The (New) Energy Frontier

Passive house gets active, and affordable net-zero housing is on its way By Justin Klugh Before there were trains, cranes and Comcast towers, the city of Philadelphia was a church, a chapel, a great hall and, finally, homes—the purpose of which was to put some form of insulation between the elements and the Quakers and

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Hugh Lofting earns passive house certification

The rain screen system is composed of vertical boards over two layers of rigid insulationPeople often think the most important component of heating a home is the furnace. But sometimes, the furnace is secondary to other aspects of the home-heating equation.

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