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Deep Green Headquarters, Episode 3: Insulation Pt. 1

Peckham Architecture’s LEED Platinum home headquarters is net-positive, meaning it produces more electricity than it consumes. We accomplished this in part with proper insulation of thermal bridges, or areas where energy typically escapes: slab/foundation, walls, doors, windows, ceiling and roof. To reduce heat transfer, we fully insulated the concrete slab foundation with extruded polystyrene foam. Here’s how it works: For […]

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Deep Green Headquarters, Episode 2: Concrete

Did you know concrete is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions? To reduce the carbon footprint of Peckham Architecture’s LEED Platinum home headquarters, we used a concrete foundation made with 28 percent fly ash (coal residue from power plants). Learn more in this video: For more on this project, check out Episode 1: Planting the Seed or […]

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Deep Green Headquarters, Episode 1: Planting the Seed

Peckham Architecture’s LEED Platinum home headquarters in Columbia is Missouri’s first Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified building, designed to be the greenest house on earth. This project has appeared in the Columbia Business Times and Columbia Missourian. In collaboration with Boxcar Films and Tiny Attic Productions, we’ve also documented the process from start to […]

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