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Passive House US Introduces New PHIUS+ Certification

A new certification combining the Passive House standard with the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index might change the way Passive Houses are designed and built in the United States. According to Katrin Klingenberg, cofounder and executive director of Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS), the new standard, called PHIUS+, will make Passive House buildings more […]

Homeowner Turns 1910 Farmhouse into the First Passive House in Idaho

Vic Webber, a former Navy pilot turned passive house design consultant, is working hard to turn his family’s 1910 farmhouse into the first passive house in the state of Idaho. From the outside, Vic Webber’s house in Fairfield, Idaho looks like any other farmhouse in the area, but on the inside it’s undergoing a serious […]

GO Logic Builds First Certified Passive House in Maine

Architecture and construction firm GO Logic LLC has built the first certified passive house in Maine – a 1,500-square-foot functional model of the German Passive House Standard. The GO Home, built in Belfast, Maine, might look bright red but it’s a lot greener than most of the houses out there. The three-bedroom residence not only […]