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Traditional Style Passivhaus Built in Ohio

Traditional Style Passivhaus Built in Ohio

Traditional Style Passivhaus Built in Ohio By Preston on Jun. 23, 2011 | Topics: Passive House , Single Family | 4 Comments SmartHome Cleveland at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History opened for tours earlier this month, making it the only public Passive House in the country. We previewed the ultra-efficient abode a few months back and can now supplement our earlier coverage with these interior and exterior photos. SmartHome will blend in with its future neighborhood, but don’t be fooled. This home is different than most new and existing homes. This home represents the future of energy-efficient housing and it will be open for visits through the end of this year, 2011. SmartHome will be 90% more efficient than a typical home. To reach this level of supreme efficiency, it was carefully constructed with thick insulation, high-performance windows, and an airtight building ...

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