Gallery: Rainbow Prefab Duplex is the First Certified PassivHaus in Bri...

The first certified PassivHaus in British Columbia is the Rainbow Prefab Duplex in Whistler. Designed by Marken Projects and built by Dürfeld Constructors and BC Passivehouse, this duplex uses 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a conventionally built home. The home was completed in early 2012 and was just awarded its certification from the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt this January and is built with locally-fabricated cellulose-filled panels by BC Passivehouse.

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