What You Should Know About Passive House Windows with Ben Leer

Every month NAPHN Chapter, Passive House Rocky Mountains‘ has an online meeting with presentation. This past month’s presenter was NAPHN’s CPHT Trainer, Ben Leer, talking about passive house windows. Passive House windows are one of the most critical aspects of the building’s overall performance. Daylighting elements are striking and desirable building features that historically come …

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Open Windows and Ventilation

Written by Mike Woolsey. Several construction concepts exist that intend to dramatically reduce building energy consumption. Among the concepts is Passive House, which describes ways to design and construct buildings so that their heating and cooling energy use is 75% less than most new buildings. A certified Passive House will have met both energy-savings and …

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New Certification Criteria for Passive House Windows in New York City

Energy Efficiency and High Comfort The Passive House Standard provides high energy efficiency, as well as high quality and high comfort. The components of each Passive House building must be selected to meet the energy targets, as well as to ensure a comfortable indoor environment. Suitable component qualities can effectively be identified with the Passive …

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Advanced Passive House Window Workshops: Madison WI, Toronto & Vancouver

The Windows of Change are Blowing When the first Passive House was built in Darmstadt, Germany, there was not a single window on the market that met the stringent Passive House performance requirements. Fast forward to today, and the situation is vastly different: a robust European market with over 200 certified Passive House window products. …

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