article : passive house in the tyee, again

here is another article in the tyee about passive house and other low-energy building.

“given that both the city of vancouver and the province of british columbia have committed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 33 per cent by 2020, it’s worth asking: is bc ready for passivhaus building codes?”

i sure think so….. read on and tell me what you think.

2 thoughts on “article : passive house in the tyee, again

  1. i think so too. and as a passive house builder here in Vancouver, i would appreciate a ” passive house ” building code.
    the only thing is though, that you can’t create a building code for a passive house.
    each house is individual and can’t be convert into a building code.
    have a look to http://www.domagconstruction.com for more information.
    \reg marco graw

    • thanks for your feedback, Marco.
      I am working on establishing some common (wall/slab/floor/roof/window/door) details for a passive house here in Vancouver that will be most attuned to the climate we have here in Coastal BC.

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