The Hsu/Rigsby Residence was certified as PHIUS+ and received the energy star rating for its sustainability and implementation of passive house elements.


The American Institute of Architects, San Francisco, awarded The MacLeod/Morand Residence the Energy + Sustainability Citation Award! Read more about the award here.


The MacLeod/Morand Residence in Albany, CA was recognized as a winner of the Build it Green Remodel the Future contest!

The MacLeod/Morand Residence was awarded "Best in Show" in Build it Green's Judges Choice category.


Anika Anand's article fetauring the MacLeod/Morand Residence and including an excerpt of her interview with Ian is featured in the Huffington Post's "Green Homes In California Show That People Are Paying More For Homes That Are Environmentally Conscious" and in the Bay Citizen's "'Green' homes sell for 9 percent more, study says"


Built It Green held a media tour at the MacLeod/Morand Residence to promote the Green Point Rated Program. The following publications wrote about our house and the program: Dwell, Sierra Magazine, and Casa Sugar.

Green Point Rated featured the MacLeod/Morand Residence on their web site in their Case Study article “Revamping an Older Tract Home”.

Lawrence Berkeley Lab has done research about how installing photovoltaic systems can affect the value of homes: Read the article here.


Our remodel work was featured in Chronicle Books' "San Francisco Modern, Interiors, Architecture & Design" (design by Richard Fernau)