Announcement

TE Studio Statement about the Paris Climate Accord

At TE Studio we are disappointed and saddened by the decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. At the same time, we are encouraged to witness the subsequent outpouring of commitment from individuals, local governments,  states, countries and corporations on climate action.

We founded our firm on the core value that caring for a livable environment is a key duty and challenge for our generation. Since the mid 2000s we have committed all of our work to this goal against all odds and much push back, not just in politics but also within our own industry. We have delivered real-world climate action in the built environment and will continue to do so going forward. We also support broader climate action such as the 2000-Watt Society, which will help humankind create a common framework to measure and deliver a low carbon, sustainable lifestyle. We believe that sustainability will make us strong, secure and competitive.

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our Clients—past and present—for their courage and for putting their money where their mouth is. We are humbled by your commitment and resolve. Without your patronage, we could not pursue the work we love and that we feel is needed to make the planet a wonderful place, which will sustain life for many generations to come.

Passive House and the Low Carbon Lifestyle

Tim Eian will be lecturing at Norway House this evening on subjects that are near and dear to my heart. I hope to see you there.

Come learn all about sustainable building and design practices! Architect Tim Eian from TE Studio will talk about his work in Passive House Design. He will be joined by ASID Designer, Christine Frisk of InUnison Interior Design for a conversation about sustainability in new, and preexisting homes. 🏡🌎

Passive House Design with “te Studio” Architect, Tim Eian

Passive House @ Duluth Energy Design Conference

Tim Eian of TE Studio is lecturing on various Passive House topics at the 2017 Duluth Energy Design Conference on Wednesday, February 22: Read more →

2016 Passive House Days

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Join us for a day of exchange, learning and experience at the amazing Nordeast Nest low energy home with Passive House components. This year, we are providing an exciting series of workshops to get you up to speed on what it takes to make a high-performance custom home: Read more →

2016 Passive House Days: Save the Date

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When: Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10 am until 5 pm

Where: Nordeast Nest, 2335 McKinley St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

What: This year we are offering a series of workshops in addition to the open house. Workshops will include: Read more →

10 Years of Passive House & NAPHN16

 

2016 marks the twenty-fifth year of Passive House internationally, and the tenth anniversary of the first certified Passive House building in North America. Designed in 2005 by TE Studio/ Intep partner Stephan Tanner, the Waldsee BioHaus was completed and certified in 2006, and has since become on of the beacons for sustainable architecture on the continent.

Stephan will be recognized at this year’s 2016 NAPHN Conference in New York City on June 13th and 14th for this achievement.

 

Energy Efficiency Award Challenge (updated)

Energy Efficiency Award Challenge

We are participating in the first Energy Efficiency Award Challenge on April 7 in Chicago. Join Stephan Tanner at the event.

Please click to register and keep your fingers crossed for our entry, the Waldsee BioHaus, wich is the US’ first certified Passive House building and which marks this year’s tenth anniversary of Passive House in North America.

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2016 MSP HomeTour

The Nordeast Nest  is part of the 2016 Minneapolis/ St. Paul Home Tour on April 30 and May 1. Visit this beautiful, high-performance home and experience Passive House design first hand. We are staffing the entire event, so bring your questions.

Studio Open House (updated)

GACC Open House

We are hosting an open house with the German American Chamber of Commerce to celebrate 10 years of Passive House Architecture and Consulting in the US. Join us on April 13 at 5:30pm.

Please use this link to register.

Come see the studio, stay for German brats, potato salad and drinks to discover what Passive House is all about.

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Passive House Lecture at BBBB2016 in Wisconsin Dells

Tim Delhey Eian of TE Studio will be lecturing about Passive House at this year’s 2016 Better Buildings: Better Business Wisconsin Conference in Wisconsin Dells.

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