Possessing an exacting standard of excellence in everything we do, we built our reputation on constructing fine custom homes and quality … Read more...
Passive House Construction
This standard has become our baseline for building near-zero, net-zero and carbon-neutral structures in a cost effective manner.
Napa & Sonoma Custom Home Builder
We deliver quality construction while implementing the latest sustainable building practices.
We integrate renewable technologies into all our passive houses with a goal of net zero.
Rick Milburn was the first builder in California certified by the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) and is leading the way in many groundbreaking low-energy techniques.
The Ultimate High Performance Home
PassivWorks built the first Certified Passive House™ in California and the first Certified Passive House™ retrofit in the United States. … Read more...
What is a Passive House?
The term “Passive House” refers to a voluntary, ultra-low energy construction standard developed over the past twenty years by the … Read more...
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Passive House Institute (PHIUS) holds Conference in SF
Passivworks Founder, Rick Milburn, sat on the panel of experts at the North American Passive House … [Read More...]
USA Today | California’s First Passive House Named ‘Green House of the Week’
Cathy O'Neill's cozy white home blends into its neighborhood in Sonoma, Calif. Yet it's still … [Read More...]
Lolly Jones, Eco-conscious Electrician
In a sea of hard hats and masculinity on the job site, the soft voice of Lolly Jones really stands … [Read More...]