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Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing - Domain News

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:24

Domain News

Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing
Domain News
Passivhaus is a German approach to home design that uses a combination of high-performance glazing, insulation and an airtight building envelope to regulate a home's internal temperature without relying on artificial heating or cooling. It's a whole ...

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Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing - Domain News

Google News Passive House - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:24

Domain News

Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing
Domain News
Passivhaus, which literally translates as “Passive House”, is a housing performance standard originally conceived in Germany in the late 1980s by Dr Wolfgang Feist, a physicist, and Professor Bo Adamson, a construction expert. The concept, which took ...

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Locating Your House and Passive Solar Energy - Grit Magazine

Google News Passive House - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 05:45

Grit Magazine

Locating Your House and Passive Solar Energy
Grit Magazine
In the last blog, I talked about hiring a forester or logging company to come in and help you clear your land. Granted, this scenario isn't appropriate for everyone. Some lucky person will buy an already-established barn and house, or buy a piece of ...

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A passive method for building homes in Nakusp - Arrow Lakes News

Google News Passive House - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 04:42

Arrow Lakes News

A passive method for building homes in Nakusp
Arrow Lakes News
A Passive House is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in buildings that require little energy for space-heating or cooling. They promise an energy usage of 15 per cent ...

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Passivhaus self-build home rejected as unsustainable - PlanningResource (subscription)

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 23:09

Passivhaus self-build home rejected as unsustainable
PlanningResource (subscription)
The environmental benefits of a new vernacular dwelling constructed to ecofriendly standards on orchard land in an area of Herefordshire without a five-year housing supply were found insufficient to outweigh harm to rural character, pedestrian ...

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How Passive House Design Can Propel the Clean Energy Transition in Architecture - Archinect

Google News Passive House - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:04

Archinect

How Passive House Design Can Propel the Clean Energy Transition in Architecture
Archinect
With reversals in US climate policy underway and a US exit from the Paris Agreement announced for 2020, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that the clean energy transition is already underway. The potentially exponential forces of market ...
How Passive House is reaching beyond its housing rootsConstruction Dive

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Pre-Fab Passive Houses Now Available - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:38

Builder Magazine

Pre-Fab Passive Houses Now Available
Builder Magazine
The GO Home combines GO Logic's expertise in super-efficient Passive House design with an advanced process of panelized, prefab construction that has been field-tested over the past eight years. The product line—which includes year-round and seasonal ...

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Prefab 'Kiss House,' designed to passive house standards, is taking ... - Curbed

Google News Passive House - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 23:57

Curbed

Prefab 'Kiss House,' designed to passive house standards, is taking ...
Curbed
Kiss houses, a new prefab offering on the scene stands out with a few things: passive house certification, larger sizes (it's offered in two-, three-, four-bedroom ...
Kiss House flatpack home can be assembled in just four daysNew Atlas

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This week in construction - Construction Dive

Google News Passive House - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:52

This week in construction
Construction Dive
Energy-efficient construction devotees gathered in New York City last week for the 2017 New York Passive House Conference & Expo. There, architects, engineers, policy experts and others discussed and debated the building typology's move into the ...

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Kiss House flatpack home can be assembled in just four days - New Atlas

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:37

New Atlas

Kiss House flatpack home can be assembled in just four days
New Atlas
UK Passivhaus specialist Mike Jacob has joined with award-winning architect Adrian James to create a flatpack home that takes less than a week to install. Dubbed "Kiss House" the prefabricated housing model is similar in concept to the Mini House from ...

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How Passive House is bucking the trend - Sunday Business Post

Google News Passive House - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 08:12

How Passive House is bucking the trend
Sunday Business Post
Despite cries about the slow death of print media, Passive House Plus magazine is 15 years old, in its third iteration and is witnessing its strongest ever readership numbers. Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading. Please Subscribe or Log in ...

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Carrowbreck Meadow eco-housing scheme in Norwich wins top prize at national planning awards in London - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 17:21

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Carrowbreck Meadow eco-housing scheme in Norwich wins top prize at national planning awards in London
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
One of the new Passivhaus eco standard homes at Carrowbreck Meadow at Hellesdon. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY. Carrowbreck Meadow, a development of 14 Passivhaus homes in Hellesdon, won the Excellence in Planning to Deliver Housing category at ...

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Glo European Windows - PR.com (press release)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:10

Glo European Windows
PR.com (press release)
“The A7 Aluminum Series Door was specifically designed to deliver superior performance in order to meet the rigorous Passive House building standard,” says President, Russ Hellem. “We are proud to have achieved the PHIUS Certification for performance ...

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Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance - Langley Advance

Google News Passive House - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 07:56

Langley Advance

Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance
Langley Advance
A Langley company is at the forefront of making windows that lose less heat during cold weather and let less heat indoors during hot weather. Most Canadians ...

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Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance

Google News Passive House - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 07:56

Langley Advance

Langley company making Passive House windows
Langley Advance
His Aldergrove firm has created fibreglass windows that meet Passive House standards, making them R-7. Passive House is a set of standards that require very little energy to heat and cool a home. The company providing its more energy-efficient ...

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Nottingham's first passivhaus developments gets green light - The Business Desk

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 19:36

The Business Desk

Nottingham's first passivhaus developments gets green light
The Business Desk
A derelict former children's home is to be demolished to make way for Nottingham's first 'passivhaus' development. Eight 3-bedroom family homes will be built by Positive Homes on the site between Ranskill Gardens and Cottam Gardens in Top Valley, after ...

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Your views: Readers' letters - New Zealand Herald

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 03:06

Your views: Readers' letters
New Zealand Herald
A passivHaus will maintain an even temperature all year round -- not just warm in the winter. PassivHaus offers those who are considering investing in a new home (possibly the biggest investment in their lives), to do so wisely, for the benefit of ...

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A house that produces energy - Harvard Gazette

Google News Passive House - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 23:30

Harvard Gazette

A house that produces energy
Harvard Gazette
GAZETTE: There are a lot of terms being thrown around for houses that seek aggressive energy targets: net zero, energy positive, passive house. How would you describe this house to someone? MALKAWI: We're moving away from all those definitions to the ...

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Passive housing can cut costs — and global warming - eco-business.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 19:06

eco-business.com

Passive housing can cut costs — and global warming
eco-business.com
“If you want to get to zero carbon, Passivhaus gets you most of the way there, and a bit of renewable energy finishes the job”, says Jon Bootland, the Trust's CEO. The Trust is one of the winners in this year's Ashden Awards, an annual international ...

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CMG's Passive Home Marries Luxury Design and Energy Efficiency - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 19:04

Builder Magazine

CMG's Passive Home Marries Luxury Design and Energy Efficiency
Builder Magazine
Construction Management Group (CMG) is in the process of creating three luxury residences designed to Passive House Standards in Connecticut. These homes are among the few Passive Homes that incorporate high luxury design. The first, located in New ...

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