20 Oct '15, 4pm

Colorado’s First Certified Passive House Can Save Owners Thousands of Dollars in via @Inhabitat

Colorado’s First Certified Passive House Can Save Owners Thousands of Dollars in via @Inhabitat

Given the opportunity, you'd probably walk past Colorado's first certified Passive House in Adams County without even noticing its super energy-efficient features. Developed by Brookfield Residential , this traditional-looking, yet stylish, single-family home is one of the few houses in the United States to pass some of the most stringent building energy standards in the world. The timber home uses 80 percent less energy than conventional structures, and its insulation is so airtight that it could theoretically be heated with nothing more than a hair dryer.

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