Passive House

8 01, 2017

Passive House is “In” in 2017

January 8th, 2017|Environmental Law|

As you consider what’s “in” and what’s “out” in 2017, within the realm of green building, Passive House is in. It is not controversial to accept that a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings at low cost, while also improving occupant comfort, is to improve the thermal performance of the building envelope. By [...]

28 08, 2016

Vancouver Leaving LEED for Zero Emission Building Mandate, But ..

August 28th, 2016|Environmental Law|

Today already using over 97% renewable energy, would a more holistic approach to green building, like Vancouver’s just repealed LEED Gold standard, not have more efficacy for the residents of Vancouver and the rest of the planet?