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Passive solar house design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...Passive Solar heated homes see here , to discover about Passive House Certification and Design see here , both from EcoHome's Green Building Guides To see more videos from EcoHome demonstrating how to build Passive Solar Houses, Passive House & LEED Platinum Homes, see here

Passive House certification - PHI or PHIUS? The Spring House Passive House
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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 guide aims to describe the origins of Passive House certification , which can be accredited to a very futuristic Passive Solar heating design home built in the 197...

Passive solar heating & cooling in Homes has a long history in USA
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Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...passive home design. And it can costs you absolutely nothing. So don't be intimidated or dissuaded by the implied requirements of rating systems; passive home design dates back thousands of years and can be applied to pretty much any building, making that building better. See more about Passive Solar House Design h...

Passive House design Vancouver
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The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...Passive House Certified tradespersons and will work with all new Passive House projects as of March 1st 2017. The city is also providing space in city meeting rooms for public Passive House training courses. Regulatory changes to remove barriers: To facilitate Passive House builds and the additional requirements th...

Passive House on a Budget - The Damn Near Passive house
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The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...Passive House standards, but Passive House Certification is mandatory to call a home "Passive House Certified." Allow us to explain... What are the problems of Passive House in North America? The original Passive House certification program originates in Germany and is referred to as PHI - and the parameters of tha...

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 heating and cooling, the Saskatchewan Conservation House showed us what was possible in terms of solar heat collection and retention with modern building techniques all the way back in 1977. So Passive House started in the 70's? Most people in the USA and Canada are only really starting to hear about Passiv...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
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The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...Passive House project on Vancouver Island BC Passive House interior kitchen design Vancouver Island BC Passive House Floorplans Vancouver Island BC Passive House Wall Design details Vancouver Island BC Passive House Walls ...

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
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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 seen as an opportunity to put this change into practice. An RFP (request for proposal) was issued for a design/ build contract, including a basic program, design ...

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 (Passive House Institute U.S.) have the same goals at heart, namely creating buildings that achieve a certain energy performance standard. The only way they differ i...

First Passive House in BC Whistler

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

...Passive House or PassivHaus certification standard originated in Germany in the late 1980’s and currently boasts over 30,000 certified buildings around the world, with 16,000 in Germany alone, although the concept of Passive Solar Homes was pioneered in Saskatchewan in the 1970's by Harold Orr . In 2010, a passive ho...

How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
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Passive solar home construction

...passive solar home construction, we begin with passive solar design basics, orienting the future house on the site to take full advantage of the free heat available from the sun while keeping it cool with natural shading in the summer. See more about Solar Batteries, how to store passive solar heat , Passive House De...