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Passive Building for Building Professionals
Passive building leverages the economies of scale in multifamily and commercial construction for extreme energy efficiency at extremely reasonable cost. Many experienced teams report premiums of 2%
That 2% can buy you tremendous savings and NOI down the road.
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The PHIUS+ Standard is the Best Route to Net Zero
The PHIUS+ Passive Building Standard ignited tremendous growth in passive building from coast to coast. The most significant gains are in commercial and in multifamily housing. PHIUS+ Certified and Pre-Certified projects now total more than 1 million square feet across 1,200 units nationwide.
PHIUS+ represents the sweet spot where aggressive carbon and energy reduction overlap with cost-effectiveness because the WUFI® Passive modeling tool is the most potent passive building-modeling tool available. Developed by Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics in collaboration with PHIUS and Owens Corning, WUFI Passive is a user-friendly software uniquely suited to North America's varying climate zones.
A waste management company that leads by example
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Extreme energy savings fuel a higher standard of care
When it was time to build a new administration building at Sunshine Health Facilities, the construction choice...
Are you Ready for PHIUS+?
To help decide if PHIUS+ is a worthwhile pursuit, request a feasibility study and learn what it will take to bring your building design to PHIUS+ certification.