Passive House Building on Pilot Projects, Awareness in Monterey County (Monterey Herald, 2020)
The adoption of Passive House design and building principles is growing in the Monterey Bay region. Passive House is a proven concept in dramatically increasing energy efficiency and lowering related carbon emissions in the built environment. During wildfires in the midst of the COVID pandemic, the added benefit of healthy indoor air quality that comes from following Passive House principles became even more evident. An article by James Herrera in the October 30, 2020 issue of the Monterey Herald sheds light on the benefits and the accelerating momentum of the Passive House movement in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties.Read the full article here.