Bringing sustainable design and high-end comfort, Viridian Future will be striving for LEED Platinum Certification, Living Building Challenge Materials Petal Certification and implementation of Passive House Techniques.


Climate Control

  • Tight envelope – Passive House Techniques
  • SIPs panels
  • Triple pane customized windows
  • Heat exchanger
  • Solar awnings
  • Power Consumption and Generation
  • Solar power
  • PV and Thermal

Water Management

  • Rain will be collected and stored in barrels on the garden roof
  • Treated to a standard for safe domestic use


  • Goal of 95% waste diversion through recycling and donation
  • Local sourcing of materials, when applicable
  • Adherence to Living Building Challenge Red List

Garden Roof

Architectural design features

  • Circular glass elevator
  • High end fixtures and finishes
  • Digital controls
  • Laundry chute to utility room
  • Parans©, a technology that uses fiber optic cables to bring daylight into interior rooms, eliminating the need for electric light during the day
  • Hardwood staircase with a designated structure for a living wall, providing beauty and air purification
  • Inlayed corked flooring throughout home

Controls – Centralized control system

  • Lighting
  • Shades
  • Audio and video
  • Security
  • Power consumption/generation and water usage
  • Access to controls through computer, phone, touch screens
  • Real-time energy saving reports

Please visit the blog, Viridian Future, to follow our progress.

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