The Weekly Round-up

Welcome to the first Weekly Round-up!  The Weekly Round-up is a a place to share interesting articles and blog posts we’ve read throughout the week that we think folks will enjoy, be inspired by or learn something from!  From building science to community building, there will be a little of everything.  Enjoy!

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~ Are you Passiv-curious or a green building geek?  Check out this article to read about a number of Passivehaus homes built in Seattle over the summer.

~ Then, sign up for Dwell’s YouTube series documenting Dwell Development’s (a Seattle based design build firm) not-always-easy journey to Passivhaus-dom!

~ According to this study we could save 2.5 million to 3 million lives a year and simultaneously halt global warming, reduce air and water pollution and develop secure, reliable energy sources by converting the world to clean, renewable energy sources and forgoing fossil fuels, nearly all with existing technology and at costs comparable with what we spend on energy today.