New York Passive House

Heating and cooling a passive house uses “a fraction of the energy you need for a regular building — like, one-tenth,” by a.m.Benzing architects pllc

The New York Times, Real Estate, Published Sept. 27, 2019, by Tim McKeough

…….Heating and cooling a passive house uses “a fraction of the energy you need for a regular building — like, one-tenth,” said Andreas M. Benzing, the president of New York Passive House, a nonprofit organization.

Where passive house projects were relatively rare just a few years ago, there are now 169 across New York State, either completed or in the works, Mr. Benzing said. They include private homes as well as large-scale developments like Sendero Verde, an affordable housing project spanning a full city block in East Harlem, with a target completion date of 2022, that aspires to be one of the largest passive house projects in the world……..

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