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  • Jennifer Thorward

    Houses built to the Passive House building standard use as little as 10 percent of the energy that standard homes use. The best part about them, though, is how good they feel to live in.

  • Wine Country Modern Real Estate

    California's first certified Passive House located in Sonoma, California. Unlike many green/eco-friendly homes that have a tendency to be sleek and modernist, this home is described as a warm, modern farmhouse. The home definitely felt cozy aesthetically as well as climatically.,Wine Country Modern, Modern Homes, Marin Modern, Wine Country lifestyle, California Modern, North Bay Modern, Napa Valley modern, Sonoma modern, green homes

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    Passive House -- ultimate green house standards.

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Passive House Basics - the passive house design is predicated on having an airtight, super-insulated building envelope. Then you add big windows facing south to allow the sun to warm a large interior wall (or thermal mass they call it). The wall will hold heat for winter time comfort. For summer time you add a screening / shading system for those windows, preferably outside with an open air space between window and shade.

Black, white and beach, love this colour pallet for inside or out. Passive House by Daniel Stauch

A Passive House project maximizes the energy efficiency of the basic building components inherent in all buildings; roof, walls, windows, floors and the utility systems: electrical, plumbing & mechanical. By minimizing a building's energy losses, the mechanical system is not called to replenish the losses nearly as frequently, saving resources, operational costs and global warming related pollution.

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Passive House by Ignatov Architects, Kavarna, Bulgaria. A dramatic feature is the green roof but that's only one of its many features Perhaps the most dramatic feature is the huge tilted glass wall. It makes the house almost disappear from the street but performs very useful functions; explained: The vegetated roof & hunkered profile deflects northern winds during inclement weather while rain water harvesting & onsite waste composting reduce the water footprint of the home.

Beautiful passive house in Malmö, Sweden