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Sustainable Project of the Year: Finalists - Construction News

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:51

Construction News

Sustainable Project of the Year: Finalists
Construction News
Lendlease has achieved the Passivhaus standard on the project's housing units through high levels of airtightness and the use of whole-house mechanical ventilation; this is reported to have produced energy savings of 75 per cent compared with average ...

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Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass Timber - Architectural Record

Google News Passive House - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 20:40

Architectural Record

Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass Timber
Architectural Record
In British Columbia's capital regional district, where housing prices are among the least affordable in all of Canada, the municipality of Esquimalt has given the go-ahead to a development that will offer community-oriented, Passive House–certified ...

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FenCan Annual Meeting: WinDoor and Passive House - DWM Magazine

Google News Passive House - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:03

DWM Magazine

FenCan Annual Meeting: WinDoor and Passive House
DWM Magazine
As Canada prepares to embrace more stringent construction standards to conserve energy, passive house construction is starting to generate more discussion. Calgary-based architect Oscar Flechas gave a presentation to the Fenestration Canada annual ...

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Scottsville Auto Group opening one-of-a-kind 'passive house' Subaru dealership later this year - rdnewsnow.com

Google News Passive House - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:00

rdnewsnow.com

Scottsville Auto Group opening one-of-a-kind 'passive house' Subaru dealership later this year
rdnewsnow.com
Described as a 'Passive House', the new certified dealership will be the only one of its kind in the world, built to a rigorous standard of energy efficiency that aims to minimize the over 14,000 square foot building's total ecological footprint and ...

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Developers break ground for Rockaways affordable housing development - Real Estate Weekly

Google News Passive House - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:58

Real Estate Weekly

Developers break ground for Rockaways affordable housing development
Real Estate Weekly
“With the addition of 127 mixed income affordable units with passive house amenities and ground floor retail space, this is the model of development that the Rockaways deserves and expects to see in the future. I would like to thank HPD Commissioner ...

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Passivhaus Days 2018 - Infobuild energia

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:24

Passivhaus Days 2018
Infobuild energia
Dall'8 al 10 giugno committenti e progettisti in tutta Europa apriranno le porte della loro Passivhaus, dando la possibilità di conoscere da vicino il sistema costruttivo sostenibile che assicura massimo comfort abitativo, minori consumi e risparmi in ...

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Diary of an estate agent:Marylebone - Homes and Property

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:56

Homes and Property

Diary of an estate agent:Marylebone
Homes and Property
After a weekend spent putting the finishing touches to a new business pitch, my week begins in a rather formal boardroom with the Portman Estate, pitching to market Marylebone's first Passivhaus. As one of London's most energy-efficient homes, the ...

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Future of the home - Stuff.co.nz

Google News Passive House - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:25

Stuff.co.nz

Future of the home
Stuff.co.nz
"By 2030 we will be building zero carbon houses – every new house will be a passive house – and by 2048 we would expect the majority of our 1.8 million existing houses to be at or near carbon neutral. "Solar power generation and batteries to store ...

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WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm - Architecture and Design

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:49

Architecture and Design

WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm
Architecture and Design
Though passive houses have begun popping up around the globe, initial obstacles such as the availability of products and materials in Australia and New Zealand have delayed the standard in the region. A new house designed by Passivhaus Perth located ...

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WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm - Architecture and Design

Google News Passive House - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:49

Architecture and Design

WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm
Architecture and Design
The passive house concept is finding increasing acceptance in the building industry as it works towards a zero carbon target. Passive houses were initially planned as long-term sustainable buildings that provided a comfortable and healthy environment ...

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Is LEED tough enough to stop climate change? Is it even the right question? - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 03:37

Treehugger

Is LEED tough enough to stop climate change? Is it even the right question?
Treehugger
Those who care about carbon emissions and building efficiency are trending to the Passivhaus or Passive House standard; I have always thought it was too focused on that single metric and proposed, only slightly tongue in cheek, an Elrond Standard that ...

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Is LEED tough enough to stop climate change? Is it even the right question? - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 03:37

Treehugger

Is LEED tough enough to stop climate change? Is it even the right question?
Treehugger
Those who care about carbon emissions and building efficiency are trending to the Passivhaus or Passive House standard; I have always thought it was too focused on that single metric and proposed, only slightly tongue in cheek, an Elrond Standard that ...

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Company news: Nicole Schuster named associate principal at Ashley McGraw Architects - Syracuse.com

Google News Passive House - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:11

Syracuse.com

Company news: Nicole Schuster named associate principal at Ashley McGraw Architects
Syracuse.com
Nicole Schuster AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CPHC has been named associate principal at Ashley McGraw Architects. Schuster is a project architect and joined the company in 2016. She has been a certified passive house consultant since 2015. Schuster is a past ...

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The Platinum Standard in Northern Liberties for $1.433M - Philadelphia magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 19:00

Philadelphia magazine

The Platinum Standard in Northern Liberties for $1.433M
Philadelphia magazine
That's because they incorporated most of the features found in homes built to the Passive House standard into this one. “The only difference is that passive house relies on southern exposure, while this home has east and west exposure,” Smith says. “So ...

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Passivhaus Days 2018 | 8-10 giugno - CASA&CLIMA.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 18:48

Passivhaus Days 2018 | 8-10 giugno
CASA&CLIMA.com
Un'occasione per testare il livello di comfort abitativo interno, sia in termini di temperatura sia di qualità dell'aria di un'abitazione costruita con protocollo internazionale Passivhaus. La finalità è quella di incontrare chi in prima persona ...

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How Norwich initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme - Local Government Chronicle

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 15:52

Local Government Chronicle

How Norwich initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme
Local Government Chronicle
In so doing, we've initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme in the country. We're providing these low energy homes across new housing developments – whether for our tenants, as affordable housing, or as properties available for private sale ...

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Norwich City Council: How we've initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme - Local Government Chronicle

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 15:32

Local Government Chronicle

Norwich City Council: How we've initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme
Local Government Chronicle
In so doing, we've initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme in the country. We're providing these low energy homes across new housing developments – whether for our tenants, as affordable housing, or as properties available for private sale ...

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Norwich City Council: How we've initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme - Local Government Chronicle

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 15:32

Local Government Chronicle

Norwich City Council: How we've initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme
Local Government Chronicle
In so doing, we've initiated the largest Passivhaus building programme in the country. We're providing these low energy homes across new housing developments – whether for our tenants, as affordable housing, or as properties available for private sale ...

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PASSIVHAUS DAYS: visite gratuite dall'8 al 10 giugno - Rinnovabili

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 15:17

PASSIVHAUS DAYS: visite gratuite dall'8 al 10 giugno
Rinnovabili
I prossimi 8-9-10 giugno ricorrono anche in Italia le giornate dedicate alle visite gratuite all'interno di Passivhaus, abitazioni costruite secondo protocollo costruttivo Passivhaus. In quei giorni committenti e progettisti apriranno le porte della ...

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Norwich aims to become Passivhaus capital of the UK - The Fifth Estate

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 09:53

The Fifth Estate

Norwich aims to become Passivhaus capital of the UK
The Fifth Estate
Norwich, a city of over 200,000 people in the east of England, has set its sights on becoming the Passivhaus capital of the UK. The capital of Norfolk County is supporting social housing new build projects as part of its ambition to make a low carbon ...

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