We have the building permit in hand, have the permit box up and the temporary power pole in the works. Now we just need some dry weather... The house is a contemporary take on the Craftsman style by Jay Fulkerson, architect. The house applies all of the principles of Passive House, but the homeowners are going to forego certification and put that money into more PV panels. The house will go through third party verification as part of the National Association of Home Builders' Green Builders' Standard. We are hopeful that this will be another house with a negative HERS score.