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Passive House Retreat

This vacation residence located in a beautiful ocean community on the New England coast features high performance and creative use of space in a small package. ZED designed the simple, gable-roofed structure and proposed the Passive House standard. The resulting home consumes only one-tenth of the energy for heating compared to a similar new home built only to code requirements.

Architecture | ZeroEnergy Design
Construction | Aedi Construction
Photos | Greg Premru Photography

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June 26, 2014
rejeilat wrote:
Is this original art work on the wall? If yes who is the artist?
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They are prints sourced actually from IKEA. Had a little fun and hung the second print upside down....
1 Like    Bookmark   June 26, 2014 at 4:44AM
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June 1, 2013
jstylist1 wrote:
Love the wall color can you tell me what it is? - Thanks
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I think they are fine as long as you pick something you like and it is not too bright. I prefer one colour though in the end but right now I have a feature wall and I like it. Mine is like a crimson colour with a deep cream.
    Bookmark   May 23, 2014 at 11:46AM
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Sounds very nice!
    Bookmark   May 23, 2014 at 12:24PM
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February 10, 2013
Marilee Lenon wrote:
Where can I purchase that sofa?
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The sofa is from Addo Nova
1 Like    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 6:10AM
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Marilee Lenon
Thank you ;)
    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 12:32PM
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September 6, 2012
magdapaco wrote:
Love the pillows. Where could i find them?
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They are from Kava, which doesn't seem to have a source on the web, however for a very similar look you might try Thomas Paul pillows, which may have been the Kava inspiration.
    Bookmark   September 6, 2012 at 11:51AM
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September 5, 2012
Maria Urbina-Fauser wrote:
Love this space! What is the white paint code? Thank you!
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Ben Moore Premium Flat Interior Latex - Base 1 - W625-1x - without color tinting
    Bookmark   September 5, 2012 at 8:15AM
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Maria Urbina-Fauser
Thank you very much!
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The iconic gable form and bold red color used outside appear again on opposite ends of the indoor living space. The exposed ductwork assists with the small amount of backup heat the family requires beyond the passive heat, as well as air conditioning for those rare days when natural ventilation can't handle a heat wave. Both come from a small, single system."We needed to create a sense of entry within the living space," explains Horowitz; the small, low walls to the left provide this.Sofa: Addo Novo; paint: Raspberry Blush 2008-30, Benjamin Moore
The interior picks up the same color, as if the design is a series of orange gable forms between white walls and ceilings.
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Designers made a bold move when they decided to paint the far wall of this New England farmhouse. Their bravery paid off with the feature wall becoming the hero of the space, adding a flush of warmth to an otherwise cool industrial space of concrete and white.Paint: Benjamin Moore ‘Raspberry Blush‘

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