Passive homes follow a set of design and construction standards, leading the way to a more energy efficient future for homeowners. By reducing the energy use of an average household by more than 70 percent, Passive houses have the potential to significantly reduce North America’s carbon footprint. From the building envelope to the interior finishes, these solar powered, airtight homes are designed with both the health of the homeowners and the planet in mind. To learn more about how Passive homes are changing the future of the built environment, visit our article published by Earth911.
An off-grid Passive House stock plan in Kemble, Ontario.