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Passive houses can be “affordable”

Passive houses can be “affordable”

In the 1980s, Canada was one of the pioneers in ambitiously efficient housing, with its R-2000 programme that was showcased globally. It certainly got a lot of attention at the International Energy Agency and in countries such as Russia, after the demise of the Soviet Union. After some lea years, it is good to see … Continue reading

This week’s briefs

This week’s briefs

This week there are some items that should be of interest to you. First, the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) provides an explanatory note on why the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, that is currently under revision, must focus on energy needs. Second, there is a good article on how to minimise … Continue reading