Passive House Buildings | From Coast to Coast

Climate-Conscious Building from Coast to Coast FROM THE EDITORIAL PAGE: As Trump continues to gut environmental policies and Trudeau supports massive new oil pipelines to carry tar sands crude, at least we can take heart from the locales that are incentivizing or requiring Passive House performance. British Columbia, and particularly Vancouver, have instituted policies that encourage Passive House construction. (See “B.C.’s Energy Step Code: Driving Market Transformation,” p. 6.) So has New York…

Passive House Buildings 2018

For those designing, renovating, building, or consulting on a Passive House project, the Spring 2018 issue of Passive House Buildings is essential reading, capturing the state of the art in Passive House developments in North America. From ever-larger Passive House high-rises to commercial-building retrofits to single-family homes in challenging climates, each project featured in this issue delivers insights that can be applied and reapplied.