Get to Know Passive House

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According to Passive House Canada, "Passive House (Passivhaus) is considered to be the most rigorous voluntary energy-based standard in the design and construction industry today." It is a building standard that optimizes energy efficiency and promotes comfort and affordability. Here are a few resources for you to better understand what this movement is all about.

Passive House Institute Website

Passivhaus Institut (Germany) >

Get to know more about the institution that played a crucial role in developing the Passive House concept, their work, and so much more!

Passive House Canada Website

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Learn about the non-profit professional association that's advocating for the Passive House building standard here in Canada. You'll be able to learn about the concept, their work, events, and more.

Passive House Institute Components Website

Passive House Component Database >

Understand the details behind a certified Passive house, like the windows and construction systems in use.

Passive House Canada Map of Projects Website

Passive House Canada Certified Projects (map) >

Explore Passive House projects across the nation! Whether it's a building or a house, you'll be able to take a dive into these projects with photos and project specs.

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