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Passive House poised for institutional uptake - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

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REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Passive House poised for institutional uptake
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects in Canada. After being largely limited to residential applications, small institutional projects are ...

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Lanefab's little Vancouver laneway houses are pretty fab - Treehugger

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Lanefab's little Vancouver laneway houses are pretty fab
Treehugger
They have a higher-performing thicker wall for the PassiveHouse designs that gets to R58. Using precut SIPs lets them close the house in very quickly, a must when you live in a rainforest. Another problem building back lane housing is that it is ...

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Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output - vtdigger.org

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 22:42

Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output
vtdigger.org
Joining the ranks of housing developments nationwide, the Windham and Windsor Housing Trust's (WWHT) new housing development project, The Snow Block, will meet criteria from The Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) to obtain a passive building ...

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VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence - Journal of Commerce

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:07

Journal of Commerce

VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence
Journal of Commerce
Industry and government are coming together to create a focal point for emission reduction in Vancouver. The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA), Passive House Canada and the Open Green Building Society have partnered with the City of ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 02:18

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 02:18

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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Egyptian Election Numbers Show Regime Supporters Are Becoming More Passive - Chatham House

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 22:49

Chatham House

Egyptian Election Numbers Show Regime Supporters Are Becoming More Passive
Chatham House
The Egyptian presidential election has shown that the regime of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi still enjoys support among the same constituencies that opposed the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood in June 2013. However, there has been a noticeable transformation ...

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Passive House standard improves thermal comfort - Climate Control News (press release)

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 07:53

Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House standard improves thermal comfort
Climate Control News (press release)
While there a plenty of benefits associated with the standard there are still obstacles to overcome as Australia is still in the very early stages of the passive house journey. Speaking at a workshop hosted by engineering and infrastructure advisory ...

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The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs - Inhabitat

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 21:02

The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs
Inhabitat
The architects collaborated with a team of six contractors, three engineers, Passive House consultants and eco-conscious clients to make the upgrades. Baxt Ingui Architects installed low E and argon-filled triple-glazed windows, cellulose insulation ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:43

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses
Stuff.co.nz
But house design helps too, which is why the Christchurch house has a simple form that reduces the number of corners. Ali Wilkinson and family have a more complicated Passive House. Their 100-year-old character villa in St Albans, Christchurch, was ...

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Passive Solar Greenhouses, Solariums, & Pineapple Pits - CleanTechnica

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:23

CleanTechnica

Passive Solar Greenhouses, Solariums, & Pineapple Pits
CleanTechnica
April 22nd, 2018 by James Ayre. As an addendum to our earlier article on passive solar house design basics, I thought that it would be worth providing an overview of some of the possibilities when it comes to the design of attached passive solar ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ... - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 02:22

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ...
Stuff.co.nz
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house. It's a rectangle, with a pitched roof. It's got three bedrooms, two levels and is relatively modest at 157 ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 00:00

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses
Stuff.co.nz
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house. It's a rectangle, with a pitched roof. It's got three bedrooms, two levels and is relatively modest at 157 ...

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Passive Solar Greenhouses, Solariums, And Water & Stone As Thermal Mass - CleanTechnica

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 18:44

CleanTechnica

Passive Solar Greenhouses, Solariums, And Water & Stone As Thermal Mass
CleanTechnica
April 22nd, 2018 by James Ayre. As an addendum to our earlier article on passive solar house design basics, I thought that it would be worth providing an overview of some of the possibilities when it comes to the design of attached passive solar ...

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Connecticut homebuilders taking active interest in passive construction - Thehour.com

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:08

Thehour.com

Connecticut homebuilders taking active interest in passive construction
Thehour.com
The first hint for visitors that Jan Degenschein has built a special house in Norwalk comes courtesy of the solar panels on the roof, sloped scientifically to take maximum advantage of sunlight in northern climes. But confirmation arrives only when ...

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Sat, 04/21/2018 - 09:19
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Second & Delaware gets new contractor as suit with old one proceeds - Kansas City Business Journal

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 03:13

Second & Delaware gets new contractor as suit with old one proceeds
Kansas City Business Journal
The developer of the stalled 276-unit Second and Delaware apartment project in the River Market said construction would resume in August, allowing completion within 20 months, or by spring 2020. Announced in 2014, Second and Delaware was designed to be ...

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This New York City Building's Façade Actually Cleans the Air - Architectural Digest

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 02:02

Architectural Digest

This New York City Building's Façade Actually Cleans the Air
Architectural Digest
In the past year alone, creative strategies have proved that projects can—and should—set their eco-friendly sites beyond a simple rooftop solar panel. From 3-D-printing an entire home to prevent waste material to investing in Passive House structures ...

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Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand - Metropolis Magazine

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:15

Metropolis Magazine

Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand
Metropolis Magazine
The Magnolia Montessori School for All was designed by Page as a group of small houses sitting in nature. Each house supports a group of children learning to be creative, independent, flexible, and free. I've observed resilient design, as it ...

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Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced - Vermont Biz

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 03:10

Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced
Vermont Biz
Vermont's Greenest Award – Commercial: Middlebury Town Office. Photo courtesy Bread Loaf Corporation. Vermont Business Magazine The sixth annual Vermont's Greenest Building Awards, hosted by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN), recognized seven ...

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