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Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...Windows High Efficiency buildings like LEED certified, Passive House, ZNE , Passive Solar, Zero Energy Homes or even Positive Energy Homes all rely on the bui...

Correct window installation details
Windows and doors

How to install windows

...windows for your house, see here . The Demo House has triple-glazed argon-filled wood frame windows from Quebec high performance window manufacturer Elite . W...

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 House certified windows , then they will be optimized to gain and retain the sun's heat. In Optimized Passive Solar House Design, proper shading pre...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...Passive House Floorplans Vancouver Island BC Passive House Wall Design details Vancouver Island BC Passive House...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...house we set out several goals: To build a certifiable Passive House To build the best house possible and use it to demonstrate the benefits of Passive Ho...

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...Passive Solar Houses, Passive House & LEED Platinum Homes, see here

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

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...Passive House Institute) and PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) and for Canada there is Passive House Canada and the Canadian Passive House Institute . This gui...

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...

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 ...

How to choose Triple pane, high performance windows
Windows and doors

The best tips for buying windows

...windows are best? Windows are essential to our houses so getting the choice of window right is essential . They give us natural light, a way to ventilate the ...

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 home kit - These prefab home kits are configured to individual building lots & owner preferences: Prefab LEED & Passive House Kit Homes for Sa...