Newton firm takes active steps on Passive House construction

By Julie M. Cohen
jcohen@wickedlocal.com
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Depending on construction methods and materials, old and new buildings alike can act as leaky buckets, where heat seeps out and energy costs are high. However, some local construction industry and environmental leaders say a “Passive House,” by contrast, is tightly sealed so only a small amount of energy is needed to ensure comfort while utility bills plummet….

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