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Four Healthy Homes Where Superb Design Also Offers Better Breathing - Allergic Living

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:51

Four Healthy Homes Where Superb Design Also Offers Better Breathing
Allergic Living
The pair opted for a passive house, a building style that is increasingly common in Europe and is now gaining popularity in North America. Put simply, these are ultra-low energy buildings that require almost no heating or cooling, and use almost no ...

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North American Passive House Network Announces Elrond Burrell to Give Closing Remarks at Annual Conference - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:12

PR Web (press release)

North American Passive House Network Announces Elrond Burrell to Give Closing Remarks at Annual Conference
PR Web (press release)
Elrond Burrell, registered architect, certified passive house designer, and director and owner of VIA Architecture Ltd., headquartered on the Kapiti Coast, New Zealand, will present the closing session of the North American Passive House Network ...

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New home in Altamont enhanced by southern exposure - Albany Times Union

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:17

Albany Times Union

New home in Altamont enhanced by southern exposure
Albany Times Union
Novak wanted a home that would maximize the sun exposure and lightness in the house. The living space is oriented due south. "We were not looking to build a certified passive house, but we did aim to incorporate passive solar design concepts into our ...

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Double tap: Here's a look at The Real Deal's favorite posts on Instagram this past week - The Real Deal Magazine

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:34

Double tap: Here's a look at The Real Deal's favorite posts on Instagram this past week
The Real Deal Magazine
A lot went down in the world of real estate this past week — and Instagram was there to document it all. Here's a look at some of the best uploads from around New York, Miami and Los Angeles. 1. Photographer Evan Joseph commemorated the 16th ...

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New study confirms that, when it comes to healthy homes, material choices matter - Treehugger

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:11

Treehugger

New study confirms that, when it comes to healthy homes, material choices matter
Treehugger
... for the ventilation level required to get down to 200 micrograms of total VOC per cubic meter concentration (The European standard) to get below 0.6 air changes per hour, which is the maximum allowed under the Passivhaus or Passive House standard.

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Oil heating out in cold as homes go green - The Times

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:06

The Times

Oil heating out in cold as homes go green
The Times
The findings come from an analysis of Department of Housing energy efficiency standards by Passive House Plus magazine. It includes two sets of data for homes completed in 2016 and 2017 and shows that Ireland is surpassing EU standards for home ...

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Maine Voices: Local-wood spirit needs nurturing - Press Herald

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 15:08

Press Herald

Maine Voices: Local-wood spirit needs nurturing
Press Herald
Wood in the school came right off the lot,” said Warren, who worked with Kaplan Thompson Architects on the school's ultra-energy efficient passive house design. That kind of excitement has been rare in the wood products industry of late. If you've ...

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This Clarksville home is a love letter to the environment - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:01

Baltimore Sun

This Clarksville home is a love letter to the environment
Baltimore Sun
Gaddy counts a growing list of green certifications from various granting authorities. From the start, he wanted to build what's termed a “passive house,” a certification for extremely energy-efficient homes issued by the Passive House Institute U.S ...

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Cornell Tech campus opens with three high-tech buildings - The Architect's Newspaper

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 02:08

Cornell Tech campus opens with three high-tech buildings
The Architect's Newspaper
It is the tallest and largest residential passive house in the world, meaning it follows a strict international building standard to reduce energy consumption and costs. The House is clad with a super-sealed exterior facade created from 9-by-36-foot ...

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Cornell built a super-high-tech school in New York City that could revolutionize building design — take a look - Business Insider

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:38

Business Insider

Cornell built a super-high-tech school in New York City that could revolutionize building design — take a look
Business Insider
Nestled between Manhattan and Queens on New York's Roosevelt Island, a new approach to building design has come to life. Cornell Tech, a two-million-square foot campus aimed at serving students studying computer science, business, and ...

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ROXUL® Inc. sponsors Montreal students in sustainable housing worldwide decathlon - Markets Insider

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:49

ROXUL® Inc. sponsors Montreal students in sustainable housing worldwide decathlon
Markets Insider
Flexibility and adaptability, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and ecological awareness are among the top factors driving their Passive House inspired design. TeamMTL has coined this project as Deep-Performance Dwelling to reflect this ...

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"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York - ArchDaily

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 02:27

ArchDaily

"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York
ArchDaily
Designed by Handel Architects, the building meets the strict Passive House standards for construction to reduce energy use and create a “healthier and more comfortable living environment for a fraction of residents' usual energy costs.” The building ...
By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech missionCornell Chronicle
CORNELL TECH: Stunning New York City campus opensIthaca Journal
SEE IT: Cornell Tech Opens Eco-Friendly $2B Campus on Roosevelt IslandDNAinfo
American School & University -New York Times -amNY
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Cornell Tech's new NYC campus puts sustainable architecture into practice - Curbed NY

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 01:15

Curbed NY

Cornell Tech's new NYC campus puts sustainable architecture into practice
Curbed NY
In March, traveling north on the FDR Drive, I snapped a picture of The House at Cornell Tech, Handel Architects' graduate dormitory for the school which is, at 26 stories, the largest residential Passive House building in the world. “The Cornell Tech ...

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By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech mission - Cornell Chronicle

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 20:14

Cornell Chronicle

By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech mission
Cornell Chronicle
They are the Bloomberg Center, the first academic building, with open floor plans and plentiful meeting rooms for collaborative work; The House, a 26-story residence tower; and The Bridge at Cornell Tech, “a mix of academic space and corporate space ...
High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus ...New York Times
The Views (Real and Virtual) From Cornell TechNew York Magazine
Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island opening | am ...amNY
Inside Higher Ed -The Chronicle of Higher Education
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High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Opens - New York Times

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:01

New York Times

High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Opens
New York Times
The Bloomberg Center aims to generate as much electricity as it uses, a concept called “net zero.” The House, a high-rise that will be a mix of graduate student and faculty housing, is a so-called passive house, which uses very little energy. Continue ...
Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island openingamNY
At Cornell's New NYC Campus, a Unique Grad School Gets a Unique HomeThe Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards - Whistler Question

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:52

The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards
Whistler Question
Passive House Design landed on DVAD's radar when local contractor Matheo Durfeld brought international experts to Whistler to build the Lost Lake PassivHaus for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A closer look at these modern design standards had the team ...

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Making Passive House Mainstream - Fine Homebuilding

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:01

Making Passive House Mainstream
Fine Homebuilding
I'd come to learn more about Ecocor, a construction firm startup founded by Chris Corson that builds panelized, superinsulated Passive Houses. I first learned about Chris in 2012, when his intelligently designed Passive Houses were coming in at half ...

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Inspiring Home of the Week: An eco-friendly hideaway in a forest clearing in Maine - The Independent

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 20:37

The Independent

Inspiring Home of the Week: An eco-friendly hideaway in a forest clearing in Maine
The Independent
Technically, we set the performance level for all of our projects to the internationally recognised Passive House Standard. The passive house approach is based on creating a highly insulated and air-tight building shell that makes use of passive solar ...

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It's a HALA and design review double feature tonight at SIFF Cinema Uptown - Curbed Seattle

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:19

Curbed Seattle

It's a HALA and design review double feature tonight at SIFF Cinema Uptown
Curbed Seattle
Along with wasting time and money, Seattle's Design Review Board often only offers bad ideas that cripple the key or revolutionary concepts of projects, as will be the case with the Passive House project on Capitol Hill (the "committee of amateurs ...

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BC's Step Code raising eyebrows among builders - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 17:07

BC's Step Code raising eyebrows among builders
Journal of Commerce
May says before the Step Code energy standards were inconsistent with many B.C. municipalities requiring builders to meet a patchwork of standards such as EnerGuide, Energy Star, Passive House and LEED. "Some require certification or testing or ...

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