Passive House Expertise

Petersen Engineering has over 30 years of experience serving as the engineer of record on high performance building projects and over 20 years on projects in Massachusetts, leaders in high performance building policy. We have deep expertise in load reduction, energy efficiency, climate resiliency, and decarbonization. We are experts in Passive House design and energy modeling. Eight firm members, and counting, have completed Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) training and certification through Phius. 

We have experience on almost 50 large, multifamily Passive House projects ranging from being in design, in construction, to completed and occupied. 40 of these projects are in Massachusetts and 20 are in Boston neighborhoods. Petersen Engineering is a regular presenter at the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association Build Energy Boston Annual Conferences, Passive House Massachusetts annual Symposium, and the Passive House Institute United States (Phius).