Passive House, Minergie, LEED Platinum – Karuna House in Yamhill County, Ore., has become the first in the world to claim all three certifications.
The Energy Box is largely built from cross-laminated timber, which sequesters carbon, conserves energy, and is said to be earthquake resistant.
Very carefully selected systems and building materials allowed the edifice to achieve the ultimate in energy-efficiency certification.
Passive house design and construction is all about flexibility. Find out how two Seattle companies collaborate to build a solar-heated structure on a lot full of shade trees.
The ancient technique of rammed-earth construction returned to Germany for the first time since the post-war 1950s era, with this renovated passive-solar farmhouse.
A vapor-permeable wood-based insulation product has entered the US market and found its way into new Passive Houses.
Off-grid in Central Alaska, this house is well designed to take care of all its energy needs.