Archive for the ‘Deep Energy Reduction Retrofit’ Category

Eagle Bluff Retrofit Earns MN-first 1000 Home Challenge Certification

June 22nd, 2012 by Tim Eian

In 2011, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center completed a Deep Energy Reduction Retrofit of its director’s residence—its oldest most energy inefficient building—with the help of TE Studio.  The residence was originally built in 1973.  It used to be heated with 17 cords of split, dried oak firewood.  It was extremely leaky—during a home audit in […]

Retrofit Lecture at the 2012 Living Green Expo

April 19th, 2012 by Tim Eian

Want to learn about Passive House retrofitting? Tim Delhey Eian will be showcasing a recent Passive House retrofit project in the TwinCites—the MinnePHit house in a presentation on Saturday, May 5, at 2pm in Bay A at the 4-H Building; MN State Fair. www.livinggreenexpo.mn

Earth Week Lecture On 4/25 Featuring MinnePHit

April 16th, 2012 by Tim Eian

Thinking about building or remodeling a home, or want to know more about energy efficient technology to reduce your carbon footprint as well as your heating and cooling bills? Tim Eian has focused his architectural skills on incorporating the latest technology in energy efficient new and remodeled homes, which use a tiny fraction of most houses. This […]

The MinnePHit House

June 18th, 2011 by Tim Eian

At TE Studio we are fortunate enough to attract some pretty incredible people. Most recently, we were commissioned by a couple from South Minneapolis to bring their mid-30s home into the 21st century of performance. A brief description of their family reads like this: Two grown-ups, three girls, two dogs and eight chickens. A 1935 neo-Tudor […]

Event Reminder: MPLS Neighborhood Talk on 2/12

February 11th, 2011 by Tim Eian

I will be at the Corcoran Park Neighborhood Sustainability Event tomorrow, February 12, 2011. From 11 am – 12.30 pm I will be lecturing on Deep Energy Reduction Retrofitting. You can find out how a retrofit can bring 21st century performance to your home. Venue: Corcoran Park 3334 20th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55407 Open […]

Corcoran Park Neighborhood Event

January 26th, 2011 by Tim Eian

I will be giving a talk about Passive House and Deep Energy Retrofits at the upcoming Corcoran Park Neighborhood Sustainability Event February 12, 2011. 11 am – 12.30 pm Corcoran Park 3334 20th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN  55407 This event is open to the public.

Deep Energy Retrofit Discussion

May 4th, 2010 by Tim Eian

Martin Holladay at GreenBuildingAdvisor.com kicked off another fabulous subject on their blog entitled: Energy Efficiency Retrofits: Insulation or Solar Power? As a certified Passive House Consultant, I am partial to the insulation. However, Martin makes a good point when comparing the two approaches. As the discussion goes, many points about this subject are being addressed. […]

Today: Lecture at Duluth EDC

February 24th, 2010 by Tim Eian

I am lecturing twice today at the 20th annual Duluth Energy Design Conference and Expo. Wednesday, 2/24/2010 Passive House: 10.30 am to 12 pm – French River room DERR: 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm – Ballroom LM Duluth Energy Design Conference & Expo

Lecture at Duluth Energy Design Conference

February 3rd, 2010 by Tim Eian

I’ll be talking about Passive House and Deep Energy Reduction Retrofit at the Duluth Energy Design Conference on Wednesday, 2/24/2010 The Passive House talk starts at 10.30, the Deep Energy Reduction Retrofit talk at 1.00 pm. Duluth Energy Design Conference & Expo Duluth Entertainment &  Convention Center Click on this link to contact the organizers about attending […]

Lecture at next BEC MN Meeting

February 3rd, 2010 by Tim Eian

I’ll be speaking about and taking questions regarding Passive House and Deep Energy Reduction Retrofit at this month’s Building Enclosure Council meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, 2/9/2010 from 4-6 pm. For more info on the BEC, please visit their page: Building Enclosure Council – Minnesota Meeting This is the venue: AIA Minnesota Board Room International Market […]