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A hotter topic: Building heat resilience into multifamily housing - WHYY

Google News Passive House - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 19:17

WHYY

A hotter topic: Building heat resilience into multifamily housing
WHYY
A passive house, one with a good thermal envelope and insulation and that doesn't rely on mechanical solutions for climatization, is the ideal, he said. Apartments built under that energy-efficiency standard can be habitable for up to a week during a ...

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New crossing to help residents and slow traffic on busy village A-road - Redditch Standard

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:42

Redditch Standard

New crossing to help residents and slow traffic on busy village A-road
Redditch Standard
The work has been carried out as part of WRHA's Keyte Gardens scheme which is set to become Warwickshire's first Passivhaus affordable housing development of ultra low energy homes. Working in partnership with Waterloo Housing Group and developer, ...

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Council's plan for energy-saving 'Passivhaus' rental flats on former play area - Bournemouth Echo

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 11:08

Bournemouth Echo

Council's plan for energy-saving 'Passivhaus' rental flats on former play area
Bournemouth Echo
The Passivhaus was developed in Germany and has since become 'the world's leading standard in energy efficient construction'. "Increased insulation standards, exceptional levels of air tightness and a compact building skin are elemental components for ...

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Our top properties of the week - The Spaces

Google News Passive House - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 19:00

The Spaces

Our top properties of the week
The Spaces
It might not be up in the tree canopy, as its name suggests, but this blackened house in Summit Park blends with the surrounding pines and makes the most of its sloping plot. The passive house is arranged vertically, with four twisted levels. Interiors ...

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Coming soon: net-zero-energy units for rent - Daily Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 04:16

Daily Journal of Commerce

Coming soon: net-zero-energy units for rent
Daily Journal of Commerce
Plus, the Tillamook Row structures are being built to Passive House standards, which are meant to produce superior indoor air quality and greatly reduced heating and cooling needs. Typically, a house meeting those standards consumes around 70 percent ...

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Ecological Building Systems sets sail for Belfast - Builders Merchants Journal

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 01:47

Builders Merchants Journal

Ecological Building Systems sets sail for Belfast
Builders Merchants Journal
Ecological Building Systems will bring together a Passivhaus expert, a timber construction pioneer and a world famous tourist attraction this November when the company takes its Perfect Airtight Seal Seminar Tour to Belfast's Titanic venue. Combining a ...

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Passive House experts gather in Vancouver - Construction Canada

Google News Passive House - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 21:49

Construction Canada

Passive House experts gather in Vancouver
Construction Canada
Across Canada, a multitude of Passive House buildings are built, under construction, or in the design phase. Adoption of Passive House methods is particularly strong in Vancouver, where these structures represent 20 per cent of rezoning applications.

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Meet the Hunters, Vermont's modernist-house pioneers - Curbed

Google News Passive House - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 04:00

Curbed

Meet the Hunters, Vermont's modernist-house pioneers
Curbed
But one American woman, at least, saw no need to be the passive recipient of other's innovations. On page 134, “To suit her own needs as mother, cook and laundress,” in her “Housewife's House” she has placed the kitchen at the center, with a playroom ...

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Solar-powered home takes advantage of Silicon Valley's mild climate - Inhabitat

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 22:05

Solar-powered home takes advantage of Silicon Valley's mild climate
Inhabitat
Julie Torres Moskovitz is the principal at the collaborative design firm Fabrica718 in Brooklyn and she's also the author of The Greenest Home, a new book about passive houses around the world. We first were introduced to Moskovitz in 2012 when she and ...

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Passivhäuser: Praxis belegt angenehmes Klima auch bei Sommerhitze - ee-news - Die Newsplattform für erneuerbare Energien

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 14:00

ee-news - Die Newsplattform für erneuerbare Energien

Passivhäuser: Praxis belegt angenehmes Klima auch bei Sommerhitze
ee-news - Die Newsplattform für erneuerbare Energien
Ist es am Vormittag nach der nächtlichen Abkühlung drinnen kühler als draussen, dann sorgt die Wärmerückgewinnung der Lüftungsanlage im Passivhaus dafür, dass die frische Luft schon vorgekühlt ins Haus kommt: Die Lüftungsanlage gibt die Wärme der ...

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Solis Condos Coming to Capitol Hill - seattlepi.com (blog)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:15

Solis Condos Coming to Capitol Hill
seattlepi.com (blog)
The contractor is Cascade Built, a leader on passive house projects, and the architect is Weber Thompson. This building was originally planned as an apartment building but will now be the first condominium building to be constructed in Capitol Hill in ...

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Carbuncle Cup: 20 Ambleside Avenue, London by Pace Jefford Moore Architects - Building Design

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:06

Carbuncle Cup: 20 Ambleside Avenue, London by Pace Jefford Moore Architects
Building Design
As a rule low energy designs that respond sensitively to context are considered a good thing. This house, in a conservation area in London's leafy Streatham, meets the demanding Passivhaus standard and has been designed to respond and reflect the scale ...

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Realogics Sotheby's International Realty and Solterra Announce 45-unit Solis Condominiums - Capitol Hill's First New ... - Markets Insider

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 06:09

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty and Solterra Announce 45-unit Solis Condominiums - Capitol Hill's First New ...
Markets Insider
The progressive six-story development is targeting Passive House certification – the first of its kind condominium project in Seattle, which aims to achieve an 80% reduction in its use of energy for heating and cooling. The first new construction "for ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - STL.News (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:09

STL.News (blog)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
STL.News (blog)
CHICAGO/ August 07, 2018 (STL.News) In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a process that ...

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Ellis Passivhaus - STL.News (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:09

STL.News (blog)

Ellis Passivhaus
STL.News (blog)
CHICAGO/ August 07, 2018 (STL.News) In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a process that ...

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Passive House Institute - STL.News (blog)

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:09

STL.News (blog)

Passive House Institute
STL.News (blog)
CHICAGO/ August 07, 2018 (STL.News) In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a process that ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - STL.News (blog)

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:09

STL.News (blog)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
STL.News (blog)
Ellis Passivhaus, a development of Kenwood Construction Services with the Passive House consulting services of ZeroEnergy Design, transformed an antiquated 1890's rowhome into a progressive, urban, green living environment. The newly renovated ...

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„Kühlbox-Prinzip“: Passivhäuser sind bei Sommerhitze kühler - www.bi-medien.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:07

www.bi-medien.de

„Kühlbox-Prinzip“: Passivhäuser sind bei Sommerhitze kühler
www.bi-medien.de
Damit sich ein Passivhaus während einer sommerlichen Hitzeperiode möglichst gar nicht oder nur langsam aufheizt, gibt es sogenannte „passive Kühlmaßnahmen“. Die können auch in konventionellen Gebäuden helfen, den sommerlichen Komfort ohne ...
Passivhäuser bei Hitze innen kühlerHaustechnik

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