In this episode, Passive House Podcast’s Sydney Fishman and Zack Semke interview Chris Benedict and Henry Gifford, the pioneering pair of practitioners behind some of New York City’s most exciting high performance buildings, Passive House projects, and deep energy retrofits. Listen below to hear their multi-decadal journey of building science discovery that led naturally to an envelope-first approach to building design. Also, be sure to check out Henry’s acclaimed book, Buildings Don’t Lie, Chris’ “Singing Into Darkness” article on the Accelerator (based on her pechakucha-style presentation at PHIUS’ North American Passive House Conference last December), and entertaining video of Chris and Henry’s play, “The Perfect Energy Code.”
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