Residential Design, New Homes

When the opportunity arose to design and construct a small guest house and office for my household, I jumped on the likelihood to design it as a Passive Home, the critically rigorous vitality efficiency customary. But different fascinating challenges piqued my curiosity as well. What would a Cradle to Cradle -impressed Passive Home be built with, and the way does up to date, regionally influenced architecture encapsulate these concepts? I’ll discover what I found in a three-half sequence : design, building, and finally the completed off-grid house within the Colorado Rockies, which is aiming to be the first Worldwide Passive House Plus certified project in the US.

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