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TrekHaus research project with PSU on KATU news

posted Dec 15, 2011, 1:08 AM by Ella Wong   [ updated Dec 15, 2011, 7:08 PM ]


A special Green Living news segment on KATU- TV features TrekHaus collaboration with researchers and engineering students from the Green Building Research Lab at Portland State University.  KATU meets the research team at the lab to learn about passive house construction and the phase change material that has been integrated into the "test" side of the TrekHaus duplex to improve energy efficiency and thermal comfort...and then goes on a field trip to visit the TrekHaus site.

The students get a great hands-on opportunity to study and monitor building performance, and to learn about highly energy efficient passive house design.

To view PSU link, click here.

YouTube Video






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