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Largest Passive House development in North America certified in Pittsburgh - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Google News Passive House - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 23:14

Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Largest Passive House development in North America certified in Pittsburgh
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
Hillcrest Residences has become the largest confirmed Passive House Institute U.S. certified (PHIUS) development in North America by square footage and number of units, according to a release from the developer. The new, energy-efficient senior housing ...

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Modern new community hall is officially opened - Ledbury Reporter

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:07

Ledbury Reporter

Modern new community hall is officially opened
Ledbury Reporter
THE new modern community centre in Garway is a world away from the former 1920s hall which served the village. Not only is it highly energy efficient as it is a Passivhaus design building but it also has a cafe and kitchen, and will be a social and ...

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Modern new community hall is officially opened - Hereford Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:58

Hereford Times

Modern new community hall is officially opened
Hereford Times
THE new modern community centre in Garway is a world away from the former 1920s hall which served the village. Not only is it highly energy efficient as it is a Passivhaus design building but it also has a cafe and kitchen, and will be a social and ...

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How can architects design facades for the age of climate change? - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:30

The Architect's Newspaper

How can architects design facades for the age of climate change?
The Architect's Newspaper
Chu: The passive house strategy is brilliant because it addresses the performance of the building together with the occupant's comfort holistically. It really is a holistic way of thinking of design, and moving forward, it's the kind of mentality we ...

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Passivhaus: el modelo de la eficiencia energética - Martin Cid (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:28

Martin Cid (blog)

Passivhaus: el modelo de la eficiencia energética
Martin Cid (blog)
El término “Passivhaus” hace referencia al estándar de construcción nacido en Alemania, hace más de 25 años, fruto de relevantes investigaciones sobre eficiencia energética. Además de disminuir de forma considerable el consumo energético de una ...

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This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable - 6Sqft (blog)

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 01:16

6Sqft (blog)

This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable
6Sqft (blog)
Though it would be an enviable Brooklyn townhouse even without the certification, this unique home at 331 8th Street in Park Slope got a complete Passive House retrofit in 2013. It's a shining 21st century energy-efficient example; better yet, the home ...

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La Casa Passivhaus: arriva il decalogo ZEPHIR - Rinnovabili

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 22:14

La Casa Passivhaus: arriva il decalogo ZEPHIR
Rinnovabili
Passivhaus è una casa su misura? Come aiuta l'ambiente? Dove è possibile costruirla? Fino a quanto posso risparmiare? Con fare semplice e un decalogo tascabile, il team di ZEPHIR Passivhaus Italia ha incontrato il grande pubblico nella tre giorni di ...

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Vancouver set to build Canada's first Passive House fire hall - Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:30

Journal of Commerce

Vancouver set to build Canada's first Passive House fire hall
Journal of Commerce
“It is a LEED Gold building and you can get LEED Gold but not make a dent in green house gases. Passive house design helps us to close that gap,” she said. “It is super challenging and we are looking forward to seeing it completed,” said project ...

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Aggregate Industries supplies PassivHaus development - Specification Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 16:02

Specification Online

Aggregate Industries supplies PassivHaus development
Specification Online
This is the first Passivhaus development to be constructed in Plymouth. Jeremy Lee, sales director for Aggregate Industries' Building Products, comments: “We are incredibly proud to be contributing to such a forward-thinking project that commits to the ...

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Front & Center: Builder Andy Smith actively promotes 'passive' home technology - The Spokesman-Review

Google News Passive House - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 20:12

The Spokesman-Review

Front & Center: Builder Andy Smith actively promotes 'passive' home technology
The Spokesman-Review
Smith: More poorly built houses. We're hired as construction defect experts a couple of times a year. The general public believes if a house has been inspected, everything is good. But the code doesn't begin to address everything that goes into a house ...

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PlusEnergy Building Design 101 — Heliotrope, Solar Settlement, & Sun Ship - CleanTechnica

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 06:29

CleanTechnica

PlusEnergy Building Design 101 — Heliotrope, Solar Settlement, & Sun Ship
CleanTechnica
The “PlusEnergy” phrase was apparently first used by Rolf Disch back in 1994 when designing a private residence for himself that was later known as “The Heliotrope.” The basic idea, as predicted by the name itself, is for a building to produce notably ...

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Workshop an opportunity to learn more about Passive Houses - Smithers Interior News

Google News Passive House - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 01:09

Smithers Interior News

Workshop an opportunity to learn more about Passive Houses
Smithers Interior News
Passive House Canada is hosting two events in Smithers to give people a better idea of what a passive house is and the benefits of building a project to meet Canadian Certified Passive Housing requirements, which is one of the highest energy efficiency ...

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Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown - The Hudson Independent

Google News Passive House - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 19:39

The Hudson Independent

Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown
The Hudson Independent
Several years ago, when her sons went off to college, Tarrytown Planning Board member, architect, and passionate environmentalist, Joan Raiselis, decided that reducing the family's environmental footprint was her paramount ambition. She and her husband ...

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"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 19:36

Builder Magazine

"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings
Builder Magazine
The structure is air-tight and meets many Passive House standards from around the world. No mechanical heating or cooling is reportedly needed and any other small energy demands are supplied by a photovoltaic system on one of its glass walls. Rainwater ...

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Building better homes through conscious construction - GreenBiz

Google News Passive House - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 16:04

Building better homes through conscious construction
GreenBiz
His own home is net zero, producing at least as much energy as it consumes, and is built to the energy efficiency standards of the Passive House Institute — although, as he explained to the Bard MBA's Sven Thiessen, it also features a big rain ...

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Caerphilly magistrates' court site to be turned into 38 homes - Caerphilly Observer

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 19:08

Caerphilly Observer

Caerphilly magistrates' court site to be turned into 38 homes
Caerphilly Observer
Thirty-eight new energy-efficient homes are set to be built on the site of Caerphilly town's former magistrates' court. The affordable homes are being built by housing association Linc-Cymru and the project has been led by Cardiff-based architects ...

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Starke Zugluft im "Passivhaus" begründet Mietmangel - Rechtsindex - Recht & Urteile

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 21:58

Starke Zugluft im "Passivhaus" begründet Mietmangel
Rechtsindex - Recht & Urteile
Das Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main urteilte, dass die Wohnung im Passivhaus mit einem Mangel behaftet, der ihre Tauglichkeit zu dem vertraglich vereinbarten Zweck mehr als lediglich unerheblich beeinträchtigte, § 536 Abs. 1 BGB. In der Wohnung kam es ...

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Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Google News Passive House - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 19:29

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Take a peek inside a home built by a father-son duo in Dallas for maximum energy-efficiency. It was made to use up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a conventional house. (Published 56 minutes ago). It may look just like any home ...

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Titon achieves challenging Passivhaus accreditation - Modern Building Services (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:42

Titon achieves challenging Passivhaus accreditation
Modern Building Services (blog)
Titon's new HRV3 PH ECOaura MVHR unit has successfully achieved Passivhaus accreditation. The unit, when used with Titon's new Aura-t touchscreen or Aurastat VT controller, provides exceptional indoor air quality and energy efficient performance within ...

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Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World! - Todayville.com

Google News Passive House - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 02:08

Todayville.com

Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World!
Todayville.com
Scottsville has been pretty busy lately with their new environmentally friendly Passive House for their Scott Subaru dealership located on the North end of Red Deer on Gaetz Avenue. This unique building has been capturing the hearts and attention of ...

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