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Global Insulated Concrete Form Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Research and Markets - Business Wire (press release)

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:32

Global Insulated Concrete Form Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Research and Markets
Business Wire (press release)
In recent years, starting with the German Passivhaus performance standard, this passive design methodology has gained extensive adoption. Variations on the approach and metric have been initiated in several countries, such as Belgium, Sweden, and ...

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ROXUL® Inc. sponsors Montreal students in sustainable housing worldwide decathlon - Markets Insider

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:49

ROXUL® Inc. sponsors Montreal students in sustainable housing worldwide decathlon
Markets Insider
Flexibility and adaptability, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and ecological awareness are among the top factors driving their Passive House inspired design. TeamMTL has coined this project as Deep-Performance Dwelling to reflect this ...

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Small steps towards sustainable design collectively make a big difference - Architects' Journal

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:43

Architects' Journal

Small steps towards sustainable design collectively make a big difference
Architects' Journal
From Passivhaus to BREAAM, there are recognised, achievable approaches for small-scale excellence. Each children's playground safely sited, each water-saving approach, each openable window which reduces the need for energy-guzzling air ...

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"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York - ArchDaily

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 02:27

ArchDaily

"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York
ArchDaily
Designed by Handel Architects, the building meets the strict Passive House standards for construction to reduce energy use and create a “healthier and more comfortable living environment for a fraction of residents' usual energy costs.” The building ...
By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech missionCornell Chronicle
CORNELL TECH: Stunning New York City campus opensIthaca Journal
SEE IT: Cornell Tech Opens Eco-Friendly $2B Campus on Roosevelt IslandDNAinfo
American School & University -New York Times -amNY
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Cornell Tech's new NYC campus puts sustainable architecture into practice - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 01:15

Curbed NY

Cornell Tech's new NYC campus puts sustainable architecture into practice
Curbed NY
In March, traveling north on the FDR Drive, I snapped a picture of The House at Cornell Tech, Handel Architects' graduate dormitory for the school which is, at 26 stories, the largest residential Passive House building in the world. “The Cornell Tech ...

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By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech mission - Cornell Chronicle

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 20:14

Cornell Chronicle

By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech mission
Cornell Chronicle
They are the Bloomberg Center, the first academic building, with open floor plans and plentiful meeting rooms for collaborative work; The House, a 26-story residence tower; and The Bridge at Cornell Tech, “a mix of academic space and corporate space ...
High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus ...New York Times
The Views (Real and Virtual) From Cornell TechNew York Magazine
Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island opening | am ...amNY
Inside Higher Ed -The Chronicle of Higher Education
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High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Opens - New York Times

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:01

New York Times

High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Opens
New York Times
The Bloomberg Center aims to generate as much electricity as it uses, a concept called “net zero.” The House, a high-rise that will be a mix of graduate student and faculty housing, is a so-called passive house, which uses very little energy. Continue ...
Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island openingamNY
At Cornell's New NYC Campus, a Unique Grad School Gets a Unique HomeThe Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards - Whistler Question

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:52

The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards
Whistler Question
Passive House Design landed on DVAD's radar when local contractor Matheo Durfeld brought international experts to Whistler to build the Lost Lake PassivHaus for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A closer look at these modern design standards had the team ...

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The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards - Whistler Question

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:52

The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards
Whistler Question
Passive House Design landed on DVAD's radar when local contractor Matheo Durfeld brought international experts to Whistler to build the Lost Lake PassivHaus for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A closer look at these modern design standards had the team ...

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Making Passive House Mainstream - Fine Homebuilding

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:01

Making Passive House Mainstream
Fine Homebuilding
I'd come to learn more about Ecocor, a construction firm startup founded by Chris Corson that builds panelized, superinsulated Passive Houses. I first learned about Chris in 2012, when his intelligently designed Passive Houses were coming in at half ...

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Pine for an eco-friendly forest clearing? Try Maine - The Independent

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 20:37

The Independent

Pine for an eco-friendly forest clearing? Try Maine
The Independent
Separated into the main home, a porch and a garage, the 1,600 sq ft property is made using a combination of locally milled pine boards and fibre cement. Designed by the architecture firm Go Logic, the team used the Passivhaus (or Passive House) standard.

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Inspiring Home of the Week: An eco-friendly hideaway in a forest clearing in Maine - The Independent

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 20:37

The Independent

Inspiring Home of the Week: An eco-friendly hideaway in a forest clearing in Maine
The Independent
Technically, we set the performance level for all of our projects to the internationally recognised Passive House Standard. The passive house approach is based on creating a highly insulated and air-tight building shell that makes use of passive solar ...

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It's a HALA and design review double feature tonight at SIFF Cinema Uptown - Curbed Seattle

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:19

Curbed Seattle

It's a HALA and design review double feature tonight at SIFF Cinema Uptown
Curbed Seattle
Along with wasting time and money, Seattle's Design Review Board often only offers bad ideas that cripple the key or revolutionary concepts of projects, as will be the case with the Passive House project on Capitol Hill (the "committee of amateurs ...

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St Benedict's new junior school is an eco-friendly landmark for London - Attain News

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 02:41

Attain News

St Benedict's new junior school is an eco-friendly landmark for London
Attain News
Passivhaus buildings have timber frames which are extremely air tight and super-insulated, and can be up to 96% more energy efficient than older school buildings. Air quality and temperature are maintained by using heat recovery ventilation - different ...

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Office and Passivhaus plan for Leicester park - The Business Desk

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 20:18

Office and Passivhaus plan for Leicester park
The Business Desk
The Parmars plan to prioritise the transformation of the former school into eight individual office spaces, and then develop 20 two-storey houses on the other, bigger site – four of which would be affordable housing. Five of the houses will be built to ...

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St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award (From Ealing ... - Ealing Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 19:23

Ealing Times

St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award (From Ealing ...
Ealing Times
THE youngest pupils at Benedict's School, Ealing, moved into their new junior school building this term.

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St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award - Hillingdon Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 19:18

Hillingdon Times

St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award
Hillingdon Times
It is also eco-friendly, having been built to a set of energy requirements known as 'Passivhaus.' This is a sustainable construction method devised in Scandinavia which maximises energy-efficiency. There are currently only a h andful of schools in the ...

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BC's Step Code raising eyebrows among builders - Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 17:07

BC's Step Code raising eyebrows among builders
Journal of Commerce
May says before the Step Code energy standards were inconsistent with many B.C. municipalities requiring builders to meet a patchwork of standards such as EnerGuide, Energy Star, Passive House and LEED. "Some require certification or testing or ...

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PROPERTY: Festival to shine spotlight on green building across Cumbria - The Westmorland Gazette

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 18:05

The Westmorland Gazette

PROPERTY: Festival to shine spotlight on green building across Cumbria
The Westmorland Gazette
Looking to the Eden Valley, events will include a bus tour on September 22 calling at the Eden Insulation factory and one of the homes it constructed – the first certified Passivhaus in Cumbria. Most events are free but advance booking is essential for ...

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Lloyd Center looks to green construction for its planned expansion - SouthCoastToday.com

Google News Passive House - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 07:43

SouthCoastToday.com

Lloyd Center looks to green construction for its planned expansion
SouthCoastToday.com
The goal of the green construction standards is to achieve Living Building Challenge (LBC) accreditation, an international performance-based standard for passive house building signifying the structure has regenerative or Net Positive, status. Not only ...

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