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Slab-on-grade formed by foam insulation to eliminate thermal bridge (Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect)

Slab-on-grade formed by foam insulation to eliminate thermal bridge (Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect)

Japan's first passivhaus by Key Architects http://www.key-architects.com/project/

Japan's First Passive House Showcases Energy Efficient Building

Mineral Wool insulation – Look, it doesn't sag!  • Resists fire & mold growth  • Installs without gaps (unlike fiberglass)  • Higher R-Value than fiberglass  • Recycled content

Mineral Wool insulation – Look, it doesn't sag! • Resists fire & mold growth • Installs without gaps (unlike fiberglass) • Higher R-Value than fiberglass • Recycled content

Affordable Passivhaus in Knox, Maine built for 130 bucks/sf by http://www.ecocor.us/

Affordable Passivhaus in Knox, Maine built for 130 bucks/sf by http://www.ecocor.us/

Oregon Juniper can be used instead of pressure-treated wood, for locations in contact with ground/concrete.

Oregon Juniper can be used instead of pressure-treated wood, for locations in contact with ground/concrete.

Rainwater Harvesting at The New Norris House

Rainwater Harvesting at The New Norris House

Oregon Sheep Wool for Building Insulation!

Oregon Sheep Wool for Building Insulation!