check out the link to the video on 475’s website here.
synopsis : passive passion, a 21 minute documentary on the stringent german energy efficiency standard. the film introduces the passive house standard, a design method that incorporates insulation, air-tightness and heat-recovery ventilation to achieve staggering reductions in the energy required to heat and cool a building.
the film was produced/shot/edited by charlie hoxie.
The film was selected for the new york architecture and design film festival.
a quick review of the film by martin holladay at green building advisor blog.