News & Knowledge

14. April 2014
News 0 Stella Brozek-Everaert
Jadarhus was among the first in Norway to develop and build low-energy houses and also the first to build an Active House in Norway. ISOBO active was developed in the very early stage of the Active...
8. April 2014
News 0 Stella Brozek-Everaert
The Active House Alliance enters into a more outward looking strategy period with the aim of making Active House the future principle for new buildings and renovation. We spent the first three years...
27. March 2014
News 0 Tiffany Fuhler
The alliance has initiated the development of Active House Concept Guidelines, which will be developed in an open source process involving interested partners and members of the alliance. The Concept...
27. March 2014
News 0 Tiffany Fuhler
Another year has passed and looking at the development of the alliance, the general secretary has now been with the alliance for a year representing the alliance with much more visibility externally...
21. February 2014
News 0 Tiffany Fuhler
General Assembly All members of the Alliance are invited to join us for the General Assembly on the 4th of March in London form 14:00 till 15:00 hrs. We have a special guest speaker: James...
21. January 2014
News 0 Tiffany Fuhler
The Active House Radar tool has been updated to make it more user friendly. Use the Control Panel to navigate through the tool and keep the overview of your calculations.   Members of the...
21. January 2014
News 0 Tiffany Fuhler
The first “Future Active House” in Norway was built in 2011 and now it is followed by a series of row houses built according to the Active House principles focusing on Comfort, Energy and...

Highlighted Cases

Completion: 2009
Copenhagen, Denmark
Green Lighthouse is Denmark's first public CO2 neutral building. It has been built in less than a year in a close public/private partnership.
Completion: Under construction
Sterksel NB, Netherlands
HoTT is dutch's first building completely designed en engineered by the principles of Slimbouwen and Active House. The layout is based on a Roman urban villa with a modern residential program.
Completion: October 2010
Pressbaum, Wien, Austria
Sunlighthouse is Austria’s first carbon-neutral single-family house. Nestled in a wooded, mountainous region, the home’s sloping roof and architectural elements take full advantage of the sun to...

Latest cases

Completion: 
June 2012
Bregenzerwald, Austria
Completion: 
16.10.2013
Thorold, Ontario, Canada

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