New Passive House

Extra! Extra! New Passive House In The City! A beautiful new Artisans Group Passive House custom home is underway in the Pacific Northwest!   Located in a thriving, well established urban neighborhood, Madison Haus is an extremely energy efficient home… Read More


Hot Summer, Passive House Cool

“What a beautiful hot summer day!” and                       “It feels wonderful to be home.”    Imagine sitting in your living room on a hot summer day.  Warm hues of sunlight… Read More


Yesterday’s Wisdom – Today’s Ecological Architecture

Contemporary Ecological Architecture, with lessons from the past Did you know that Socrates was an advocate of passive solar architecture?  In Xenophan’s Memorabilia, Socrates points to the practical use of passive solar design because “it is reasonable to suppose that… Read More


Building Your Passive House Dream Home

Designing & Building Your Passive House Dream Home At the Artisans Group, working with you to design and build your beautiful custom home is our passion.  One of our firm’s specialties is the design and construction of buildings to the… Read More


Almost…

It’s Getting Close After guiding another custom Passive House from rough idea to reality, it’s incredibly exciting to arrive with our clients at the threshold of their beautiful new lifestyle home, Delphi Passive House.  In our client’s words: “At our… Read More


2017 Passive House NW Conference

What:  2017 Passive House NW Conference Why is this so exciting?  The Passive House building standard leads to the most energy efficient buildings in the world.  It is a building science that demands a knowledge of site dynamics, data modeling,… Read More


A Custom Home, from Design to Build

Design+Build = Your New Home Exactly As You Want It. Just as a kitchen that suits one person does not suit another, neither do entire homes.  The homes featured here are as unique as their owners’ wishes and lifestyles.  With… Read More


Delphi Passive House – Seattle sun sun sun!

Pacific Northwesterners know it, people in lab coats know it, and all those people who moved to California 40 years ago knew it; the kiss of sunlight helps us feel wonderful.  Its radiance inspires art and accomplishment.  Yet, Seattle’s 152… Read More