TODAY! Urban Passive House Episode 3: Rubin Hall Retrofit (12/8, NOON eastern)

Not a Tradeoff—PH Efficiency & Embodied Carbon IRL

Dan Whitmore (Passive House Consultant), Skylar Swinford (Principal at Energy Systems Consultants) and Zack Semke (Director of Passive House Accelerator) joined the Project Showcase to examine Passive House's impact on both embodied and operational carbon via two case studies. Do we really have to tradeoff embodied carbon savings and energy efficiency? When you combine the impacts of mechanical systems, PV, and actual marginal emissions factors on the grid, the answer may surprise you.

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