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Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC)

Our team includes Passive House certified professionals.

Board & Vellum is unique in that principal Jeff Pelletier is a Certified Passive House Consultant. This forward-thinking and science-based approach to sustainability is changing how the public thinks about sustainability and Board & Vellum is proud to be on the forefront. A passive house is an extremely energy-efficient home in which a comfortable interior climate can be maintained without active heating and cooling systems. This unique approach to sustainability might come closest to the original intent of greening the built environment: maximize your gains, minimize your losses.

Our founder and principal, Jeff Pelletier, is one of only a few dozen Certified Passive House Consultants in Washington State, having received his credentials from the Passive House Institute US. The certification credential from PHIUS is the leading, most rigorous professional certification available. The term passive house is relatively new (the first passive house was built in Germany in 1991), but simply put, passive building is based on a set of design principles used to maximize energy efficiency. A passive house is an extremely energy-efficient home, in which a comfortable interior climate can be maintained without active heating and cooling systems.

Learn more at Passive House Institute US.

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Who are we, anyway? For starters, we are a close-knit team of architects and designers, collaborating in integrated studios on architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture projects. We love what we do, and we have fun doing it. As your advocates, our goal is to help you realize a project that you love.

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Our services span architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture — from residential to commercial, large or small. Whether you are looking for a little help redesigning your kitchen, or need full integrated services for a multifamily development anchoring a vibrant neighborhood, we would love to team up with you to bring a project you love to life.

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