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World's “tightest house” for sale in Dillingham - KDLG

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:43

KDLG

World's “tightest house” for sale in Dillingham
KDLG
The 1150 square foot, two bedroom, one bathroom house sits cozily at the end of Gauthier Way, overlooking an expanse of tundra on either side of Scandinavian Creek. Its 28-inch thick walls were built using a “box-in-a-box” technique, stuffed full of ...

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Another reason to love Passive House: it's really quiet - Treehugger

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:25

Treehugger

Another reason to love Passive House: it's really quiet
Treehugger
When Passive House started in the 90s, it was all about energy, and that is what the basic standard regulates. But saving energy is a hard sell these days when fossil fuels are so cheap, so Passive House people are pivoting to other virtues of Passive ...

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Mid-rise wood-frame construction gets innovative - Construction Canada

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:29

Construction Canada

Mid-rise wood-frame construction gets innovative
Construction Canada
There is an increasing interest in ultra-low energy buildings that comply with the Passive House standard, along with a growing need to explore new approaches to project delivery, particularly when building on constricted infill lots. There is also a ...

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Canadians constructing North America's biggest green buildings - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:02

Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Canadians constructing North America's biggest green buildings
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
Others are under construction and many more are at the rezoning stage, including a residence that will house 750 students at the University of Toronto's Scarborough campus and two 40-plus highrise towers in Vancouver that aim to be the tallest passive ...

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Another way to manage cold - Rapid City Journal

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:20

Rapid City Journal

Another way to manage cold
Rapid City Journal
Since then, some features in my house have become more mainstream and energy efficiency has become a more common aspiration. Building science has seen additional advances since the 1980s and I've recognized a few mistakes that I made in building my ...

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Pittsburgh should promote energy-efficient homes - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh should promote energy-efficient homes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
On the other side of home sales, buyers can receive larger mortgages for energy-efficient homes due to their reduced operating costs. But in Western Pennsylvania, without easily available market data on comparable houses, lenders are unwilling to ...

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Green-roofed office first large-scale CLT structure in southeast Europe - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:20

Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Green-roofed office first large-scale CLT structure in southeast Europe
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
Given Romania's freezing winters, the architects inserted passive house-standard mineral wool insulation into the walls, slabs and flat roofs and optimized solar gain in winter. Natural cross ventilation and daylighting is optimized and pass through ...

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Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project of high efficiency 'passive house' - Daily Republic

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 21:53

Daily Republic

Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project of high efficiency 'passive house'
Daily Republic
"We got involved with the project because we're a South Dakota-based company that has what they're looking for in exterior continuous insulation, which is really a vital part to super energy efficient houses and construction," Scherrer said. "And, it's ...

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Real Estate Transfers - Washington Times Herald

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 19:06

Real Estate Transfers
Washington Times Herald
SW ¼ NE ¼, S9, T3N, R7W; SE ¼, S9, T3N, R7W; pt. SW ¼, S9, T3N, R7W; and pt. NW ¼, S9, T3N, R7W. Olen Jay Wagler and Pauline Wagler to Northern Property & Development LLC, pt. NE ¼ NE ¼, S7, T4N, R5W; SE ¼ NE ¼, S7, T4N, R5W; and NE ¼ SE ¼, S7, T4N ...

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Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project for high efficiency 'passive house' - West Fargo Pioneer

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:12

West Fargo Pioneer

Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project for high efficiency 'passive house'
West Fargo Pioneer
The idea of the passive house fit in well with InSoFast's goals, he said. The panels created by the Mitchell-based business use high-pressure steam fusion to create closed-cell insulation that is packed with microscopic air spaces, which remain ...

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Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project for high efficiency 'passive house' - Jamestown Sun

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:12

Jamestown Sun

Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project for high efficiency 'passive house'
Jamestown Sun
Dennis Daugaard when he visited the university in 2015 and spoke on the idea of passive house principles and integrating them into the architecture department at SDSU. Grant funding further helped MacBride and the department to build the passive house ...

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Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project for high efficiency 'passive house' - West Fargo Pioneer

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:12

West Fargo Pioneer

Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project for high efficiency 'passive house'
West Fargo Pioneer
Dennis Daugaard when he visited the university in 2015 and spoke on the idea of passive house principles and integrating them into the architecture department at SDSU. Grant funding further helped MacBride and the department to build the passive house ...

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Loving Dog Given Up by Former Owners Returns Home — Twice! — But They Can't Keep Her - PEOPLE.com

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 03:08

PEOPLE.com

Loving Dog Given Up by Former Owners Returns Home — Twice! — But They Can't Keep Her
PEOPLE.com
The canine — described as “precious,” “kind,” “humble” and “passive” — has made the 20-mile trek through Oklahoma neighborhoods back to her previous owners' house two times now. This scenario is the reason why Seminole Humane Society/Animal Shelter ...
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Bremer Punkt - ARCHITECT Magazine

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:44

ARCHITECT Magazine

Bremer Punkt
ARCHITECT Magazine
The energy concept is based on a highly insulated building envelope, which roughly correlates to a passive house standard, fulfilling the “standard KfW Effizienzhaus 55”. Energy and water usage is almost completely covered by the individual house's ...

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Brilliant renovation fits three generations in 484 square feet - Curbed

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:03

Curbed

Brilliant renovation fits three generations in 484 square feet
Curbed
Taeubert elected to start fresh and “build a home within a home.” To keep the space from suffering damp walls and floors—a common complaint of historic hutongs—Taeubert had it stripped down to its bare structure and then rebuilt with ample protection ...

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Green-roofed office is the first large-scale CLT structure in southeast Europe - Inhabitat

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:09

Inhabitat

Green-roofed office is the first large-scale CLT structure in southeast Europe
Inhabitat
Shaped like a cross in aerial view, the HSR timber office stretches horizontally from northeast to southwest and is intersected by a two-story volume with a northwest-southeast orientation. A stairway and a double-height atrium are located at the heart ...

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The 2018 Most Innovative Building Product Goes to AeroBarrier - Markets Insider

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:37

The 2018 Most Innovative Building Product Goes to AeroBarrier
Markets Insider
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Homebuilders' (NAHB) awarded AeroBarrier the 2018 Most Innovative Building Product and Best in Show. This year's competition was competitive, receiving 324 entries for nine ...

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The 2018 Most Innovative Building Product Goes to AeroBarrier - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:15

The 2018 Most Innovative Building Product Goes to AeroBarrier
PR Newswire (press release)
AeroBarrier was used on The New American Home 2018, which achieved LEED Platinum certification and met the requirements for NGBS Emerald certification. AeroBarrier improves acoustics of a building area, by reducing outside noise, sealing holes as small ...

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Mixed-Income Seniors Housing Opens in Pittsburgh - Apartment Finance Today

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:45

Apartment Finance Today

Mixed-Income Seniors Housing Opens in Pittsburgh
Apartment Finance Today
“Designing to Passive House standards provides long-term benefits for every resident, creating apartments that are quiet, comfortable, and extremely well-ventilated, all with exceedingly low utility costs.” Funding for the $15.8 million development ...

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Passive Smoking Risks to Children - News-Medical.net

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 18:56

News-Medical.net

Passive Smoking Risks to Children
News-Medical.net
Impact of passive smoking in school-going children. Children with nonsmokers at home can also be affected by ETS, as they may be exposed to smoke in public places like cars, buses, babysitter's house, school, park, playground, friend's or relative ...

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