MIpassivehouse videos

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Video Part One – (167 MB, 15 minutes)
Video Part Two – (81 MB, 7 minutes)


Passive House Orgs and Info

Passive House Institute US,

Passivhaus Institut (International)

Passive House Alliance (U.S.)

Wolfgang Feist interview

Link to Christina Snyder’s MichEEN Blog post on
“What is a Passive House”

Christina Snyder’s on-line presentation
“Passive House Standard, New or Retrofit” (also see her presentation “Michigan Passive Houses” for more of her projects)

Zehnder Heat Recovery and Ducting Systems


Similar Hi-Efficiency Projects (mostly not local, and
some are not Passive House certified.)


Jung Haus – Maura And Kurt Jung’s new home in Oakland County, Michigan.  A beautiful home that is Michigan’s first certified Passive House™, completed in February, 2013.

BrightBuilt Barn

Sensible House Project

Tad And Maria Everhart’s retrofit

Ty and Deb Newell’s Equinox House in Illinois

Skyline House, Duluth, Minnesota
Rachel Wagner’s presentation on YouTube


Participating Local Consultants

Christina Snyder – Equilibrium Energy Spaces (Registered Architect,  Licensed Residential Builder, & Certified Passive House Consultant)

Chris Petit – Regenerative Design Solutions

Ramon Corpuz (LEED AP & Certified Passive House Consultant in training)


Others Who Helped With This PH Project

Duane Mackey

Cory Johnston – Johnston Design, Inc

Richard Oraweic – BTF Solar

Dan Del Zoppo – Dan Del Zoppo Electric, Ann Arbor, MI


Materials Sources

EPS foam for insulation/concrete SIP construction:    Kevin Baker with Universal Foam, LLC:  phone 410.825.8300 Ext 228, <>,

Renewable Energy Info

Home Power Magazine

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

American Solar Energy Society

Tony d’Alecy – Renewable Energy Solutions, LLC