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Who's heard, "brrr—turn up the heat" lately? Right about now when the heating bills are high, Passive House owners are relaxing in their high-performance sanctuaries semi-oblivious to the blistery weather. Anyone else envious? 🙋🏽🙋🏻‍♀️

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Happy Thanksgiving, ALL! 🍁
We wanted to share a few gratitudes with you. Craig and I had a wonderful time seeing many of you in Moab at the Natural Building Conference; that was a big highlight, being in person again. We appreciate the community here on Instagram—it brings us so much joy to follow along on projects all over the country that inspire us to be even better. Finally, a heartfelt thank you to our fabulous clients. This year has been challenging, and through constant communication, projects are being finalized.

Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours.
—Todd

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Owner, Todd Collins sits down to explain the mission behind AE Building Systems and what we offer. Do you know what AE stands for? Todd explains the dual meaning. Take a look!

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Is Exterior Venting 100% Effective?
From an air quality perspective, exterior venting appears to be a no-brainer! However, in Passive House buildings, the use of a kitchen exhaust-only approach may actually increase the demands on the heating system. It also creates another penetration within the building envelope, requiring even more focused attention for airtight construction.

As a result, when it comes to Passive House design, some folks lean toward a recirculating range hood. Read more about this topic in our blog >> link in bio!

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