The First Now House

Events

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The Now House will be open to the public on the days listed below. Please respect the privacy of the home owner and come for a tour on these dates and times only.

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2008, from 2—4 pm
  • Friday, September 26, 2008, from 2—4 pm
  • Saturday, September 27, 2008, from 2—4 pm
  • Friday, October 17, 2008, from 2—4 pm
  • Saturday, October 18, 2008, from 2—4 pm
  • Saturday, November 15, 2008, from 2—4 pm

The Retrofit Process

To achieve our goal of a near zero energy retrofit we made the following changes to this home. As all existing houses have a unique set of conditions and characteristics, the application of the Now House process to another house would produce different design specifications. What follows is not a prescription for the near zero retrofit of all homes.