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First “Passive Home” In Brookings Open Their Doors - KDLT News

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KDLT News

First “Passive Home” In Brookings Open Their Doors
KDLT News
BROOKINGS, SD- It feels like a homecoming party. For six South Dakota State University Graduate students, this is their “dream house'” coming to life. “At the time, we were just excited to be able to design something that would be built period in ...

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5 cool prefab homes you can order right now - Curbed

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Curbed

5 cool prefab homes you can order right now
Curbed
From early-20th-century Sears Catalog Homes to housing experiments by French modernist Jean Prouvé, prefab construction—that is, assembling a structure from components produced off-site—has had a rich, long history. Today, architects and designers ...

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Barn-inspired home offers back-to-nature living with a crisp, contemporary twist - Inhabitat

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Inhabitat

Barn-inspired home offers back-to-nature living with a crisp, contemporary twist
Inhabitat
“From the very beginning, the clients wanted a comfortable house. I believe it would have been irresponsible for me not to look at, and ultimately follow, Passive House Standards,” Albury said. “As far as I'm aware, the home features the longest triple ...

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Revolution XL Tilt & Turn Passive House Edition | Deceuninck NA - Glass on Web

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:18

Glass on Web

Revolution XL Tilt & Turn Passive House Edition | Deceuninck NA
Glass on Web
Revolution XL™ Tilt & Turn Passive House Edition. The pinnacle of high-performance sustainability meets our time-tested European concept infused with the best in North American performance engineering. The result is a certifiedPassive House Component ...

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Green homes: beauty is on the inside in a Co Wexford passive house - The Times

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 06:34

The Times

Green homes: beauty is on the inside in a Co Wexford passive house
The Times
German-born architect Zeno Winkens brings exotic influences to his house designs in rural Ireland. He built the first A1-rated certified passive house here a few years ago and has since designed another, in Drumderry, near Bunclody in Co Wexford.

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Passive House in Beaver County works hard to save energy and the planet - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 23:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Passive House in Beaver County works hard to save energy and the planet
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Neighbors driving by Barbara and Gary Gardner's new house in Beaver County can't tell it's super energy-efficient and Passive House-certified. But they like the way it looks. “I called a building supply company in Chippewa for concrete block to build a ...

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PHlex is a PHabulous idea- a prefab custom wall built to Passive House standards - Treehugger

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:56

Treehugger

PHlex is a PHabulous idea- a prefab custom wall built to Passive House standards
Treehugger
I was reminded of this when I read about prefab builder Bensonwood's new product- PHlex, a prefabricated wall panel for Passive House buildings that builders can buy and use to assemble custom homes on site. It's a PHascinating concept; meeting the ...

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How Pittsburgh stays on the cutting edge of energy conservation - NEXTpittsburgh

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 00:56

NEXTpittsburgh

How Pittsburgh stays on the cutting edge of energy conservation
NEXTpittsburgh
One of those designers is Nathan St. Germain, a New York transplant and expert in passive houses. While most green buildings simply strive to use utilities more efficiently, a passive house draws heating, cooling and even light from the surrounding ...

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What is a passive home? A Greenville resident wants to show you, and maybe start a trend - Greenville News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:10

Greenville News

What is a passive home? A Greenville resident wants to show you, and maybe start a trend
Greenville News
The 1,000-square-foot home is being assembled with imported materials from Europe and is designed to "passive house" standards, which emphasize minimal energy consumption. The home's distinctive curb appeal sets it apart from the more traditional ...

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University of Manitoba hosting Passive House Canada course - Canadian Architect

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 21:54

Canadian Architect

University of Manitoba hosting Passive House Canada course
Canadian Architect
This is intensive four-day course (120A) covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems.

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Green Design: Getting passive aggressive - keystoneedge

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 19:04

Green Design: Getting passive aggressive
keystoneedge
“The passive house approach is the greenest and most sustainable building design standard in the world,” explains Pedranti, whose Northeastern Pennsylvania company has designed more than 10 such houses including the “Scranton Passive House,” ...

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Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels Designed for Passive House Industry - Markets Insider

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:24

Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels Designed for Passive House Industry
Markets Insider
WALPOLE, N.H., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bensonwood has launched a new product designed for the growing Passive House industry. PHlex™ (pronounced "flex") is a new product and concept launched by Bensonwood that provides a cost-effective, ...

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Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:21

Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WALPOLE, N.H., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bensonwood has launched a new product designed for the growing Passive House industry. PHlex™ ...

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A Passive House That's Big on Style While Saving the Planet - The Manual

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:00

A Passive House That's Big on Style While Saving the Planet
The Manual
Not many architecture firms out there are working to achieve the Passive House status. It's a rigorous, international standard for creating ultra-low energy buildings and reducing the building's ecological footprint. But architect Chris Price and ...

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Pittsburgh is active as a Passive House leader - The Pittsburgh 100

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 04:05

The Pittsburgh 100

Pittsburgh is active as a Passive House leader
The Pittsburgh 100
While LEED-certified buildings use environmentally friendly materials, Passive House certifications recognize buildings for actual performance, reducing energy use by 75-90%. As a leader in high-performance building design, Pittsburgh is hosting the ...

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Sun, 10/07/2018 - 14:27
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At FXCollaborative, Architects and a Manufacturer Explore How to Make Sustainable Design a Reality - Metropolis Magazine

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 01:00

At FXCollaborative, Architects and a Manufacturer Explore How to Make Sustainable Design a Reality
Metropolis Magazine
One example related to the super energy-efficient Passive House design standard: Already a proven concept abroad, FXCollaborative wanted to build a large Passive House–certified project in the U.S. When the firm couldn't find willing clients, they ...

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For $795000, live out your 'Lord of the Rings' fantasies in this energy-efficient hobbit house - 6Sqft (blog)

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 01:12

6Sqft (blog)

For $795000, live out your 'Lord of the Rings' fantasies in this energy-efficient hobbit house
6Sqft (blog)
After spending more than six years constructing the residence, and even building it to Passive House standards, Jim Castigan has put the home on the market for $795,000, according to Gothamist. In addition to being built right into a hillside, the home ...

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Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display - Mainebiz

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:32

Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display
Mainebiz
Naomi Beal spends a lot of time talking to construction industry professionals as executive director of passivhaus Maine, a nonprofit that supports passive house building in the state. For a while, she'd been ruminating on an idea to get the concept ...

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Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display - Mainebiz

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:29

Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display
Mainebiz
Naomi Beal spends a lot of time talking to construction industry professionals as executive director of passivhaus Maine, a nonprofit that supports passive house building in the state. For a while, she'd been ruminating on an idea to get the concept ...

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