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Peek into a Passive House during the Open House - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 01:53

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Peek into a Passive House during the Open House
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It is not quite the same thing in North America. It is still a bit of a niche product, not helped by an unfortunate schism that has created two standards in the United States, the International Standard and PHIUS. The Passive House concept started in ...

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Passivhaus, l'edilizia sostenibile tra presente e futuro - Italia che Cambia

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:34

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Passivhaus, l'edilizia sostenibile tra presente e futuro
Italia che Cambia
Costruite per la prima volta in Germania nel 1990, le abitazioni Passivhaus garantiscono il benessere termico senza che sia necessaria l'installazione di alcun impianto di riscaldamento di tipo "convenzionale". Per saperne di più di questi edifici e ...

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Passivhaus: a Bologna la Conferenza Nazionale di riferimento - Ediltecnico - Quotidiano online per professionisti tecnici

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 13:15

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Passivhaus: a Bologna la Conferenza Nazionale di riferimento
Ediltecnico - Quotidiano online per professionisti tecnici
PASSIVHAUS in clima Mediterraneo” è il titolo della sessione che apre i lavori pomeridiani alle ore 14 con un panel tutto internazionale Dragomir Tzanev (Bulgaria), Stefan Pallantzas (Grecia), Juan Manuel Castaño Salvador (Spagna). Infine “Passivhaus ...

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Google News Passive House - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 03:27
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World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in Vancouver's West End - Straight.com

Google News Passive House - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 02:18

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World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in Vancouver's West End
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Asia Standard Americas Ltd. and Landa Global Properties have proposed a pair of 43- and 48-storey towers in the West End, which the companies describe as the “largest Passive House in the world”. Passive House is a recognized standard for designing ...

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North Van could be in line for its first passive house - North Shore News

Google News Passive House - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:41

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North Van could be in line for its first passive house
North Shore News
The passive house building energy standard originated in Germany in the late 1980s and has emerged as possibly the world standard in ultra-energy efficient building techniques, explained Alexander Maurer of Marken Design + Consulting, a project ...

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The House by Handel Architects at Cornell Tech - Architectural Record

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 01:31

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The House by Handel Architects at Cornell Tech
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As part of its aspiration to create a state-of-the art campus, Cornell included the Passive House goal in its request for proposals issued in 2012. But the developers—the Hudson Companies and Related—were under no contractual obligation to pursue it.

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The House by Handel Architects at Cornell Tech - Architectural Record

Google News Passive House - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 01:31

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The House by Handel Architects at Cornell Tech
Architectural Record
As part of its aspiration to create a state-of-the art campus, Cornell included the Passive House goal in its request for proposals issued in 2012. But the developers—the Hudson Companies and Related—were under no contractual obligation to pursue it.

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World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in West End of Vancouver - Straight.com

Google News Passive House - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 02:19

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World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in West End of Vancouver
Straight.com
Asia Standard Americas Ltd. and Landa Global Properties have proposed a pair of 43- and 48-storey towers in the West End, which the companies describe as the “largest Passive House in the world”. Passive House is a recognized standard for designing ...

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GO Homes Marry The Best of Passive and Prefab - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:26

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GO Homes Marry The Best of Passive and Prefab
Builder Magazine
Belfast, Maine–based design/build firm GO Logic has been constructing energy-efficient custom homes in New England for nearly 10 years. As a green-building pioneer, the firm was meeting the rigorous Passive House standard before many U.S. builders ...

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Cobourg talk on the Passive House Standard Nov. 2 - northumberlandnews.com

Google News Passive House - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 23:32

Cobourg talk on the Passive House Standard Nov. 2
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COBOURG — Learn about a sustainable, cost effective way of building new homes at an upcoming talk in Cobourg. The Passive House Standard is now gaining momentum in Canada and Sustainable Cobourg is hosting a presentation on the topic at the ...

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Learn more about the Passive House Standard in Cobourg - Northumberland Today

Google News Passive House - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 07:49

Northumberland Today

Learn more about the Passive House Standard in Cobourg
Northumberland Today
The presentation will be made by Alan Murphy, a director at Passive House Canada and principal of Green Reason, a Toronto-based sustainable building consulting and project management company. It will touch on why the Passive House Standard is a ...
Passive House plans 'Deep Dive' Vancouver eventJournal of Commerce
Media Release: 1st Passive House PLUS coming to North VancouverWire Service Canada (press release)

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Here's the first big affordable housing complex slated for East New York - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passive House - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 03:56

The Architect's Newspaper

Here's the first big affordable housing complex slated for East New York
The Architect's Newspaper
... the New York City firm is kitting out a 300,000-square-foot complex, called Chestnut Commons, with solar panels, specially-glazed windows, natural lighting, and other design features from the passive house movement that improve building performance ...

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Passive House plans 'Deep Dive' Vancouver event - Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 02:44

Passive House plans 'Deep Dive' Vancouver event
Journal of Commerce
The event will focus on current design and construction challenges, emerging solutions and best practices in high-performance building standards. With many cities moving towards more energy efficient practices, passive house could have a large role to ...

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Should EPS foam be given a clean bill of health in green building? - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 01:59

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Should EPS foam be given a clean bill of health in green building?
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The best way to have our buildings use less energy is to insulate them really well. But for a long time, I have also been writing about the problems of insulating with plastic foam, even writing that Polystyrene insulation doesn't belong in green building.

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Should EPS foam be given a clean bill of health in green building? - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 01:59

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Should EPS foam be given a clean bill of health in green building?
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There are not a lot of options for foundations that are as affordable or effective. It is invaluable in retrofitting old buildings, which we have thousands of. It is no surprise that it is beloved by Passivhaus architects; you can wrap a building up in ...

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Media Release: 1st Passive House PLUS coming to North Vancouver - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Google News Passive House - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 01:30

Media Release: 1st Passive House PLUS coming to North Vancouver
Wire Service Canada (press release)
Furthermore, this handicap accessible home is being powered by a 10 Kw Photovoltaic system set up to produce almost all of the electricity consumed over the year, making it a Passive House PLUS. The solar system will also provide power to the low ...

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Living the country dream:two London commuters swapped an Islington flat for a 'hidden Passivhaus chalet' in Somerset ... - Homes and Property

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:06

Homes and Property

Living the country dream:two London commuters swapped an Islington flat for a 'hidden Passivhaus chalet' in Somerset ...
Homes and Property
Top of this list was their commitment to building a Passivhaus, conforming to strict energy standards. This meant finding a site that would take a south-facing house, for maximum solar gain. They wanted to create something “serene, restful to look at ...

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There's nothing Passiv about this modernisation project! - Yahoo Finance UK

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 15:14

Yahoo Finance UK

There's nothing Passiv about this modernisation project!
Yahoo Finance UK
It takes a brave team of architects to tackle an outdated 1960s home, with a vision of turning it into a striking Passivhaus that offers amazing aesthetics and inspiring eco credentials as well, but that's exactly what happened with today's property ...

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