Passive House Momentum in California | International Passive House Open Day

Passive House Momentum in California | International Passive House Open Days. Please see below the links to the Passive House Tours in California and the recording of the event:   Berkeley Passive House | Berkely, California - VIRTUAL TOUR Passive House Los Angeles (PHLA+) | Los Angeles, California - VIRTUAL TOUR Hermit Hut Passive House ADU | Walnut Creek, California - VIRTUAL TOUR Perlita Passive House | Los Angeles, California…


Zero Net Energy Case Study Homes in California, Volume 2

The new book “Zero Net Energy Case Study Homes” showcases all electric residential projects designed for Zero Net Energy and Zero Carbon. Three case study projects are passive house projects in California: • Passive House LA (PHLA+), Los Angeles • Perlita Passive House, Los Angeles • Sol Lux Alpha Apartments, San Francisco. The book is written by Edward Dean, FAIA with the foreword by Andrew McAllister, Commissioner of the California…



Icebox Challenge

At the Net Zero Conference 2018, an Icebox Challenge between a Passivhaus box and a Title 24 box dramatically illustrated the superior performance of Passive House: in each box we put 500 pounds of ice. At the end of the challenge, after 7 hot days, 61 pounds of ice was left in the Passive House box. In the Title 24 box… all the ice was gone more than 24 hours…