Waldsee BioHaus Minnesota

Waldsee BioHaus, a new environmental living center in Concordia Language Villages, is the first building in North America to be certified as a Passive House. The Passive House standard is one of the world’s toughest energy standards and is awarded by Germany’s Passivhaus Institute. 

Waldsee BioHaus significantly exceeds platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) energy criteria - the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest building ranking. Waldsee BioHaus is a project of the Concordia College (Moorehead, Minnesota) and the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, DBU.

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Waldsee BioHaus Minnesota

Energy Efficiency Export Initiative

Energy Efficiency Export Initiative

Germany enjoys an outstanding reputation throughout the world for its high-quality technical products and its practical expertise, particularly in the field of energy efficiency. This is why the German Ministry of Economics and Technology decided to launch the Energy Efficiency Export Initiative.