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Country home's glass extension transforms the living space - Stuff.co.nz

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:22

Stuff.co.nz

Country home's glass extension transforms the living space
Stuff.co.nz
The solution from Jessop Architects was to design a double-glazed extension, with an annex that incorporates passive house technology. And while it seems strange to think a glass-walled room could be used to heat the entire ground floor of the house ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - Vermont Public Radio

Google News Passive House - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:23

Vermont Public Radio

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave"
Vermont Public Radio
Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House Institute say it's still a big ask to finance market-rate units that won't realize full energy-efficiency savings for decades. But momentum for large-scale passive housing really did start gaining last year ...

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Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex - The Real Deal Magazine

Google News Passive House - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:10

The Real Deal Magazine

Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex
The Real Deal Magazine
Related Companies and Hudson Companies have filed plans for the eighth building in their Riverwalk rental complex on Roosevelt Island. The developers plan to build a 21-story residential building at 460 Main Street, according to documents filed with ...

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Related to build 21-story residential building in Roosevelt Island - Real Estate Weekly

Google News Passive House - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:25

The Real Deal Magazine

Related to build 21-story residential building in Roosevelt Island
Real Estate Weekly
The planned building would be near another Related project. The firm developed Riverwalk Crossing, a 17-story, 242-unit luxury rental tower at 405 Main Street. It also partnered with Hudson Companies to build the world's tallest passive house on the ...
Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complexThe Real Deal Magazine

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North Coogee Perth's Second-Fastest Growing Area - The Urban Developer

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:56

The Urban Developer

North Coogee Perth's Second-Fastest Growing Area
The Urban Developer
The project will use a prefabricated 'passive haus' construction system, the first of its kind in Western Australia, which allows a rapid build process and significant savings on construction costs. The building will maintain a constant internal ...

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Germany, its forests and one architect's vision of green housing - Financial Times

Google News Passive House - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:02

Financial Times

Germany, its forests and one architect's vision of green housing
Financial Times
Frey is among the pioneers of the “passive house” — an ultra low-energy form of construction created in the last two decades, mainly in Germany and Scandinavia. Its key standard is annual energy consumption for heating and cooling of not more than 15 ...

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Styroboard XPS and EPS help MAXRaft achieve first Australian PassivHaus project - Architecture and Design

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:47

Architecture and Design

Styroboard XPS and EPS help MAXRaft achieve first Australian PassivHaus project
Architecture and Design
MAXRaft, which recently launched in the Australian market, used Styroboard XPS and Styroboard EPS to achieve their first Australian PassivHaus project. The thermally efficient design of the MAXRaft home utilised the inherent insulation qualities of ...

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New study shows that restored 200 year old windows are as airtight as brand new replacements - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:07

Treehugger

New study shows that restored 200 year old windows are as airtight as brand new replacements
Treehugger
Some modern windows (like those designed for passivhaus use) are really energy efficient and airtight with special glazing, gases and coatings. However the majority of North American replacement windows are not engineered to such high standards.

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Das Passivhaus - neues deutschland

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:07

Das Passivhaus
neues deutschland
Das Passivhaus verbraucht fast drei Viertel weniger Heizwärme als ein durchschnittlicher Neubau, der den derzeitigen, gesetzlich vorgegebenen Energiestandards entspricht. Für diese enorme Energieeinsparung sorgen besonders energieeffiziente ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - WNPR News

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:46

WNPR News

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave"
WNPR News
“We want to make it so that if a building is not a passive house, then people say, 'Oh well, that's a real negative, I would rather do something that is a passive house: it's just better,'" Gordon said. Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House ...

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Mind the gap: Should modular builders do the cladding in the factory or on site? - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:09

Treehugger

Mind the gap: Should modular builders do the cladding in the factory or on site?
Treehugger
In our recent post Prefab Passivhaus CLT Tiny Homes being built in Britain, I described how the modules were completed in the factory right down to the floor finishes, but wrote "Note how at the end the exterior finishes are done on site, which avoids ...

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A developer built this sustainable, accessible modern house for his parents - Curbed

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:02

Curbed

A developer built this sustainable, accessible modern house for his parents
Curbed
The structure is air tight, insulated, and designed to prevent thermal bridging—all elements of passive house construction that help make homes comfortable and energy efficient. It's also got solar panels. Accessible features include an elevator ...

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Greenbuild: The world's biggest green building expo is coming to Boston - Inhabitat

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 20:47

Inhabitat

Greenbuild: The world's biggest green building expo is coming to Boston
Inhabitat
The world's biggest conference dedicated to green building is coming to Boston this November – and you won't want to miss it. The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will convene sustainable building experts, professionals and leaders for ...

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'Passive': Brand Ivanka's approach to overseas workers' rights - South China Morning Post

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:45

'Passive': Brand Ivanka's approach to overseas workers' rights
South China Morning Post
Looking on from the front of the stage was Trump's daughter Ivanka, the celebrity and fashion entrepreneur who would soon join him in the White House. The first daughter's cause would be improving the lives of working women, a theme she had developed ...

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Cottbuser Schule zum Passivhaus saniert - HaustechnikDialog - Haustechnik

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 05:01

Cottbuser Schule zum Passivhaus saniert - HaustechnikDialog
Haustechnik
Gravierende Bauschäden und der Zahn der Zeit machten es unumgänglich: Das Max-Steenbeck-Gymnasium in Cottbus benötigte ein neues Gebäude.

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Prefab Passivhaus CLT Tiny Homes being built in Britain - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 00:30

Treehugger

Prefab Passivhaus CLT Tiny Homes being built in Britain
Treehugger
Now British housing association RHP has built a prototype of a new housing unit that is all of the above. The "launch pod" is designed by architects Wimshurst Peleritti and is built in Legal and General Modular's new factory in Leeds, which Patrick ...

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"Zukunft Bauen": klimaaktiv Haus überholt Passivhaus - energie:bau

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:35

"Zukunft Bauen": klimaaktiv Haus überholt Passivhaus
energie:bau
... Aussendung: Niedrigstenergiehaus und Niedrigenergiehaus legten fast parallel zu, seit 2015 auch das klimaaktiv Haus. Nullenergiehaus und Plusenergiehaus verlaufen fast gleichbleibend, das Passivhaus hingegen zeigt einen signifikanten Abwärtstrend.

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UK man builds highly sustainable Passivhaus-standard home for his elderly parents - Inhabitat

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:49

Inhabitat

UK man builds highly sustainable Passivhaus-standard home for his elderly parents
Inhabitat
A UK man has built his parents the ultimate gift: a highly sustainable home where they can comfortably live out their lives in one of their favorite places on Earth—and it's also a house that's won numerous awards to boot. The loving son is Richard ...

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Green Kingsley home produces £1000 worth of energy by itself each year - Northwich Guardian

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:32

Northwich Guardian

Green Kingsley home produces £1000 worth of energy by itself each year
Northwich Guardian
A VET has spent £60,000 transforming his home into Cheshire's most environmentally friendly – and it could be a glimpse into the future. Chris Copeman, from Kingsley, and his partner Alex have converted their property into the county's first passive ...

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Tage der Schweitzer-Schule sind gezählt - RP ONLINE

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 05:00

RP ONLINE

Tage der Schweitzer-Schule sind gezählt
RP ONLINE
Das wird aber nur funktionieren, wenn die Fraktionen die Auflage streichen, dass mindestens Häuser mit Passivhaus-Standard errichtet werden müssen, beantragte WGH-Geschäftsführer Andre von Kielpinski-Manteuffel jetzt im Stadtrat. Er legte dar, dass ...

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