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Common Sources of Indoor Air Pollution - Earth911.com

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 16:02

Earth911.com

Common Sources of Indoor Air Pollution
Earth911.com
Zehnder heat recovery ventilation (HRV) systems are the most energy efficient HRV systems on the market and some models are certified by the Passive House Institute. Zehnder ComfoAir HRV systems have fine filters available that can remove pollen, dust, ...

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People on the move: 8/20/2018 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:00

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

People on the move: 8/20/2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The contribution will help support the construction of CLP – Carrick to Passive House high performance building standards, which reduces the building's ecological footprint and results in an ultra-low energy building that requires little energy for ...

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Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Bring Energy-Efficient Innovation to Affordable Housing - Montpelier Bridge

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 20:50

Montpelier Bridge

Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Bring Energy-Efficient Innovation to Affordable Housing
Montpelier Bridge
Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity, Inc., is one of eight Habitat affiliates in Vermont with the mission to build affordable, decent housing in partnership with low-income families. Habitat's recent project was a “passive house” in East Montpelier ...

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Energy-efficient Second and Delaware apartment project is back on, developer says - Kansas City Star

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 03:55

Kansas City Star

Energy-efficient Second and Delaware apartment project is back on, developer says
Kansas City Star
Despite ongoing litigation with their original contractor, developers for the highly energy efficient Second and Delaware apartment project are pressing forward and plan to restart construction next month. Jonathan Arnold of Arnold Development Group ...

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Washington's first passive house apartment building opens soon in Seattle - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:22

Washington's first passive house apartment building opens soon in Seattle
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
West Seattle-based NK Architects, North America's leading passive house designer, designed Pax Futura to use up to 90 percent less heating and cooling energy than standard buildings. This is done by installing high-performance windows, extra-thick ...

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Here's the dirt on a rammed-earth renovation in Australia | TreeHugger - Treehugger

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 01:45

Treehugger

Here's the dirt on a rammed-earth renovation in Australia | TreeHugger
Treehugger
Add heritage preservation, passive house design and a butterfly roof and it pushes a lot of buttons around here. Victoria may be the smallest state in Australia, ...

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I make $200000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it only works because I followed 5 steps - Business Insider

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 00:54

Business Insider

I make $200000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it only works because I followed 5 steps
Business Insider
Within six months of selling, however, I had reinvested the proceeds from the home sale and brought total passive income for 2018 back up to an estimated $203,724. Without a clear plan for reinvesting the proceeds, I'm not sure I would have sold the ...
Here's how a family of 3 gets by in San Francisco without anyone working a jobCNBC

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Tall wood BC research building demonstrates Passive House benefits - Construction Canada

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 00:39

Construction Canada

Tall wood BC research building demonstrates Passive House benefits
Construction Canada
WIRL set a new standard for airtightness, securing the best North American result of any building using the internationally recognized Passive House standard, according to UNBC. The testing protocol involves both pressurizing and depressurizing the ...

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George and Amal Clooney's supposed illegal Soho rental hits the market for $16M - 6Sqft (blog)

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 23:40

6Sqft (blog)

George and Amal Clooney's supposed illegal Soho rental hits the market for $16M
6Sqft (blog)
... feet of outdoor space, which includes a multi-level garden and roof deck. It has automated shades, walnut floors, three fireplaces, and Passive House features. [Listing: 116 Sullivan Street by David Kornmeier and Nicole Palermo of Brown Harris ...

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Treehaus combines contemporary design and passive energy in the Utah forest - Inhabitat

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:02

Treehaus combines contemporary design and passive energy in the Utah forest
Inhabitat
The top story houses the home's main suite, which nestles gently into the forest's green foliage. Two decks attached to the front of the house and a terrace in the back make communing with nature easy. Additional balconies beckon off the other three ...

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Hobbit Hollow for Sale in Upstate New York - Greenroofs.com (blog)

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 03:24

Greenroofs.com (blog)

Hobbit Hollow for Sale in Upstate New York
Greenroofs.com (blog)
Jim's cast-in-place concrete roof, earth sheltered Passive House is very energy-efficient and he says it uses 90 percent less energy to heat and cool it compared to the average home. Along with a beautiful living roof, Hobbit Hollows' sustainable ...

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A hotter topic: Building heat resilience into multifamily housing - WHYY

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 19:17

WHYY

A hotter topic: Building heat resilience into multifamily housing
WHYY
A passive house, one with a good thermal envelope and insulation and that doesn't rely on mechanical solutions for climatization, is the ideal, he said. Apartments built under that energy-efficiency standard can be habitable for up to a week during a ...

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Sun, 08/12/2018 - 06:28
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Our top properties of the week - The Spaces

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 19:00

The Spaces

Our top properties of the week
The Spaces
It might not be up in the tree canopy, as its name suggests, but this blackened house in Summit Park blends with the surrounding pines and makes the most of its sloping plot. The passive house is arranged vertically, with four twisted levels. Interiors ...

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Coming soon: net-zero-energy units for rent - Daily Journal of Commerce

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 04:16

Daily Journal of Commerce

Coming soon: net-zero-energy units for rent
Daily Journal of Commerce
Plus, the Tillamook Row structures are being built to Passive House standards, which are meant to produce superior indoor air quality and greatly reduced heating and cooling needs. Typically, a house meeting those standards consumes around 70 percent ...

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Passive House experts gather in Vancouver - Construction Canada

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 21:49

Construction Canada

Passive House experts gather in Vancouver
Construction Canada
Across Canada, a multitude of Passive House buildings are built, under construction, or in the design phase. Adoption of Passive House methods is particularly strong in Vancouver, where these structures represent 20 per cent of rezoning applications.

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Meet the Hunters, Vermont's modernist-house pioneers - Curbed

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 04:00

Curbed

Meet the Hunters, Vermont's modernist-house pioneers
Curbed
But one American woman, at least, saw no need to be the passive recipient of other's innovations. On page 134, “To suit her own needs as mother, cook and laundress,” in her “Housewife's House” she has placed the kitchen at the center, with a playroom ...

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Solar-powered home takes advantage of Silicon Valley's mild climate - Inhabitat

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 22:05

Solar-powered home takes advantage of Silicon Valley's mild climate
Inhabitat
Julie Torres Moskovitz is the principal at the collaborative design firm Fabrica718 in Brooklyn and she's also the author of The Greenest Home, a new book about passive houses around the world. We first were introduced to Moskovitz in 2012 when she and ...

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Solis Condos Coming to Capitol Hill - seattlepi.com (blog)

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:15

Solis Condos Coming to Capitol Hill
seattlepi.com (blog)
The contractor is Cascade Built, a leader on passive house projects, and the architect is Weber Thompson. This building was originally planned as an apartment building but will now be the first condominium building to be constructed in Capitol Hill in ...

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Realogics Sotheby's International Realty and Solterra Announce 45-unit Solis Condominiums - Capitol Hill's First New ... - Markets Insider

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 06:09

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty and Solterra Announce 45-unit Solis Condominiums - Capitol Hill's First New ...
Markets Insider
The progressive six-story development is targeting Passive House certification – the first of its kind condominium project in Seattle, which aims to achieve an 80% reduction in its use of energy for heating and cooling. The first new construction "for ...

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