Yesterday Michael Bonsby of Michael Bonsby Heating and Air Conditioning and his crew drove over to Greenwood to rough in the mechanical system. Similar to our Rockville Passive House, we are using a Mitsubishi mini-split heat pump system and a… read more →
This week Beracah Homes in Greenwood, Delaware began construction of our — and their — first modular Passive House. The house is sponsored by the Housing Initiative Partnership(HIP), a Maryland non-profit organization committed to providing affordable housing. HIP had seen… read more →
Mitsubishi put us in their spring newsletter! Here is the link: http://mitsubishielectricarchitect.com/wp-content/uploads/Spring-2015-Architect-E-Newsletter2.pdf
Last week I attended the North American Passive House Conference in Portland, Maine. The high point for me was the presentation by Peter Schneider of the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) on what they are doing with affordable housing. So… read more →
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 →