UChicago and Passivhaus Institut

Warren Woods Field House - Bergelson Laboratory

The new UChicago Warren Woods Laboratory achieved Passivhaus Institut certification in July 2014.

UChicago “Science Life” Article

“I am excited to finally see the project come to fruition, with an end result that not only sets the standard for energy efficiency, but is also beautiful.”  
"The university has certainly embraced energy efficient architecture in recent years with several LEED designed buildings," Bergelson said.  With this passive field station, we are excited to push the bar that much farther."    

Joy Bergelson, PhD, Chair of the Department of Ecology & Evolution