Posts Tagged: integrated delivery

Passive House animal hospital project begins, likely world’s first.

Passive House Animal Hospital kick-off meeting

We at Passiv Science are happy to announce the world’s first (as far as we know!) Passive House (aka Passivhaus) animal hospital project. Care First Animal Hospital and its project team approach us because they wanted to build a new flagship facility to replace their headquarters location in Raleigh, North Carolina, but in a way… Read more »

An explanation of delivery methods in commercial construction

Collaboration in commercial construciton

Understanding Delivery Methods: defining the difference between typical design/build, team build, true design/build and relational contracting with lean construction.

Passivhaus community center earns PHIUS+ certification.

Passive House Community Center - Hillel

We just received news from the Passive House Institute US that our Hillel Center for Jewish Life at Virginia Tech earned PHIUS+ certification!

My (Passivhaus) dinner with Günter: a chat in Frankfurt about upholding the standard.

Günter Lang, an Austrian Passivhaus colleague strolled by and we had a very nice dinner together. I wanted to share one conversation he and I had.

Passivhaus first, then LEED

LEED can be a great addition to commercial construction projects, but if you don’t address energy performance, you can’t call your building “green”.   We founded Passiv Science to help teams across North America repeat the success we’ve had at Structures Design/Build in delivering market rate high performance Passivhaus (aka ‘Passive House’) buildings. But why the focus on… Read more »