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Mission Accomplished: Spokane Has It’s First Passive House, In Elk

A couple in Elk, Washington are the proud owners of the area’s first passive house. According to this great article on downtoearthnw.com , the owners were surprised by the level of quiet provided by the homes well insulated envelope. Not sure what a passive house is? Check out my previous article on the subject. Quiet … Continue reading

Is Passivehause Gaining Momentum in Spokane County
Construction Styles / Passive House / Pura Vida Homes

Is Passivehause Gaining Momentum in Spokane County

I recently sat down for coffee with a builder who has been constructing homes in one capacity or another for the better part of a decade in and around Spokane. Several years ago, after having witnessed traditional construction methods and observing them to be lacking in some respects he chose to begin practicing more sustainable, … Continue reading