Adding window net-energy calculations to a PHPP
By Ed May – 08/25/2019
Two Project Case Studies and the Lessons They Teach about Whole Building Envelope Air Leakage Testing
By Craig Stevenson – 10/31/2019
Passive Design Solutions' Natalie Leonard offers readers some tips to cut the costs of building to the Passive House standard.
By Passive House Accelerator – 02/27/2020
All 3 Passive Houses used less energy than similarly sized homes built to the NYSECC. However, energy consumption was 24%-82% higher than predicted PHPP models.
By Jordan Dentz – 03/01/2019
NAPHN19 Passive House Conference: Build the World We Want, June 27-28, in NYC. NAPHN and NYPH are bringing sessions focused on low-carbon building
By North American Passive House Network – 06/24/2019
Envirotecture's Andy Marlow writes that architects need to play a more significant role in reducing building emissions and curbing climate change.
By Passive House Accelerator – 02/12/2020
Passive House explained with the help of Grandma's knitted sweater, a trusty windbreaker, and your nose.
A simplified explanation for the concept of a Passive House- Insulation [Grandma's sweater], Airtight [favorite windbreaker], Ventilation [your nose]
By Shelby Aldrich – 06/04/2020
Diving into a detail of continuing an air barrier around an historic plaster crown and existing floorplates.
By Baxt Ingui Architects – 09/10/2019
The Power of Existing Buildings explains how to realize the potential of existing buildings and make them perform like new.
By Craig Stevenson – 08/10/2019
Using Sketchup to embed, manage and report out building information for Passive House energy modeling
By Ed May – 06/24/2019
Linking PHPP calculated values back to a DesignPH Sketchup model for visualization and error checking
By Ed May – 07/01/2019
A simplified breakdown of PHIUS standards into its three pillars~from one amature Passive House enthusiast to the other!
By Shelby Aldrich – 06/15/2020
At Small Planet Supply we get questions about using ThermaCork for soundproofing. This article desribest ways to reduce sound in your home or structure..
By Small Planet Supply – 11/13/2019