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Hershey Montessori School to host grand opening at new Upper School in Huntsburg Township - News-Herald.com

Google News Passive House - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:11

News-Herald.com

Hershey Montessori School to host grand opening at new Upper School in Huntsburg Township
News-Herald.com
“The highly energy efficient building... will be the first school in the Midwest designed with Passive House Institute of the United States (PHIUS) criteria,” reads a Jan. 26 news release about the grand opening celebration. Ben Bowman, the school's ...

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Seattle Duplexes Showcase Sustainable Luxury - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 00:29

Builder Magazine

Seattle Duplexes Showcase Sustainable Luxury
Builder Magazine
Anthony Maschmedt, founder and principal of Seattle-based Dwell Development, prefers to use a different term than “duplex” to describe his new project in Kirkland, Wash. “This is luxury housing—they're two large single-family homes that just happen to ...

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Are green homes worth it in the long run? - The Hindu

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 23:19

Are green homes worth it in the long run?
The Hindu
Wall paints are the leading cause of indoor air pollution. And that's why today, eco-friendly, non-VOC paints are in such high demand. These paints contribute to your well-being by bringing down the health hazards caused by inhaling the fumes of their ...

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Chicago's Most Energy Efficient Home Resides In Hyde Park - CBS Chicago

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 21:50

CBS Chicago

Chicago's Most Energy Efficient Home Resides In Hyde Park
CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — A more than century-old greystone in Hyde Park is the most energy efficient home in all of Chicago. The owner and developer of the two-story home at 54th and Ellis expects certification any day now from Germany's Passivhaus ...

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ISO CHEMIE tape seals ground breaking new housing project - Specification Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:38

Specification Online

ISO CHEMIE tape seals ground breaking new housing project
Specification Online
This will significantly help to achieve an excellent Passivhaus target of <0.69 m³/hour/m² measured at 50 Pascals air tight seal per completed building – a good standard for the construction industry is anything between 3 – 5 m³/hour/m². Finlay White ...

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Энергия «Горного Солнца»: алматинцам предложили дом нового поколения - NUR.KZ

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:05

NUR.KZ

Энергия «Горного Солнца»: алматинцам предложили дом нового поколения
NUR.KZ
В Passivhaus расход энергии на отопление сводится к минимуму благодаря использованию внутренних источников тепла, современных энергосберегающих технологий и экологически безопасных теплоизоляционных материалов. Благодаря этому, «пассивный» дом не наносит вреда ни окружающей среде, ни здоровью ...

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Austria House bei den Olympischen Spielen: Matter Hüttenzauber - derStandard.at

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 14:00

derStandard.at

Austria House bei den Olympischen Spielen: Matter Hüttenzauber
derStandard.at
Den Österreichern sei hier eine Art Magie gelungen, jubelte der Baumeister aus Whistler, der das Haus aus den in Österreich gefertigten Einzelteilen zusammenfügen durfte. "In Kanada verstehen wir die Technologie, aber die Österreicher haben eine ...

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Passive Houses, Super Energy Efficient Pre-Fab Homes - wbgo.org

Google News Passive House - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 02:35

wbgo.org

Passive Houses, Super Energy Efficient Pre-Fab Homes
wbgo.org
A section of wall being lowered into place as part of a house Ecocor manufactured and then assembled near Woodstock. Credit Jon Kalish / WBGO. In Seaersmont, Maine a company called Ecocor uses European design principles and tools to build what are ...

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'Casa Pollo' Is An Eco-Friendly Home Built From Recycled Materials - Green Matters

Google News Passive House - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 02:14

'Casa Pollo' Is An Eco-Friendly Home Built From Recycled Materials
Green Matters
Eugenio Ortuzar and Tania Gebauer, who were the architects in charge of Casa Pollo, also constructed the MULLER House in Chile back in 2016. This is a smaller passive house that focuses on energy efficiency. While most of the inside is illuminated with ...

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BC building sets air tightness record - The Rocky Mountain Goat

Google News Passive House - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 23:00

The Rocky Mountain Goat

BC building sets air tightness record
The Rocky Mountain Goat
By the nature of their airtight design, Passive Houses have better indoor air quality than conventional buildings, including lower carbon dioxide levels and comfortable humidity levels due to superior ventilation. Passive Houses prevent drafts of air ...

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It's what the House has not done - Washington Post

Google News Passive House - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:38

Washington Post

It's what the House has not done
Washington Post
Congress should be the one seeking to require the White House to provide its legal justification for past and future strikes. The House has not taken measures to ensure that the president seek congressional authorization for a first strike on North ...

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Ristrutturare con standard Passivhaus, è possibile - Architetti.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:14

Architetti.com

Ristrutturare con standard Passivhaus, è possibile
Architetti.com
Il volume Ristrutturazioni con standard Passivhaus, di Roberto Viazzo, è interamente dedicato alle ristrutturazioni di edifici esistenti mediante l'impiego dello standard Passivhaus. Tramite questo libro il lettore potrà comprendere in maniera ...

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„Wir dämmen wie die Wilden“ - Frankfurter Rundschau

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:12

Frankfurter Rundschau

„Wir dämmen wie die Wilden“
Frankfurter Rundschau
Beim Passivhaus, so Wentz, überstiegen die Kosten fürs Dämmen und Belüften am Ende den Nutzen für die Umwelt. „Was ist dann noch der Sinn daran?“ Hinzu kämen solch unverständliche Vorgänge wie rund um das hochgiftige Flammschutzmittel HBCD, das 2014 in ...

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Democratic hopefuls make case for US House seat - News-Press Now

Google News Passive House - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:26

News-Press Now

Democratic hopefuls make case for US House seat
News-Press Now
Graves has voiced his intention to seek his 10th term in the U.S. House. Both candidates acknowledged they could not match the incumbent in campaign dollars, insisting they would compensate in other ways. “This is a 100 percent grassroots campaign ...

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Offering a taste of things to come - Independent.ie

Google News Passive House - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:39

Independent.ie

Offering a taste of things to come
Independent.ie
Passive house principles were adopted in the building of Rock Brook. All the A3-rated homes have roof-mounted solar panels and a heat recovery ventilation system. Hot water and heating can be controlled remotely. In light traffic, Midleton is a 15 ...

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emPower Building & Energy Training Series: Passive House for Builders & Architects - Santa Barbara Edhat

Google News Passive House - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 01:38

emPower Building & Energy Training Series: Passive House for Builders & Architects
Santa Barbara Edhat
The next day, a Passive House for Builders and Architects training session will take place. In this course, professionals and students alike will discover the keys to maximizing energy efficiency through the passive house skillset. These training ...

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'Net zero' Provo home will produce as much energy as it uses - Daily Herald

Google News Passive House - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 21:04

Daily Herald

'Net zero' Provo home will produce as much energy as it uses
Daily Herald
So what's the difference between a passive home and a regular one? Special building designs — including massive amounts of insulation — keep the buildings from changing temperature quickly. Buildings built to the standard can save up to 80 percent on ...

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Welsh Government backs green housing - BQ Live

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:59

BQ Live

Welsh Government backs green housing
BQ Live
The United Welsh Housing Association (UWHA) is set to develop modular Passivhaus homes that can be rolled out to the mass market. The news comes after the association secured crucial Welsh government funding to support its plans. Earlier this month, at ...
Welsh Government Backs Development of Energy Efficient HomesBusiness News Wales

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A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees For Forest Views - Dwell

Google News Passive House - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 02:48

Dwell

A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees For Forest Views
Dwell
A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees For Forest Views - Photo 10 of 16. The windows were manufactured by Kolbe Windows & Doors. Louvers cover the clerestories, reducing glare and helping with passive climate control. Erecting the house while ...

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Welsh Government Backs Development of Energy Efficient Homes - Business News Wales

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:56

Business News Wales

Welsh Government Backs Development of Energy Efficient Homes
Business News Wales
The United Welsh Housing Association (UWHA) has secured crucial Welsh government funding to develop modular Passivhaus homes that can be rolled out to the mass market. Richard Mann, Group Director of Operations at UWHA, told the Built Environment ...

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