Sarah Susanka

Sarah Susanka is one of those people whose ideas are so huge and powerful that they transform entire industries. She championed the idea of designing homes that focused on quality over size, and published the seminal book The Not So Big House in 1998. We often turn to...

Feature: Badger Springs House

Situated on the Navajo Nation, this 730 s/f home was designed and built by the University of Utah’s DesignBuildBLUFF, and there’s a lot to learn from it. As designers of passive, net zero homes in the harsh climate of northern Utah, we appreciate the challenges faced...

Ultra Marathoner Goes Ultra Efficient

As we research the housing industry we often find homes that embody the Living Zenith vision of Greener Building for Better Living, such as this one from Jared Campbell, which you can read about below. Within running circles, Jared Campbell is known for his...

Five Passive House Designs To Emulate

As a builder of high efficiency homes we have learned to take the best global practices in energy efficiency and design and apply them in a way that best fits our local geography and climate. Here are five designs that we have been inspired by in one way or another as...