24 Oct '14, 9pm

How a small team in Bozeman, Montana is changing the way homes are built using a #PassiveHouse Approach.

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2014 issue of Home Energy Magazine. SHARE Click here to read more articles about Passive House Approach BY Duke Elliott September 04, 2014 The story of how a small committed team in Bozeman, Montana, is quietly changing the way homes are built. Much new-home construction is based on meeting the market criteria for a given demographic. This usually boils down to square feet and the number of amenities in the home. The formula goes something like this: Three bedrooms, two baths, and granite countertops; nice, but not too expensive, finishes. Home performance, low energy bills, and resource use are often talked about but seldom put into practice. Building is a risky business, and most builders choose standard materials and techniques to minimize risk. Read the Full Article >> Subscribe | View All Articles in this Issue...

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