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Passive House poised for institutional uptake - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

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REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Passive House poised for institutional uptake
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects in Canada. After being largely limited to residential applications, small institutional projects are ...

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Lanefab's little Vancouver laneway houses are pretty fab - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - 7 hours 26 min ago

Treehugger

Lanefab's little Vancouver laneway houses are pretty fab
Treehugger
They have a higher-performing thicker wall for the PassiveHouse designs that gets to R58. Using precut SIPs lets them close the house in very quickly, a must when you live in a rainforest. Another problem building back lane housing is that it is ...

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Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output - vtdigger.org

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 22:42

Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output
vtdigger.org
Joining the ranks of housing developments nationwide, the Windham and Windsor Housing Trust's (WWHT) new housing development project, The Snow Block, will meet criteria from The Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) to obtain a passive building ...

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Halsall Construction receive award for Lawrence Weston housing scheme - Business Leader (press release) (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 20:24

Business Leader (press release) (blog)

Halsall Construction receive award for Lawrence Weston housing scheme
Business Leader (press release) (blog)
Halsall Construction have received a Bronze award for their Passivhaus Scheme in Lawrence Weston, Bristol, at the Considerate Constructors Scheme's National Site Awards. The £4.3 million project for Bristol City Council saw the construction of 12 ...

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Wirbel um 'schlechten Ruf' von Gym in Guntramsdorf - Heute.at

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:01

Heute.at

Wirbel um 'schlechten Ruf' von Gym in Guntramsdorf
Heute.at
Es ist schwierig, Kinder, die aus den unterschiedlichsten Schulen kommen, alle auf ein gleiches Niveau zu bringen und sie rechtzeitig auf die Zentralmatura vorzubereiten." Bürgermeister Robert Weber (SP) weist die Vorwürfe von Christian Höbart zurück ...

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VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence - Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:07

Journal of Commerce

VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence
Journal of Commerce
Industry and government are coming together to create a focal point for emission reduction in Vancouver. The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA), Passive House Canada and the Open Green Building Society have partnered with the City of ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 02:18

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 02:18

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
PORTLAND — Organizers of the Maine Wood and Sustainability conference see it as more than just a meeting of industry professionals, but a watershed. "We're seeing it as an opportunity to connect the natural resources and forest products industry to ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 02:18

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
PORTLAND — Organizers of the Maine Wood and Sustainability conference see it as more than just a meeting of industry professionals, but a watershed. "We're seeing it as an opportunity to connect the natural resources and forest products industry to ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 02:18

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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At home with ...architect Paul Testa - Yorkshire Post

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 01:09

Yorkshire Post

At home with ...architect Paul Testa
Yorkshire Post
Q: Describe your home and its style. A: We currently live in a way past its best, late 1960s semi-detached house in a village just outside Sheffield with lovely valley views. I'm not sure it currently has a style but we're embarking on a complete ...

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Protect Membranes used in Europe's largest certified Passivhaus affordable housing scheme - Specification Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 21:50

Specification Online

Protect Membranes used in Europe's largest certified Passivhaus affordable housing scheme
Specification Online
Protect BarriAir, the air barrier membrane with vapour control properties has been used throughout a 68 home residential housing scheme at Saffron Acres in Leicester, achieving stringent levels of airtightness to meet the Passivhaus standard. Used ...

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Small plots for self-builds:building your own Grand Designs home is the easiest it's been in decades - Homes and Property

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:56

Homes and Property

Small plots for self-builds:building your own Grand Designs home is the easiest it's been in decades
Homes and Property
It's strong and dependable, energy-efficient, aesthetically pleasing and sustainable, and whether beams are exposed or concealed, oak allows for the wide, open-plan interiors loved by self-builders. Potton, a timber-frame manufacturer, offers a ...

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Plan for Great Oakley's new 'neighbourly village' is unveiled - Gazette

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 15:11

Plan for Great Oakley's new 'neighbourly village' is unveiled
Gazette
DETAILED designs of the first 23 homes in a unique village estate that will "encourage neighbourliness" have been revealed. Village Makers has designed the two to four bedroom PassivHaus homes in the development, which will be known as Oakley Orchards ...

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Plan for Great Oakley's new 'neighbourly village' is unveiled - Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:05

Plan for Great Oakley's new 'neighbourly village' is unveiled
Harwich and Manningtree Standard
0 comments. DETAILED designs of the first 23 homes in a unique village estate that will "encourage neighbourliness" have been revealed. Village Makers has designed the two to four bedroom PassivHaus homes in the development, which will be known as ...

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Energie sparen – Kultur genießen - shz.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00

shz.de

Energie sparen – Kultur genießen
shz.de
Eingebettet in vier Thementage mit Sonderausstellung und kurzweiligen Fachvorträgen laden die Initiatoren zur Lesestunde – und erstmals auch zu Live-Musik in ihr Passivhaus ein. Die Auftaktveranstaltung ist für den 27./28. April geplant. Verbraucher ...

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Whistlerites encouraged to reduce wildfire impact - Pique Newsmagazine

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 02:06

Pique Newsmagazine

Whistlerites encouraged to reduce wildfire impact
Pique Newsmagazine
On Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, Saturday, May 5, the RMOW's FireSmart crew will be hosting a "walk and talk" along the Lost Lake area between the PassivHaus and White Gold from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents can learn how to make their property ...

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Egyptian Election Numbers Show Regime Supporters Are Becoming More Passive - Chatham House

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 22:49

Chatham House

Egyptian Election Numbers Show Regime Supporters Are Becoming More Passive
Chatham House
The Egyptian presidential election has shown that the regime of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi still enjoys support among the same constituencies that opposed the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood in June 2013. However, there has been a noticeable transformation ...

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Passive House standard improves thermal comfort - Climate Control News (press release)

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 07:53

Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House standard improves thermal comfort
Climate Control News (press release)
While there a plenty of benefits associated with the standard there are still obstacles to overcome as Australia is still in the very early stages of the passive house journey. Speaking at a workshop hosted by engineering and infrastructure advisory ...

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The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs - Inhabitat

Google News Passive House - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 21:02

The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs
Inhabitat
The architects collaborated with a team of six contractors, three engineers, Passive House consultants and eco-conscious clients to make the upgrades. Baxt Ingui Architects installed low E and argon-filled triple-glazed windows, cellulose insulation ...

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