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Are Passive Homes expensive to build? In this episode of the Expert Energy Show, Bay Area architect James Bill explains that it is the cost-effective way to build for a number of reasons:
1. By taking out the mechanical system, you don't have all this equipment that you have to continuously fix and replace.
2. By relying on energy efficiency, you create a very cost effective way to get to deep energy reduction
A major feature of passive house is the heat exchanger. This device constantly brings fresh air into the building. It captures the heat from the air being vented out of the house and redistributes it to air that is being taken in.
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