Builder Magazine January 2019: Passive Within Reach
New modular systems, lower-cost products, and consumer interest in energy efficiency are bringing a 30-year-old German-based construction method into the mainstream. While its early adherents may have been thought of as eco-warriors intent on saving the earth, the Passive House technique is no longer on the fringes of residential buildings. In fact, driven by strict energy codes, the practice is on track to become commonplace in some parts of the country like California, which faces a residential net-zero mandate in 2020.
The article features the Madison Passive House; designed and built by the award winning Artisan Group, the project embraces its established Olympia, WA neighborhood through a welcoming and sustainable design.
Click on the article below to read the entire feature in the January 2019 issue of Builder Magazine.
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