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Building passively [AIA course] - Building Design + Construction (press release)

Google News Passiv Haus - 12 hours 26 min ago

Building passively [AIA course]
Building Design + Construction (press release)
In 1991 Swedish academic Bo Anderson and German physicist Wolfgang Feist designed the world's first passivhaus (the German term)—a four-unit row house in Darmstadt, Germany. Five years later Feist established the Passivhaus Institute (PHI), which ...

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Building passively [AIA course] - Building Design + Construction (press release)

Google News Passive House - 12 hours 26 min ago

Building passively [AIA course]
Building Design + Construction (press release)
The concept of “passive house” originated in North America in response to the OPEC oil embargo of 1973 and the subsequent energy crisis. At that time, the U.S. Department of Energy and its counterpart in Canada started promoting cost-effective ...

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Why modern mansions are selling fast in the Hamptons - New York Post

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 04:06

New York Post

Why modern mansions are selling fast in the Hamptons
New York Post
He recently built 5 Quadrant Hill Road in East Hampton, a 4,200-square-foot, six-bedroom, five-bathroom “passive house” that recently sold (it had been asking $2.9 million). “The large windows connect you to nature. A lot of people don't want to feel ...

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Park Slope passive house condo with quirky, monolithic facade asks from $1.5M - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 23:53

Curbed NY

Park Slope passive house condo with quirky, monolithic facade asks from $1.5M
Curbed NY
A quirky Park Slope condo that stands like a shiny black monolith among red-brick neighbors has now launched sales on its three apartments. The boutique condo was built to Passive House standards, and if that isn't evident from taking one look at the ...

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Das Passivhaus – Technik, Kosten, Förderungen - energieheld (Blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:32

energieheld (Blog)

Das Passivhaus – Technik, Kosten, Förderungen
energieheld (Blog)
Wer sich ein Haus bauen lässt, erfüllt sich damit meistens einen über Jahre gehegten Traum vom Eigenheim. Doch es ist gar nicht so leicht, sich für eine Bauweise zu entscheiden. Ein Haustyp, der in den letzten Jahren immer wieder für positive ...

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US Senate, House panels OK bills to tighten foreign investment oversight - CNBC

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:57

CNBC

US Senate, House panels OK bills to tighten foreign investment oversight
CNBC
Committees in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to approve bills aimed at tightening oversight of foreign investment to slow China's acquisition of sensitive U.S. technology. The Senate Banking Committee and the House ...
Senate, House Panels OK Bills to Tighten Foreign Investment OversightU.S. News & World Report
Senate panel OKs bill to tighten foreign investment oversightReuters

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For sale: Not one but SEVEN homes each for £1.53m in Norfolk countryside - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:37

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

For sale: Not one but SEVEN homes each for £1.53m in Norfolk countryside
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
“These seven 'Passivhaus Plus' houses are located close to the city and we are offering serviced plots for buyers to custom build their own internal layout at £450,000, or fully developed at £1.53 million. Full support is available for those wishing to ...

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Gordon Munro on those fighting a good fight for Leith - The Edinburgh Reporter

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:09

The Edinburgh Reporter

Gordon Munro on those fighting a good fight for Leith
The Edinburgh Reporter
... and therefore any impact would be diluted by distance and weather and it appears that this information along with site specific data and measures such as the PassivHaus standards of the development were sufficient to win the appeal – Planners 0 ...

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90% Energieeffizienz möglich - Act now bei Mission2030! - oekonews.at

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 06:08

oekonews.at

90% Energieeffizienz möglich - Act now bei Mission2030!
oekonews.at
Die Passivhaus Austria hat sich die vorgestellte Klima- und Energiestrategie mission2030 näher angesehen und auf Basis der genannten Maßnahmen die Einsparungspotentiale durchgerechnet. Als Ausgangssituation werden derzeit für Heizen und Kühlen ...

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State To Provide $7 Million for Amagansett Affordable Housing - East End Beacon

Google News Passive House - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 19:18

East End Beacon

State To Provide $7 Million for Amagansett Affordable Housing
East End Beacon
The project is expected to include 12 one-bedroom, 12 two-bedroom and 13 three-bedroom units and will incorporate design features such as passive house energy efficiency, common greens, rain gardens, barrier free living, a transit-oriented site, mixed ...

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Parsons School of Design unveils sustainable public seating in New York City - Inhabitat

Google News Passive House - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 03:10

Parsons School of Design unveils sustainable public seating in New York City
Inhabitat
Having won the Affordability category during the competition, the home is continuing with additional accolades and is the first Passive House in the District of Columbia and a recipient of a Mayor's Sustainability Award. Next year, a second family will ...

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Green belt home dismissed as unexceptional - PlanningResource

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:16

Green belt home dismissed as unexceptional
PlanningResource
Although the building would meet Code for Sustainable Homes and Passivhaus standards, these were not ground-breaking credentials to the inspector who found nothing new or advanced in terms of design or construction. He decided the proposal was not a ...

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Green construction a passion for Duluth architect - BusinessNorth.com

Google News Passive House - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 22:59

BusinessNorth.com

Green construction a passion for Duluth architect
BusinessNorth.com
Rather than a traditional mechanical engineering approach that focuses on sizing mechanical systems-based issues like occupancy and airflow, Coulson uses the Passive House computer program for energy modeling that takes a completely different angle.

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What It's Really Like to Live in an Ecovillage Community - Earth911.com

Google News Passive House - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:02

Earth911.com

What It's Really Like to Live in an Ecovillage Community
Earth911.com
Automobile access is limited to the north side of the property, and a pedestrian path, not a road, connects the homes. Two-thirds of the units are solar powered and they are all built to the Passive House Standard, a rigorous German standard for energy ...

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Living wall brings new sustainable university building to life‏ - Specification Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:16

Specification Online

Living wall brings new sustainable university building to life‏
Specification Online
The building has been designed to achieve BREEAM Excellent and will include Passivhaus measures to reduce energy requirements. . The wall is made up of a variety of plants, all grown off site by Woodhead's specialist sub contractor, ANS Global ...

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Take a peek inside Sol-Lux Alpha's sustainable luxury condos - SFGate

Google News Passive House - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:40

SFGate

Take a peek inside Sol-Lux Alpha's sustainable luxury condos
SFGate
Sol-Lux Alpha is the nation's first condominium complex to pair nanogrid technology with "Passive House" certification, meaning it's a highly efficient structure able to produce, store and manage all of its own energy. Designed to consume 80 to 90 ...

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New state-of-the-art luxury condominiums enable carbon neutral living - SFGate

Google News Passive House - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:55

SFGate

New state-of-the-art luxury condominiums enable carbon neutral living
SFGate
Now that they've accomplished the feat of pairing Passive House certification with a nanogrid in a high-density project, Klein said he's inspired to replicate this model in other parts of San Francisco. He hinted that the site could be in SOMA, but ...

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First multi-family passive house development in Squamish set to break ground this summer - Squamish Chief

Google News Passive House - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:50

Squamish Chief

First multi-family passive house development in Squamish set to break ground this summer
Squamish Chief
Passive houses use up to 90 per cent less energy than a typical Canadian house, primarily by creating a tightly-sealed building envelope and focusing on insulation, according to the Passive House Canada. To achieve these energy-saving goals, the ...

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Buckhorn Place's light-filled interiors complement Whistler snowscapes - Dezeen

Google News Passive House - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 21:06

Dezeen

Buckhorn Place's light-filled interiors complement Whistler snowscapes
Dezeen
The lot sits in a restrictive view corridor, which dictated the house's siting close to edge of the street. The building has its back turned to the end of the cul-de-sac, allowing it to make the most of the views of Blackcomb and Whistler peaks from ...

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Google News Passive House - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 14:59
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