Archive for the ‘Passive House’ Category

2013 International Passive House Days

November 9th, 2013 by Tim Eian

Please Join Us For The 2013 International Passive House Days TE Studio is a co-founder and proud supporter of the local Passive House Alliance chapter.  Please join us for an opportunity to learn about and experience Passive House—the World’s most comfortable and energy effcient building standard. Three of our designs will be open to the public on November […]

Passive House Farm Progress Pictures

August 21st, 2013 by Tim Eian

The Passive House Farm in July 2013.

Stealthy Green Homes – PHitW Featured In The Wall Street Journal

May 3rd, 2013 by Tim Eian

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“.

Passive House Primer now on Youtube

April 23rd, 2013 by Tim Eian

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

Passive House Retrofit Pilot Project

April 10th, 2013 by Tim Eian

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.

Passive House Lecture on 4/10

April 7th, 2013 by Tim Eian

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. […]

Passive House Lecture at the University of Minnesota

March 5th, 2013 by Tim Eian

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.

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.  

MinnePHit House passes rough-in blower door test

October 19th, 2011 by Tim Eian

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 […]

Upcoming NHCC Lecture – Save the Date

February 5th, 2011 by Tim Eian

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 […]