Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Climate-Conscious Building: Bringing the Future to Now Spring brings continued growth in the Passive House market, from exemplary projects to exquisitely tailored products to prefabricated assemblies. Our “Prefabricated and Factory Built” update reports on a host of new options. “Expanding a Mission” covers an innovative retrofit and new-build...

Fall 2018

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.

From Small to Extra Large: Passive House Rising to New Heights

From Small to Extra Large: Passive House Rising to New Heights New York Passive House 2018 Mayor Bill de Blasio has called climate change “the challenge of our generation,” and New York City has responded to this challenge by committing to achieving greenhouse gas reductions of 80% by 2050. “The...

Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Issue 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...

North American Highlights 2017

North American Highlights 2017 The last ten years has seen a phenomenal growth in Passive House buildings, and in the community of practitioners and businesses supporting the construction of these buildings. Passive House Buildings: North American Highlights 2017 captures the most inspiring and thoughtful Passive House projects now being built...

New England Forges Ahead

New England Forges Ahead As professionals designing and constructing buildings, we aim to create buildings that are comfortable in all weather extremes without requiring massive mechanical systems, energy consumption, and related emissions. We also want buildings that are durable, healthy, easy to maintain, quiet, and well-ventilated with a steady supply...

California’s Energy Future

California’s Energy Future California is a land of many climates, from sun-splashed beaches to snowy mountains. California’s Passive House buildings are similarly diverse, with each project well tailored to its respective climate. What these exemplary projects have in common is that each Passive House building is a bold step by...