Sustainability Report Issue #2: Why Passive House Dormitories Are Healthier and More Energy Efficient

Date Published June 01, 2020
Category Sustainable Design & Passive House
Author Deborah Moelis AIA CPHD, Principal
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Passive House design saves on energy costs and improves student wellness.

In the video below, Deborah Moelis AIA, CPHD explains the benefits of Passive House design and how it is integrated into Handel Architects’ dormitory work. Through case study analyses of The House at Cornell Tech, the world’s largest Passive House university building, and the design of a new 750-bed dormitory for the University of Toronto Scarborough, she demonstrates how each is setting a new bar for performance and healthy living.