Walking the aisle of your favorite home improvement store, you’ll notice the wide array of options for very efficient light fixtures. Don’t be fooled – truly efficient lighting design is achieved through thoughtful layout and proper controls. A high performance building warrants an efficient lighting strategy. With so many efficient LED fixtures available on the […]
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About Joanna Grab
Joanna Grab is a Senior Sustainability Consultant specializing in a range of multifamily residential green building certification support including Passive House, LEED for Homes, and ENERGY STAR programs. She has 7 years of experience collaborating on green affordable housing projects. Her expertise in several energy modeling software programs assists project teams in making informed cost effective decisions.
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Did you know that there are two pathways for earning Passive House certification? There’s Passive House International (PHI) and Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). Using an energy modeling software, both programs evaluate a building based on a variety of factors. Despite the misleading moniker, certification is not limited to just housing. In fact, building types […]