Check it out, Mike Holmes from HGTV's "Holmes Inspection," endorses Passive House.
"...As builders and renovators, we need to mix the old construction theories that worked with new technologies, and get rid of the middle era that didn't work. Look at passive houses. These homes represent some of the best kinds of energy-efficiency options, because they use the environment to their advantage..."
Check out the whole article on Canada.com.
[Mike Holmes discussing energy-efficient options.]