25 Oct '12, 8pm

Four Insights from a Passive House Retreat: This is the Passive House Retreat in New England built by Aedi Cons...

Four Insights from a Passive House Retreat: This is the Passive House Retreat in New England built by Aedi Cons...

This is the Passive House Retreat in New England built by Aedi Construction with architecture and Passive House consulting by Boston-based ZeroEnergy Design . I was able to email with Adam Prince, a principal at ZED, about the energy performance of the home over the last year, and he said actual performance exceeded all predictions — including Energy Star and PHPP usage calculations. That is, the home averaged 412 kW per month for all energy consumption. That means the home can be net zero energy on an annual basis with the installation of a reasonably-sized 4.1 kW solar electric system, according to ZED. And if you’re interested in the detail, all the geeky performance data is listed here. Meanwhile, I want to share some takeaways or insights from the project team at ZED pertaining to the retreat. First, it’s important to focus on the envelope first. ZED treated the envel...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2012/10/passive-house-retreat-...

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buildinggreen.com 30 Oct '12, 3pm

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modernluxury.com 25 Oct '12, 11pm

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greenbuildingadvisor.com 24 Oct '12, 6pm

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greenhomeguide.com 02 Nov '12, 5pm

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