DOE Tour of Zero: Hillsdale House by Passive House by Steven Bluestone

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“It is difficult to explain what it is like to live in a home without drafts, cold spots, and heating/cooling losses through inefficient windows.”

– Steven Bluestone, builder, Passive House

Infographic for Hillsdale House by Passive House by Steven Bluestone: Hillsdale, NY; passivedwellings.com. 4,250 square feet, HERS score 9, $90 average monthly energy bill, $3,300 annual savings, $138,000 saved in the first 30 years.
Key features list: High-performance insulation system for enhanced quiet and comfort, comprehensive draft protection, fresh air system for cleaner indoor air, high-efficiency comfort system, energy-efficient appliances and advanced lighting technology for
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“Actual electric bills and solar energy production numbers are all made available to all prospective clients … It is difficult to explain what it is like to live in a home without drafts, cold spots, and heating/cooling losses through inefficient windows. Ancillary benefits are its fireproof construction, waterproof properties, and the fact that it is rodent proof.”

– Steven Bluestone, builder, Passive House

Floorplans for Hillsdale House by Passive House by Steven Bluestone.