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Global Passive Happy Hour with Graham Irwin
Passive House Accelerator, May 22, 2020

NAPHN18 Graham Irwin
North American Passive House Network, August 28, 2018

San Francisco 'Passive Home' Takes Energy Efficiency To New Levels
JONATHAN BLOOM, ABC7 News (KGO), May 5, 2016

Building Carbon Zero 2015, PHCA
DEBRA LITTLE, Building Carbon Zero California - Palo AltoNovember 13, 2015

Passive House: Building a "Renewable Ready" California
GRAHAM IRWIN, The Energy Network, May 12, 2015

Passive House Revolution
FAITH MORGAN, Community Solutions, 2013

Case Studies

DOE Tour of Zero: Sol Lux Alpha by Off The Grid Design - Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), US Department of Energy (DOE)

California Home Becomes First Passive House in State and First Passive House Retrofit in U.S. - Mitsubishi Electric Case Studies


Architecture for the Future of California, 14th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Arlington, VA, December 6, 2019

Passive House Architecture - Designing Toward the Future, PHNW 10th Annual Conference, Portland, OR, March 1, 2019

PHPP Optimization Techniques, NAPHN 18 Conference & Expo, Pittsburg, PA, October 19, 2018

Passive House and California Code, EEBA High Performance Home Summit, San Diego, CA, October 16, 2018

Towards a Passive Architecture, 13th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Boston, MA, September 22, 2018

Calipassiv - a Pocket Production Passive House for California, 2017 HPC California Regional Home Performance Conference & Trade Show, Long Beach, CA, November 15, 2017

CaliPASSIV - A "Pocket Production" Passive House, 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Seattle, WA, September 30, 2017

Getting Real About Renewables - Passive House & The Future of Energy, 11th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 23, 2016

Getting Real About Renewables - Passive House & The Future of Energy, PHNW 2016 Conference, Portland, OR, March 10, 2016

Passive House in California, BayREN December Forum San Rafael, CA, December 10, 2015

PH & Renewables - The Shell Matters More than Ever!, NAPHN 15 Conference & Expo, Vancouver, BC, October 2, 2015

Untapped Potential - Passive Houses as Demand Side Storage, 10th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Burlingame, CA, September 12, 2015

The Dao of Tau - A Basis for a Simplified Passive House Standard?, PHNW 2015 Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, March 27, 2015

Passive House for ALL of California, 9th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Burlingame, CA, September 12, 2014

HERS Says Stop, Passive House Says Go!, 8th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 18, 2013

Ice Dams, Wildfires & Passive House: WUFI to the Rescue?, 7th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Denver, CO, September 29, 2012

Passive House in Southern California - What Does it Take and What Does it Deliver?, 6th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Silver Spring, MD, October 28, 2011

Keeping It Cool - Shading in PHPP, 6th Annual North American Passive House Conference, Silver Spring, MD, October 29, 2011


Midori Haus - Transformation from Old House to Green Future with Passive House



Midori Haus - Transformation from Old House to Green Future with Passive House

Passive House Details: Solutions for High-Performance Design, 1st Edition


Passive House Accelerates




Renovating A House Checklist: Where to Start
ANA de GUZMAN, Redfin, November 8, 2021

Interview with Graham Irwin of Essential Habitat Architecture
ZACK SEMKE, Passive House Accelerator, May 19, 2020

A Bungalow in Santa Cruz Is Transformed into a Passive House
CAMILLE LEFEVRE, Rise, November 01, 2019

San Francisco's Most Sustainable Residence "Sol Lux Alpha" Now For Sale
KATIE SWEENEY, Haute Living, December 17, 2018

2019: The Year To Go Passive?
LYDIA LEE, BUILDER, December 16, 2018

Meet the Winners of the 2018 PHIUS Passive House Projects Competition
Green Building & Design, October 4, 2018

Take a Peek Inside Sol-Lux Alpha's Sustainable Luxury Condos
SF Gate, May 21, 2018

San Francisco's First Positive Net Energy Condos Create A New Sustainability Standard
JULIE LITTMAN, Bisnow Bay Area, April 17, 2018

W.W. KELLER, Independent Coast Observer, March 2, 2018

Insulating Foundations in Earthquake Country
TED CUSHMAN, JLC Online, June 2, 2017

EFFICIENT HOME'S PASSIVE DETAILS ADD UP TO (NET) ZERO - A San Francisco rowhouse takes a super-tight approach to energy efficiency.
LYDIA LEE, Builder Online, February 3, 2017

A Look at Santa Cruz Green Builder's Most Eco-Friendly Residential Designs
JOEL HERSCH, Santa Cruz Waves, October 7, 2016

Passive House Case Studies Presented by Home Owners
BILL WORTHEN, Urban Fabrick, August 16, 2016

SF's newest Passive House hits the Noe market with net zero impact
ANNA MARIE ERWERT, SFGate, May 11, 2016

Contemporary Noe Valley Passive House Wows to the Tune of $5 Million
BROCK KEELING, Curbed San Francisco, May 9, 2016

How to design an ultra-energy-efficient home
JOANNA LINBERG, Sunset Magazine, March 2016

Top 6 benefits of a passive house
JOANNA LINBERG, Sunset Magazine, March 2016

San Francisco's first Passive House apartment complex produces so much energy it powers its own Microgrid
ANDREA FLEISCHMAN, inhabit, December 2, 2015

The House That Could Save the World: The next generation of ultra-efficient houses will redefine how we fight climate change - and how we live.
SARA SOLOVITCH, Politico Magazine, September 18, 2015

S.F. Passive House Unusual Offering On Architects' Home Tour
SOPHIA MARKOULAKIS, San Francisco Chronicle, September 15, 2015

Santa Cruz Couple Embrace "Passive House" Energy Conservation
JESSICA YORK, Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 4, 2015

Number of Certified Passive House Square Meters Reaches One Million Mark
BENJAMIN WUNSCH, Home Energy Magazine, February 17, 2015

PassivHaus alcanza un millón de metros cuadrados certificados
CONSTRUIBLE.es, December 12, 2014

Passivhaus Hits a Big Milestone
SCOTT GIBSON, Green Building Advisor, December 10, 2014

Certified passive buildings now cover 1 million square metres
LENNY ANTONELLI, Passive House+, December 9, 2014

Number of certified Passive House Square Metres Reaches One Million Mark
BENJAMIN WÜNSCH, PassivHaus Institut (PHI), December 9, 2014

Passive Pride
BRANDON SMITH, Green Building & Design, September/October, 2014

Project Profile by JSW D Architects
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AIA East Bay, July 16, 2014

Overview of Passive House Building: An Interview with Graham Irwin of Essential Habitat
GRAHAM IRWIN, BayAreaForSale.com, June 11, 2014

Midori House: Couple Transforms Century-Old Bungalow into a Passive House, Energy Bills Drop by 80%
EDITOR, San Jose Green Home, May 22, 2014

Passive House Design Builds Efficiency into the Future
SUCHI RUDRA, Whole Life Times, April 25, 2014

Energy-Efficient Passive Houses Approved For Noe Valley
TRACY ELSEN, Curbed SF, February 28, 2014

The Latest Real Estate and Design Trend: 'Passive' House Lands in the Castro
WAIYDE PALMER, The Castro Biscuit, December 14, 2013

Real Estate Report: San Francisco's First Passive House
PHILIP FERRATO, 7x7 SF, December 11, 2013

Real Estate Report: San Francisco's First Passive House Has Bells, Whistles & More, $3.8M
PHILIP FERRATO, California Home+Design, December 04, 2013

San Francisco's First Passive House Already in Contract
SALLY KUCHAR, Curbed SF, November 27, 2013

Is "Net Zero Energy" the Best Path to a Carbon-Neutral Future for Buildings?
ZACK SEMKE, Hammer & Hand Field Notes, September 19, 2013

Santa Cruz's First 'Passive House'
JESSICA LYONS HARDCASTLE, Santa Cruz Magazine, August 13, 2013

6 California Homes that Redefine Green
KRISTINA SHEVORY, California Home+Design, August 25, 2012

The Passive House Retrofit: How One Project Team Transformed a 1960s Eyesore Into a Super-Efficient, Net-Zero-Energy Home and Building America Program Prototype
BETH SERENI & GRAHAM IRWIN, Solar Today, March/April 2012

Green Gulch Farm Wins 2011 Energy Oscar
JAKE RICHARDSON, Sangha News, November 22, 2011

Free Energy: Passive Building Strategies Every Builder Can Use
CLAIRE EASLEY, ecohome Magazine, November 9, 2011

New Student Housing at Green Gulch Farm
Sangha News, October 18, 2011

Retrofit Green
MEG McCONAHEY, Sierra Club Magazine, May/June 2011

Serious Energy Savings With Passive House Design
ED WELCH, Mother Earth News, April/May 2011

Passive House: A New Metric for 'Green' Homes
LARRY DIGNAN, ZDNet, March 29, 2011

Living Ultra Eco: Cathy O'Neill and Her Perfectly Passive House
CAROLE KELLEHER, Sonoma Magazine, March 28, 2011

Sensible Beauty
AMARA ROSE, NorthBay biz, February 2011

Silently Green Home Design - Retrofitted Sonoma House is Stylish, Comfortable and Efficient
CHRISTOPHER CHUNG, The Press Democrat, January/February 2011

Aggressively Passive: Building Homes to the Passive House Standard
CAROL VENOLIA, Natural Home and Garden, January 14, 2011

O'Neill's 'Passive' House Making a Statement on Sustainability
ADAM LOBERSTEIN, Napa Valley Register, November 13, 2010

San Francisco's Innovative Green Homes
PATRICK HENDRY, ecohome Magazine, November 3, 2010

Pro Portfolio: A 1960 House Updated for Greener Times
ANNE HARNAGEL, The Los Angeles Times, October 18, 2010

Energy-efficient home in the Wine Country
KELLY ZITO, The San Francisco Chronicle, October 16, 2010

Bringing the Old to a New Standard
COLLEEN EDWARDS, The Real Story, October 8, 2010

Getting on the Map
COLLEEN EDWARDS, The Real Story, October 7, 2010

The O'Neill Passive House: Cozy, Comfortable and Crazy Efficient
MATT HICKMAN, Mother Nature Network, October 6, 2010

A New Way to Look at a Proven Technology
COLLEEN EDWARDS, The Real Story, October 5, 2010

Passive House Retrofit in California
PRESTON KOERNER, Jetson Green, October 4, 2010

Green Sonoma Farmhouse Emerges from 1960 Home
WENDY KOCH, USA Today, October 02, 2010

Passive Aggressive
CAROL EATON, IAPM Online, September 27, 2010

The First Passivhaus Retrofit Certification in the U.S.
RICHARD DEFENDORF, Green Building Advisor, September 4, 2010

First Passive Retrofit in U.S. Receives Certification
CANDACE ROULO, Contractor Magazine, September 2, 2010

First Passive House Retrofit in Nation
PRESTON KOERNER, Jetson Green, July 22, 2010

Sonoma House Sets National Energy Standard
Sonoma Valley Sun, May 14, 2010

Passivhaus: The Greenest Building Standard?
LLOYD ALTER, Inhabit, April 7, 2010

Getting Active About Passive: Sonoma Home Undergoes Tough Efficiency Retrofit
HEATHER CLANCY, smartplanet.com, March 31, 2010

Passivhaus Comes To California, Shattering Stereotypes
LLOYD ALTER, treehugger.com, March 30, 2010

When Remodelers Carve Paths to Passive House
RICHARD DEFENDORF, Green Building Advisor, Tuesday, March 23, 2010

California's First Passive House Remodel
ALISON PRUITT, Energy Boom, March 21, 2010

California’s First Passive House Remodel Moves Towards Completion
JOHN CAULFIELD, Builder Online, March 9, 2010

Marin at forefront of growing trend in architecture - 'passive' houses
JIM WELTE, The Marin Independent Journal, November 8, 2009

The Passive House
MAUREEN MCCABE, The Napa Valley Register, August 15, 2009

Top 5 Misconceptions About Home Energy Performance
JUSTIN MORESCO, GigaOM, August 13, 2009

GE Introduces Green Gizmo Home
LLOYD ALTER, treehugger.com, July 18, 2009

GE Touts Net Zero, But Will the Real Net Zero Please Stand Up?
JUSTIN MORESCO, GigaOM, July 17, 2009

JANET PARMER, The Press Democrat, February 22, 2009

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