An Energy Efficient Dream Home in Virgina

Energy conservation was always important to Laurie Huber and her husband Ross Huber, who lived in an urban area just outside of Washington, D.C. So, when they purchased 20 acres in Boydton, Va. (about 200 miles southwest of D.C.), they reached out to architect Adam Cohen to because they knew that they wanted Passive House construction to maximize the energy efficiency in their future home. Adam told them his new building envelope system, called Build SMART, would be a perfect fit for their project. 

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 This Retired Couple Is Building The Home Of The Future: A Passive House

Jim and Joan Joseph's new home will save an estimated $1,400 a year, compared to a standard-built home of equal size.

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