You may not have heard of passive house builders yet, but chances are, you will soon. The energy savings associated with a home that’s able to heat and cool itself automatically—purely through its architectural design—can be a huge advantage when trying to limit greenhouse gas emissions now and well into the future.
Passive houses have been available for a while (especially in Europe) since they were first designed in Germany. Now, right here in NZ, you have access to passive houses as a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. A passive home, along with some sustainable energy technology and practices, can help you achieve a zero-carbon lifestyle. Read on to find out more!
Toby and Cat Tilsley