Three years after its completion, Sweden’s first grid positive home generates enough excess energy each year to power another efficient house for two months.
The House in Shadow concept from Phoenix-based Blank Studio relies on passive house strategies and sunshades to create an intriguing single-family home.
The van Willigen residence in Taos is built in a style that resembles the old adobe pueblo, but with a host of green features, and a whole lot of insulation.
Evgeni Leonov’s striking proposal for revitalizing the U.K’s abandoned industrial areas draws on the energy-efficient shape of the egg to minimize heat losses.
Sam Hagerman, president of the Passive House Alliance, discusses why everybody’s favorite green build standard has yet to really catch on — but soon could.
The Zero E House designed by two Scottish architects uses Passive House construction and onsite renewable energy generation to achieve its net zero profile.
In Portland, Oregon, the nation’s first commercial Passive House Retrofit is taking shape, designed by Scott Edwards Architecture and built by Hammer & Hand.
The Karuna House is a net-zero energy project being built to meet some of the most demanding green building certifications out there, including LEED Platinum.
The Beaton residence in Shrewsbury, Mass., achieved passive house certification in part with 21-inch walls insulated with recycled local newspapers.
A new scoring system for houses has been developed by Earth Advantage Institute and Passive House Institute US to further the adoption of ultra green standards.