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

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 02:52

Attain News

St Benedict's new junior school is an eco-friendly landmark for London
Attain News
It is also extremely 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 handful of ...

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A Fishtown rowhouse refitted to fight climate change - Philly.com

Google News Passive House - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 16:02

Philly.com

A Fishtown rowhouse refitted to fight climate change
Philly.com
The couple bought the house three years ago and moved in May after the building was gutted and reconstituted as a passive, energy-efficient house by architect Jeremy Avellino of Bright Common Architecture. A violinist who teaches in a Philadelphia ...

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Passive-House Pioneer - Down East

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:15

Down East

Passive-House Pioneer
Down East
When he first heard about Passivhaus, Germany's rigorous energy-efficiency building standard, architect Matthew O'Malia thought, “That's crazy: a foot-thick wall, all this insulation in the foundation, and triple-glazed windows? That seems like ...

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Passive-House Pioneer - Down East

Google News Passive House - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:15

Down East

Passive-House Pioneer
Down East
At the time, O'Malia was designing high-end houses that incorporated advanced (for the U.S.) energy-saving technologies — things like passive solar and high-performance furnaces and appliances. But O'Malia and his friend and collaborator, builder Alan ...

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Dylan Heerema: Future bright for green homes and buildings in BC - Straight.com

Google News Passive House - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 06:07

Straight.com

Dylan Heerema: Future bright for green homes and buildings in BC
Straight.com
All across the province, Passive House apartment buildings, LEED Platinum-certified office space, and even green development plans for entire neighbourhoods are demonstrating the market demand for high-performance buildings. The green-building ...

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Out of harm's way - Albany Times Union

Google News Passive House - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 02:11

Albany Times Union

Out of harm's way
Albany Times Union
"A robust building shell has the most bang for the buck for your house, when it comes to resilient design," he said. Davenport specializes in passive house design, where a house can go without power in cold weather, using the sun's warmth and efficient ...

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Modern apartment building overlooks street with six 'eyes' - Curbed

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 20:42

Curbed

Modern apartment building overlooks street with six 'eyes'
Curbed
The interior design is minimal and modern—dominated by white walls and cabinets with black accents and window frames. The building was also designed using passive house techniques, enabling greater temperature stability and control inside.

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It's done: This is when Exeter bus station will close forever ahead of £40m leisure centre development - Devon Live

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 17:51

Devon Live

It's done: This is when Exeter bus station will close forever ahead of £40m leisure centre development
Devon Live
The council's new Exeter Bus Station will open in the winter of 2019, at the same time as their passivhaus leisure centre St Sidwell's Point. Temporary Exeter stands will be used in Sidwell Street, Paris Street and Cheeke Street. The temporary stands ...

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Homeless shelter sounds great here - The Riverdale Press

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:31

Homeless shelter sounds great here
The Riverdale Press
New shelters could even become a model for sustainable construction, making them a positive addition by use of renewable energy, solar production and passive house technologies. I hope you will consider these comments in your decision on this building, ...

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Homeless shelter sounds great here - The Riverdale Press

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:31

Homeless shelter sounds great here
The Riverdale Press
New shelters could even become a model for sustainable construction, making them a positive addition by use of renewable energy, solar production and passive house technologies. I hope you will consider these comments in your decision on this building, ...

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History Space: Cathedral Square marks 40 years - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 06:24

BurlingtonFreePress.com

History Space: Cathedral Square marks 40 years
BurlingtonFreePress.com
•In Milton, Cathedral Square's new Elm Place residence is the first multifamily home in Vermont certified to meet “passive house” energy standards. Opened in March, the 33,750-square-foot building with 30 subsidized apartments for older adults is ...

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Triple-Pane Windows Balance Performance and Cost - Fine Homebuilding

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 03:47

Fine Homebuilding

Triple-Pane Windows Balance Performance and Cost
Fine Homebuilding
Some net-zero projects rely on European-sourced Passive House–certified windows, but Tim prefers the local company because lead times are shorter when ordering local, and any ordering error or warranty issue can be easily and quickly fixed.

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Oboy, we visit the Cykelehuset Ohboy!, an apartment building built around bicycles - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:44

Treehugger

Oboy, we visit the Cykelehuset Ohboy!, an apartment building built around bicycles
Treehugger
... Copenhagen to visit. Because it is not only a fifteen minute walk from the Central Train Station, but it's a multifamily building built around bicycles being the prime mode of transportation. Oh, and it's built to the tough Passivhaus (Passive ...

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Oboy, we visit the Cykelehuset Ohboy!, an apartment building built around bicycles - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:44

Treehugger

Oboy, we visit the Cykelehuset Ohboy!, an apartment building built around bicycles
Treehugger
... Copenhagen to visit. Because it is not only a fifteen minute walk from the Central Train Station, but it's a multifamily building built around bicycles being the prime mode of transportation. Oh, and it's built to the tough Passivhaus (Passive ...

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Passive House in a box - The Globe and Mail

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 19:01

The Globe and Mail

Passive House in a box
The Globe and Mail
The Passive House is designed to use 90 per cent less energy than comparable new homes, in line with government goals for lower carbon emissions. The Calgary project is also giving builders an opportunity to get hands on experience at state of the art ...

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Stadt Aschaffenburg: Anbau des Kronberg-Gymnasiums erhält das ... - FOCUS Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 18:36

Stadt Aschaffenburg: Anbau des Kronberg-Gymnasiums erhält das ...
FOCUS Online
Der Anbau des Kronberg-Gymnasiums hat im Auftrag des Amts für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz das Siegel „Zertifiziertes Passivhaus“ erhalten.

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Anbau des Kronberg-Gymnasiums erhält das Siegel „Zertifiziertes Passivhaus“ - FOCUS Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 17:42

FOCUS Online

Anbau des Kronberg-Gymnasiums erhält das Siegel „Zertifiziertes Passivhaus
FOCUS Online
Das Gebäude erfüllt die vom Passivhaus Institut Darmstadt vorgegebenen Kriterien. Der Anbau verfügt über einen rundum ausgezeichneten Wärmeschutz und bauphysikalisch hochwertige Anschlussdetails. Die sommerliche Behaglichkeit wurde bei der ...

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Das hochmoderne Passivhaus im Deutsch-Chinesischen Ökopark Qingdao - China Internet Information Center

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:58

China Internet Information Center

Das hochmoderne Passivhaus im Deutsch-Chinesischen Ökopark Qingdao
China Internet Information Center
Das Konzept „Passivhaus“ wurde auf der Grundlage der Gebäude mit niedrigem Energieverbrauch in den späten 80er Jahren in Deutschland entwickelt. Im Jahr 1988 haben Professor Bo Adamson der Universität Lund und der Deutsche Dr. Wolfgang Feist ...

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Passive houses built in the Sea to Sky Corridor - Squamish Chief

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:45

Squamish Chief

Passive houses built in the Sea to Sky Corridor
Squamish Chief
A mock up of Tom Grimmer's Passive Plus House in Comox. Components for the highly energy efficient house were constructed by sister companies in Squamish, Factor Building Panels and British Columbia Timberframe. Photo: Submitted rendering.

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Isle of Man Passive development short listed by Build It magazine for 2017 Best Eco Home in UK - isleofman.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:38

isleofman.com

Isle of Man Passive development short listed by Build It magazine for 2017 Best Eco Home in UK
isleofman.com
A Passive House development in Port St. Mary by Isle of Man based Design & Build developers, Complete Construction Services and Energy Services & Renewable Technology specialists SNX Ltd. has been shortlisted for the 2017 Best Eco Home award by ...

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