The Passive House Solution

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Then think again. It’s time to ask some fundamental questions. Sometimes all over again. It’s time to think clearly. Then act!


Design matters. When we learn to use all the tools in the design toolbox we discover more and make smarter choices.


Build better. Its time to make smart choices about how we build and the materials we choose to build with.


And energy sense. Our future literally depends on our ability to understand and use energy wisely.


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This June 10 Workshop in Canton is for anyone eager to learn what it takes to make a good home great.

JWDesign“Discover how design thinking clears the path to a great home with a process you can manage and achieve.”



If you’re considering what’s next for your home this workshop is your “on-ramp” to how its done. We meet people all the time who know their home could be better but aren’t sure how to move forward. This participatory workshop is intended to reveal the roadmap that will give you the confidence to get moving.

Wolfworks design evangelist Jamie Wolf, a respected industry innovator and award winning builder will share insights from thirty years of making good homes better. He’s eager to introduce you to a systematic way of discovering what’s possible and at what cost, then getting it done.

  • Learn how to get the information you need to make smart choices and avoid common mistakes.
  • Understand how building science and new technologies allow us to create dramatically more comfortable, healthy, durable, and efficient high performance homes.
  • Look at how an appropriate project budget is established, managed, and guides essential decision making.
  • See how imagination and craft combine to create spaces of lasting beauty.
  • Consider when it makes sense to remodel, move, or build a custom home.
  • Invite your home to change its bad habits and provide you with delight in place of frustration.

Discover how to think differently about what’s possible. Chances are it’s more than you thought.

This participatory workshop takes place Wednesday June 10 from 7:00-8:30 at Realty Works Meeting Center in Collinsville Center • 124 Main Street, Canton, CT

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