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    Deep-Energy Retrofit of an Old Timber Frame

    Hudson Valley Preservation strips a late 1700s house down to its original timber frame, and salvages components from two major renovations in order to tighten up the building envelope for net-zero performance

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    Rammed Earth: Creating a 500-Year House

    A design/build team demonstrates the durability of an ancient material

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    Technologies Take Priority

    A new build incorporates an advanced HVAC system and smart-home devices to maximize energy-efficiency and occupant comfort

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    A Wood-Centric Build

    Cross-laminated timber and wood-fiber insulation combine for a super-tight envelope capped with an integrated-tile solar roof

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    Building Against the Grain

    The first net-zero development in Selah, Washington, is a study in compromise—between one team’s vision and the home-buying market at hand

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    Proof of Concept

    Only the second Living Building Challenge−certified home, Burh Becc at Beacon Springs Farm is a study in regenerative design

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    A Look at Low Carbon Homes

    Brian Hayes and Michael Maines are among a small number of building pioneers who are beginning to consider embodied carbon in their projects

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    A Prefab Passive House in Michigan

    This single-family home, nicknamed the “A-Haus,” is the first house in Michigan to be certified by the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS). The striking building is situated on nearly three…

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    A Pretty Good House in Southern California

    A few years into the housing bust, I started shopping around for a cabin to use as a getaway and vacation rental. I live in San Diego and I set…

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    Making an Old Tract House Sunnier and More Efficient

    In 1983, the Heron was one of five cookie-cutter models offered in Bay Country, a tract housing development in a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland. Perhaps a little ahead of its…