Resources

These are the people and companies that helped us create Midori Haus. We are grateful for their services, knowledge, and encouragement in transforming a 90-year-old house to be comfortable, beautiful, healthy, and durable house built to the Passive House standard. 

​Building Services

General Contractor

Taylor Darling

Santa Cruz Green Builders

http://www.santacruzgreenbuilders.com

Architect, Passive House Consultant

Graham Irwin

Essential Habitat

http://www.essentialhabitat.com

Blower Door Test

George Nesbitt

Environmental Design / Build

http://houseisasystem.com

Solar Thermal System Design

Patrick Splitt

App-Tech

http://app-techinc.com

Rainwater Harvesting System

Jon Ramsey

AquaSoleil

http://www.aquasoleil.net

Solar Thermal System Maintenance

Tim Pettet

Real Estate and Construction Law

Real Estate Broker & Construction Attorney

Gary Ransone

http://www.thecontractorslegalkit.com

​Building Materials and Equipment

Windows

300/301a series triple pane fiberglass windows with either 180/180 or 270/180 coatings on glazing from Cascadia Windows

http://www.cascadiawindows.com

Distributor of Doors and Windows

Tom Nedelsky

Santa Cruz Millwork

http://santacruzmillwork.com

Heat Recovery Ventilator

ComfoAir 350 with F7 (red) filter in the HRV body and activated carbon filer in the ComfoWell

Zehnder

http://zehnderamerica.com

Insulation

Roxul

http://www.roxul.com

Finishes

Lydia Corser

greenspace

http://greenspacecompany.com

Organizations and Programs

Passive House

Passive House California

http://passivehousecal.org

Passivhaus Institut

http://passivehouse.com

Thousand Home Challenge

Linda Wigington

Thousand Home Challenge

http://thousandhomechallenge.com