Jennifer Goodman is a former editor for BUILDER. She lives in the walkable urban neighborhood of Silver Spring, Md.
Despite its rigorous standards, Passive House design lends itself to Habitat’s volunteer-driven model.
The redevelopment of the U.S.'s oldest public affordable housing development combines sustainable design with new neighborhood amenities.
The 100-unit complex features zoned HVAC, Energy Star-labeled windows, and Green Label-certified carpeting.
The affordable housing complex in Columbia, Md., was originally developed by James Rouse.
Government and nonprofit collaboration leads to first Passive House project in Washington, D.C.