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.
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.
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.
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!
What our Clients are Saying
“Anytime we work with historic projects, we find unique challenges. We use our experience and creativity to find a path to the perfect finish”
Steve Schoonover, Superintendent, G. Christianson ConstructionSee the Historic Craftsman Front Porch project
“We are repeat customers who demand high quality, high touch and tight timeframes of the large scale remodel projects for our Corvallis sorority. GCCI was also our go-to for the unexpected ... we received exceptional service to get the house livable in just over 2 week's time.”
Jen Humcke, Alpha Phi, CorvallisSee the Commercial Kitchen Projects project
“The Arc of Benton County used G. Christianson's services for an addition to our thrift store in Philomath. Tanner was our contractor. His attention to detail, preference for quality materials and systems, eco-friendly emphasis and personal contact set the company above its competitors. I definitely recommend working with them for a stress-free, predictable, and top-quality experience. ”
Diane Scottaline, The Arc of Benton County