In the fight against climate change, many homeowners are seeking to transform their homes with energy-efficient building principles.
With today’s rise in environmental awareness, terms like “Passive House”, “Green Building” and “Energy Efficient” are often used in discussions about making responsible construction choices.
The demand for sustainable, energy-efficient homes is on the rise, and a notable trend that has emerged in this context is Passive House design.
Whether we’re building you a new house or remodeling your current home, we use Passive House principles to achieve the ultimate in a comfortable living space
Designing and Building an All Electric Certified Passive House and Advancing Global Climate Change Goals
See all the elements that go into designing and building a certified Passive House, and why it matters to homeowners and the planet.
New ’embodied carbon’ measuring software used in building Pebble Beach passive house (Monterey Herald, 2023)
CARMEL – When the first Passive House on the Central Coast was completed in Carmel, it introduced the concept of incorporating proven construction methods that reduce energy use by up to 90% and leaves a smaller carbon footprint.
Carmel Building & Design chose Passive House as a way to design and build houses that are better for the homeowners, and the environment.
Our fourth certified Passive House project, this one in Pebble Beach, California, breaks new ground in how high-performance homes with a low carbon footprint are designed and built.