Dr. Rob Dumont, Ph.D. - Passive House Pioneer

Rob Dumont 

Rob Dumont 

North American Passive House Pioneer Rob Dumont, Ph.D. passed away earlier this month in his hometown Saskatoon where he was famous for building several homes (including his own) which were warm all winter without a furnace.  Dr. Dumont collaborated with Harold Orr on the Saskatchewan Conservation House in 1977.  And while Dr. Dumont's work pioneered passive building concepts used worldwide, he was admired regionally for helping build a local industry manufacturing heat recovery ventilation equipment.

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