Carmel-by-the-Sea Passive House

This new 1600 square foot residence in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California was completed in early 2013. In addition to PHIUS+ Passive House certification, the project earned LEED Platinum certification as well as Fine… Read more »

Location: Carmel-by-the Sea, California
Year of Construction: 2013

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Cottle Zero Energy Home

In February of 2006 the California State Legislature passed a bill to require all new homes in the State to be built as ‘net zero energy’ by 2020.  Scroll forward… Read more »

Location: San Jose, California
Year of Construction: 2012

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Rancher Redux using Passive House

These clients came to us to because their 1957 California rancher was really uncomfortable and needed a complete overhaul. They’d lived with the original kitchen and bathrooms for 9 years… Read more »

Location: Sunnyvale, California
Year of Construction: 2013

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Thesen-Kramer Residence

The first house in Palo Alto built to the Passive House Standard is known as Project Green Home. Completed in June 2011, it meets and exceeds the State’s residential 2020… Read more »

Location: Palo Alto, California
Year of Construction: 2011

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Poe Street

This Crafstsman-style home was completed in 2013 and was designed to integrate modern and classic energy-efficiency techniques. Coupled with Passive House efficiency, the house is equipped with 18 kW of… Read more »

Location: Palo Alto, California
Year of Construction: 2013

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Palo Alto Passive House

The mission of the house is to create an extremely energy efficient and healthy house – with no aesthetic compromises. The house demonstrates that sustainable building does not need to… Read more »

Location: Palo Alto, California
Year of Construction: 2015

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EnerPHit Certified 

Midori Haus

This 94-year old house is the first certified Passive House in Santa Cruz County. Water conservation features include rainwater harvesting for indoor non-potable use (laundry and toilets). Charming and comfortable… Read more »

Location: Santa Cruz, California
Year of Construction: 2013

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Portola Valley Passive House

This is a Passive House Remodel of a summer cottage originally built in the early 20th century. The owners kept the old-growth interior intact and remodeled the house to Passive… Read more »

Location: Portola Valley, California
Year of Construction: 2012

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PHI Certified 

Berkeley Passive House

The Berkeley LEED Platinum Passive House is a modern 1035 square foot single family residence with two bedrooms and two baths. Significant features include: 0.4 ACH50 infiltration; Alpen triple-pane windows;… Read more »

Location: Berkeley, California
Year of Construction: 2019

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Perlita Passive House

Net Zero All Electric Passive House major renovation with one story addition

Location: Los Angeles, California
Year of Construction: 2017

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PHI Certified 

Passive House Los Angeles (PHLA+)

Passive House Los Angeles (PHLA+) is located in Culver City, California a bustling independent city in West Los Angeles near the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Marina Del Rey, the… Read more »

Location: Los Angeles, California
Year of Construction: 2019

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