A new book out called ‘The Elements of Building: A Business Handbook for Residential Builders and Tradesmen’ by Mark Kerson is a valuable read.
Ore. home may be the greenest ever built
Builder and architect are targeting three major green building performance standards
A net-zero home in the wine country southwest of Portland, Ore., is the subject of an attempt to become the first in the world to earn a trio of green building performance standards – PHIUS+ Passive House, Minergie-P-Eco, and LEED for Homes Platinum. Builder Hammer & Hand, which worked with the firm Holst Architecture on the project, says that Karuna House had earned 101.5 LEED points, far outdistancing the 80 that it needed for Platinum certification.
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