a not-so-enthusiastic review of Passive House

Sandy Keenan reports on the status of Passive House in the New York Times. Her story is somewhat glib–what’s really interesting are the readers’ comments. They demonstrate a lack of understanding–as well as a lack of appreciation for how new the Passive House system is, and the speed at which it is adapting to the read more


Marcus Sims and Treincarnation

There have been countless decisions involved in this latest project:  renovating another apartment here at Parkside Plaza, and leaving the home that Janet and I have shared for the past seven years.  But no decisions have been so gut wrenching as what to do with some of the built-in features by our friend Marcus Sims, read more