michigan’s first certified passive house
Here we share some observations about and snapshots of the Passive House we had built in Oakland County, Michigan. All photographs were taken by us unless otherwise noted.
—Maura and Kurt Jung
Friday, 11 January 2013
Michael is working on various finish carpentry projects including the library shelves.
Larry, with the help of his brother Ron for today, is preparing the upstairs floors for finishing.
Kerry, from Reynolds Water Conditioning, Co., installed the water conditioning system today, making sure everything can be easily maintained and adapted to future needs, including the studio above the garage at some point.
Framing delivered and barrier installed
Installing the first floor walls
Preparing for the second floor
Straight, Plumb, Level, Square and now Airtight
Crawl space insulation and roof
First floor preparation, TJI base
First floor concrete and first envelope trusses
Excavating, trusses and crawlspace stairway
Fiberboard installation and wrap
Wiring, insulation, porch roof
Mechanical system installation
Wood floors and exterior painting
Exterior concrete, kitchen cabinets
WKAR interview, floor finishing
Exterior concrete, crawlspace walls and floor
Compressors, exterior lights, tile
Exemplary results in blower door test
Upstairs floor finishing, water conditioner
First Holly Passive House Conference
Energy Wise Homes
Hanneman and Fineis Concrete Construction
RTM Heating & Cooling
Randy Lalone Well Drilling
Nu•Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation
Pro Trees Unlimited
Reynolds Water Conditioning, Co.
Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating
Green Building Advisor article
Maura Jung and Matt O'Malia discuss house