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Midcentury Keck for sale at under $400000—but there's a catch - Crain's Chicago Business

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 00:20

Crain's Chicago Business

Midcentury Keck for sale at under $400000—but there's a catch
Crain's Chicago Business
Beginning in 1940, with a passive-solar demonstrator house in Glenview, Keck & Keck, made up of the two brothers George Fred and William, became one of Chicago's pre-eminent modernist residential architecture firms in the period after World War II, ...

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Apply for 22 energy-efficient apartments at a passive house in the Bronx from $865/month - 6Sqft (blog)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 23:41

6Sqft (blog)

Apply for 22 energy-efficient apartments at a passive house in the Bronx from $865/month
6Sqft (blog)
Applications are currently being accepted for 22 affordable apartments at 3365 Third Avenue in the Bronx neighborhood of Morrisania. Developed by Bronx Pro Group and designed by Curtis+Ginsberg Architects, the project meets the passive house standard ...

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Viewing Victoria's Passive Houses - CleanTechnica

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 22:05

CleanTechnica

Viewing Victoria's Passive Houses
CleanTechnica
When I first interviewed Rob Bernhardt in 2014, you could count the number of British Columbia's passive houses on your fingers. The Bernhardts built the first certified passive house in the Victoria region. Rob went on to become the CEO of Passive ...

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Sustainable design: Two projects that are much greener than green - Pittsburgh Business Times

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:57

Sustainable design: Two projects that are much greener than green
Pittsburgh Business Times
... a 'red list' of chemicals and products not allowed to meet the standard; the WELL Building Standard (wellcertified.com), which focuses on health and wellness impact; and Passive House (phius.org), which focuses on design that attains energy efficiency.

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A midcentury Keck, for sale for the first time since 1992 - Crain's Chicago Business

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:42

Crain's Chicago Business

A midcentury Keck, for sale for the first time since 1992
Crain's Chicago Business
Beginning in 1940, with a passive-solar demonstrator house in Glenview, Keck & Keck, made up of the two brothers George Fred and William, became one of Chicago's pre-eminent modernist residential architecture firms in the period after World War II, ...

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From the front it could be a typical Chorlton semi. But from the back, this house is amazing... - Manchester Evening News

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:21

Manchester Evening News

From the front it could be a typical Chorlton semi. But from the back, this house is amazing...
Manchester Evening News
Following something called 'Passivhaus principles', the five bedroom 'eco retrofit' is one of the greenest around. By plugging 'leaks' in windows, doors and walls the striking conversion limits the heat that 'normal' houses lose. Mr Gutteridge said ...

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PHFA spending $17M-18M on new Harrisburg office tower - Central Penn Business Journal

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 01:41

Central Penn Business Journal

PHFA spending $17M-18M on new Harrisburg office tower
Central Penn Business Journal
PHFA wants to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum and Passive House certifications for the building, which would be the first commercial structure on the East Coast to achieve both, Hudson said. "It will be state of ...

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Heiß im Sommer? Kühl in Passivhäusern - oekonews.at

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 23:58

oekonews.at

Heiß im Sommer? Kühl in Passivhäusern
oekonews.at
Mit dem Passivhaus-Standard im Neubau und dem EnerPHit-Standard in der Sanierung kann die bestmögliche Energieeffizienz noch dazu sehr kostengünstig realisiert werden, wie auch Wien seit 20 Jahren beispielgebend vorzeigt. Der verbleibende ...

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Weiße Wände gegen die Hitze: "Wien soll sich ändern" - Kurier

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 21:51

Kurier

Weiße Wände gegen die Hitze: "Wien soll sich ändern"
Kurier
passivhaus, join in Foto: /Rupert Steiner Denn Passivhäuser, argumentierte Chorherr, wären eine äußerst gute Möglichkeit die Treibgasemissionen zu reduzieren. Aufgrund der guten Wärmedämmung bleibt bei Passivhäusern maximal ein Heizwärmebedarf ...

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Certification Passivhaus en vue pour les résidences Tempo et Parc de Flore à Carquefou - bati-journal : actualité du bâtiment

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 21:28

bati-journal : actualité du bâtiment

Certification Passivhaus en vue pour les résidences Tempo et Parc de Flore à Carquefou
bati-journal : actualité du bâtiment
Le programme immobilier des Résidences Tempo et Parc de Flore situé à Carquefou regroupe huit bâtiments en R+3 comprenant 140 appartements disponibles en accession. Ces résidences en bois et zinc ont bénéficié de l'installation de 576 fenêtres et ...

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7 Signs You're Dealing With a Passive-Aggressive Person - TIME

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 20:01

TIME

7 Signs You're Dealing With a Passive-Aggressive Person
TIME
It's the spouse who's usually punctual but takes forever to get out of the house when it's your turn to choose the movie. Sometimes there's an innocent explanation, but often there's not — and the passive-aggressors themselves might not even know ...

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Five Fundamental Passive Building Principles - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 19:20

Builder Magazine

Five Fundamental Passive Building Principles
Builder Magazine
One option for construction a super-tight envelope is Passive building certification because it is a complete system with built-in quality assurance. The most common Passive building certification in North America is PHIUS+, administered by the Passive ...

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This £7000 a month mews house is now among country's most eco-friendly homes - Evening Standard

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 16:31

Evening Standard

This £7000 a month mews house is now among country's most eco-friendly homes
Evening Standard
A 19th Century Mews in one of London's most sought after postcodes has become one of the most eco-friendly houses in the country. The newly renovated Chelsea mews has been renovated with cutting edge energy efficent materials, including an air tight ...

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Settle in the city:10000 affordable homes offering ingenious custom design aim to halt flow of 30-somethings out of ... - Homes and Property

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 13:26

Homes and Property

Settle in the city:10000 affordable homes offering ingenious custom design aim to halt flow of 30-somethings out of ...
Homes and Property
The Futurehome eco-concept is from developer Lendlease, and the 15 houses have classic-looking brick façades and bay windows but they break with convention by using a low-energy Passivhaus construction technique that means the homes hardly need ...

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Prefab Passive House-Inspired Design a Response to the Affordable Housing Challenge - The Urban Developer

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:10

The Urban Developer

Prefab Passive House-Inspired Design a Response to the Affordable Housing Challenge
The Urban Developer
TeamMTL have called their concept the Deep Performance Dwelling (DPD), a net-zero energy capable house that combines passive house-inspired design and a Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal system. Together, these systems ensure ...

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Efficiency in commercial architecture - Introducer Today

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 06:08

Efficiency in commercial architecture
Introducer Today
For residential buildings, the German-led Passivhaus voluntary standard sets the bar pretty high, with the essential goal of achieving exceptionally low energy bills, a widely-shared incentive to invest, although I'm sure some people will be attracted ...

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Efficiency in commercial architecture - Introducer Today

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 06:08

Efficiency in commercial architecture
Introducer Today
For residential buildings, the German-led Passivhaus voluntary standard sets the bar pretty high, with the essential goal of achieving exceptionally low energy bills, a widely-shared incentive to invest, although I'm sure some people will be attracted ...

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It's time to change the way we talk about prefab - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 04:42

Treehugger

It's time to change the way we talk about prefab
Treehugger
After writing about the Deep Performance Dwelling, which I described as “Passive House and Prefab”, Scott Hedges of Bygghouse, “ a building technology company focused on commercializing Scandinavian approaches to energy performance in buildings”, ...

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This Manchester home remodel will leave you speechless - Yahoo Finance UK

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 01:04

This Manchester home remodel will leave you speechless
Yahoo Finance UK
The proposal provided by the experts in charge included new lower ground-floor living accommodation, a three-storey timber framed extension and a full house eco retrofit conforming to Passivhaus principles (a thorough and voluntary standard for energy ...

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Selling a Frank Lloyd Wright house - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Google News Passive House - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 13:55

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Selling a Frank Lloyd Wright house
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Misty Brownell calls the sale of the Cooke House in Virginia Beach, Virginia, last November “the highlight of my 14-year career.” The 3,000-square-foot passive solar house, completed in 1960, included a 70-foot semicircular great room with a 40-foot ...

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