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Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build - Startland News

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 00:03

Startland News

Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build
Startland News
That's when he discovered “Passive House” design, a building standard for energy efficiency. And the third-generation carpenter has never been the same. “We had a long building reputation of building really durable homes; this just takes it to a whole ...

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future - Scottish Construction Now

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:59

Scottish Construction Now

Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future
Scottish Construction Now
In construction, bringing a scientific approach to the design of a building that commits to an energy standard is not the easiest of things to achieve. When Passive House caught the imagination of those seeking answers to achieving an energy standard ...

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future - Scottish Construction Now

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:59

Scottish Construction Now

Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future
Scottish Construction Now
In construction, bringing a scientific approach to the design of a building that commits to an energy standard is not the easiest of things to achieve. When Passive House caught the imagination of those seeking answers to achieving an energy standard ...

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future - Scottish Housing News

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:15

Scottish Housing News

Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future
Scottish Housing News
In construction, bringing a scientific approach to the design of a building that commits to an energy standard is not the easiest of things to achieve. When Passive House caught the imagination of those seeking answers to achieving an energy standard ...

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Stratford couple renovate old home to create a more energy efficient house - The Beacon Herald

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 04:07

The Beacon Herald

Stratford couple renovate old home to create a more energy efficient house
The Beacon Herald
Windows are a big part of Passive House design. Large windows on the south and west-facing sides of a home allow the sunshine in, and limiting windows on the north keeps that heat from escaping. It's a good fit for Shalinsky and James, who also own a ...

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Vancouver's first Passive House Plus home in the works - Real Estate News EXchange

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 01:13

Real Estate News EXchange

Vancouver's first Passive House Plus home in the works
Real Estate News EXchange
Passive House Plus criteria is a higher rung than Passive House standard. Passive Houses are built with triple-pane wood windows, better insulation, eco-friendly materials and an ultra-efficient heat recovery ventilation system among other elements.

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BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture - Daily Commercial News

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:16

BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture
Daily Commercial News
Passive House began in Canada in the 1970s as a response to the oil crisis. It began with Saskatchewan House in 1977, but once the oil crisis passed, enthusiasm waned. In Europe progress continued, primarily because fuel is cheap in North America but ...

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BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture - Journal of Commerce

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:12

BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture
Journal of Commerce
Passive House standards, Pope said, changing in Ontario. OBC 2012 SB-10 upgrades are converging with the Passive House standard. Energy is consumed primarily in standard housing through domestic hot water and space heating, Pope said. But loads ...

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Passive House rolls into the commercial property space - The Fifth Estate

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:41

The Fifth Estate

Passive House rolls into the commercial property space
The Fifth Estate
The revolutionary Passive House system could be about to transform the commercial buildings market after a new partnership struck between the Green Building Council of Australia, the Passive House Institute and the Australian Passive House Association.

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Melbourne mixed-use project brings together Passive House and CLT - The Fifth Estate

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:36

Melbourne mixed-use project brings together Passive House and CLT
The Fifth Estate
Abbotsford in Melbourne's inner north is set to become home to what might be Australia's first multi-storey mixed use building that brings together two of property's hottest sustainability trends – Passive House and Cross Laminated Timber. Developer ...

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Fort St. John passive house LEED-certified for sustainable design - Alaska Highway News

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 06:09

Alaska Highway News

Fort St. John passive house LEED-certified for sustainable design
Alaska Highway News
The Canada Green Building Council awarded the city with a Canadian Green Building Award for the house in June 2016.
City of Fort St. John Passive House receives LEED Platinum ...Energeticcity.ca

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[ May 24, 2017 ] City of Fort St. John Passive House receives LEED Platinum Certification News - Energeticcity.ca

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 06:00

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[ May 24, 2017 ] City of Fort St. John Passive House receives LEED Platinum Certification News
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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John officially announced today that the city's Passive House received LEED Platinum certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) for their achievement in environmental building and design. This ...
Fort St. John passive house LEED-certified for sustainable designAlaska Highway News

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Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House - Philadelphia magazine

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 01:25

Philadelphia magazine

Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House
Philadelphia magazine
She was an early adopter in this region of the ultra-energy-efficient set of practices and standards that go by the name “passive house,” which in English carries a connotation that's more restrictive than in the original German. All the same, many of ...

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How and Why: Bio-solar House - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:28

AltEnergyMag (press release)

How and Why: Bio-solar House
AltEnergyMag (press release)
According to Architect Soontorn Booyantikam, to build an airtight house like this you need a high degree of workmanship which is something that Klaus Becher, the inventor of the Bio-Solar Passive houses was able to master. These Passive houses are ...

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Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings - Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:13

Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings
Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)
Passive House (Passivhaus) is a voluntary building standard that delivers energy efficient and affordable buildings – of all types – that require little energy for heating or cooling. A typical Passive House uses 80 percent less energy than standard ...
Passive Housing by 2020Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

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Passive Housing by 2020 - Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:54

Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

Passive Housing by 2020
Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)
If you are a construction supplier looking for new business, the 'Passive House' is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world. With 30,000 buildings with this sanction to date, Tenders Direct will be sharing further tender notices as ...

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Dubai space centre wins with first 'Passive House' for hot climates - The National

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:29

Dubai space centre wins with first 'Passive House' for hot climates
The National
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Sustainable Autonomous House, the first of its kind "Passive House" for a hot and humid climate, has won the 2017 Mena Green Building Award under the category Green Residential Building. The awards ...

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Passive House partnership promotes thermal comfort - Climate ... - Climate Control News (press release)

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:20

Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House partnership promotes thermal comfort - Climate ...
Climate Control News (press release)
A new partnership aims to drive the uptake of more efficient and comfortable buildings in Australia. The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) the Passive ...
Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnership ...Architecture and Design

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Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnership - Architecture and Design

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 06:36

Architecture and Design

Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnership
Architecture and Design
A new partnership between the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Passive House Institute (PHI) will boost the passive house (passivhaus) building approach in Australia. The partnership will encourage the future development of ultra-low ...

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This Martha's Vineyard Summer Home Is As Cozy As It Gets - Architectural Digest

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 03:46

Architectural Digest

This Martha's Vineyard Summer Home Is As Cozy As It Gets
Architectural Digest
This stunning home in Martha's Vineyard was designed to be an energy-efficient building “that incorporates passive house principles to maximize natural ventilation during warm weather and minimize heat loss during cooler weather,” explains its ...

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