(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
  One Sky Home’s own Allen Gilliland was honored this past weekend with a special Atlas Award for building the First NZE New Home in California.  He joined a colorful lineup that included, among others: George Clooney, Morgan... Read more
  One Sky Homes was honored to host some serious NZE talent at our Cottle Project this week.  PG&E is filming a series of videos on how to meet the Net Zero Energy requirements outlined in California’s State Bill, AB 32.  For... Read more
  Green Building Advisor blogs are not the only place where serious Passive House ‘overheating’  occurs.  Recent posts have been rife with stories about heat buildup in super-insulated homes.  Our community is learning how... Read more
  For those Passive House skeptics with no faith, we’re now starting to collect the hard data that may convince you.  Our Cottle NZE Passive House is giving us exactly the type of feedback every Design Build company should want:... Read more
We're celebrating the start of the 2012 Olympic Games here early with a round of our own favorite sport: High Performance Building.  This week we officially started the Demolition Decathlon on a sweet EnerPHit project in... Read more