Join the 20 by 2020 Building Challenge!

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Passive House Northwest is proud to announce the 20 by 2020 Building Challenge in King County, presented in partnership with community partners King County Green Tools, Housing Development Consortium, and The Bullitt Foundation.

The Goal:

  • 20 Passive House Projects, of
  • 20,000 square feet or larger,
  • Under construction in King County by year 2020.

PHnw and 20 by 2020 organizers are working with local jurisdictions to:

  1. Pursue Passive House for their own projects, and
  2. Create incentives for Passive House development in the marketplace.

Join the Challenge by pledging your project! For more information, email PHnw Policy Committee Chair Zack Semke at zacks@nkarch.com.

The first pledged project is Pax Futura, a 35-unit multifamily Passive House under construction in Seattle's Columbia City, designed by NK Architects and built by Cascade Built:

Pax Futura multifamily Passive House in Seattle