Posts tagged: Passive house

The Secrets of a Super-Green Home in Oregon, Revealed

By: Patrick Sisson The Karuna House in Newberg, Oregon, may offer a stunning view of nearby vineyards, but the most idyllic aspect of this high-tech residence may be due to what’s hidden within its walls. The second home of Eric Lemelson, a local developer and environmental advocate, the building is so well-insulated, all of its […]

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The Home of the Future

In the U.S., green building can mean a lot of things — recycled greywater, roof gardens, solar panels and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification all come to mind. But in Europe, many green builders focus laser-like on the amount of energy a building consumes, half of which […]

A Roundup of New Green Building Products

A Roundup of New Green Building Products Subtitle: An HRV, a bath exhaust fan, a pressure-balancing grille, a sneaky video camera, and several new Passivhaus windows Images: Musings of an Energy Nerd It’s been about six months since my last roundup of new green building. Tweet