Gallery: PHOTOS: Inside the New Williamsburg Passive House by Loadingdo...

photo by Leonel Lima Ponce for Inhabitat
The Energy Recovery Ventilator recycles indoor air, which is then conditioned and returned to the spaces via exposed and concealed ducts.

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  2. Amarchitx February 28, 2014 at 10:58 am

    I understand the great use of open staircase for air circulation, but do these stairs meet code? The riser height openings seem to be larger than the 4″ round sphere rule.

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  4. loadingdock5 April 16, 2012 at 1:40 am

    the construction costs were $650k
    not millions

  5. jetle25 April 26, 2011 at 12:09 pm

    Ok great. But this looks mighty expensive. Who can afford to have a house like this? Only the wealthy who live in Williamsburg. I find that ironic and irritating. As beautiful and passive this House is. I don’t see it really thinking in a all inclusive reality that people don’t have millions of dollars to blow on a new house. Maybe this can kickstart something for current building guidelines to steer to more sustainable, passive energy construction. There is natural building that uses less new technology and still remain passive and affordable.

  6. umar butt April 24, 2011 at 8:39 am

    It was a treat to watch this house. Was the construction costs more than ordinary houses?

  7. Cliff Champion April 20, 2011 at 1:12 am

    What an amazing house. Whoever lives there is so lucky!