The Passive House Build, Part 1: Designed for Success
This design video is the first in a series of articles and companion videos focused on the theory, design, of a particular Passive House project, located in Falmouth, Mass.
Built to meet the world’s most rigorous standard for energy-efficient construction, a Passive House uses about one-tenth the energy of a similarly sized code-built house, a feat accomplished by carefully harmonizing countless design and construction details. At the time of this writing, just 71 houses have earned the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) certification.
Watch the video above, read the article below, then head on over to GreenBuildingAdvisor.com to join the conversation with the designer of this house, Architect Steve Baczek.
All Videos in This Series:
|Read the companion article:
The Passive House Build, Part 1:
Designed for Success