House. Buildings certified to Passive House require up to 90% less heating and cooling energy than an average building. The Bella Bella project was se...

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

...Passive House framing details © Construction Rocket Inc. PHI vs. PHIUS Passive House Certification PHI (Germany’s Passive House Institute) and PHIUS (Pass...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...passive & active energy Passive solar heating refers to designing a home to collect heat from the sun . Passive cooling means providing natural shading to coo...

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...Passive Solar Index program (PSI) of energy modelling designs from the benchmark of complete passive solar heating, this is not a rigid target. Depending on cli...