Passive House residence near Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho overlooking Lake Fernan. Large expansive views can be seen through the 16′ lift and slide door. The trapezoid windows accentuate the butterfly roof lines. Equipped with the Glo European Windows PW (Passive Windows)– Series with R-value 8.3. The passive windows help achieve a contemporary design and modern performance.
The Glo passive windows PW were selected for high performance values and multiple air seals. In addition, our client wanted to keep the home comfortable through the changing seasons and receive their passive house certification. Warm wood interior frames and stainless steel handles add beauty, operability and performance to this modern design. Durable aluminum cladding provides protection from the Idaho weather. A large lift and slide door is used to provide amazing views of Lake Fernan, while keeping the home at comfortable temperatures. Full light entry doors, french doors and a lift and slide door provide natural light and multiple entry points throughout the house.
Tilt and turn windows multi-use features provide clear views and fresh air while keeping the occupants comfortable. This Passive House residence was built by the talented team at Parson’s Construction. Uptic Studios were the architects and designers of the Coeur d’Alene residence. Photography by Oliver Irwin Photography.