Passive House – Building The Efficient Home Of The Future

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Before homeowners consider creating energy with solar panels on the roof, they should build houses that need less energy. In this piece for Forbes, I go into the basics of Passive House design and construction, its benefits and flexibility. I hope you enjoy and find it useful in introducing clients and colleagues to this exciting building approach.

Read “Passive House – Building The Efficient Home Of The Future” at Forbes.

Photo of the GO Logic Home designed by Matthew O’Malia comes courtesy of Trent Bell for “Prefabulous and Almost Off the Grid,” published by Abrams.

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Sheri Koones
Sheri Koones
My next book coming out in October (Taunton Press) is titled – Downsize: Living Large In a Small House - profiles 33 exceptional houses…