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OptimaHouse was the result of a team of forward thinking organizations looking to create a modern, energy-saving house based on European design/build concepts.

Active House trilogy of approaches

While the Passive House building standard has grown to become recognized by architects and building professionals worldwide, there is another building standard that takes a similar approach and amplifies it further.

When it comes to energy efficient or “green” design, Passive House is one of the most rigorous building standards around.

Net Zero architectural design is a great approach for green buildings

 Net Zero is a popular design approach for architects striving towards designing and constructing “green” buildings since it is designed to help to reduce energy-related costs.