View Haus 5

An image of the kitchen of View Haus 5.
This was about designing homes that would offer happy, healthy living. People shouldn’t have to worry about utility bills and they shouldn’t have to suffer from asthma and allergies. This is about good living.

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View Haus 5 is the Seattle area’s first passive multifamily building. That label recognizes the community’s achievements in sustainability. To earn it, the community needed a high-performance cooling and heating system. A multi-zone heat pump system from Mitsubishi Electric fit the bill, offering superior energy efficiency. The system also offered quiet indoor and outdoor units, a small footprint and easy installation. Download the PDF below to read moreYou’ll hear from the developer, architect and third-party verifier, and see photos of the community and equipment. 

View Haus 5

Project Location: Seattle
Completion Date: December 2014

Project Team

  • Developer: Cascade Built, Seattle
  • Architect: b9 architects, Seattle
  • Distributor: Gensco, Tacoma, Washington
  • Third-party Verifier: Evergreen Certified, Seattle

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed

  • (5) MXZ-2B20NA-1 Outdoor Units
  • (5) MSZ-FE09NA-8 Wall-mounted Indoor Units
  • (5) SLZ-KA09NA 4-Way Ceiling-recessed Cassette Indoor Units
  • (5) MHK-1 Wireless Remote Receiver Kits (Wall-mounted thermostats)
Product Category
Ductless Systems
Multi-Family Housing
Completion Date
December, 2014
Case Study Type
For Homeowners
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
new construction
passive house

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