Equilibrium House San Francisco

The first Passive House to be sold in San Francisco proved that a luxury home could also be environmentally responsible. Completed in 2014, this home features a clean, modern design that mirrors the superior craftsmanship of the Passive House standard.


Key Elements of a Passive House:
Triple glazed windows
HRV (heat recovery ventilation)
Thoughtful use of shading and home orientation

Key Benefits of a Passive House versus standard code buildings:
Energy Efficiency (cuts consumption by 60-80%)
Cleaner air
Quieter home
Superior crafted construction
Performance based certification (can’t be “green-washed”)

Equilibrium House:
PHIUS/CA (Passive House) certified
LEED certified
DOE Challenge Home
Energy Star
Water Sense
Net Zero
FIRST Passive House to be sold San Francisco
4200 sq ft up to 90% energy efficiency
Hood Thomas Architects
Rice and DeTienne Designs

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