The role of low energy housing in public policy

ACCORDING TO E.ON, my home uses 12% of the energy of similar "efficient" homes in my area. In fact, our homes aren't similar at all. That's because mine is built to the Passivhaus standard [1].It's a very simple approach: excellent thermal performance, exceptional airtightness, and a forced air…

To Build A Passive House

I have some land. I have a book, some drawings, and a vague picture in my mind of what I want.I have some time, and some money, neither in particularly large quantity.I have some badgers, and some bats, and some trees, each the subject of different people's affection.…