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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...

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Hot water

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...heating requirement to about the Passive House standard of 15 kWh per square meter. Windows are a part of that but they are also part of our energy performance ...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...Passive House certification & Designs , Passive Solar heating design , LEED certified homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...Passive solar heating Passive solar heating is the concept of using home design and orientation to collect heat directly from the sun. No panels, no wires, no...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...Passive House certification & Designs , Passive Solar heating design , LEED certified homes & Zero Energy Homes all of which is accomodated in the design of the...

Rendering of the Ecohome demonstration house
Efficient home design

Ecohome Demo House: High performance, affordable cost

...Passive heating and cooling, healthy living space, affordable to build and operate, resilient and flexible design. The underlying goal of the Ecohome Demo Hou...

Net Zero Energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Heating: Each Belgravia Green home will have a completely different heating system. One home will have geothermal heating, which requires a slightly highe...

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

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

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

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...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...heating a house like this with electricity based on high daytime rates. As a house such as this requires very little heat to begin with, its passive heating by ...

What is a heat pump
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

...heating or cooling systems is that a heat pump can actually be configured to do both heating and cooling. The thermodynamic cycle described above can actually b...