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International Passive House Days: 8-10 November 2013

The International Passive House Association is organizing the 10th annual International Passive House Days, to be held on November 8 - 10 of this year.  Check the iPHA's website to locate participating projects near you.  We will also post information about participating projects here in the Pacific Northwest as we hear about them.  Passive House owners and residents who wish to participate can register their projects with the iPHA here, and please be sure to also notify us at info@phnw.org so that we can publicize them as well - thanks!


Below is a list of the projects that will be accessible during this year's Passive House Days in Oregon and Washington:

Portland, OR
Type: New single family home
Location: 6921 NE Morris
Contact: Alex Boetzel, 503-660-3250 or alex@greenhammer.com
Note: You must RSVP for groups of 10 or more.
Open times:
Sunday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Type: Retrofitted single family home
Location: 539 SE 59th Court (Via SE Stark Street. Please park on SE Stark.)
Contact: Maria and Tad Everhart, 503-239-8961 and 503-704-7156
Note: You must RSVP for groups of 10 or more.
Open times:
Friday, Nov. 8, by appt. only
Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Type: Community building - Amrita House, part of Kailash Ecovillage
Location: 4237 SE 37th Ave (cross street SE Cora, between Gladstone and Holgate)
Contact: Maitri Ersson, 971-219-1813 or gardensong3@gmail.com
Open times:
Friday, Nov. 8, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Type: New single family home
Location: 2145 SE Brooklyn St. (between Division and Powell)
Contact: Matthew and Kathy Bradburn, 503-381-0134 or 503-957-2506
Note: Visitors are asked to remove shoes at the door.
Open times:
Friday, Nov. 8, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m to 5 p.m.

West Linn, OR
Type: New single family home
Contact: Rob and Mitzi Kugler, kugler@hevanet.com
Location: 4970 Bonnet Dr.
Note:  Because this home is on a dead-end street, please park at Sunset Elementary School, 1½ blocks away on Oxford St., unless you have mobility or health issues. The home is shoeless, so you are invited to bring your slippers. You must RSVP for groups of 10 or more.
Open times:
Sunday, Nov. 10, 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Seattle, WA
Type: Single Family Home
Location: 3153 South Oregon Street, Seattle (adjacent to the Boys and Girls Club on MLK)
Contact: Anthony Maschmedt, dwell@dwelldevelopment.net
Note: Accessible via the Columbia City light rail stop                
Open times:
Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Type: Single Family Home
Location:  4211 E. Lee Street, Madison Park (Seattle)
Contact: Sloan Ritchie, owner/builder, info@cascadebuilt.com
Note: First certified passive house in Seattle
Open times:
Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Type: Guest House/Backyard Cottage
Location: 1415 196th St SE, Bothell, WA
Contact:  Joe Giampietro at 206-618-1545 or Tom at 206-919-7449
Note: 300 sf cottage that lives big at Clearwater Commons. Part of an intentional new community
25% built out with a low-impact development demonstration site.
Open times:
Saturday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.