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Build better buildings in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 08:52

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Build better buildings in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Derived from the German Passivhaus, the term Passive House is better translated as “passive building,” and can be applied to all building types, from high-rise towers (there are a bunch going up in New York City and Vancouver right now) to single ...

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BZN Film Festival takes serious look at energy issues - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 19:11

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

BZN Film Festival takes serious look at energy issues
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Lindsay Schack of the Gallatin Valley firm Love Schack Architecture said energy-saving “passive houses” are being built in Colorado, Utah and Canada, so it's “totally possible” to do it in Montana. In May, a Passive House International workshop at ...

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East Harlem's affordable Sendero Verde complex gets fresh renderings and a 384-unit mixed-use tower - 6Sqft (blog)

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 23:15

6Sqft (blog)

East Harlem's affordable Sendero Verde complex gets fresh renderings and a 384-unit mixed-use tower
6Sqft (blog)
The buildings will be certified to passive house standards, as a way to consume a small part of the energy used by conventional buildings to heat, cool and ventilate. Upon completion, Sendero Verde will be the largest passive house development in the ...

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Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass Timber - Architectural Record

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 20:40

Architectural Record

Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass Timber
Architectural Record
In British Columbia's capital regional district, where housing prices are among the least affordable in all of Canada, the municipality of Esquimalt has given the go-ahead to a development that will offer community-oriented, Passive House–certified ...

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FenCan Annual Meeting: WinDoor and Passive House - DWM Magazine

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:03

DWM Magazine

FenCan Annual Meeting: WinDoor and Passive House
DWM Magazine
As Canada prepares to embrace more stringent construction standards to conserve energy, passive house construction is starting to generate more discussion. Calgary-based architect Oscar Flechas gave a presentation to the Fenestration Canada annual ...

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Scottsville Auto Group opening one-of-a-kind 'passive house' Subaru dealership later this year - rdnewsnow.com

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:00

rdnewsnow.com

Scottsville Auto Group opening one-of-a-kind 'passive house' Subaru dealership later this year
rdnewsnow.com
Described as a 'Passive House', the new certified dealership will be the only one of its kind in the world, built to a rigorous standard of energy efficiency that aims to minimize the over 14,000 square foot building's total ecological footprint and ...

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Developers break ground for Rockaways affordable housing development - Real Estate Weekly

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:58

Real Estate Weekly

Developers break ground for Rockaways affordable housing development
Real Estate Weekly
“With the addition of 127 mixed income affordable units with passive house amenities and ground floor retail space, this is the model of development that the Rockaways deserves and expects to see in the future. I would like to thank HPD Commissioner ...

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Future of the home - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:25

Stuff.co.nz

Future of the home
Stuff.co.nz
"By 2030 we will be building zero carbon houses – every new house will be a passive house – and by 2048 we would expect the majority of our 1.8 million existing houses to be at or near carbon neutral. "Solar power generation and batteries to store ...

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WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm - Architecture and Design

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:49

Architecture and Design

WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm
Architecture and Design
The passive house concept is finding increasing acceptance in the building industry as it works towards a zero carbon target. Passive houses were initially planned as long-term sustainable buildings that provided a comfortable and healthy environment ...

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Is LEED tough enough to stop climate change? Is it even the right question? - Treehugger

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 03:37

Treehugger

Is LEED tough enough to stop climate change? Is it even the right question?
Treehugger
Those who care about carbon emissions and building efficiency are trending to the Passivhaus or Passive House standard; I have always thought it was too focused on that single metric and proposed, only slightly tongue in cheek, an Elrond Standard that ...

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Company news: Nicole Schuster named associate principal at Ashley McGraw Architects - Syracuse.com

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:11

Syracuse.com

Company news: Nicole Schuster named associate principal at Ashley McGraw Architects
Syracuse.com
Nicole Schuster AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CPHC has been named associate principal at Ashley McGraw Architects. Schuster is a project architect and joined the company in 2016. She has been a certified passive house consultant since 2015. Schuster is a past ...

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The Platinum Standard in Northern Liberties for $1.433M - Philadelphia magazine

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 19:00

Philadelphia magazine

The Platinum Standard in Northern Liberties for $1.433M
Philadelphia magazine
That's because they incorporated most of the features found in homes built to the Passive House standard into this one. “The only difference is that passive house relies on southern exposure, while this home has east and west exposure,” Smith says. “So ...

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Ice Box Challenge Shows Off a Better Way to Keep Cool in the Summer - Philadelphia magazine

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 04:26

Philadelphia magazine

Ice Box Challenge Shows Off a Better Way to Keep Cool in the Summer
Philadelphia magazine
The “passive house” standard goes beyond even the latest International Building Code standard to produce buildings that are super-insulated and almost 100 percent airtight to cut down on heat gain in the summer, heat loss in the winter and drafts.

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VRF Q&A: Mitsubishi - Contracting Business

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 01:46

Contracting Business

VRF Q&A: Mitsubishi
Contracting Business
A look at the state of the variable refrigerant flow market for commercial heating and cooling, with commentary by system manufacturing executives. Note: selection of manufacturers does not imply endorsement or preference by Contracting Business.

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Penn State at The Navy Yard hosts Ice Box Challenge - Penn State News

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 21:20

Penn State News

Penn State at The Navy Yard hosts Ice Box Challenge
Penn State News
Passive house standard is an energy-efficient and cost-saving method of reducing the ecological footprint of buildings by controlling unnecessary outside airflow, reducing the amount of energy needed to maintain a comfortable, quiet environment. To ...

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100% Affordable Beach Green Dunes II Breaks Ground in The Rockaways, Queens - New York YIMBY

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 18:09

New York YIMBY

100% Affordable Beach Green Dunes II Breaks Ground in The Rockaways, Queens
New York YIMBY
The eight-story building will be passive house-certified to help reduce residential energy costs and the long-term, environmental impact of the building. The structure will also be built with resilient design features to prevent flooding and storm damage.

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LandGlass Makes Breakthrough in Intelligent Manufacturing and Is Beefing up the LandVac Production Capacity - Glass on Web

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:05

Glass on Web

LandGlass Makes Breakthrough in Intelligent Manufacturing and Is Beefing up the LandVac Production Capacity
Glass on Web
Accompanied by governmental policy support for passive buildings in China and growing trend of passive house in construction industry worldwide, Mr. Kang expects that vacuum insulated glass will play a more and more important role in this development ...

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Architect Carly Coulson on Less is More - Midwest Home Magazine (blog)

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 20:38

Midwest Home Magazine (blog)

Architect Carly Coulson on Less is More
Midwest Home Magazine (blog)
Then, using her expertise with advanced energy modeling and Passive House strategies, she designed the simple modern structure to live lightly on the land. By using triple-pane glass, super insulation, passive solar heating, summer shading, and heat ...

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New window design recognized by Passive House Institute - The Daily Courier

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 19:50

The Daily Courier

New window design recognized by Passive House Institute
The Daily Courier
LANGLEY, British Columbia (BUSINESS WIRE via AP) — Cascadia Windows & Doors, a North American manufacturer and distributor of energy-efficient windows, doors and other building products has recently received Passive House Institute (PHI) ...

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Winthrop Square Tower Moves Forward with Key Approval - Beacon Hill Times

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 14:01

Winthrop Square Tower Moves Forward with Key Approval
Beacon Hill Times
... 115 Winthrop Square will generate benefits for residents of Boston including creating a energy efficient, resilient and environmentally friendly tower that will achieve LEED Platinum certifiability and adopt the principles of “Passive House ...

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