Passive House Standard

Fixing the Bonus Room
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Fixing the Bonus Room

A room over the garage shouldn’t always be a warranty issue More

Blower Doors and Energy Retrofits
A High-Performance Country Cottage
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A High-Performance Country Cottage

Mixing curb appeal with ground-breaking wall framing, this home could be heated... More

Curved Cap for a Stone Base
Habitat House Part 1: Principles, Budget, and Priorities
Unvented Flat Roofs: Theory Meets Practice in Rural Vermont
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Unvented Flat Roofs: Theory Meets Practice in Rural Vermont

Moisture sensors and data-loggers at critical locations in an unvented flat roof... More

Wayland Passive House: The Airtight Insulated Shell
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Wayland Passive House: The Airtight Insulated Shell

JLC follows the action as the Auburndale Builders crew applies airtight taped... More

OSB as an Air Barrier
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OSB as an Air Barrier

A couple of builders find out the hard way that OSB wall sheathing isn't always... More

Flood in a Passive House: Lessons Learned
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Flood in a Passive House: Lessons Learned

Passive House construction is air-tight. It’s also water-tight. So what happens if... More

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