As Pioneers of Passive House in Canada, we want to share our knowledge and experience with you.

Our blog posts include:

  • How a Passive House works and the building science behind it
  • What a Passive House costs and what are the savings
  • Practical info about Energy Efficiency
  • What our clients say about living in a Passive House
  • Design and construction info about new projects we are working on.
  • News about solar photovoltaics and other relevant systems
  • Resources to help you get started with your project

What is a Passive House?

Posted by PDS Team on May 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM

We are often asked by clients early in their journey to building a Passive home: how does Passive House work? What makes it worth doing? With this brief animated video we introduce the key aspects of the Passive House approach and their benefits. It is a fun, simple explanation of the technology and building science. We hope you enjoy it.



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Topics: How a Passive Home Works

Common Myths About Passive House in North America

Posted by PDS Team on May 27, 2019 3:00:00 PM
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Topics: The Cost of a Passive Home, How a Passive Home Works, Living in a Passive Home

Glossary of Terms | Passive House Definitions

Posted by PDS Team on Mar 11, 2019 3:00:00 PM

It can be difficult to keep up with the technical jargon used to discuss energy efficiency. We have defined many of the industry standards and design features as they relate to the work that we do.

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Topics: How a Passive Home Works