Offsite builder, architect launch line of energy-efficient prefab homes

Offsite "high performance" building manufacturer Ecocor has teamed up with Richard Pedranti Architect to develop a line of prefabricated homes that meet the strict energy-efficient requirements of the "Passive House" standard. The team currently has 11 customizable models that range from 323 square feet to 2,685 square feet, and all utilize Passive House Institute-certified wall assemblies. The Passive House energy efficiency standard has been widely adopted in Europe and, according to Ecocor, can reduce a building's heating and cooling requirements by 80% to 90%. Dive Insight: The Passive House standard starts with the concept of an airtight, well-insulated building and then adds efficient "by the numbers" ventilation to keep a building's interior at a constant temperature, thereby reducing the need for traditional heating and cooling. Following the example of Sweden, whe...

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