A passive house is a building in which a comfortable interior climate can be maintained without active heating and cooling systems.
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The membership of the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (Menuiseries 21) supports the intent of environmental stewardship aimed at protecting the earth’s resources including sound environmental practices to protect our air, water, land and the human, animal and plant life of our planet.
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Menuiseries 21 encourages the members to make the most efficient use of materials and resources, to recycle or reuse materials where economically feasible, and to conduct business in a manner that supports environmental stewardship.
Menuiseries 21 supports and defines sustainable forest management as the stewardship of forests that promotes the health, productivity and potential to fulfill relevant ecological, economic and social functions at the local, national and global levels, both today and for future generations.
Menuiseries 21 support programs that promote the use of best forestry management practices and sustainable forestry activity. Menuiseries 21 encourage and support the members to improve their practice of environmental stewardship and will work to assist them and the broader community in the implementation of sound environmental practices.