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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

...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...

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 , ...

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

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...Passive House standard of 15 kWh per square meter. Windows are a part of that but they are also part of our energy performance strategy. The house is laid out...

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...

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 ...

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

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

...house into a highly efficient three-storey home; one that takes advantage of active sustainable systems integrated with as many low-cost passive sustainable str...

Passively-heated off-grid LEED house in Low, Quebec
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog: a firsthand account of building and living in a remote area

...house, I looked to the Passive House certification system. To achieve Passive House certification, there is a hard limit on the amount of energy needed to heat ...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...house? RS: I am very proud that the house has achieved the LEED Platinum level. This is independent proof of the environmental performance of the house. My ch...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...House is located at Lac Kenogami, Saguenay, Quebec, and is a winner of the Green Builder® Home of the Year Awards from Green Builder Media® This is a passivel...

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

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

...Passive House? EcoHome also decided for LEED certification instead of Passive House certification because even though the Edelweiss House’s energy consumption...

The Affordable Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab 2 Bed kit home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab 2 bed kit home

...windows for natural lighting that can reduced heating costs when oriented for passive solar heat gain . Some kit houses we feature are Passive House ready , a...