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Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build - Startland News

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 00:03

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Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build
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That's when he discovered “Passive House” design, a building standard for energy efficiency. And the third-generation carpenter has never been the same. “We had a long building reputation of building really durable homes; this just takes it to a whole ...

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Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build - Startland News

Google News Passive House - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 00:03

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Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build
Startland News
That's when he discovered “Passive House” design, a building standard for energy efficiency. And the third-generation carpenter has never been the same. “We had a long building reputation of building really durable homes; this just takes it to a whole ...

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future - Scottish Construction Now

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:59

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future
Scottish Construction Now
In construction, bringing a scientific approach to the design of a building that commits to an energy standard is not the easiest of things to achieve. When Passive House caught the imagination of those seeking answers to achieving an energy standard ...

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future - Scottish Construction Now

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:59

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future
Scottish Construction Now
In construction, bringing a scientific approach to the design of a building that commits to an energy standard is not the easiest of things to achieve. When Passive House caught the imagination of those seeking answers to achieving an energy standard ...

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future - Scottish Housing News

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:15

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future
Scottish Housing News
In construction, bringing a scientific approach to the design of a building that commits to an energy standard is not the easiest of things to achieve. When Passive House caught the imagination of those seeking answers to achieving an energy standard ...

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Kölner Studierendenwerk eröffnet erstes Passivhaus in Opladen - Kölncampus

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:14

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Kölner Studierendenwerk eröffnet erstes Passivhaus in Opladen
Kölncampus
Das berichtet der Kölner Stadtanzeiger. Passivhäuser zeichnen sich dadurch aus, dass sie sehr wärmeeffizient sind. Das Studentenwohnheim verbraucht nur rund ein Zehntel der Energie eines normalen Hauses. Aus diesem Grund wird das Pilotprojekt vom ...

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Neue Bahnstadt Pilotprojekt Passivhaus in Opladen bietet Platz für 62 Studenten - Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:49

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Neue Bahnstadt Pilotprojekt Passivhaus in Opladen bietet Platz für 62 Studenten
Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger
Es lässt sich leben im ersten Passivhaus, das das Kölner Studierendenwerk errichtet hat. Das Pilotprojekt, wie Geschäftsführer Jörg Schmitz es nennt, ist Ende Februar von den ersten Mietern bezogen und am Mittwoch offiziell eingeweiht worden.

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Stratford couple renovate old home to create a more energy efficient house - The Beacon Herald

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 04:07

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Stratford couple renovate old home to create a more energy efficient house
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Windows are a big part of Passive House design. Large windows on the south and west-facing sides of a home allow the sunshine in, and limiting windows on the north keeps that heat from escaping. It's a good fit for Shalinsky and James, who also own a ...

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Vancouver's first Passive House Plus home in the works - Real Estate News EXchange

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 01:13

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Vancouver's first Passive House Plus home in the works
Real Estate News EXchange
Passive House Plus criteria is a higher rung than Passive House standard. Passive Houses are built with triple-pane wood windows, better insulation, eco-friendly materials and an ultra-efficient heat recovery ventilation system among other elements.

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BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture - Daily Commercial News

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:16

BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture
Daily Commercial News
Passive House began in Canada in the 1970s as a response to the oil crisis. It began with Saskatchewan House in 1977, but once the oil crisis passed, enthusiasm waned. In Europe progress continued, primarily because fuel is cheap in North America but ...

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BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture - Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:12

BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture
Journal of Commerce
Passive House standards, Pope said, changing in Ontario. OBC 2012 SB-10 upgrades are converging with the Passive House standard. Energy is consumed primarily in standard housing through domestic hot water and space heating, Pope said. But loads ...

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A green Aggresivhaus proposed for Hamburg - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:47

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A green Aggresivhaus proposed for Hamburg
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The Passivhaus is Germany's most important recent contribution to sustainable design, but here is another that I will label Aggressivhaus: the repurposing of very aggressive buildings like bunkers into alternative uses. Flakturn 1945/Public Domain.

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Passive House rolls into the commercial property space - The Fifth Estate

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:41

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Passive House rolls into the commercial property space
The Fifth Estate
The revolutionary Passive House system could be about to transform the commercial buildings market after a new partnership struck between the Green Building Council of Australia, the Passive House Institute and the Australian Passive House Association.

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Melbourne mixed-use project brings together Passive House and CLT - The Fifth Estate

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:36

Melbourne mixed-use project brings together Passive House and CLT
The Fifth Estate
Abbotsford in Melbourne's inner north is set to become home to what might be Australia's first multi-storey mixed use building that brings together two of property's hottest sustainability trends – Passive House and Cross Laminated Timber. Developer ...

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[ May 24, 2017 ] City of Fort St. John Passive House receives LEED Platinum Certification News - Energeticcity.ca

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 06:00

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[ May 24, 2017 ] City of Fort St. John Passive House receives LEED Platinum Certification News
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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John officially announced today that the city's Passive House received LEED Platinum certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) for their achievement in environmental building and design. This ...
Fort St. John passive house LEED-certified for sustainable designAlaska Highway News

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Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House - Philadelphia magazine

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 01:25

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Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House
Philadelphia magazine
She was an early adopter in this region of the ultra-energy-efficient set of practices and standards that go by the name “passive house,” which in English carries a connotation that's more restrictive than in the original German. All the same, many of ...

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How and Why: Bio-solar House - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:28

AltEnergyMag (press release)

How and Why: Bio-solar House
AltEnergyMag (press release)
According to Architect Soontorn Booyantikam, to build an airtight house like this you need a high degree of workmanship which is something that Klaus Becher, the inventor of the Bio-Solar Passive houses was able to master. These Passive houses are ...

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Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings - Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:13

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Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings
Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)
Passive House (Passivhaus) is a voluntary building standard that delivers energy efficient and affordable buildings – of all types – that require little energy for heating or cooling. A typical Passive House uses 80 percent less energy than standard ...
Passive Housing by 2020Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

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Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings - Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:13

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Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings
Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)
Passive House (Passivhaus) is a voluntary building standard that delivers energy efficient and affordable buildings – of all types – that require little energy for heating or cooling. A typical Passive House uses 80 percent less energy than standard ...
Passive Housing by 2020Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

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