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The Scranton Passive House

In June of 2013, after just completing my Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) training with the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), my firm, Richard Pedranti Architect, received a call from Christie Karpiak and Declan Mulhall inquiring about helping them with a new home design in Scranton, Pennsylvania. After describing this new approach to designing and…