27 Oct '16, 8pm

#sustainable #homes Event Recap: 2nd Annual Passive Projects Design Awards Winners: PHIUS (Passive House Inst...

#sustainable #homes Event Recap: 2nd Annual Passive Projects Design Awards Winners: PHIUS (Passive House Inst...

Maine’s first large-scale multifamily passive house is a 48-unit, 54,000-square-foot affordable housing project in a town with more than 7,000 annual heating degree days (snowfall in May is not uncommon). In addition to a challenging climate, the project also faced a difficult budget environment and an unconventional design process. As a result of a 2011 controversy over the cost of affordable housing in the state, all affordable housing projects in Maine are subject to a hard cost-cap. These spending limits forced the team to design and permit a conventional building to ensure funding, and then develop creative solutions to meet passive house standards, balance budget, operating costs, and the lifecycle environmental impact of the project. After passing its post-construction on-site testing, Village Centre opened in June 2016. The project has become a highly publicized ex...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2016/event-recap-2nd-annual-passiv...

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