Artist for Social Change & Passive House Advocate


I offer contract marketing and social media management - including written and visual content - for passive house architects and builders.

I have a background in design and also lived in a demonstration passive house, acting as project ambassador and facilitating public tours.

Catherine Ruddell Passive House Print

Passive House Print

I can help position your firm as an expert on the leading edge of the Passive House standard - and rise above the growing sea of 'shadow' builders.

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Catherine Ruddell Passive House Print

Living on Display

I'm more than your average content creator - I'm a committed conservation educator and advocate for the high performance building industry in North America.

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Catherine Ruddell Passive House Print

Weekly Dispatches

Our culture is increasingly visual and our attention spans are dwindling. I believe storytelling - as well as data - can engage a greater audience and help move this industry forward.

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Catherine Ruddell Passive House Print

a shift in perspective

Creatively Sustained evolved as a brand and a new mindset for my life and business after I completed my Artist Residency in a Passive House...


Effectively communicate your design & build story and gain the credibility your project deserves.

Catherine Ruddell Passive House Print

Catherine Ruddell

My professional career has provided me a unique perspective and knowledge in the areas of small business management, creative marketing, community development and sustainability - all of which influence my personal work as an artist and designer.