Passive Design

A Minimalist Makeover in the Swiss Alps
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A Minimalist Makeover in the Swiss Alps

Designed in 1911 to house railroad workers building a Swiss railroad line, the... More

2017 Paint Colors from Behr: Get Ready to See These Colors Everywhere!
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2017 Paint Colors from Behr: Get Ready to See These Colors Everywhere!

From soft greys to bright yellows, Behr shares the latest in paint colors. Which... More

Why Won’t Midcentury Design Die?
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Why Won’t Midcentury Design Die?

It’s a design trend that has lasted longer than many others. There are good... More

A Passive House Project in Washington, D.C.
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A Passive House Project in Washington, D.C.

Custom Home explores a passive house project recently completed in Washington, D.C... More

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Sun Seeker App Gives Users Site Orientation Insight Sun Seeker App Gives Users Site Orientation Insight

Use your smartphone to follow the sun's path over and through your jobsite for insight into how to maximize daylighting and passive construction. More

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Great PHit: Passive House Standard Brought to Remodeling

An interview with architect Tim Eian, who designed the first North American remodeled house meeting EnerPHit standards. More

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Treading Lightly: Passive House Comes to Chicago for First Time Treading Lightly: Passive House Comes to Chicago for First Time

Passive-house construction methods, in building or remodeling, can sharply reduce the carbon footprint of a home. More

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Deep Green: A Sustainable Remodel With Appeal for Future Homeowners Deep Green: A Sustainable Remodel With Appeal for Future Homeowners

This LEED Platinum renovation has a long-range goal: to ensure the building's adaptability for the needs of future homeowners. More

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