Tag Archives: Built Green

0.58 ACH50 Means we have met Passive House standards!

A few weeks ago we ran our first blower door test at our Passive House in Columbia City, with results indicating we had to look for leaks and holes to patch and come back and redo the test.  Our first test, resulting in a reading of 1.62 ACH50, meant that there were 1.62 air changes per [...]

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Dwell Development & Brute Force Collaborative Present at Passive House Northwest

Dwell Development’s Anthony Maschmedt joined Aaron Yankauskas and Michael Eliason of Brute Force Collaborative in a presentation a few weeks ago at Passive House Northwest.  Here they talked about the Passive House, built on spec, as a part of the 15 unit micro-community at Columbia Station, in Columbia City. For those of you unfamiliar with [...]

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A Seat on the Built Green Executive Board

  This week Anthony Maschmedt accepted a seat on the executive board of Built Green, a non-profit initiative of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties.  Built Green’s mission is “to promote environmentally friendly home building methods and practices, and to enhance our communities through leadership in sustainable development.” Anthony’s passion, vision and [...]

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