Peril and Promise

NYC Rising: Sealed for Freshness

Season 2018 Episode 3 | 3m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

Imagine that it’s a bone-chilling 35 degrees outside, yet it’s a comfy 70 degrees inside your home...and the heat isn’t on! That’s the beauty of a “Passive House,” a home with an airtight design that uses 85-90% less energy than the typical house. Meet the architect, the homeowners, and even the furry friends who inhabit these homes and learn why they’ve made the switch.

Aired: 02/14/18

Rating: NR

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Peril and Promise is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN.