PASSIVE HOUSE – ERIE, PA
Passive House is an affordable housing development located in Erie, PA. BFW served as the development consultant for this $12 million, 40-unit project. The development utilized solar and natural energy; and incorporated daylighting, low flow faucets, EnergyStar appliances, and advanced insulation technology to minimize operating costs and energy usage. Designed to meet the stringent Passive House standards, this project is comprised of 25 three-bedrooms, 6 two-bedrooms, 6 ADA three-bedrooms, and 3 ADA two-bedroom apartments. Additionally, there is a community building, playground, and community garden.