A PAssive House Certified Residence in the rolling hills of the oregon high desert
Location | Applegate Valley near Jacksonville, Oregon
Project Type | Residential New Construction Size | 3000 sf
Completion | 2016
Structural Engineering | Zac Blodgett
Passive House Consultant | Dylan Lamar
Contractor | Green Hammer
Landscape Architect | Lovinger Robertson Landscape Architects
Design Team | Jan Fillinger, design architect; Erica Dunn, construction project architect; Alex Boetzel, construction project manager
PHIUS Passive House-certified,
Forest Stewardship Council FSC certified,
Earth Advantage Platinum-certified
Barbara and Bill Steele, owners of Cowhorn Vineyard & Gardens, a Biodynamic Demeter-certified estate winery and commercial farm in southern Oregon known for its award winning Rhone varieties, chose to build a new home that would reflect their passion and values. This modern, super-efficient house includes vaulted ceilings and triple-pane windows that frame vineyard views.
Jan Fillinger (working as Green Hammer’s in-house architect) designed a new residence with vaulted ceilings and quadruple-glazed windows that frame vineyard views. .
Built with remarkable precision and utmost quality, this house boasts highly-insulated and air-tight construction coupled with super-efficient heat recovery ventilation guarantees the exceptional indoor comfort and air quality.
16″ thick insulated walls, 24″ thick insulated floors and roofs; FSC-certified sustainable wood for all construction and finishes, and energy-efficient equipment, lighting, and appliances contribute to an outstanding house.