Posts Tagged ‘passive design’

Bois Ellen Housing Co-op

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Construction detailing and energy efficiency on a budget

The recently completed Bois Ellen Co-op is located in the City of Laval near the Place de la Concorde train and metro station, a neighbourhood that is in transition toward multi-residential housing. Contrary to current trends that rely heavily on active renewable technologies, the design that emerged from the Integrated Design Process [IDP] focuses on passive design measures to ensure that ongoing maintenance is easily manageable
for the Co-op and its residents.

By Daniel Pearl and Cecilia Chen

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Interview with: Jack Laken

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

President of Termobuild Canada [www.termobuild.com ,] in Toronto, engineer Jack Laken [jlaken@termobuild.com ] has long been a missionary of passive heating and cooling of buildings. The question is: How well are we listening?

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