#4-2021 #1 Kirsch-Stroupe Passive House – Matt & Kerri the buyers/owner – How they got to Passive House

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Kerri Stroupe and Matt Kirsch How they got to Passive House.

Kerri and Matt have built an environmental ethic over the years starting at an early age yet it was a journey to find passive house when they decided to build their future retirement home in Tabernash Colorado Climate Zone 6.  This conversation tracks that journey and some of the decisions that they made to embrace the building of a Passive house.

Show Notes

EMU Systems

Empowering the construction industry to build for the future through simplified, standardized, Passive House Systems. Emu is a small business with a big heart and hopefully bigger impact. We believe strongly in the power of community. One thing you will hear from us over and over again is that Passive House level building science goals are much more achievable with an integrated team of professionals. There is power in shared resources and shared knowledge, and that extends naturally to the responsibilities we are facing as a community.

Munn Architects

We are a team of mountain enthusiasts who originated in cities and towns. We listen. We have fun. We develop relationships with our clients in order to understand their needs and goals. We facilitate a collaborative process through which beautiful, creative and functional designs are born. We encourage creativity. We strive to be good stewards of our land and natural resources. And we apply practical knowledge for building in the mountains, such as consideration of the extremes in weather, intense sunlight, preservation of the night sky, and a respect for the historic architectural vernacular. We specialize in a blend of contemporary, modern, and traditional mountain architecture.

Bishop Built Construction 

Bishop Built is committed to providing the highest level of craftsmanship, professionalism and accountability. Our long list of satisfied customers throughout the Winter Park and Denver area is proof of our expertise and commitment to every project. Unlike many construction companies, we are both builder and general contractor — we’re on site every day to protect your investment and ensure the job is done right.

Artic Heat Pumps

    • Cold Climate Heat Pumps capable of operating continuously in weather as cold as -30°