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

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 09:23

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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Ice Box Challenge Shows Off a Better Way to Keep Cool in the Summer - Philadelphia magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 04:26

Philadelphia magazine

Ice Box Challenge Shows Off a Better Way to Keep Cool in the Summer
Philadelphia magazine
The “passive house” standard goes beyond even the latest International Building Code standard to produce buildings that are super-insulated and almost 100 percent airtight to cut down on heat gain in the summer, heat loss in the winter and drafts.

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VRF Q&A: Mitsubishi - Contracting Business

Google News Passive House - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:46

Contracting Business

VRF Q&A: Mitsubishi
Contracting Business
A look at the state of the variable refrigerant flow market for commercial heating and cooling, with commentary by system manufacturing executives. Note: selection of manufacturers does not imply endorsement or preference by Contracting Business.

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Penn State at The Navy Yard hosts Ice Box Challenge - Penn State News

Google News Passive House - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:20

Penn State News

Penn State at The Navy Yard hosts Ice Box Challenge
Penn State News
Passive house standard is an energy-efficient and cost-saving method of reducing the ecological footprint of buildings by controlling unnecessary outside airflow, reducing the amount of energy needed to maintain a comfortable, quiet environment. To ...

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100% Affordable Beach Green Dunes II Breaks Ground in The Rockaways, Queens - New York YIMBY

Google News Passive House - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 18:09

New York YIMBY

100% Affordable Beach Green Dunes II Breaks Ground in The Rockaways, Queens
New York YIMBY
The eight-story building will be passive house-certified to help reduce residential energy costs and the long-term, environmental impact of the building. The structure will also be built with resilient design features to prevent flooding and storm damage.

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Ein zugiges Haus Mieter konnten wegen ständiger Luftströme eine Minderung ... - Presseportal.de (Pressemitteilung)

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:30

Presseportal.de (Pressemitteilung)

Ein zugiges Haus Mieter konnten wegen ständiger Luftströme eine Minderung ...
Presseportal.de (Pressemitteilung)
Berlin (ots) - Ein geringer Umfang an Zugluft muss bei einem Passivhaus mit Lüftungsanlage nach Meinung der Rechtsprechung hingenommen werden. Doch wenn es zu luftig wird, dann können die Bewohner nach Auskunft des Infodienstes Recht und ...

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LandGlass Makes Breakthrough in Intelligent Manufacturing and Is Beefing up the LandVac Production Capacity - Glass on Web

Google News Passive House - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:05

Glass on Web

LandGlass Makes Breakthrough in Intelligent Manufacturing and Is Beefing up the LandVac Production Capacity
Glass on Web
Accompanied by governmental policy support for passive buildings in China and growing trend of passive house in construction industry worldwide, Mr. Kang expects that vacuum insulated glass will play a more and more important role in this development ...

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Appeal: Amended neighbourhood plan precludes Passivhaus scheme - The Planner

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 20:52

Appeal: Amended neighbourhood plan precludes Passivhaus scheme
The Planner
Plans for four Passivhaus homes in Herefordshire have been blocked, after a policy in the area's emerging neighbourhood plan that would have permitted the scheme was amended. .....Sign Up or Login to read full article ...

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Architect Carly Coulson on Less is More - Midwest Home Magazine (blog)

Google News Passive House - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 20:38

Midwest Home Magazine (blog)

Architect Carly Coulson on Less is More
Midwest Home Magazine (blog)
Then, using her expertise with advanced energy modeling and Passive House strategies, she designed the simple modern structure to live lightly on the land. By using triple-pane glass, super insulation, passive solar heating, summer shading, and heat ...

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New window design recognized by Passive House Institute - The Daily Courier

Google News Passive House - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 19:50

The Daily Courier

New window design recognized by Passive House Institute
The Daily Courier
LANGLEY, British Columbia (BUSINESS WIRE via AP) — Cascadia Windows & Doors, a North American manufacturer and distributor of energy-efficient windows, doors and other building products has recently received Passive House Institute (PHI) ...

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UK Construction Week to champion innovative & pioneering ideas - Planning & Building Control Today

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 18:44

Planning & Building Control Today

UK Construction Week to champion innovative & pioneering ideas
Planning & Building Control Today
... Association for Specialist Fire Protection, Chartered Association of Building Engineers, Concrete Centre, Passivhaus, Association for Project Safety, British Woodworking Federation, Finishes & Interiors Sector and BBA will deliver CPD sessions at UKCW.

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Winthrop Square Tower Moves Forward with Key Approval - Beacon Hill Times

Google News Passive House - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 14:01

Winthrop Square Tower Moves Forward with Key Approval
Beacon Hill Times
... 115 Winthrop Square will generate benefits for residents of Boston including creating a energy efficient, resilient and environmentally friendly tower that will achieve LEED Platinum certifiability and adopt the principles of “Passive House ...

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What the media missed in its coverage of California's energy code ... - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 00:26

Treehugger

What the media missed in its coverage of California's energy code ...
Treehugger
Almost everybody is so excited about the solar, but I am more excited about the efficiency improvements. A lot of people are still burning gas for heat, and solar ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and - WLNS (blog)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 18:08

Corporate Social Responsibility Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and
WLNS (blog)
LANGLEY, British Columbia -- Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute Source: Cascadia Windows & Doors. LONDON & GENEVA -- Beyond Advisors? New Stock Index Puts Focus On Vegan And Climate Change Criteria Source: ...

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Whistler Half Marathon grows love of running - Pique Newsmagazine

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:11

Pique Newsmagazine

Whistler Half Marathon grows love of running
Pique Newsmagazine
Those interested in participating can register on the day of the event at the PassivHaus, near the start line. Elsewhere, there will be a film festival at The North Face store on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. featuring a number of short films dedicated ...

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Yellow Is the New Green - Diablo Magazine

Google News Passive House - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 02:27

Diablo Magazine

Yellow Is the New Green
Diablo Magazine
By sealing the house's skeleton in plywood and then wrapping it in insulation and soundproofing (muffling the noise from the street), Wright made the building airtight. Striving to meet passive house standards—an energy-efficiency certification that ...

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The latest lessons from The Chart that Explains Everything - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 21:15

Treehugger

The latest lessons from The Chart that Explains Everything
Treehugger
Smaller cars, smaller houses on smaller lots, apartments instead of houses, smaller fridges; you can only increase efficiency so much, but you can consume less. Am I reading too much into one silly chart? I don't think so, it's all right there in front ...

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A Victorian cottage transforms into a light-filled passive solar abode - Inhabitat

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 05:02

Inhabitat

A Victorian cottage transforms into a light-filled passive solar abode
Inhabitat
... flood the interior with natural light without letting in unwanted solar gain. Heat reclamation ventilation and floor- and wall-based hydronic heating and cooling also reduce energy demands. Materials from the existing house were reused wherever ...

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This Scottish "Baugruppen" could be the future of housing - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 22:52

Treehugger

This Scottish "Baugruppen" could be the future of housing
Treehugger
It's built to Passivhaus standard of energy efficiency, with high-quality triple glazed windows and lots of insulation, so there is no central heating required. "all remaining electricity will either be generated via photovoltaic panels on site or ...

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Cascadia Recognized by Passive House Institute - DWM Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:58

Cascadia Recognized by Passive House Institute
DWM Magazine
Cascadia Windows & Doors recently received Passive House Institute (PHI) certification for its Universal Series of energy-efficient windows. According to the company, this certification verifies that these windows achieve a level of thermal performance ...

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