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New Tallest Passive Tower Performs on Budget - Architectural Record

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 20:50

Architectural Record

New Tallest Passive Tower Performs on Budget
Architectural Record
Passive House construction has reached new heights. At 289 feet, Bolueta, a 28-story residential high-rise in Bilbao, Spain, has become the world's tallest building certified under the standard. Named for the district in which it is located, the $14.5 ...

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Revolutionary design principles keep a lid on energy costs - Financial Times

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:01

Financial Times

Revolutionary design principles keep a lid on energy costs
Financial Times
Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst is the world's first certified passivhaus (Passive House) hospital. The German term refers to design standards, which include harnessing the power of the sun and internal energy sources as well as conserving heat with airtight ...

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John Wardell-designed Passive House in Mt Gambier limestone - The Fifth Estate

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 08:14

The Fifth Estate

John Wardell-designed Passive House in Mt Gambier limestone
The Fifth Estate
A Passive House in Toorak that the client wanted built in Mt Gambier Limestone was an interesting challenge for John Wardell Architects. The house will feature as part of the Passive Australia Passive House Association Symposium in Sydney on 26 ...

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Das erste Passivhaus im Landkreis - Passauer Neue Presse

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 00:50

Passauer Neue Presse

Das erste Passivhaus im Landkreis
Passauer Neue Presse
Die neue Turnhalle der Herzog-Georg-Schule in Dingolfing ist das erste "Passiv-Haus" im Landkreis. Landrat Heinrich Trapp, Dingolfings Bürgermeister Josef Pellkofer und die beteiligten Architekten weihten gestern die neue Halle ein.

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Passive House - STL.News (blog)

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 22:50

STL.News (blog)

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STL.News (blog)
News) The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) will hold its annual national conference in one of the leading cities of the Passive House movement: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning October 17, more than 1,000 architects, designers, ...

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Certified Passive House project in Sri Lanka paves way for future commercial buildings - The Construction Specifier

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 22:26

The Construction Specifier

Certified Passive House project in Sri Lanka paves way for future commercial buildings
The Construction Specifier
The Star Innovation Center is a product development facility located near Colombo, Sri Lanka and is one of only two certified Passive House factory buildings in the world. Intended to be a global model for the entire garment industry, the project sets ...

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Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 ... - PR Web (press release)

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:07

Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 ...
PR Web (press release)
The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) will hold its annual national conference in one of the leading cities of the Passive House movement: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning October 17, more than 1,000 architects, designers, engineers, ...

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Green-roofed Hobbit Hollow introduces Shire living to New York State - New Atlas

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:03

New Atlas

Green-roofed Hobbit Hollow introduces Shire living to New York State
New Atlas
It's important to stress that Hobbit Hollow isn't an officially-certified Passive House, however Costigan built it to conform to the famously stringent green building standard. The home sports triple-glazed windows and its insulation is rated as R-60 ...

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Hobbiton Movie Set - Greenroofs.com

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 15:49

Greenroofs.com

Hobbiton Movie Set
Greenroofs.com
Have you seen the Hobbit-like home in Pawling, New York that's currently on the market? Read my new “Hobbit Hollow for Sale in Upstate New York” to learn more about the earth sheltered passive house. And, since the beloved furry-footed Hobbit dwellings ...

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Photos: Family-size housing project wraps up in Hillsboro - Daily Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Sat, 09/22/2018 - 00:08

Daily Journal of Commerce

Photos: Family-size housing project wraps up in Hillsboro
Daily Journal of Commerce
Unlike the first two phases, the third was not built to stringent Passive House energy standards; the project team will seek Earth Advantage certification instead. The same mechanical, electrical, plumbing and framing subcontractors worked on all three ...

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Low-energy upstate home is barn house on the outside, Passive House on the inside - New Atlas

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:38

New Atlas

Low-energy upstate home is barn house on the outside, Passive House on the inside
New Atlas
This newly finished dwelling in upstate New York takes careful cues from traditional farm buildings of the area, yet makes every effort to afford it inhabitants the comfort of a modern home. The Mountain House, by Amalgam Studio, very much follows a ...

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Passivhaus conference set to discuss future proofing - Architecture and Design

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:27

Architecture and Design

Passivhaus conference set to discuss future proofing
Architecture and Design
Commitment to Passivhaus achieves temperature stability through incorporating a strong knowledge of building physics in the design stage, rather than heavy reliance on 'active' heating and cooling. This delivers significant reductions not only in the ...

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See: Copper Pass apartments, SD's first Passive House-certified multi-tenant building - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 04:52

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

See: Copper Pass apartments, SD's first Passive House-certified multi-tenant building
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Autoplay. Show Thumbnails. Show Captions. Last SlideNext Slide. None. Check out Copper Pass apartments, the first multi-tenant structure in South Dakota to qualify for Passive House design standards. It opens later this month to low-income tenants.

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Check out South Dakota's first apartment building to meet Passive House standards - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 04:51

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Check out South Dakota's first apartment building to meet Passive House standards
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The Copper Pass apartments in Sioux Falls are insulated so tight the structure itself dampens interior sound. It's a side effect of the strict energy efficient standards used to design and construct the building, which opens at the end of the month to ...

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AHF Announces 2018 Readers' Choice Award Winners - Apartment Finance Today

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 23:45

Apartment Finance Today

AHF Announces 2018 Readers' Choice Award Winners
Apartment Finance Today
It's one of the first developments in Pennsylvania designed to meet Passive House standards, rigorous criteria for energy efficiency that results in buildings that require little energy for heating and cooling. This keeps utility costs low and makes ...

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Passivhaus is affordable and effective, why isn't it legislated? - The Fifth Estate

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:50

The Fifth Estate

Passivhaus is affordable and effective, why isn't it legislated?
The Fifth Estate
Huge savings in energy are available from Passivhaus design, and the cost premium is generally as low as 0-3 per cent in Australia. So what's stopping a full scale transition? Nick Lane explains some of the issues he will flag as a panel moderator at ...

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No sweat in this shop: Garment factory is renovated to Passivhaus standard - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:05

Treehugger

No sweat in this shop: Garment factory is renovated to Passivhaus standard
Treehugger
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture has designed a revolutionary building for an industry that needs a revolution. Most of the Passivhaus* designs we show are in cool climates, because that's where they were invented, and it is a great way to keep heat in.

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No sweat in this shop: Garment factory is renovated to Passivhaus standard - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:05

Treehugger

No sweat in this shop: Garment factory is renovated to Passivhaus standard
Treehugger
The Star Innovation Center is a pioneer in applying Passive House technology to a tropical monsoon climate, which features steady warm temperatures year-round but extremely high relative humidity....Careful design and engineering of the building ...

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Studio InSitu in Maynard ranked among top five in Book of Lists - Wicked Local Maynard

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 23:10

Wicked Local Maynard

Studio InSitu in Maynard ranked among top five in Book of Lists
Wicked Local Maynard
Residential projects from Princeton, New Jersey to New Hampshire's lakes region include a “deep green” Passive House in Concord. Just across from InSitu's Main Street Studio, the firm's work at the former Congregational Church, now called Sanctuary, ...

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Studio InSitu in Maynard ranked among top five in Book of Lists - Wicked Local

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 22:51

Wicked Local

Studio InSitu in Maynard ranked among top five in Book of Lists
Wicked Local
Residential projects from Princeton, New Jersey to New Hampshire's lakes region include a “deep green” Passive House in Concord. Just across from InSitu's Main Street Studio, the firm's work at the former Congregational Church, now called Sanctuary, ...

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