Derbyshire Passivhaus by Bridge Architects
Slab-on-grade formed by foam insulation to eliminate thermal bridge (Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect)
Rainwater harvesting with hand-pump. New Norris House
off the grid http://www.thefieldlab.org/
Japan's first passivhaus by Key Architects http://www.key-architects.com/project/
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/
Comparative size of new-home builds, by country
Passivhaus explanation – Albert, Righter and Tittman Architects'
Dan Whitmore's Passivhaus in Seattle
This explains why I like the idea of PassivHaus... green without gizmos!
Oregon Juniper can be used instead of pressure-treated wood, for locations in contact with ground/concrete.
Studio UrbanArea: Welsh Eco House
Karawitz Architecture’s Modern French Passivhaus http://www.karawitz.com/
Rainwater Harvesting at The New Norris House
Oregon Sheep Wool for Building Insulation!