Archive for November, 2013

PHitW at Center of Renewable Energy Discussion

November 28th, 2013 by Tim Delhey Eian


The Pioneer Press, among other papers, recently posted this article about how Minnesota and other states grapple over value of home-grown solar electricity. To follow this discussion, or become active, check out these links:

The Pro Solar Collective

Midwest Energy article on the story

Hudson Star Observer article on the story (login required)




2013 Passive House Days

November 1st, 2013 by Tim Delhey Eian

Please Join Us For The 2013 International Passive House Days

TE Studio is a co-founder and proud supporter of the local Passive House Alliance chapter.  Please join us for an opportunity to learn about and experience Passive House—the World’s most comfortable and energy effcient building standard.
Three of our designs will be open to the public on November 9 and 10, 2013.


Passive House in the Woods, Konkol Residence
Wisconsin’s first certified Passive House; net-energy positive energy performance

Open November 9 from 9 to 11:30AM.

908 Kirkwood Way North
Town of Hudson, WI 54016

Project Overview



MinnePHit HouseMinnePHit House, Brazelton Residence
The first certified Passive House retrofit (EnerPHit) in a cold-climate

Open November 9 from 2 to 4 PM

5605 Bloomington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Project Overview



Passive House Farm

Northfield Passive House Farm

Open November 10 from 10:30 AM to Noon.

2713 Union Lake Trail
Northfield MN 55057Project Overview