Gallery: Hudson Passive Project Becomes First Certified Passive House i...

Although there are several passive houses in construction or recently completed in New York, like this one in Brooklyn, they haven't officially been certified as a Passive House Institute in the US. The Hudson Passive Project, designed by Dennis Wedlick Architect and built by Bill Stratton Building Company in the Hudson Valley, is one of the highest performing in the country because of its super tight and heavily insulated envelope. High cathedral ceilings and gothic flair give the home a church-like feeling even though it was inspired by the old stone barns common to the region.

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  1. kaya829 September 4, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    I would LOVE to have one of these!

  2. Pat Lehman-Papazoglou December 30, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    I want one!

  3. PPN April 2, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    Cograts to the Hudson VAlley pProject and prinsipals.
    One comment: There should be water managment also; and likely a large warm-water reservoir to be solar heated. Only one WSHP would be needed.
    Most likely, the required reservoirs could be under a future house like this, or under a 2-car garage / workshop.