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Low emissions luxury - The Times

Google News Passive House - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 06:09

Low emissions luxury
The Times
A little more homespun, but still at the cutting edge, is the Zeb Multi-Comfort House in the town of Larvik, southwest of Oslo, which features on the cover of the latest issue of eco-building magazine Passive House Plus. Snøhetta has designed a 200 sq ...

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Emissions, eschmissions: How to (simply) reduce your carbon footprint in 2017 - Ars Technica

Google News Passive House - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 19:03

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Emissions, eschmissions: How to (simply) reduce your carbon footprint in 2017
Ars Technica
The trend is catching on stateside, with hundreds of American architects certified in passive house building. There's also rising interest in similar eco-friendly design programs like Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED ...

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East New York's getting a 274-unit passive affordable building by Dattner - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 01:18

Curbed NY

East New York's getting a 274-unit passive affordable building by Dattner
Curbed NY
Located in a large vacant lot bounded by Dinsmore Place, Chestnut Street, and Atlantic Avenue, the building will be built to passive house standards and serve very low-income New Yorkers; about 80 apartments will be set aside for families making up to ...

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Pop Quiz With Dee Walsh - Apartment Finance Today

Google News Passive House - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 21:09

Pop Quiz With Dee Walsh
Apartment Finance Today
While on a trip to see Passive House buildings in Berlin, Germany, with peers from the International Housing Partnership in 2010, I was inspired to build Orchards at Orenco, an affordable multifamily apartment built to Passive House standards. I didn't ...

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„Tage des Passivhauses“ – Passivhaus in Wiener Neustadt öffnet Türen - WN24 / Wiener Neustadt Aktuell

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 13:32

WN24 / Wiener Neustadt Aktuell

„Tage des Passivhauses“ – Passivhaus in Wiener Neustadt öffnet Türen
WN24 / Wiener Neustadt Aktuell
„Wir haben gute Erfahrungen mit dem Passivhaus gemacht und möchten diese Erfahrungen aus Verantwortung für kommende Generationen gerne weitergeben“ sagt die Architektin Martina Feirer die gleichzeitig Planerin und Bauherrin dieses Projektes ist.

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Why live in a house of straw? - New Atlas

Google News Passive House - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:23

New Atlas

Why live in a house of straw?
New Atlas
"When I design a building, I use solar passive design principles, which include locating windows, thermal mass and insulation in the best locations for heating and cooling a building for its climate zone," says Brennan. "Because of the thick walls, it ...

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Passivhaus mit Sonderwünschen - Süddeutsche.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 02:54

Passivhaus mit Sonderwünschen
Süddeutsche.de
Danach wurde die Planung konkreter, aus dem Bau ein Passivhaus, und der Gemeinderat schickte noch einige Sonderwünsche nach, so etwa ein großzügiges Gartenkonzept und eine zukunftsweisende Heizung mit Grundwasserwärmepumpe. Auf 340 000 ...

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Fēnix Energy Joins Green Building Experts, Making Vancouver UN Global Centre of Excellence - Markets Insider

Google News Passive House - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 20:13

Fēnix Energy Joins Green Building Experts, Making Vancouver UN Global Centre of Excellence
Markets Insider
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On foot of the United Nations endorsing Passive House as a global standard, came the stark reminder of the importance of making buildings better. Actively involved in this space is ...

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Das Passivhaus als Antwort auf steigende Wohnkosten? - bgland24.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:29

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Das Passivhaus als Antwort auf steigende Wohnkosten?
bgland24.de
Platz, von dort fährt der Bus zum Passivhaus in Kirchanschöring. Im Anschluss geht es weiter nach Inzell zu einem Zweifamilien-Passivhaus und dann zurück nach Traunstein – wo um 16.45 Uhr noch zur Diskussionsrunde mit Passivhaus-Bewohnern ...

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Ice Box Challenge: a cool test of Passive House - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 10:42

Ice Box Challenge: a cool test of Passive House
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Through coordination between the organizations Passive House Northwest and Passive House Canada, our team brought the boxes to this year's Seattle Design Festival. We craned them into place in the same location as last year's Ice Cube for the month of ...

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Weichen für Bau von Passivhaus gestellt - Oberbayerisches Volksblatt

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 05:36

Weichen für Bau von Passivhaus gestellt
Oberbayerisches Volksblatt
Der Hintergrund: Ein Bauwerber will an der Waldstraße auf seinem 1500 Quadratmeter großen Grundstück neben dem bestehenden Gebäude ein weiteres, ein Passivhaus, errichten. Für den Bau eines solchen stark gedämmten und energiesparenden ...

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Passivhaus development in the UK shows that we can have nice things - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 02:57

Treehugger

Passivhaus development in the UK shows that we can have nice things
Treehugger
Passivhaus, or Passive House, is becoming so popular that it is getting hard to keep up with all the fascinating projects being done around the world. Inhabitat points us to this one that I somehow missed in Norfolk, UK that shows how far Passivhaus ...

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Passivhaus development in the UK shows that we can have nice things - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 02:57

Treehugger

Passivhaus development in the UK shows that we can have nice things
Treehugger
Passivhaus, or Passive House, is becoming so popular that it is getting hard to keep up with all the fascinating projects being done around the world. Inhabitat points us to this one that I somehow missed in Norfolk, UK that shows how far Passivhaus ...

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World's tallest passive towers set for Vancouver - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Google News Passive House - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 22:49

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

World's tallest passive towers set for Vancouver
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
A new proposed project at 1400 Alberni Street will make Vancouver home to the world's tallest passive house towers. The joint venture development by Landa Global Properties and Asia Standard Americas will feature two condo towers at 48 and 43 storeys.

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Treat 'em green, keep 'em clean:new Passivhaus and eco-homes will clean toxic air and could save Londoners billions - Homes and Property

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 14:37

Homes and Property

Treat 'em green, keep 'em clean:new Passivhaus and eco-homes will clean toxic air and could save Londoners billions
Homes and Property
Developers who are committed to green design lean towards contemporary architecture and energy-efficient factory production. Currently, the most environmentally advanced homes in Europe are those built to the German “Passivhaus” construction standard.

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Solar House Architect & Pioneer Honored By Austrian Science Fund - CleanTechnica

Google News Passive House - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 02:22

CleanTechnica

Solar House Architect & Pioneer Honored By Austrian Science Fund
CleanTechnica
His first solar house, which was a joint venture with Florian Beigel, was grounded in his research into the use of solar energy as of the late 1960s. In those early passive solar houses, architects and builders tended to reduce window areas on the east ...

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Groundbreaking Passivhaus development features ultra-green homes that you can actually afford - Inhabitat

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 01:36

Groundbreaking Passivhaus development features ultra-green homes that you can actually afford
Inhabitat
UK-based architectural firm Hamson Barron Smith have built a ground-breaking Passivhaus development in Greater Norwich, UK. The Carrowbreck Meadow project includes 14 ultra-sustainable homes, which have been designed to pay homage to the local ...

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