For the Media

 

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In the Press

May 2013 – Higher Education Channel TV

Webster Groves Active House
A comprehensive video looking at the Active House project | Watch the video


 

May 2013 – St Louis Business Journal

Living Green: $500,000 home; $0 energy bill
A post construction profile and summary of the Active House project | Read the article


 

April 2013 – Toledo Blade

Green features abound in old-style house
Article about the Active House and use of Insulspan panels | Read the article


 

March 2013 – TIME

North America Gets Its First Sustainable Active House
Article about the Active House movement and the Webster Groves, MO project | Read the story


 

March 2013 – ProudGreenHome.com

First Active House in US Nears Completion
Article about the style and design of Active House USA | Read the article


 

March 2013 – US Green Building Council Blog

Active House Open House March 9
Blog post promoting Active House open house | Read the post


 

March 2013 – American Planning Association Blog

“Active” house blends old- and new-style energy efficiency
Reprint of St Louis Post Dispatch article on APA blog | Read the blog


 

March 2013 – St Louis Post Dispatch

Active house blends old- and new-style energy efficiency
Article about the energy efficiency systems used in the Active House project | Read the story


 

March 2013 – BBB.org

USA’s First Active House Ready for Occupancy Near St Louis
Blog post about the Active House project and green housing trend | Read the post


 

March 2013 – KSDK, News Channel 5

Green house in Webster Groves serving as real life lab
News piece about the Active House project and the monitoring of the home | See the video


 

March 2013 – Webster Groves Patch

Active House USA Nears Completion in Webster Groves
Blog post about Active House construction and open house tours | Read the post


 

February 2013 – Ladue News

Webster Groves’ Active House
Feature story about Active House USA and the Smith family | Read the article


 

February 2013 – Eco Building Pulse

From Start to Finish: Keeping the Active House on Budget
Project manager Matt Belcher discusses why costs and equity are a major factor in sustainable building, especially when it comes to Active House, and shares tips on green appraisals | Read the article


 

October 2012 – Eco Building Pulse

From Start to Finish: Active House USA
Active House project manager Matt Belcher discusses the technical aspects of Active House USA | Read the article


 

October 2012 – Sustainablog

Active House USA: Taking a Look Inside
A post about some of the innovative systems that make Active House so special | Read the article


 

October 2012 – Fox 2 News/KPLR

Precious Earth:Active House
Kim Hibbs and Matt Belcher appear on StLouisGreen.com’s Precious Earth segment to talk about Active House and the first open house event | Watch the video


 

September 2012 – Proud Green Home

Building the first US Active House
National coverage of the 2012 EEBA Excellence in Building Conference and Active House’s participation | Read the article


 

August 2012 – Webster/Kirkwood Times

The Next Level of Building GREEN
Feature about the homeowners and construction of Active House USA | Read the article


 

July 2012 – Construction & Demolition Recycling

Missouri Home Incorporates American and European Green Home Building Practices
Information about the materials recycling for the Active House USA project | Read the article


 

May 2012 – Sundance Channel SUNfiltered Blog

Active House prototype breaks ground – in Missouri
Interviews, background, and coverage of Active House USA groundbreaking | Read the article


 

May 2012 – Creve Couer Patch

St Louis area aelected for first Active House to be built in the USA
Coverage of the groundbreaking for Active House USA | Read the article


 

May 2012 – Webster Groves Patch

Officials Break Ground on First Active Green House in Nation
Interviews and coverage of the groundbreaking for Active House USA | Read the article


 

April 2012 – St Louis Construction News and Review

First U.S. “Active House” Rises in Webster”
An overview of the key information about the Active House USA project | Read the article


 

March 2012 – Mother Nature Network

Active aggressive: Holistic green home building movement coming to America
A preview of the Active House USA project | Read the article


 

March 2012 – EcoHome Magazine

Europe’s Active house to Make Its US Debut
An overview of the Active House USA Construction Project | Read the article


 

February 2012 – Webster Groves Patch

First ‘Active Green’ Home in Nation Planned for Webster Groves
A pre-constrcution profile of Active House USA | Read the article


 

January 2012 – St Louis Post Dispatch

Webster Groves to get first US active house
Profile of the Active House USA project and interviews with partners | Read the article


 

January 2012 – Ecohome Magazine

Active House Movement Comes to US
National reprint of Active House USA project profile and partner interviews | Read the Article