January 17, 2019
An overview of the materials and systems that will lead to big energy savings and comfort.
January 10, 2019
This high-performance house embraces local materials, modern lines, and the craftsman’s hand.
December 27, 2018
Three indoor units provide the right mix of comfort and efficiency for this well-insulated but complex floor plan.
December 14, 2018
Indoor fireplaces don't work well in superinsulated houses, so these California homeowners decided to meet their nostalgic need for a wood burner by putting it on the covered patio.
December 11, 2018
Verifying high-performance house metrics under California's Title 24 earns some rebates from the utility company.
November 29, 2018
Delta air barriers and tapes and Rockwool insulation on the interior and exterior of the building envelope are key components of this high-performance house.
November 27, 2018
Clever flashing, thoroughly sealed downspouts, and custom channels behind the siding make the rain-management details all but disappear on the California FHB House.
November 21, 2018
Carpenters adapt their tools and water-shedding strategies to work with standing-seam steel panels.
November 16, 2018
Plentiful well water allows for a simple fire-suppression system separate from the domestic water supply.
November 9, 2018
Our air barrier gets us to 1.0 ACH50. Our windows and doors get us Passive House tight.
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