A version of this article appears in the November/December 2012 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
October 31, 2012
A Passive House Is Put to the Test in the United States
In 2007, project planning began on a house built to the Passive House (PH) standard, in Urbana, Illinois. The project was initiated by the Ecological Construction Laboratory (e-co lab), a nonprofit community housing development organization interested in bringing the PH standard to the United States. It became a joint research effort when IBACOS was brought in to lead instrumentation and monitoring through DOE’s Building America program. (For more information, see “About IBACOS.”)
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