2015 Year in Review

2015 was a successful year of growth for NAPHN.  Growth in membership and growth in the resources and cooperative effort of the network.  Some highlights include: Dividends: At the start of 2015, the first cooperative membership dividends were disbursed to our founding member regions – what we hope will be the first of an ongoing …

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Passive House Examples in Public Administration and Regulation

As the popularity of Passive House grows, more public agencies are acknowledging its utility and significance in their planning for a low-carbon future, and are officially incorporating Passive House references and terminology into there regulatory and administrative texts.   Some instances are dramatic mandates, such as building code requirements in Brussels Belgium; others are incentives, such as …

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