Passive House / Net Zero

Passive House / Net Zero

Deep-energy Retrofit - Belmont, MA

The Greater Boston area is full of beautiful two- and three-story homes built in the early and mid-20th century that are, to put it mildly, energy inefficient. Buyers are eager to preserve the original features that give these residences their historic charm. They are not as enthralled, however, about living with the energy inefficiency that previous owners through the generations considered a fact of life.

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REHAU commercial windows passive house

Orchards at Orenco  –  Hillsboro, OR

 

In June 2015, REACH Community Development completed a 57-unit multifamily residential affordable housing complex that meets Passive House certification standards. Some of the most demanding specs were applied to the windows and exterior doors, which must provide exceptional thermal performance and durability. The developers selected REHAU System 4700 GENEO tilt-turn windows and System 4600 hinged doors.

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Green Homes North - Minneapolis, MN

Some couples pick out rings for each other when a relationship gets serious. Minneapolis residents Kitty Stratton and Gary Schollmeier picked out windows – energy-efficient GENEO® windows from REHAU to be precise. That’s not surprising given the fact the conversation on the couple’s first date after meeting online focused on their mutual interest in forward-thinking architectural concepts.

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