At FiELD9: architecture, we specialize in resilient architecture, or architecture that is durable, efficient, and beneficial to the environment. Resilient architecture takes into consideration the changing social, environmental, and economic conditions of each project. There are many facets involved in creating a building that is healthy for you, the environment, and the community.
There are numerous varieties of green building techniques, each with their own plusses and minuses. Selecting the one that is right for your project will depend on what you want to accomplish.
Passive House is a design standard that is used to attain an exceptionally high level of energy efficiency and comfort levels, achieved by using certain specific building science principles.
The difference between a building built to minimum-code standards and one built to Passive House lies not only in how they were constructed, but also in what benefits they bring the occupant.