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Passive House buildings

Fall 2018 Issue

When national politics go low, a good response is to go local, as Congressman Jimmy Panetta, from California’s 20th district, suggested recently. As Trump continues to gut environmental policies and Trudeau supports massive new oil pipelines to carry tar sands crude, at least we can take heart from the locales that are incentivizing or requiring Passive House performance. British Columbia, and particularly Vancouver, have instituted policies that encourage Passive House construction. So has New York City. And which cities in North America are hotbeds of Passive House construction? You guessed it.

These areas’ relatively fast-paced adoption of Passive House not only serves as an exemplary model, but also creates a demand for products that ultimately help Passive House designers throughout North America. 

Read more at Passive House Buildings.