Gallery: The First Active House in North America is Now Complete Near S...

 
Active House specifications were first developed in Europe and the Smith House in St. Louis is the first to be built and certified in North America.

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  1. Luke Mahony May 13, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Where’s the thermal mass? Historically, a well designed house with appropriate thermal mass has always outperformed light weight houses with no thermal mass. Why has thermal mass disappeared?
    http://earthdwellings.com/2013/04/24/appropriate-thermal-mass/

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