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Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave - Glass on Web

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Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave
Glass on Web
Continuous rooflights can now provide daylight in accordance with Pas-sive House Standards: The new global innovation from LAMILUX, the LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave has been certified by the Passive House Institute Darmstadt ...

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Trump is a Passive-Aggressive Lover Who Needs to End it With Jeff Sessions - The Root

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:38

The Root

Trump is a Passive-Aggressive Lover Who Needs to End it With Jeff Sessions
The Root
Because the president handles his relationships like a Twitter-obsessed-teen, the American public has been privy to the nightmare reality show that is the White House, and, it looks like Attorney General Jeff Sessions has upset the emperor. On Tuesday ...
Why it's so complicated for Trump to just say, 'Jeff, you're fired'The Boston Globe

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Let there be light: Building Congress says NYC needs to invest in meeting rising energy demands - The Real Deal Magazine

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:07

Let there be light: Building Congress says NYC needs to invest in meeting rising energy demands
The Real Deal Magazine
To keep up with the building boom and a population that is expected to soar to 8.7 million by 2025, New York City needs to find ways to pump more electricity to the five boroughs, according to a new report by the New York Building Congress. The report ...

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Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions - KUOW News and Information

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 07:54

KUOW News and Information

Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions
KUOW News and Information
Ross Ramsey, executive editor and co-founder of the Texas Tribune says that normally, it's the House where legislation moves at a quicker clip. That norm started to change a few years ago, he says, and it flipped dramatically during this year's regular ...

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Passive House Event in Westport - Patch.com

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 04:45

Patch.com

Passive House Event in Westport
Patch.com
The company has listed for sale the first-ever Passive House for sale in New Canaan, Conn., and sold the first two Passive Houses ever built in Stamford, Conn. The upcoming event is a joint effort between Design Within Reach and CMG and will be held at ...

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Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions - KUT

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 04:20

KUT

Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions
KUT
But in the middle, he's kind of a passive player." On Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's role in the special session: "[He's] getting his bills out of the Senate to set up the next piece, which is gonna be the [him] trying to press the House to act on these things ...

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Developer Seeks 322 Apartments At Former Hospital Site - Banker & Tradesman

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:43

Developer Seeks 322 Apartments At Former Hospital Site
Banker & Tradesman
Sustainable building practices would include passive house designs that minimize energy consumption, rooftop solar arrays and a vegetated roof system. Minority and women-owned firms comprise more than half of the project team, including two board ...

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565 Broome Soho aims to be Manhattan's first 'Zero Waste' residential high rise - 6Sqft (blog)

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:02

6Sqft (blog)

565 Broome Soho aims to be Manhattan's first 'Zero Waste' residential high rise
6Sqft (blog)
New York City developers have been increasingly competing to seek environment-friendly accreditations based on standards like Passive House, LEED and wellness to distinguish their offerings. Recently “Zero Waste,” defined by the U.S. Zero Waste ...

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3 offsite housing companies to watch - Construction Dive

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:44

3 offsite housing companies to watch
Construction Dive
Searsmont, ME–based Ecocor is using panelized offsite construction for that purpose — specifically, to build high-performance homes with Passive House–certified components and air tightness levels. “The whole concept behind Ecocor is cutting through ...

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Ultra-Efficient, Economical Apartments Now In South Boston Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - WBUR

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:49

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Ultra-Efficient, Economical Apartments Now In South Boston Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
WBUR
The Distillery North Apartments is a new luxury development attached to a mid-19th-century distillery on East First Street in South Boston that is an energy efficient passive house. (Jesse Costa/WBUR). You may have heard about passive housing ...

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Historic Chester County inn has new role as home for veterans - Reading Eagle

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:08

Historic Chester County inn has new role as home for veterans
Reading Eagle
Rocking away on the porch of his Chester County apartment house watching the vehicles pass, 63-year-old Robert J. Flack couldn't be happier. "This is so peaceful," Flack said, of his new apartment in The Whitehall along Route 724 in East Vincent Township.

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Community briefs - Albany Times Union

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 03:18

Albany Times Union

Community briefs
Albany Times Union
The houses include boxy and sleek to a wood and window-filled home with touches of whimsy to a certified passive house, a net zero one and an energy-efficient pre-fab house. A box lunch included with the tour will be served under a tent at the Roeliff ...

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Eco-friendly Port Republic home offers outdoor activities, no utilites - Press of Atlantic City

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 00:19

Press of Atlantic City

Eco-friendly Port Republic home offers outdoor activities, no utilites
Press of Atlantic City
The house features Andersen windows, tongue and groove knotty pine, skylights, a passive solar sunroom, recessed lighting and built-in bookshelves. The home is also 15 minutes away from the beach. And if you decide to take the Atlantic City Expressway ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - WSHU

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:47

WSHU

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
WSHU
Gordon said renters and buyers are willing to pay a 10 or 15 percent premium for passive housing features. “We want to make it so that if a building is not a passive house, then people say, 'Oh well, that's a real negative, I would rather do something ...

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Country home's glass extension transforms the living space - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:22

Stuff.co.nz

Country home's glass extension transforms the living space
Stuff.co.nz
The solution from Jessop Architects was to design a double-glazed extension, with an annex that incorporates passive house technology. And while it seems strange to think a glass-walled room could be used to heat the entire ground floor of the house ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - Vermont Public Radio

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:23

Vermont Public Radio

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave"
Vermont Public Radio
Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House Institute say it's still a big ask to finance market-rate units that won't realize full energy-efficiency savings for decades. But momentum for large-scale passive housing really did start gaining last year ...

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Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex - The Real Deal Magazine

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:10

The Real Deal Magazine

Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex
The Real Deal Magazine
Related Companies and Hudson Companies have filed plans for the eighth building in their Riverwalk rental complex on Roosevelt Island. The developers plan to build a 21-story residential building at 460 Main Street, according to documents filed with ...

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Related to build 21-story residential building in Roosevelt Island - Real Estate Weekly

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:25

The Real Deal Magazine

Related to build 21-story residential building in Roosevelt Island
Real Estate Weekly
The planned building would be near another Related project. The firm developed Riverwalk Crossing, a 17-story, 242-unit luxury rental tower at 405 Main Street. It also partnered with Hudson Companies to build the world's tallest passive house on the ...
Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complexThe Real Deal Magazine

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Germany, its forests and one architect's vision of green housing - Financial Times

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:02

Financial Times

Germany, its forests and one architect's vision of green housing
Financial Times
Frey is among the pioneers of the “passive house” — an ultra low-energy form of construction created in the last two decades, mainly in Germany and Scandinavia. Its key standard is annual energy consumption for heating and cooling of not more than 15 ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - WNPR News

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:46

WNPR News

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave"
WNPR News
“We want to make it so that if a building is not a passive house, then people say, 'Oh well, that's a real negative, I would rather do something that is a passive house: it's just better,'" Gordon said. Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House ...

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