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Repurposed cargotecture dwellings keep naturally cool in Costa Rica - Inhabitat

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 17:15

Repurposed cargotecture dwellings keep naturally cool in Costa Rica
Inhabitat
An environmentally conscious family tapped DAO and Re Arquitectura to design a home expansion project with low landscape impact. In response, the architecture firms created Franceschi Container Houses, a series of cargotecture apartments to ...

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As Congress reaches shutdown deal, Trump stays out of sight - PBS NewsHour

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 07:22

BBC News

As Congress reaches shutdown deal, Trump stays out of sight
PBS NewsHour
Trump was also warned by allies, including chief of staff John Kelly and budget director Mick Mulvaney, not to reopen negotiations with Schumer, whom White House staffers believed would have to fold. And while Trump did not make any appearances where ...
As Shutdown Deal Reached, Trump Stays Out of SightU.S. News & World Report
Trump signs bill ending government shutdownWGN-TV
US shutdown: White House voicemail changed to blame DemocratsBBC News
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As Shutdown Deal Reached, Trump Stays Out of Sight - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:25

U.S. News & World Report

As Shutdown Deal Reached, Trump Stays Out of Sight
U.S. News & World Report
... president at the White House over cheeseburgers, blasted Trump's refusal to re-engage. "The White House refused to engage in negotiations over the weekend," Schumer said Monday. "The great deal-making president sat on the sidelines." Trump ...
For 'got-to-lead' Donald Trump, the shutdown buck stopped elsewhereNewsday
The Disappearing DealmakerThe Atlantic

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Editorial: Don't turn down the heat! - The Rocky Mountain Goat

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:00

Editorial: Don't turn down the heat!
The Rocky Mountain Goat
A Passive House is much more like a thermos. It's built to keep heat in. You don't need a 600 watt element keeping your thermos hot. Even thermoses will eventually get cold, so we do add some heat everyday. Happily most of it is free. We collect it ...

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Red Terra Cotta Exterior Revealed After 312-322 Canal Street's Major Design Update, Tribeca - New York YIMBY

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 20:00

New York YIMBY

Red Terra Cotta Exterior Revealed After 312-322 Canal Street's Major Design Update, Tribeca
New York YIMBY
Castrucci has proposed a brick-red terra cotta facade which will frame inset floor-to-ceiling windows on each floor. The architecture firm describes the project as entering into “a critical dialogue with its surrounding context. The façade's repetition ...

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Passive House brings the heat - WCAX

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 23:58

Passive House brings the heat
WCAX
Lincoln, Vt. (WCAX) This is the second winter Studio III Architect Gregor Masefield and his family have spent at their Passive House in Lincoln, Vermont. It is a house where a kettle of water on a convection stove can provide the heat instead of a ...

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US shutdown: White House voicemail changed to blame Democrats - BBC News

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 23:37

BBC News

US shutdown: White House voicemail changed to blame Democrats
BBC News
The White House changed its answering machine message to blame Donald Trump's political opponents for its failure to answer calls. The recording was made amid a US government shutdown that left many federal services without staff. But callers to the ...
As Congress reaches shutdown deal, Trump stays out of sightPBS NewsHour
For 'got-to-lead' Donald Trump, the shutdown buck stopped elsewhereNewsday

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8 (New) Energy Efficient Materials Architects Should Know - ArchDaily

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:33

ArchDaily

8 (New) Energy Efficient Materials Architects Should Know
ArchDaily
... less wood product than stick-framing and can potentially generate 98 percent less waste. This new type of panelized wall replaces traditional exterior sheathing with a combination of polyisocyanurate (polyiso) continuous insulation on the exterior ...

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Duluth architect Coulson designs energy-efficient buildings without the loud and proud - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 03:00

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Duluth architect Coulson designs energy-efficient buildings without the loud and proud
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In the North Country, she found herself in the company of like-minded architects and designers who embraced a set of international energy efficiency and sustainability building standards called Passive House. She quickly came to realize that there was ...

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Ask Amy: Having my boyfriend's buddy living in our house is stressful. How do I start the process to get him to move ... - Omaha World-Herald

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 14:03

Ask Amy: Having my boyfriend's buddy living in our house is stressful. How do I start the process to get him to move ...
Omaha World-Herald
You seem to have agreed to this tenancy beforehand, and either you were too passive to express your doubts at the time, or the reality of this has given you second thoughts. Don't ask permission to express yourself. Tell your boyfriend that as a co ...

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World's 'tightest house' for sale in Dillingham - Bristol Bay Times

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 02:14

World's 'tightest house' for sale in Dillingham
Bristol Bay Times
The 600 square foot, two bedroom, one bathroom house sits cozily at the end of Gauthier Way, overlooking an expanse of tundra on either side of Scandinavia Creek. Its 28-inch thick walls were built using a "box-in-a-box" technique, stuffed full of ...

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World's 'tightest house' for sale in Dillingham - Bristol Bay Times

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 02:14

World's 'tightest house' for sale in Dillingham
Bristol Bay Times
The 600 square foot, two bedroom, one bathroom house sits cozily at the end of Gauthier Way, overlooking an expanse of tundra on either side of Scandinavia Creek. Its 28-inch thick walls were built using a "box-in-a-box" technique, stuffed full of ...

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ISOPA Celebrates 30 Years of Engagement - SprayFoam.com (press release)

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:50

ISOPA Celebrates 30 Years of Engagement
SprayFoam.com (press release)
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – January 19, 2018 - ISOPA, the European trade association for producers of diisocyanates and polyols, celebrated its 30th anniversary of successfully engaging with key policymakers and communicating the benefits of polyurethanes to ...

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13 California kids locked in a house of horrors -- Just one hero could have saved them so much sooner - Fox News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 03:57

Fox News

13 California kids locked in a house of horrors -- Just one hero could have saved them so much sooner
Fox News
The hero of this story is the17-year old girl who escaped from the Turpin home and called police. She was willing to risk her life to save her siblings. She made the difference! And if just one person in the neighborhood had chosen to be a hero and do ...

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What's behind the Tomo name of a new Vancouver cohousing project - Straight.com

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:34

Straight.com

What's behind the Tomo name of a new Vancouver cohousing project
Straight.com
“Another decision that we recently made through the development process with the developer was that no one will have laundry in their units, so we're doing shared laundry for all the units,” Chamberlain added. Tomo House is proposed to be designed by ...

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Lloyd Kahn's good advice on how to rebuild after disaster - Treehugger

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:31

Treehugger

Lloyd Kahn's good advice on how to rebuild after disaster
Treehugger
Stick with rectangles. If you get into building curves, or polygons (e.g. hexagonal, octagonal) you'll end up spending a lot more time and money. This also makes it easier to insulate and seal the house; every jog and joint is a potential thermal ...

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Mitch McConnell's passive-aggressive dig at Trump - Washington Post

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:43

Washington Post

Mitch McConnell's passive-aggressive dig at Trump
Washington Post
“I don't know where that guy went,” Graham said at a hearing. “I want him back!” On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) also went there on Trump's uneven leadership — but in a more passive-aggressive way. While talking about ...

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Horgan calls Kelowna West by-election to fill Clark's former seat - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:50

The Globe and Mail

Horgan calls Kelowna West by-election to fill Clark's former seat
The Globe and Mail
The B.C. Liberal Party has nominated Ben Stewart to run in the byelection. Stewart won the riding in the 2013 race, but bowed out to allow Clark to run after she lost the Vancouver-Point Grey riding. Shelley Cook, a former John Howard Society executive ...
BC premier calls Kelowna West byelection to replace Christy ClarkCTV News

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Melbourne architects turn an old terrace house into a gorgeous light-filled home - Inhabitat

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:04

Melbourne architects turn an old terrace house into a gorgeous light-filled home
Inhabitat
by Nicole Jewell. View Slideshow. Melbourne-based Ben Callery Architects converted a compact terrace house with limited square footage into a contemporary, light-filled home by going upwards and outwards. The renovation introduced a large rooftop deck ...

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New, lower cost Nest Thermostat E: First impressions - Treehugger

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:00

Treehugger

New, lower cost Nest Thermostat E: First impressions
Treehugger
As I mentioned in my post about Nest providing products to low income households, smart(er) thermostats like the Thermostat E will allow us non Passive House dwellers to manage our heating and cooling in leakier homes considerably more efficiently than ...

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