Leaves

News › Butler-Nissen passive house in Cleveland Heights

News

Butler-Nissen passive house in Cleveland Heights

01/13/13 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

They replaced the old house with a new, 4,000-square-foot dwelling designed around “Passive House” principles to consume as little energy as possible. The Passive House movement, rooted in Europe but gaining ground in the U.S., is based on the idea of using “passive” heating from sunlight and insulating a house so well that it takes little energy to heat and cool.

http://blog.cleveland.com/architecture/2013/01/the_butler-nissen_passive_hous.html

Filter by

Social media feed

  • Recommended: Fine collection of art and writing about local nature in Belt Mag's "Rust Belt Bestiary." http://t.co/0CMZXnKTsb
    about 6 hours ago via Twitter
  • 2 powerful positions overseeing NEO streets are open. A golden opportunity to build more complete streets? http://t.co/aCAUh5K3CV
    about 13 hours ago via Twitter
  • Speaking about climate change as a threat to peace (the biggest threat?) at the Cleveland Peace Action annual meeting tonight.
    2 days ago via Twitter
Buildings of the future

Buildings of the future >

See videos from the Museum's amazing Building with Nature Symposium

Help us create the future!

Help us create the future! >

Your donation helps GCBL bring fresh ideas to Northeast Ohio

Where's the best urban stroll?

Where's the best urban stroll? >

From Shaker to Hudson, here's our list of favorite places to stroll