California Colonial
One Sky Homes hit the ground running in 2015 with projects, presentations and a few great product experiences.  Here are the highlights (and some lessons learned) that we’ll file under “2015: Our Adventure in High Performance... Read more
Hot Water Hero
One Sky Homes projects never look the same, but we do tend to install a few products in every project.  One of these is the ACT D’mand re-circulating water pump, designed and built right here in California by the inimitable,... Read more
PHI to Study One Sky Homes Ventilation Designs
Allen and Bronwyn both made the pilgrimage to Germany this year to attend the 19th International Passive House Conference. It was held in Leipzig this year, in the northeast part of the country, formally a part of the communist... Read more
EDU Splash Page
Two of our One Sky Homes projects have been closely monitored by our friends at Davis Energy Group.  They have served as case-studies for their various Department of Energy and Pacific Gas & Electric monitoring contracts.  ... Read more
Happy 2015 to you all!  We’re back in the office and gearing up for another great year, but before we launch that rocket, we’d like to take a moment for a quick glance in the rearview mirror of 2014, before it’s too far behind us... Read more
(Why AC Units May Soon Be the New Normal In San Francisco) I don’t mean to complain, but it’s mid-November here in San Francisco and I’m uncomfortably warm in my apartment. It’s been this way most of the year.  Given that I’m a... Read more
DOE Grand Award 2014
We’re coming up for air here after a marathon permit-submittal session on an exciting new project, followed by back-to-back conferences.  We have very exciting news to share: One Sky Homes just received a very prestigious 2014... Read more
While the market is still figuring out exactly what 'NET ZERO ENERGY' for homes really means, One Sky Homes is blazing a new trail deep into 'Plus Energy' territory.  The official report now circulating on our Cottle Project... Read more
Ah, the summer has come and almost gone and we’ve been slacking on our updates here at One Sky Homes.   We did finish our lovely Near-Zero energy retrofit in Sunnyvale, just in time for our clients to move back in for the summer... Read more
PG&E's Zero Net Energy Program recently completed and published a video about the design and construction of ZNE homes. PG&E chose our Cottle ZNE project as the logical location for the video since it is the first ZNE new... Read more