Industrializing Deep Energy Retrofits


Deep energy retrofits of existing structures are an absolute must for meeting any reasonable carbon emission reduction goals, but cost-effective retrofits are challenging, to say the least. As reported in previous Passive House Buildings issues (“Scalable, Efficient Retrofit Solutions Under Development,” Fall 2018, p. 20), NYSERDA’s RetrofitNY initiative is pursuing industrialized approaches to retrofits, building on the Energies prong program first developed in the Netherlands. Tom King, of King + King Architects, is leading one of these retrofit projects. Read more …


Mary James
Mary James
Mary James is the editor and publisher at Low Carbon Productions. Her books include New York Passive House 2015; Net Zero Energy Buildings:…

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