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Low Carbon Productions’ Passive House Articles Featured in Home Energy Magazine

Mary James, founder of Low Carbon Productions, recently published two articles in Home Energy magazine. (Must have a subscription to read full articles.) Passive House Passes the Test in Maine (March/April 2014) takes a look at the first Passive House dormitory in the U.S.: In August 2011, GO Logic, LLC, a firm headed by architect [...]

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Interview: Corey Saft, Passive House Builder, Lafayette, Louisiana

How Does a Passive House Actually Perform in the Deep South? The first Passive House built in the steamy climate of southern Louisiana, and profiled in Recreating the American Home: The Passive House Approach by Mary James, was inevitably an … [Read More...]

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Interview: Sarah Evans, Passive House Owner, Salem, Oregon

Mary James spoke recently with Sarah Evans, owner of a Passive House that was completed last May in Salem, Oregon. The home is profiled in Recreating the American Home: The Passive House Approach. How has the experience of living in your new … [Read More...]

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Interview: Günter Pazen, Passive House Window Pioneer

Günter Pazen, Passive House window pioneer and owner of Enersign windows, spoke with Mary James about his commitment to building better windows and the development of his business. What prompted you to start manufacturing energy-efficient … [Read More...]

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Interview: Dr. Wolfgang Feist, Passivhaus Institut (PHI) and Innsbruck University

Exclusive interview with Dr. Wolfgang Feist, scientific director of the Passivhaus Institut (PHI) in Darmstadt, Germany, and now also professor of building physics at Innsbruck University Mary James: How many Passive House (PH) retrofits have been … [Read More...]

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Low Carbon Productions’ Passive House Articles Featured in Home Energy Magazine

Mary James, founder of Low Carbon Productions, recently published two articles in Home Energy magazine. (Must have a subscription to read full articles.) Passive House Passes the Test in Maine (March/April 2014) takes a look at the first Passive House dormitory in the U.S.: In August 2011, GO Logic, LLC, a firm headed by architect [...]

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Upcoming Events: The Net Zero Energy House

THE NET-ZERO ENERGY HOUSE – PROPELLING GREEN BUILDING CONCEPTS INTO MAINSTREAM Thurs, Feb. 23rd • 9.00am-2.00pm Fort Mason Center (Marina Blvd and Buchanan St.), San Francisco, CA ________________________________________________________________________________________________ FREE to attend, but registration is required. REGISTER NOW! Download PDF Program: dasHAUS San Francisco – Feb 17-26 – Conference Program ________________________________________________________________________________________________ PROGRAM 9:00am     Registration & [...]

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Study: Repayment for Energy Efficiency Improvements through Utility Bills a Growing Trend

On-Bill Financing Extends Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Investments to Historically Underserved Markets such as Multifamily Housing and Small Businesses     Washington, D.C. (December 8, 2011): On-bill financing, an innovative tool that allows customers to pay for energy efficiency investments though their utility bills, is becoming more widely available across the country and extending opportunities [...]

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Upcoming Events: PHCA’s Passive House Retrofit Event and Open House, September 9-10

First-Ever Passive House Retrofit Event: Deep Energy Explorations!  September 9th PHCA is proud to present an all-day mini-conference hosted by Stopwaste.org, focusing on retrofits to the Passive House standard. Presenters include Dr. Wolfgang Feist himself (via Skype), Lawrence Berkeley National Labs and a host of additional presenters including contractors and owners who have worked directly on [...]