The Passive House: 80% less energy, will it happen in the U.S.?
- by: Molly Shaw
- in Associations, Green Building
“Maximize your gains, minimize your losses,” –these are the basic principles of the passive house approach according to the Chicago-based Passive House Alliance US (PHAUS), a nonprofit association of passive house professionals. A passive house project maximizes the energy efficiency of basic components inherent in all buildings; the roof, walls, windows, floors and utility systems. […]