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Passive Houses Offer Ecologically Exemplary Builds

Passive Houses Offer Ecologically Exemplary Builds

Passive homes can be seen throughout history in many different regions around the world. Building around the climate to make homes more efficient and comfortable indoors has been employed by common sense builders for centuries. However, the term passive houses was coined and researched for more widespread use in 1990 when the first home to include the name was¬†initiated and built by Bo Adamson and Wolfgang Feist. This type of structure utilizes passive energy and passive solar gains. Passive¬†designs are intended to make the most use of shading and daytime sunlight. In addition to being well ventilated, they also employ… read more