energy

Sound bites: Guidance from across the pond

How can we normalize energy efficiency? Chris Jofeh, an Arup director specializing in building retrofits, shares conclusions from global research on attempts to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.…

The DIY passive house

When Clayton Binkley and Adrienne James began designing a Scandinavian-summer-home-inspired residence in Seattle, they weren’t trying to build a passive house. Binkley, a structural engineer at Arup, and James, an…