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Energy Event – Saving Energy Stylishly!

October 5th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

Join us for an open house with Enhanced Home Systems and Lutron on Thursday, 10/14/2010 from 5:30 – 9 pm.

Learn how lighting control can save energy and show off your home!

RSVP to Phil Herschey at EHS by 10/12

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Open House Tomorrow!

September 17th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

Please join the design team and Midwest Home for a public open house at the Passive House in the Woods tomorrow from 1 – 4 pm. We look forward to showing the home and explaining how it can stay warm without a furnace or boiler, and how it makes more energy than it consumes.

Passive House in the Woods, rear stairwell

Rear stairwell

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Midwest Home Magazine Open House & Educational Tour

September 14th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

Join Midwest Home magazine and the design team for the Passive House in the Woods for an educational tour at one of the most energy efficient residences in the U.S.

Saturday, September 18, 1-4 pm

FREE – no tickets or reservations needed!

908 Kirkwood Way North, Hudson WI 54016

The Passive House in the Woods is one of a very few Passive House structures in this country. This unique construction process is the most stringent energy standard in the world. No furnace is necessary. This fascinating house of the future is being built with today’s technology.

Directions and parking see midwesthomemag.com/passive

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Upcoming Events

September 12th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

We just posted all upcoming events on the left hand side of this page.

We invite you to join us at one of the open houses in the upcoming month and experience this this one-of-a kind blend of design and performance. The Passive House in the Woods can be heated with 2 hair dryers, it is incredibly air-tight and super-insulated. It makes more energy than it consumes, and it offers stunning views of the St. Croix River valley—all a stone’s throw from the Twin Cities. Experience  We will see you at the house.

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Save the Dates: Open House & Event Calendar

August 27th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

Passive House in the Woods, Front Elevation

  • Blower Door Test with Gary Nelson from the Energy Conservatory: 9/4/2010, 10 AM
    Please RSVP: 612-203-1629 (Tim Eian)
  • Midwest Home Magazine Open House: 9/18/2010, 1 – 4 pm
    Open to the public
  • Morr Construction & TE Studio Event: 9/24/2010, 4 – 7 pm
    Please RSVP to amanda@morrconstruction.com
  • American Standard Event featuring fixtures by American Standard, Jado and Porcher: 9/30/2010, 4 – 7 pm
    Details to be announced
  • MRES Solar Tour: Saturday, 10/2/2010, 10 am – 5 pm
    Open to the public
  • Caring for Creation / Alliance for Sustainability Event: 10/10/2010, afternoon
    Details to be announced
  • Energy Event with Enhanced Home Systems, Energy Concepts and Carol Chaffee: 10/14/2010, 5.30 pm
    Details to be announced
  • Interiors Event with InUnsion Design and Room & Board: 10/16/2010, 1 – 4 pm
    Details to be announced

Events are subject to change. Please check back.

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    Open House Announcement

    August 16th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

    Midwest Home Logo
    Midwest Home is hosting an open house for the Passive House in the Woods on September 18, 2010 from 1 – 4 pm. We welcome you to join the design team and explore this one of a kind home. Please visit the Midwest Home website for more info.

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    Construction Tour Announcement

    June 23rd, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

    Enjoy the Tour

    Due to popular demand we added another opportunity to see this amazing project on Thursday, July 1st at 2 pm.

    Please RSVP to Amanda at Morr Construction: amanda@morrconstruction.com

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    Event Reminder: Construction Tour today

    May 27th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

    Passive House in the Woods - one amazing homeEnjoy the Tour

    Thanks for signing up for the construction tour today. We look forward to having you and to show you around this amazing home. We’ll see you at the site.

    Directions and Parking Instructions

    The property is located at 908 Kirkwood Way North, Town of Hudson, WI 54016 (directions, see below). We encourage people to car-pool, seek parking on 10th Avenue, and walk 1/2 block to the property from there.

    • From the West (metro area)
    • I-94 East to Exit 1 in Wisconsin for Hudson and WI 35 North (just past the St. Croix River)
    • Take Exit 1 North towards Hudson, State Rd 35 (2nd St. S)
    • Take State Rd 35 (2nd St. S) for about 3 miles North
    • Take a right on Krattley Ln/Krattley Ln N, head uphill (East)
    • Take a left on Tenth St. N
    • SEEK PARKING NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF Tenth St. N and Kirkwood Way N!
    • Walk left on Kirkwood Way N (note: road sign only on the right) 1/2 block
    • The property is located at 908 Kirkwood Way North, immediately to the left once the road turns from asphalt to gravel
    • Meet at the construction trailer
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    Construction Tour: Date added!

    May 24th, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

    Passive House in the Woods construction tour

    We had a great turn-out at the construction tours last Friday. Due to popular demand we added an additional opportunity this week, on  5/27/2010 at Noon.

    If you are interested to see this high-performance building in person, please RSVP to Amanda at Morr Construction: amanda@morrconstruction.com

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    Enjoy the Tour

    May 21st, 2010 by Tim Delhey Eian

    Passive House in the Woods - one amazing homeEnjoy the Tour

    Thanks for signing up for the construction tour today. We look forward to having you and to show you around this amazing home. We’ll see you at the site.

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