News and Events

Publicity and Event Notification about TerraHaus

  • 2012 Evergreen Award from Eco-Structure

  • 10/13/2012 TerraHaus and Unity House on Maine Solar Tour
  • 10/2012 Maine Home and Design: Bright-minded Home (Interview with Jesse Pyles, our Sustainability Coordinator)

  • July 19, 2012 TerraHaus wins EcoHome Grand Award!

  • Summer 2012 TerraHaus profiled by Maine Chapter of American Institute of Architects

  • 4/20/2012 Another popular blog picks up TerraHaus: Passivhaus Standard in CannonDesign
  • 4/16/2012 Living and Learning in TerraHaus, a Passive House Residence Hall. 2012 Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference, University of Maryland.
  • 11/11/2011 Passive Pioneers: G O  Logic sets a New Bar for Energy -Efficient Building

  • 10/20/2011 Unity College receives Environmental Leadership Award for the TerraHaus project from the Belfast Chamber of Commerce.

  • 10/10/2011 Fox, Douglas and Hanna Kreitzer. Living and Learning in a Passive House Residence Hall. AASHE Conference. Pittsburgh. October 10, 2011.

Living and Learning in TerraHaus

  • 9/29/2011 MPBN Radio: Unity College Unveils New Ultra-efficient Dorm

  • 9/8/2011 Jetson Green: Unity College gets Passive House

  • 9/8/2011 Treehugger: Unity College Scores Again with TerraHaus that’s Passivhaus

  • 9/6/2012 Mother Nature Network’s Matt Hickman: Unity College’s Deep Green Student Hausing

  • 9/1/2011 GreenBuildingAdvisor: Unity College’s TerraHaus Debut (This is the second article on TerraHaus run by one of the most respected sources of information on green building)

  • 8/27/2011 Bangor Daily News: A Green House: Unity College Builds Country’s First Passive House Residence Hall

  • 8/22/2011 Portland Press Herald: Unity Strives for ‘Greenest Campus Ever’

  • 8/26/2011 Morning Sentinel: Green Dorm Ready for Students

  • 7/6/2011 National Fenestration Rating Council News: College Dorm Looks to High Performance Windows to help Exceed Building Standards

  • Maine>Ahead Magazine: ReVision Energy Part of Three Solar Installations in Central Maine (TerraHaus’ solar thermal system)

  • 7/2/2011 Radio Green Earth Interview: Off Grid Home (Doug Fox and Matt O’Malia public radio interview on TerraHaus and Unity House)

  • Off the Grid News: A New Model for Efficient Homes (Popular online magazine picks up TerraHaus story)

  • Talking Stick: The Authoritative Source for Campus Housing (see page 10)

  • WLBZ-TV: Unity College Green Dorm Moving Forward

  • WABI-TV: Unity College Green Dorm

  • Interview with the International Passive House Magazine

  • Unity College to build first passive house-certified dormitory in the nation

  • Unity College Going Even Greener (WLBZ broadcast)

  • Passive House slated for Maine College

  • First Student Passive House to House Ten Students

  • TerraHaus on AASHE Spotlight

  • Passive House Magazine: Unity College aims for Passive House Certification

  • The Colby Echo: Dorms get Greener (nice article about our passive house from our neighbor, Colby College)

  • Bangor Savings Bank Donates $25K to TerraHaus Project at Unity College

  • Gearing up for a Passive House Residence at Unity College

  • Design Charrette for Student Passive House

  • GO Logic Homes of Belfast Awarded Contract for Passive Solar Residence Hall at Unity College

  • Unity College awarded grant by The Kendeda Fund

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