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South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable - WRAL.com

Google News Passive House - Sat, 07/28/2018 - 12:01

South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable
WRAL.com
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards — a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn, the ...

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Eco-friendly construction firm hopes 'flying factory' will help housebuilding crisis - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 07/28/2018 - 11:30

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Eco-friendly construction firm hopes 'flying factory' will help housebuilding crisis
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The company has also revealed its new “relocatable” Passivhaus homes. Made of individual “pods” which can be fixed together to create studio apartments or multi-bedroom homes, the modular buildings can be built in a couple of weeks and erected in a day.

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Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Fri, 07/27/2018 - 03:28

Treehugger

Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production
Treehugger
PVC had been creeping back into green building; Green icon Interface now offers vinyl flooring, and more affordable PVC windows are going into Passive House designs. After reading this report, it is time to reconsider, and to reiterate: Plastics do not ...

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Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 23:38

Treehugger

Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should
Treehugger
Because while I love old buildings and old windows, I also love the idea of Passivhaus or Passive House, the super-comfortable, super-insulated houses with super-expensive windows. Even the best of these windows still just have the insulating value of ...

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Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 23:38

Treehugger

Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should
Treehugger
Because while I love old buildings and old windows, I also love the idea of Passivhaus or Passive House, the super-comfortable, super-insulated houses with super-expensive windows. Even the best of these windows still just have the insulating value of ...

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Green Building coalition pushes for performance-based building codes - Canadian Architect

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 23:13

Canadian Architect

Green Building coalition pushes for performance-based building codes
Canadian Architect
Passive House Canada and Vancouver's Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx), participated in the UNECE High Performance Building Initiative at UN Headquarters in New York to establish the International Centres of Excellence on High Performance ...

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13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs - New York Magazine

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:02

New York Magazine

13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs
New York Magazine
For repairs, I recommend Burda, a construction company in Brooklyn that's very familiar with wooden houses. As far as fireproofing: There's no guaranteed way to fully fireproof a wooden building, but installing flame-retardant insulation and sprinkler ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ... - Markets Insider

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 17:48

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ...
Markets Insider
VANCOUVER, Canada, and STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The two storey plus walk out basement residence uses up to 90 per ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break Ground - Benzinga

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:06

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break Ground
Benzinga
"A house that is designed and built to the Passive House Standard provides exemplary comfort all year round. While the standard is known for rigorous energy consumption benchmarks, it also has rigorous comfort benchmarks," says Alexander Maurer, ...

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Dezeen Awards: architecture longlist announced - Dezeen

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 14:06

Dezeen

Dezeen Awards: architecture longlist announced
Dezeen
A theatre for flying monks, a pink and green striped house and tower complex built around a "plant-covered mountain" are among 218 architecture projects that made the longlist for the first Dezeen Awards. We attracted over 3,500 submissions from 91 ...

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Paf Head Office / Murman Arkitekter - ArchDaily

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 11:00

ArchDaily

Paf Head Office / Murman Arkitekter
ArchDaily
Text description provided by the architects. Paf is a publicly owned organization that develops games. Headquartered in Åland, but it has offices all over Europe. The mission was to gather all the approximately 200 employees in Åland, by extension, in ...

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PA Retirement Community Completes Affordable Expansion - Multi-Housing News

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 00:29

Multi-Housing News

PA Retirement Community Completes Affordable Expansion
Multi-Housing News
The energy-efficient building, which is part of the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS+) certification program, broke ground in May 2017 and features 37 one- and 11 two-bedroom units. Eight of the 48 units will be market-rate, with rent prices between ...

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The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort - Window and Door

Google News Passive House - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 21:54

The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort
Window and Door
There are a couple of things about Passive House I find especially interesting. First is that certification is extremely detail-oriented. When it comes to windows, every component is accounted for, including spacers, framing, reinforcement, gas filling ...

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Clayton Community Centre will be biggest Passive House project yet - Journal of Commerce

Google News Passive House - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 18:14

Journal of Commerce

Clayton Community Centre will be biggest Passive House project yet
Journal of Commerce
A community centre in Surrey-Cloverdale, B.C. will be the largest Passive House structure of its kind in North America. The Clayton Community Centre, located on City of Surrey land, is fully funded at $41.8 million and will integrate library, art ...

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Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement - Architecture and Design

Google News Passive House - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:36

Architecture and Design

Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement
Architecture and Design
The Endura Delta is a balanced ventilation system from Renson designed to minimise energy consumption and maximise heat recovery. The Endura Delta has now received the 'Passive House' certification, making the unit ready for all passive houses.

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