Books

American Passive House Developments

Over the last two years, architects and builders have scaled up and branched out, constructing the next generation of Passive House buildings, including large multifamily, mixed-use, and commercial buildings—and often at no or a very small cost premium. Find out how in this design primer aimed at developers, builders, and architects of zero- and near-zero-energy buildings.

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Recreating the American Home

From steamy Louisiana to snowy Wisconsin, and from Brooklyn brownstones to western Marin County bungalows, Passive Houses are being created in a wide range of climate and building types across the United States. Recreating the American Home: The Passive House Approach by Mary James showcases 10 recently constructed Passive House projects across the country.

 

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Homes for a Changing Climate

Homes for a Changing Climate: Passive Houses in the U.S. by Katrin Klingenberg, Mike Kernagis, and Mary James explains the Passive House approach and details nine pioneering U.S. projects from coast to coast.

 

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