Truly high performance or Passive House certified projects have gone from being an idealistic aspiration to a tangible reality in less than a decade. Enough time has passed to have examples, stories, and data to reflect on the first generation of these buildings and learn from their example. High Performance Gets Real is a series of case studies about the methods, materials and successes.
|What is a high performance building, and what are existing market-leading strategies for designing and constructing one?|
|What are known challenges with material use when managing air, heat, moisture, and indoor air quality in very energy efficient buildings?|
|What is a “systems approach” and how does it differ from conventional approaches?|
|What role is data collection playing in the evolution of high performance building best practices?|
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