With the help of Alissa Jones, a talented designer, we have just updated our website! In the coming months we will continue adding projects and images. Please take a look!
This house was completed in mid-2011. We have left the blog up so that others might learn something about building Passive Houses from our process. The house has performed very close to our energy modeling projections. Average total energy costs… read more →
Posted from: MD, USA Come and see it! 4717 North Chelsea Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814. All work is now completed except for punch list items, and the house is now being shown by Sondra Mulheron, our real estate agent. Come… read more →
Highlights from Innsbruck: The 15th International Passive House Conference June 2, 2011 I have just returned from the annual Passive House conference in Innsbruck, which included around 1200 architects and builders from some 46 countries. The Passive House approach has… read more →
There is a lot of talk about net zero energy (NZE) houses. Clearly that is the goal if we are to live sustainably. But it is a difficult goal to achieve, even with a Passive House. The reason is that… read more →
Comparison of projected energy costs between this house and a hypothetical identical house built to the Energy Star standard Posted from: MD, USA During Earth Week we were asked to do presentations at NIH and DOE on this house. In… read more →