July 10, 2020

Passive House = 90% Home Energy Reduction!

Green Construction
Exploring Alternatives

Passive House is an incredible building standard for designing and certifying energy-efficient buildings (homes, schools, hospitals, offices, etc.). Using the 5 green building techniques explained in this video, Passive Houses need only 10% of the energy that a conventional home uses (that's a 90% energy saving!). 

We met up with Alex and Sandra from BCIT's High Performance Building Lab in Vancouver, Canada to learn about the different ways that a home can be built to use less energy.

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