Denver City Council approves Green Code and lists Passive House certification as compliance path

We are pleased to share some exciting news from our home city - Denver, Colorado. In the City's efforts to push forward its 80x50 Climate Action Plan, and with the goal of Net Zero new construction by 2035, City Council…

Beartooth Passive House nails Blower Door Test at 0.16-0.19 ACH50 on first try.

With U.S. building codes now starting to address air tightness with respect to energy efficiency, many builders find themselves struggling to meet the defined ACH50 values (air changes per hour at 50 Pascal) required by their local codes. This measurement…

Passive Design/Build as the healthy and smart pathway to Net Zero.

As the construction industry pushes forward to solutions that are absolutely necessary for the future of sustainable life on this planet, there is an essential conversation that has to take place about the role of energy balance in the context…

Emu’s interview with the Insulation Institute: “For Better Homes, Is it Net Zero or Passive House?”

Our very own Enrico Bonilauri was recently interviewed for NAIMA (North American Insulation Manufacturers Association), the most recognized voice of the insulation industry on this side of the pond. Their mission is "to enable a more comfortable, energy efficient and…

The main difference between a Passive House and a Near or Net Zero Energy House

Given the recent developments in European legislation on energy efficiency, the theme of Near or Net Zero Energy Buildings in has become a hot topic. In a market that tends to interchange names, definitions and standards of construction, we propose…

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