This category includes a broad range of blog posts all pertaining to post and beam building or the post and beam design process. Architectural inspirations, design ideas, tips for building new post and beam homes and additions and more!

YBH Explores Passive House Design

What is Passive Building? Passive building is a set of design principles used to attain a rigorous and measurable level of energy efficiency within a specific structure. “Optimizing your gains and losses based on climate”, summarizes the approach of a passive design. According to PHIUS (Passive House Institute, United States), a passive building is designed…