Passive House - Balance Project
BALANCE PROJECT by Needbased Architecture
SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
CERTIFIED PASSIVE HOUSE & NHBA EMERALD
The first of their kind in the New Mexico, these buildings meet the German Passivhaus (Passive House) energy standard and use 90% less energy then typical houses yet achieve comparable construction costs. Reaching beyond energy reduction these buildings set a greater standard of environmental sustainability by achieving the highest possible sustainability rating by the National Home Builders Association, “Emerald” joining just four others in the state.