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A Passive House Hotel in Washington?

by Preston Koerner last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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by Preston Koerner last modified Nov 19, 2010

The small town of Oroville -- north central Washington four miles from the border -- has big aspirations. A developer has plans to build the first Passive House hotel in North America, according to Examiner.com. Developer Steve Morberg already secured Highway 97 frontage for the project and will use a design by Bôd Structures, formerly known as American Container Homes, to construct the hotel in phases. Bôd Structures prefabricates and delivers structures in a process that's actually a mix between...




 

 

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The small town of Oroville -- north central Washington four miles from the border -- has big aspirations.  A developer has plans to build the first Passive House hotel in North America, according to Examiner.com.

Developer Steve Morberg already secured Highway 97 frontage for the project and will use a design by Bôd Structures, formerly known as American Container Homes, to construct the hotel in phases. 

Bôd Structures prefabricates and delivers structures in a process that's actually a mix between what Blu Homes (folding) and Green Horizon Manufacturing (container packing) do -- collapsing the structure into a shipping container and unpacking everything onsite.   

In this case, the concept is to build an eco-friendly Passive House hotel in a manner that "costs less than conventional construction" and in "less time than conventional methods," accorings to Sustainable Oroville.  This should be interesting ...

Credit: Bôd Structures.


 

 

 
 
 

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