Passive House represents today’s highest energy standard, with the promise of reducing the energy consumption of buildings by up to 85% in New York while providing superior comfort and indoor air quality – all at minimal additional upfront cost.
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Project Spotlight: Casa Celina, Magnusson Architecture and Planning PC
The winning RFP proposal for NYCHA’s Sotomayor Houses in the Soundview section of the Bronx (and named in honor of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s mother, Celina Baez) this 16-story building will offer affordable senior units.Read More
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Passive house is an enclosure first “passive” approach
It encompasses all aspects of high energy performance, sustainability, and resiliency that can be applied to all types of buildings, in all types of climates. While the adoption of the Passive House standard across Canada and the United States has not been easy, its uptake is beginning to accelerate.Read More