Posts Tagged ‘ Passive House Institute ’

A Tale of Two Passive House Standards

Aug 19th, 2019

The first time I learned about the Passive House rating system, was some time in the mid-1990s. At the time it was being developed in Germany and was primarily a Western European initiative. I remember thinking that it would be seemingly impossible to apply the same standards in the U.S. and certainly unachievable in commercial […]

William Rose to Deliver Keynote at North American Passive House Conference

Jun 16th, 2014

Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) announced William Rose will deliver the keynote address at the 9th Annual North American Passive House Conference in San Francisco Friday, September 12 during the opening plenary. Rose, the senior research architect at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, authored the seminal “Water in […]

VEKA Qualifies First Passive House System

Nov 12th, 2013

VEKA Inc. has announced it has tested and qualified its first vinyl window system with PHIUS (Passive House Institute US). The Evolutions® double hung/slider system is the first vinyl system to meet specifications under PHIUS in the U.S. from a vinyl extruder, according to a company statement. The Evolutions window qualified with a whole-window U-value […]