Author: Ankrom Moisan Architects

Passive Housing

As a market leader in housing design for more than 20 years, Ankrom Moisan knows how to create vibrant communities where people thrive. We draw on our deep experience creating many types of projects—not just other residential buildings, but also hospitality, healthcare, and community centers. Through careful integration of Passive House strategies, we are able to create durable and affordable communities that mitigate outdoor noise, have superior indoor air quality and balanced thermal comfort, and reduce energy bills by up to 90%. Through this fusion of knowledge, we are able to create places that improve human health, reduce energy consumption, and empower communities.

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Affordable Housing Meets Rigorous Passive House Standards

This collaborative effort is a milestone for Passive House design in North America. A 57-unit affordable housing project, Orchards at Orenco, Phase I is the largest Passive House project on this continent. Located in Hillsboro in the heart of the Silicon Forest tech companies, these units are geared towards providing inexpensive but quality places for people working lower income support jobs at larger companies, earning no more than approximately 50-60% of the MFI.

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