The 8,000 SF Malcolm Rosenberg Hillel Center for Jewish Life in Blackburg, Virginia, employs airtight Passivhaus building envelope with superinsulation, high performance windows and doors, super-efficient energy recovery ventilators (ERVs), and carbon dioxide sensors to negotiate the huge range of occupancy demand inherent in community centers.

  • Project Details

  • First US Passivhaus Mixed Use Assembly Building
  • Size: 8,000 sq. ft.
  • Energy Use: 65% Below Code(predicted)