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Ultra-Urban Passive House Built in New York City

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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All images credit Loadingdock5 There are fundamentally two different ways of dealing with energy and buildings: Supply and demand. the supply approach attacks the problem with solar panels, heat pumps and tech; the demand approach is the Passivhaus approach, where you insulate and seal so well that you barely need any heat at all. Most of the Passivhaus designs we have seen have been the single family house in the country, but Jetson Green tells us that it has come to Brooklyn, with the amazing PH1 by Werner Morath and Sam Bargetz of Loadingdock5. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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