Custom Passive House

The first Passive House in Corvallis

This beautiful Craftsman style Passive House has a carbon footprint 20% that of a typically built home in Oregon. Its 12-in. thick walls with cork insulation, ultra-high efficiency windows and doors, solar panels, heat pump hot water, Energy Star appliances, fresh air intake unit, and natural daylighting keep its utility bills exceptionally low.

Project Details

Effortlessly Comfortable

A reading nook under the stairs in the family room is a cozy spot to curl up with a book. Expansive views greet you through every tilt & swing triple paned window. Designed to be effortlessly comfortable using minimal energy, with exquisite finishes and details, this home is a beautiful and cozy retreat from the bustle of everyday life.

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Crisp finishes

The bathroom has a curbless tile shower with mosaic accents and a modern vanity with clean lines. In addition, this gorgeous home boasts gray Cambria quartz countertops atop white and blue painted shaker cabinetry in the kitchen, black stainless steel appliances, and a subway tile backsplash.

Awards Earned

First Passive House in Corvallis, Oregon • Silver Medal Winner at the 2017 Annual North American Passive House Conference • PHIUS + 2015 Certified PHIUS + Source Zero Certified Project • Earth Advantage Platinum Certified • Dept. of Energy Zero Energy Home • Energy Star v.3 Certified

Why we believe in Passive House Construction

Our founder Greg, built energy efficient homes starting in the 1970’s. Greg’s son Carl, decided to build the first Certified Passive House in Corvallis. Carl & his team are passionate about energy efficient homes. We want our clients to be able to live carbon neutral lives in efficient, comfortable homes that will last a lifetime. Please give us a call for a Tour!

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What our Clients are Saying

“My experience with them was top notch. They're conscientious. Christianson himself, who runs the show, doesn't just turn his workers loose and then pick the check up at the end of the month. He is involved in the process. He's also very personable.”

Niels Nielsen, Peoria Road

“Excellent company! Working with G. Christianson Construction was an easy process... Experience, expertise and genuine interest was evident in the professional advice that completed the project within budgeted cost and schedule. HIGHLY recommended!”

Tim Love, Corvallis Waldorf School, Corvallis

“Carl came up with a few different designs to shade the front windows from sun during the summer. The designs were done with software that could show the amount of shading and view from different angles, including from inside the house, at different times of the year. This was very helpful in visualizing the designs and making decisions.”

Brian Lee, Corvallis