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Texan Builds Stunning ‘Passive House’ That Uses 75% Less Electricity Than Most Homes: ‘The Best Way To Build’

“We don’t want to do anything else.”

As far as Trey Farmer is concerned, every new home should be a passive house.

Passive houses are made to be as airtight and insulated as possible. This helps lock in the comfortable temperature inside, protecting residents from both heat and cold, while dramatically lowering the need for heating and air conditioning.

They’re a specialty of Forge Craft Architecture + Design, the firm where Farmer is a partner. The award-winning architect and a certified passive house consultant is an adamant supporter of this cutting-edge building technique.

“This is the best way to build a house, and we don’t want to do anything else,” Farmer told The Cool Down.

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