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.
The House at Cornell Tech, Student Residence Tower
Roosevelt Island, New York City – At 26 stories, The House at Cornell Tech is the tallest high-rise Passive House building in the world. The ground-breaking residential tower at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island was developed in partnership with The Hudson Companies and Related Companies.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