The Breezeway House, located in Millcreek Township (near Salt Lake City), has been certified by the Passive House Institute of the United States as a Certified Passive House. It is the first building in the western U.S. to earn the designation.
A Certified Passive House is constructed using some of the world’s strictest energy efficiency standards and a very rigorous design methodology.
The Breezeway House is a three-bedroom, 2.5 bath home with about 2,800 finished sq. ft. of living space and a stone patio. The home also features a 2.2 kilowatt solar array and hot water solar panels.
SLC ‘Passive' House is first in western U.S.
June 16, 2010