Episode #4: Passive House Design with Roger Taylor
Updated: May 1, 2019
Passive house is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces the building's ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space heating or cooling. Passive House Institute US, Inc. (PHIUS) is now the leading passive building standard setting, research and information provider, training, and certification institute in North America. PHIUS supports and inspires the growing community of passive building professionals and guides large-scale market transformation in the North American building industry.
Roger Taylor, is a Certified Passive House Consultant and Passive House Rater with Dwell Green Dallas. In this episode Roger discusses the challenges and opportunities for commercial and residential projects seeking certification or just wanting to reap the benefits of the design strategies that lower energy consumption. With over 35 years of experience, there are some great nuggets in this one!
Roger Taylor, is a Certified Passive House Consultant and Passive House Rater. He is a HERS Rater, and certified by Energy Star, DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, IECC and BPI certifications. He has served on the ANSI/RESNET National Committee for water efficiency, on the Environmental Committee for the Town of Fairview TX, and as project manager for large commercial data centers. This is a second career after the US Navy, a Computer Science Degree, and 35 years in the Computer Services industry.
As a DwellGreen trusted advisor, he provide each client with a personalized plan to achieve total home efficiency, fortification and wellness. Leveraging local networks of leading service providers and solutions, DwellGreen empowers their clients with the knowledge and resources they need to save money and improve their quality of life. The DwellGreen Process consists of five significant steps - Consult, Evaluate, Plan, Monitor and Follow Up. Through this exclusive process, state-of-the-art technology and certified experts, DwellGreen can helps lower your utility and insurance bills and improve quality of life.
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Passive House Institute US, Inc. (PHIUS)
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