Special Passive House Component Episode: Mahnaz Nikbakht + Robert Blount, ROCKWOOL North America

Zack catches up with Mahnaz Nikbakht and Robert Blount of ROCKWOOL North America.

Passive House Podcast cohost Zack Semke catches up with Mahnaz Nikbakht and Robert Blount of ROCKWOOL North America. The three discuss the personal Passive House advocacy of both Mahnaz and Robert, the product innovations and design guidance offered by ROCKWOOL, and the application of mineral wool in two major projects (the Ken Soble Tower retrofit in Ontario and the Winthrop Center Passive House office tower in Boston). After their interview, cohost Matthew Cutler-Welsh catches up with Robert in person at the PhiusCon 2022 conference in Chicago.


ROCKWOOL's 2021 Sustainability Report: https://www.rockwool.com/group/about-us/sustainability/sustainability-report-2021/

ROCKWOOL's Passive House Solutions Guide: https://www.rockwool.com/syssiteassets/o2-rockwool/documentation/technical-guides/commercial/passive-house-solutions-guide.pdf

More about Ken Soble Tower: 

More about Winthrop Center:

Info about the Passive House Massachusetts Symposium on November 16, 2022:  https://passivehousema.org/symposium

Website of Batiment Passif Quebec: