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Saturday, May 10, 2014

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

The washer and dryer are tucked behind barn sliders. The dryer is also used to heat the airtight home. “I wash clothes at night and dry them in the morning. That heats up the whole house,” says Jennifer Karkar Ritchie.