Project Description

The Linden Hall House was constructed in 2009 near State College, PA.  This timber frame home combines stunning custom carpentry, a modern floor plan, and a plethora of energy efficient and renewable energy features.  This passive solar home incorporates an abundance of locally-sourced Pennsylvania hardwoods.   Envinity served as both designer and builder of this home.


  • 5.06 kW solar PV array + solar thermal water heating system
  • Sunroom captures passive solar heat and delivers excess to interior living spaces
  • Rainwater harvesting system with storage capacity of 1500 gallons
  • Energy efficient SIP/timber frame construction (basement walls R30; Above-ground walls R-34; Roof R-41)
  • Durable fiber-cement and masonry exterior
  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Radiant floor heating in basement