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Passive House Academy Training Update

Tom did a great job on the 4 hour overview of the Passive House Energy Standard last Friday at the Introduction to Passive House class.  We had a room full at Green Depot, and I would like to thank them for hosting…

Passive House Academy Training In Chicago 3/9/12

Passive House Primer Course in Chicago, March 9th @ 12 noon Don't miss this 3 hour AIA Accredited course commencing @ 12 noon at Greendepot, 2500 N. Pulaski, Chicago, IL 60639. Full details can be found at this link. Please…

Passive House Project Presentation in Amman, Jordan

Jordan Green Building Council Subject: Join us for the premier Green Building conference in Jordan! Greetings, 7 days left for The Think Green conference that will be held in Amman for the 4th time under the Royal Patronage of HRH…

Le Belvedere Commercial Hospitality Passive House Project

Well we have unveiled our second Commercial Hospitality Passive House Project (a banquet house); the project is moving along and is under construction. We are teaming up on this project with another CPHC and will be releasing a fair amount…

Full Revolution Farm Initial Design Considerations Part 1

 We will be presenting the design development decisions for the Full Revolution Farm a Positive Net Energy Passive House Project the First Commercial Hospitality Passive House Project.  Follow the design development into construction as we move forward with this project…

Full Revolution Farm – First Commercial Hospitality Positive Net Energy Passive House Project in the US!

Full Revolution Farm is a 7,000-square-foot private home on a 7-acre sustainable micro-farm, which offers two rooms for bed and breakfast accommodation. The project is designed to easily exceed the Energy Star Version 3 and the Building America Proposed Version…

Japan’s First Energy Star Version 3 Project – HERS Score of 37!!

Our first Energy Star Version 3 Project has been completed and tested in Japan!! The project features an open loop geothermal system, two solar thermal systems, Energy Recovery Veneration System, two in line passive geothermal cooling coils, multi-zone heat pump,…

First Full Revolution Farm – Positive Net Energy Passive House Project Presentation hosted at the HAFELE Chicago Showroom January 26th, 2012

First and foremost I would like to thank the Hafele Showroom and their staff for hosting my presentation!! They did a fantastic job and provided the 95 plus attendees a great tasting buffet, and an interesting program!! Hafele Chicago’s Showroom…

Eco Smart Building’s Projects Page goes live!!

It has been a while since I have posted on our blog; my international travel schedule has been very intense!! The First Group of projects that will be posted on the Project Page; Full Revolution Farm – First Commercial Hospitality…