About Us

The firm’s principal, Steve Mann, is a California HERS Rater and Certified Energy Analyst (CEA), LEED AP+ Homes and Green Rater, and is a certified Passive House Designer, Builder, Tradesperson, Trainer, and building Certifier with the CertiPHIers Cooperative. His two most recent design/build residential projects are Net Zero Energy (NZE), and are both LEED Platinum and Passive House certified. He is currently working with the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program, and Frontier Energy, exploring the potential for a Passive House prescriptive path to comply with the state's energy code.