Our second design charrette took place on June 4, 2020. It zeroed in on a component that’s critical to achieving ultra-efficiency in new multifamily buildings: balanced ventilation and heat recovery.
We’re deeply grateful to our friends at Edwards Mother Earth Foundation, champions of transformative solutions for the urgent, interrelated crises of equity, housing affordability, and climate change.
Several simple and cost-efficient common wall assembly designs suitable for ultra-efficient, affordable multifamily housing.
By Katrin KlingenbergExecutive Director and Co-Founder, Passive House Institute US, Inc. (PHIUS) On October 29th I was fortunate to attend the NYSERDA low carbon and zero energy Buildings of Excellence Awards at the Building Energy Exchange in
On Thursday, HDC’s Practical Development Solutions Affinity Group hosted a Tour of Weber Thompson’s Solis Apartments, a multi-family Passive House project. Solis is a multi-family project set in the heart of Capitol Hill, featuring 45 apartments in
Willowcrest, developed by Homestead Community Land Trust, will be the first of its kind neighborhood in King County. The multi-unit homeownership program is both affordable to low/moderate-income households, and designed to reduce utility costs and climate impacts. Located
As HDC moves forward with its Exemplary Building Program, partners and allies supporting the work are keenly aware of the need to secure a trustworthy and cost-effective way to address domestic hot water. That’s why HDC partnered with Sanden
“Early support from both Edwards Mother Earth Foundation and the Bullitt Foundation not only validates the Exemplary Building Program’s efforts, but gives us the infusion of resources we need to begin bringing our vision to life.”
Today, members of the Seattle Housing Authority, Ankrom Moisan, O’Brien360 and the Housing Development Consortium reviewed the Walsh Construction Cost Efficient Design and Construction (CEDC) strategy, principles, and housing unit mock up. Great energy for this strategy, and
Exemplary Buildings aren’t just about energy and water savings. They can be about equity also. As the affordable housing community begins to develop exemplary buildings and to introduce new technologies to the sector, there is a need