Archive for the ‘Passive House’ Category
Our Passive House in the Woods is part of an article in today’s Wall Street Journal on zero energy homes. The article is called “Stealthy Green Homes“.
I finally uploaded the most recent Passive House primer to Youtube.
Today’s mail brought us the official EnerPHit wall plaque for the MinnePHit House project. This building is officially one of the highest-performing retrofit buildings in a cold climate anywhere.
I will be lecturing this upcoming week about the basics of Passive House. The lecture is part of the 2013 Twin Cities Passive House Alliance Chapter’s lecture series. The lecture will be held this Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 5:00 PM in our offices in the historic St. Anthony Main Building – 212 2nd St. [...]
I’ll be lecturing about the Passive House building energy standard at the University of Minnesota’s school of architecture on Tuesday, March 5. Details below. Introduction to the Passive House Building Energy Standard 3/5/2013: 2.30 – 3.45 PM Room 31 in the basement of the old wing of the architecture building.
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.
Today, we ran the first blower door test at the MinnePHit House in Minneapolis. The EnerPHit building standard prescribes maximum air-leakage for a retrofit Passive House of 1,0 ACH50 (air changes per hour at 50 Pascal pressure). Converted to CFM50 (cubic feet per minute at 50 Pascals), we were shooting for a magic number of [...]
North Hennepin Community College invited me to share the stage with Dr. Konkol—the owner of the Passive House in the Woods. Dr. Konkol and I will be discussing our experience with the Passive House project, and inform and educate young people to consider energy efficient housing as they begin planning for their own projects. As [...]
I refined an article I wrote about the cost of Passive House. For those who read it, you may find it to be more precise, and I added a couple of points towards the end regarding affordability and return on investment. Enjoy.
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.