Gallery: The First Active House in North America is Now Complete Near S...

According to Matthew Sachs at Inside The Housing Revolution, the Active House standard was created by window manufacturer, Velux, to provide an alternative vision of sustainable housing - on that includes more windows than a typical Passive House. So basically, for those who want more windows, this is the energy standard for you!

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  1. Luke Mahony May 13, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Where’s the thermal mass? Historically, a well designed house with appropriate thermal mass has always outperformed light weight houses with no thermal mass. Why has thermal mass disappeared?

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