Extreme Energy Efficiency Construction: "We Could Have Gone Passive House"
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Gain a solid understanding of energy-efficient construction and create affordable super-energy efficient structures.
The confluence of new energy-efficiency requirements in the building code and the international voluntary Passive House extreme energy standard plus the technology it has spawned provide an opportunity to create affordable super-energy efficient homes and multi-family structures. Paul Grahovac, a former construction defects trial lawyer now deeply involved in the high-performance segment of the construction industry as a product technical manager, lays out a concise, easily understandable, interesting, and some say entertaining explanation of the building science, building technology, and associated comparative costs of extreme energy-efficient construction. Gain a solid understanding of the basics of energy-efficient construction for single- and multi-family projects.
AuthorsPaul Grahovac, LEED? AP, Build Smart, LLC and PROSOCO, Inc.
What Is Passive House?
Passive House U.S.
Passive House Europe
Single-Family / Multifamily
United States Department of Energy Recognition
The Seven Passive House Principals
Aesthetics No Longer a Hindrance
The Market Drivers for Pre-Fabrication
General Contractor Drivers for Pre-Fabricated Passive House Building Components
Code and Passive House Air Barrier Requirements
Code and Passive House Insulation Requirements
The Great Window Problem in the U.S.
Certified Passive House Windows From Europe
Single-Family Cost Comparisons
Multifamily Cost Comparisons
Multifamily 60% Reduction in HVAC Capital Costs
Passive House Adoption by State Multifamily Housing Finance Agencies