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Saturday, May 10, 2014

City’s first certified passive house is also a fun family home

The home features an open floor plan with plenty of opportunities for light and ventilation. The Ritchies’ home also has many sustainable features: an ash tree on the property is now stair treads, wall paneling and window sills; paint is no-VOC; floors are bamboo.