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Energy Efficiency made Simple

The Hershey Montessori School Project

Respect for nature and care for the environment are pillars of Hershey Montessori School’s core philosophy. Using the Build SMART E-Wall System, it became the first school in the Midwest designed according to the sustainable building standard of the Passive House Institute of the United States (PHIUS). The highly energy efficient building is located on the international boarding school’s 97-acre farm campus in Geauga County.




Huntsburg, OH

Project Type

Education Housing


12,658 square feet

Air Changes Per Hour


Project Profile

Home energy rating Think Little

Self Assembled Construction

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