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The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus? - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:42

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus?
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Originating in Germany, the 'passivhaus' or 'passive house', is a home that is designed to use as little energy for space heating and cooling as possible, resulting in high levels of occupant thermal comfort. It was created with the intention of ...

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The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus? - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:42

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus?
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Originating in Germany, the 'passivhaus' or 'passive house', is a home that is designed to use as little energy for space heating and cooling as possible, resulting in high levels of occupant thermal comfort. It was created with the intention of ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - Markets Insider

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:34

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
Markets Insider
CHICAGO, August 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 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 ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - Markets Insider

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:34

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
Markets Insider
CHICAGO, August 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 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 ...

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SDSU Passive House project wins award - Brookings Register

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:23

Brookings Register

SDSU Passive House project wins award
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – Associate Professor Charles MacBride and Instructor Robert Arlt, faculty from the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture, have won the Brookings Mayor's Sustainability Leadership/Innovative Best Practices Award for the ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - PR Web (press release)

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:09

PR Web (press release)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
PR Web (press release)
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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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - PR Web (press release)

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:09

PR Web (press release)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
PR Web (press release)
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 holds the builder to one of the most ...

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2018 BDAV awards dominated by green design - The Fifth Estate

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 15:50

The Fifth Estate

2018 BDAV awards dominated by green design
The Fifth Estate
Sustainable designs cleaned up at the Building Designers Association of Victoria (BDAV) awards held in Melbourne over the weekend. The big Building Design of the Year award went to Melbourne Design Studios (MDS) for its sevenstar NatHERS-rated ...

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Architype builds Social Housing in Passivhaus standard - Floornature.com (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 15:41

Floornature.com (blog)

Architype builds Social Housing in Passivhaus standard
Floornature.com (blog)
To build these UK-grown hardwood clad homes, each of which has their own landscaped front garden and lawn-covered backyard, Architype based its design on the Passivhaus building standard, the most rigorous performance standard in Europe.

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Aiming for Net-Zero: Farr Associates' Sustainable Design - ENGINEERING.com

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:34

ENGINEERING.com

Aiming for Net-Zero: Farr Associates' Sustainable Design
ENGINEERING.com
Using the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) standard, Farr now initiates most products with the goal of achieving net zero energy use. PHIUS takes an aggressive approach to energy efficiency, determining a maximum energy use per person and relying on ...

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Passivhäuser halten Sommerhitze gut stand - enbausa.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:13

enbausa.de

Passivhäuser halten Sommerhitze gut stand
enbausa.de
Ein angenehmes Sommerklima nachzuweisen ist auch eine der Anforderungen bei der Qualitätsprüfung zum zertifizierten Passivhaus. "Zahlreiche Beispiele aus der Praxis zeigen sehr deutlich, dass Passivhäuser auch in Hitzeperioden ein gutes und kühles ...

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Sleek black 'Treehaus' in the forests of Utah asks $1.1M - Curbed Ski

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 03:16

Curbed Ski

Sleek black 'Treehaus' in the forests of Utah asks $1.1M
Curbed Ski
Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Park City, Utah. Price: $1,100,000. This home might not ...

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The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:37

The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty
Treehugger
Architect Jonathan Kearns shows that you can have it all. When Americans loyal to the Crown moved north after the American Revolution, many settled in Prince Edward County, projecting into Lake Ontario just about 20 miles across the lake from the USA.

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The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:37

The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty
Treehugger
So when architect Jonathan Kearns (of Kearns Mancini Architects) with partner Corrine Speigel wanted to renovate one to Passive House standards, they faced a number of challenges. Passive House is tough enough on new construction and extremely ...

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Shortlist Announced for RIBA's 2018 Stephen Lawrence Prize - ArchDaily

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 17:01

ArchDaily

Shortlist Announced for RIBA's 2018 Stephen Lawrence Prize
ArchDaily
The architects have used timber louvres to limit solar gain in the south facing library, while following a passivhaus strategy of high insulation, high air tightness, complemented by mechanical ventilation with heat recovery. Larch cladding of various ...

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Passivhäuser bei Hitze innen kühler - oekonews.at

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 08/05/2018 - 19:33

oekonews.at

Passivhäuser bei Hitze innen kühler
oekonews.at
Ein angenehmes Sommerklima nachzuweisen ist auch eine der Anforderungen bei der Qualitätsprüfung zum zertifizierten Passivhaus. "Zahlreiche Beispiele aus der Praxis zeigen sehr deutlich, dass Passivhäuser auch in Hitzeperioden ein gutes und kühles ...

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Capitol Hill development at 13th and Pike will be condos - Curbed Seattle

Google News Passive House - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 04:59

Curbed Seattle

Capitol Hill development at 13th and Pike will be condos
Curbed Seattle
The project, now called Solis, was first announced back in 2016, and will employ Passive House building standards (with a goal of eventual certification)—characterized by strong insulation, airtightness, strategic ventilation, and passive heat sources ...

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Shore house is Net Zero - Real Estate Weekly

Google News Passive House - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 23:16

Real Estate Weekly

Shore house is Net Zero
Real Estate Weekly
Pennsylvania-based architecture firm Richard Pedranti Architect is finishing up a Net Zero Energy home on the Jersey Shore. The Passive House design will save homeowners, a couple from Brooklyn, nearly 80 percent on heating and cooling costs thanks to ...

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In-house vs. independent indexes in passive investing - Pensions & Investments

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:28

Pensions & Investments

In-house vs. independent indexes in passive investing
Pensions & Investments
Would you invest in a passive strategy where the manager uses an in-house index instead of an index from an independent provider? If so, when? Within a year 1-2 years 3-4 years 5 years or more. Never. VoteView Results ...

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Wiesbaden: Sommertour 2018 (Tag 7): Ministerin Hinz übergibt Förderbescheide ... - FOCUS Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:02

Wiesbaden: Sommertour 2018 (Tag 7): Ministerin Hinz übergibt Förderbescheide ...
FOCUS Online
Durch den Passivhaus-Standard kann eine Einsparung von mehr als 60 Prozent bei den Heizkosten erreicht werden. „Mieterschutz ist also auch Klimaschutz“, ergänzte die Ministerin. Die Gesamtkosten der Baumaßnahme betragen rund 10,3 Millionen Euro.

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