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Shadyside Passive House

Fall 2016
A version of this article appears in the Fall 2016 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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July 12, 2016
The Victorian house in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had been re-muddled several times and was in dilapidated condition. Thoughtful Balance (TB), a Pittsburgh-based architecture firm specializing in sustainable, low-energy design, decided to take a chance on the gut renovation of the 100-plus-year-old, 3,000 ft2 home. Ten years earlier, TB had completed another gut renovation project right next door; this was essentially the same house.

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