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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 home designer Harold Orr, one of the original high performance homes
Passive solar home design

The principal designer of the house that inspired the global Passivhaus movement reflects on the project that started it all.

...House appropriate for Saskatchewan. The world's first Passive House, the Conservation House Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Conservation Hou...

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

...Passive House, ZNE , Passive Solar, Zero Energy Homes or even Positive Energy Homes all rely on the building envelope having a high level of insulation, and a m...

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...

Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

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

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...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...house involves two experts: an architect and a builder. In a Passive House you need a third: a certified Passive House designer, who uses a computer model to de...

The passive solar home in Lac Kenogami, Quebec
Passive solar home design

Ecohome design wins House of the Year Award from Green Builder® Magazine

...house designed under our Passive Solar Index (PSI) program won "Most Resilient House" in the 2013 Green Builder® Home of the Year Awards. The Kenogami House is ...

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...

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...

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

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...House continues to act as a laboratory for resilient, cold climate building practices. Through software energy modeling it was determined that the Kenogami Hous...