27 Jan '12, 5pm

Excellent article on the scandal behind the first Canadian Passive House - its and excellent building #PHIUS

I too am looking forward to this article. I do like the overarching goal that PassivHaus represents, and that certification could be desirable. Why? It represents much better and energy efficient housing than code or what most LEED projects achieve. Some day I hope that their could be many of such homes on this side of the pond and people will be buying them. These folks won't necessarily know all that goes into creating a PassiveHaus, just like I don't know all that is going on inside my computer, however these people know that they are buying ahighly energy efficient structure. Better yet would be if houses (at least new construction for a start) were to be required to have a sticker on them like any of our appliances do showing how much energy that house will use, however I remain a pessimistist that I will live long enough to see this be come required. I used the PHPP ...

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