Passive House Standards Gain Ground in Multifamily


A close look at a strategy that’s providing fresh answers to the demand for energy-efficient multifamily operations.

Passive House is slowly gaining popularity in the U.S., serving as an uncompromising construction method that helps developers meet current rigorous codes and significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions. Its standards lead to creating buildings that are better for both the environment and the inhabitants.

recent study from the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Community Preservation Corp., Bright Power and Steven Winter Associates, assessed the costs of construction and operating Passive House multifamily housing developments, compared to conventionally built properties.

Read the article on Multi-Housing News’ website.