‘Passive House’ technique creates eco-friendly home

David Taormina who owns North Shore construction studied the Passive House technique that originated in Germany.

David Taormina who owns North Shore construction studied

David Taormina who owns North Shore construction studied the Passive House technique that originated in Germany. (Credit: News 12)

BAYVILLE - It's the next generation of eco-friendly homes! A Long Island home is using high efficiency techniques to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

News 12 Long Island’s Danielle Campbell toured the so-called “Passive House” in Bayville.

Homeowner Nancy Sirianni says she decided to renovate her home, but wanted it to be eco-friendly.  Sirianni discovered a building technique called "Passive House."

David Taormina who owns North Shore construction studied the Passive House technique that originated in Germany. The concept is to insulate your home like a thermos.

Taormina says a Passive House is air-tight layers, tons of insulation and super efficient windows combined with a fresh air recovery system.

 

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