Interest in using wood for large-scale projects continues to grow.
The University of Toronto (U of T) has awarded a design-build contract for a new Passive House (PH) student residence building at its Scarborough campus to construction firm Pomerleau. The facility has been in the planning stages since 2017. Conceptualized…
It is time to embrace some change.
Canada’s first certified Passive House (PH) consultant and builder has completed more than 100 projects that are net-zero-ready.
The Passive House Canada Conference will bring together building professionals, manufacturers and suppliers who, today, deliver the buildings to be mandated by future building codes. There are a multitude of Passive House buildings built, under construction or in design…
After 18 days in the sun, the Passive House structure retains 639 kg of ice compared with the BC code-built house which retained 407-kg.
The BC Building Code is up against the Passive House Standard in a public display to see which can keep out the heat for 18 days.
“The Path to Zero Source Energy” The number and types of buildings that meet stringent passive building energy standards is exploding—single-family, multifamily, commercial, and high-rise. Passive buildings dramatically reduce energy consumption and associated emissions, provide healthy indoor air quality, and…