Passive House Policy Initiatives

Passive House in the EEAC Three-Year Plan The Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) is currently drafting their next Three-Year Plan for how to allocate energy efficiency program funding in the state and they’re considering including programs to fund the development of affordable Passive House buildings. The current draft is available here. Passive House Massachusetts, … Continued

Passive House Policy Initiatives

Passive House in the EEAC Three-Year Plan The Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) is currently drafting their next Three-Year Plan for how to allocate energy efficiency program funding in the state and they’re considering including programs to fund the development of affordable Passive House buildings. The current draft is available here. Passive House Massachusetts, … Continued

Emerging Professional Scholarship

PHMA Emerging Professional Scholarship for PHIUS CPHC Training This scholarship will award one recipient with a fully funded registration for the upcoming PHIUS CPHC training in Boston from May 14 – 18. Candidates should have experience in the fields of architecture, construction, or building engineering with a focus on high-performance buildings. As an emerging professional … Continued

Energy-saving Quincy home costs $215 a year to heat, cool.

Design New England profiles a Passive House in Quincy designed by GO Logic, noting that it’s “ cool [on a warm summer day], comfortable, moderately priced, cheap to operate, and good for the environment” and that “the only other warmth comes from, remarkably, body heat, electric towel warmers and radiant floors in the bathrooms, waste … Continued