Winners in Passive House Competition Announced

September 25, 2015

A 57-unit, affordable-housing project in Hillsboro, Ore., was named overall winner of a design competition sponsored by the Passive House Institute US, Fine Home Building reports.

The project, called Orchards at Orenco, is the largest certified Passive House structure in the United States.

Construction of the project was detailed in blog form at by Mike Steffen, vice president and general manager of the Walsh Construction Co., the general contractor for the project.

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