Design/Build- Speculative

View from entry

As the first certified Passive House in Portland (and likely the first for-sale Passive House project in the US), the CoreHaus proved there is demand for well-designed, high-performance, modern infill homes. The CoreHaus was named Northwest Energy Star Home of the Year in 2010. See for more information.

– Specs:

  • 3  bedroom, 2 bath- 1,540 square feet
  • Ultra-efficient building envelope (walls, floor, and roof insulated at least twice code requirements)
  • Airtight construction (tested 0.31 ACH50)
  • Heat Recovery Ventilator for continuous filtered fresh air
  • Passive House US certified, Earth Advantage Platinum rated
  • Rainwater cistern for irrigation

– Completed: October 2010
– Client: Speculative (sold October 2010)
– Architect and Developer: PDX Living, LLC
-Contractor: PDX Living, LLC, and Willamette Valley Remodeling

1st Floor Plan

2nd Floor Plan

CoreHaus exterior


Custom stairs

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