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Passive House Benefits

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The Passive House benefits outlined in this knol include economy, ecology, energy, health, comfort, durability, value and conscience. Please read on at Google knol.

TE Studio mentioned in Eco Home article

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11/11/2010: Eco Home Magazine published an article about the Passive House Alliance, mentioning the Passive House in the Woods project, as well as the 7th international Passive House Days event that we are participating in.

Passive House Days this Weekend

Join us during the 7th international Passive House Days on Friday through Sunday. We will open the Passive House in the Woods for public viewing from 10 am to 4 pm each day. Gary Konkol (owner) and Tim Eian (TE Studio) will be on site to answer your questions and demonstrate how the home functions with every day use. We look forward to seeing you in Hudson.

Passive House in the Woods, entry canopy detail

Book: Recreating the American Home

Mary James at Lowcarbonproductions just published her second book on Passive Houses in the U.S. called “Recreating the American Home”. I am happy to announce that the Passive House in the Woods project is one of the feature projects in the book. You can find more info and purchase the book here.

Article on greenbuildingadvisor.com

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Richard Defendorf at greenbuildingadvisor.com put together a nice article on the Passive House in the Woods. Check it out at this link.

Upcoming Lecture at the Passive House Conference

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I’ll be presenting the Passive House in the Woods at the 5th North American Passive House Conference on Saturday, November 6th 2010, time t.b.d.

You can find more info and register for the conference at the Conference Website.

All my upcoming and past speaking engagements can be found in the Portfolio/Lecture section of this website.

Sustainable Shelter Exhibit

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The U of M’s Bell Museum in partnership with the Center for Sustainable Building Research invited us to participate in their latest exhibit, Sustainable Shelter—Dwelling within the Forces of Nature. The exhibit will show the many ways that animals and humans create shelter, and explain how shelters relate to the environment. Doors opened this past weekend and the exhibit will be on through May 15th. The grand opening is November 11. Find the CSBR’s press release at this link.

Passive House in the Woods on Jetson Green

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Preston Koerner of Jetson Green put together a nice little article about the Passive House in the Woods. Thanks Preston.

Metro Magazine Listing

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Metro Magazine listed the Passive House in the Woods as number 34 on their Metro Top 100 list.

Passive House in the Woods Impressions

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I just posted some photos of the Passive House in the Woods. Please use this link to view the gallery.