What Are the Top 5 Largest Passive Houses?

Building professionals are always looking forward to the future because advancements in sustainable technology make eco-friendly lifestyles easier every day. People who prioritize green standards will need their home to align with their values, leading to the rise of passive houses. These are a few reasons passive houses are crucial for the future and New York as a state. What Is a Passive House? Before researching the top five largest…


Build Passive Homes Faster With These Materials and Techniques

With the United States having a goal of a net-zero economy by the year 2050, there has been an increased interest in the construction of passive homes. And while achieving the low energy standards for a passive house may seem like a lofty goal, it can be greatly facilitated by using the correct materials and construction techniques. To help in this regard, keep reading to find out 5 of the…


DEXTALL | D Wall – New Construction

About the Building Currently under construction, this 8-story mixed-use building located in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, will feature 38 rental-based market rate and affordable residences, community facility space, and ground floor retail. The site is conveniently located across from the Jamaica Van Wyck subway station.   Dextall's Solution The façade features Dextall’s prefabricated walls that provide optimal performance and eliminates the need for maintenance for decades. The prefab walls incorporate…


Here Is How Innovation Impacts The Construction Workforce Shortage Crisis

Dextall, a circular-economy construction technology company committed to empowering property owners, developers, and their partners to transform America’s built space, attacks the skilled labor issue head-on. Dextall’s digital system – capable of eliminating up to 24 months of project design coordination and construction inefficiencies – gives client stakeholders the advantage of end-to-end project cost analysis for the entire building lifecycle, starting with the earliest design stages that tap instantly into…


Breakthrough In BIM That Allows Architects To Fuse Design And Constructibility

Breakthrough In BIM That Allows Architects To Fuse Design And Constructibility Together, Empowering Them With End-To-End Build Cycle Impact On Mid- To High-Rise Projects Dextall Studio’s technology platform can reduce design-to-installation timelines by more than 80%, providing architects instantaneous data into a whole-project federated model Although building information modeling (BIM) software has progressed up architectural innovation’s S curve, from cutting-edge to standard-issue at their firms, a question still plagues architects.…


Partel is exhibiting at the Online PHN 2022 Conference

Partel is exhibiting at the Passive House 2022 Conference: Passive House for All - Online Exhibition, which will take place on June 10 and on June 17. The event will take on the full range of specialised technical, process, and policy aspects of Passive House and drives climate action. But it will also challenge industry and stakeholders to think more holistically, looking at the intersections of efficiency, electrification, embodied carbon…



FERO engineers and manufactures Thermal Tie™ Masonry Connectors

FERO-Corp-Termal-Tie-May-2022-Updated Did you know FERO engineers and manufactures Thermal Tie™ Masonry Connectors? FERO’s Thermal Ties provide a structural thermal break for maximum energy efficient masonry, stone and granite veneer wall assemblies. For more information, contact FERO at ENGINEERING@FEROCORP.COM or at WWW.FEROCORP.COM. Read More >


Innovative Materials for Building a New Passive House

Innovative Materials for Building a New Passive House If you are reading this blog, you likely already know that a passive house is an ultra-low energy building that can reduce utility consumption by as much as 70% over standard construction types. And with society's increasing demands for becoming carbon-neutral, net-zero passive housing--the world’s highest standard in energy-efficient buildings, is drawing more and more interest from builders and developers.  If you…


PHI | Building Criteria Update

Coinciding with the launch of the English PHPP 10, the Passive House Institute has published updated building criteria, which define the requirements for certification relating to the Passive House, EnerPHit and PHI Low Energy Building standards. Among other things, the calculation of the limit values now takes into account the boundary conditions of a specific building. This applies to the primary energy demand of densely occupied residential and office buildings…


Candela Lofts

Project Highlights First luxury multi-family residential building in the NY metro area built to International Passive House standards Employed structural thermal breaks to thermally isolate balconies, roof awning structures and slab edge connections at the adjacent building   Thermal breaks were one of many sustainable design choices that helped this seven-storey building meet requirements for LEED Platinum and Passive House certification     Candela Lofts Installs Structural Thermal Breaks Meeting Passive House Standards HOBOKEN, NJ—Built on the…


Dextall Changes-The Mid- And High-Rise Construction Sustainability Game

A Breakthrough Wall Design, Pre-fabrication, and Installation Platform Offers Measurable Gains In Lowering Carbon and Energy Impacts Even As it Lowers Cost and Improves Performance In a pandemic-era world challenged to regain stable footing and find a new normal, two menacing crises challenge leaders in the construction business community to innovate or suffer consequences it would be hard to express or measure. They are: Insufficient access to affordable, decent, safe,…