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Prefab Assembled In Under A Week Through Mountain Roads And Snow

Prefab Assembled In Under A Week Through Mountain Roads And Snow

475 On-Site: Prefab Assembled In Under A Week, Mountain Roads And Snow Are No Match For Collective Carpentry The team from Collective Carpentry is back again. Last time, co-owners Rane Wardwell and Jan Pratschke walked us through a project coming together in Montana. This time we're down on the southern end of the Rockies in Taos Ski … read more

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Passive House Goes Prefab

Passive House Goes Prefab

Passive House Goes Prefab Growing their media offerings, the team at Passive House Accelerator have released the first edition of their magazine, entitled “Passive Goes Prefab”. It chronicles the Prefab companies working to turn high performance construction into a streamlined factory operation, delivering panelized or modular pack … read more

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475 On-Site: Collective Carpentry in Bozeman, Montana

475 On-Site: Collective Carpentry in Bozeman, Montana

475 On-Site: Collective Carpentry in Bozeman, Montana Prefab Passive Construction in Big Sky Country As panelized enclosures gain popularity in Passive House circles, Rane Wardwell and Jan Pratschke, owners of Collective Carpentry, were early adopters helping to advance the industry. Their buildings are designed as complete syste … read more

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The Quantum Passivhaus Way: Combining Award-Winning Preservation With Pre-Fab Passive House Methods In Ontario

The Quantum Passivhaus Way: Combining Award-Winning Preservation With Pre-Fab Passive House Methods In Ontario

The Quantum Passivhaus Way: Combining Award-Winning Preservation With Pre-Fab Passive House Methods In Ontario Project name: Elora Schoolhouse - 37 McNab Street Location: Elora, Ontario, Canada Project type: Single-family home on heritage site, preservation + Quantum Passivhaus engineered PHI certified pre-fab panel system Date o … read more

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Project Spotlight: Simple Life Homes' Foam Free Prefab Assembly

Project Spotlight: Simple Life Homes' Foam Free Prefab Assembly

Project Spotlight: Simple Life Homes' Foam Free Prefab Assembly Creating Comfortable, Foam-Free, All-Electric Senior Homes In Ontario’s Ski Country There are several hot topics we look out for here at 475: foam free building, Smart Enclosures, prefab manufacturing, and frack-free (all-electric) housing. This is a rare project spotligh … read more

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Year in Review: 6 Bright Spots from 2016

Year in Review: 6 Bright Spots from 2016 2016 was a good year for high-performance and Passive House building. 475 is grateful to participate in making a new paradigm for robust sustainability. We are inspired by the great work our customers do across Canada and the United States. Here's a sampling of things that came about in 2016 to … read more

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