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Henson is a Passive House Accelerator!

Happy Climate Week! Henson Architecture is proud to be Passive House Accelerator's Sponsor of the Week. Passive House Accelerator is an important global catalyst for Zero Carbon Building. We are excited to share our developing work with this inspiring organization sharing innovation in Passive House design and construction to the Passive House community as well as the broader public. Henson has completed...

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The Latest Design Trend: “House Hushing”

We are thrilled to announce that Jane Sanders, Henson's Associate Principal and Director of Sustainability, was mentioned in an article titled "House Hushing: The Latest Design Trend," on Lloyd Alter's Carbon Upfront! newsletter. Alter is the author of Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle and teaches Sustainable Design at Toronto Metropolitan University. The article contrasted “house hushing” which is an interior...

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Wildfires: Solving an Immediate Climate Change Challenge with Passive House Solutions

On Wednesday, June 7, 2023, New York City experienced the worst air quality in the world at that time due to the wildfires happening in Québec and northern Ontario, Canada. The air quality monitor station a block away from our office recorded an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 431 as a high that day, well above the threshold of 300...