Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Building Envelope Performance Is Climate Action

August 4th, 2015 by Tim Eian

Recently I was asked by a reporter to talk about my number one wish list item that I wish was better understood by homeowners in light of climate action and sustainable concepts that support the big picture of carbon reduction. Here is my reply: In Minnesota, homes consume the largest chunk of energy during the winter months in […]

Passive House Primer now on Youtube

April 23rd, 2013 by Tim Eian

I finally uploaded the most recent Passive House primer to Youtube.

Citizens For Community Resilience and Sustainability Presentation

February 16th, 2013 by Tim Eian

  I was invited to speak at this month’s Citizens For Community Resilience and Sustainability meeting in St. Anthony Village on Saturday, February 16th, at 3PM in the St. Anthony Village Community Center Council Chambers. My talk will center around high-performance new homes and retrofits—highlighting the potential and approach. The event is free and open to the […]

U of M Lecture on May 1, 2012

April 21st, 2012 by Tim Eian

Tim Delhey Eian will be lecturing on holistic design and the Passive House building energy standard on May 1, 2012 at 2.30 in room 31 in the basement of the old wing of the architecture building.  

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.

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 […]

Energy Independence with Passive House

December 16th, 2010 by Tim Eian

One of the frequently asked questions I get about Passive House is its potential for going off the grid. I summarized different levels of energy independence in a Google knol. Passive House buildings use very little energy to begin with. Therefore, it is a lot easier to utilize renewable energy sources such as solar or […]

Passive House ≠ Passive Solar

December 8th, 2010 by Tim Eian

Anytime I speak to people about Passive House there seems to be some confusion with the Passive Solar Design ideas from the late 70s. I created a quick outline to compare the two and show which is what: Passive House vs. Passive Solar Design at Google knol.

Passive House Benefits

December 7th, 2010 by Tim Eian

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