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Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced - Vermont Biz

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 03:10

Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced
Vermont Biz
Vermont's Greenest Award – Commercial: Middlebury Town Office. Photo courtesy Bread Loaf Corporation. Vermont Business Magazine The sixth annual Vermont's Greenest Building Awards, hosted by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN), recognized seven ...

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San Francisco's First Positive Net Energy Condos Create A New Sustainability Standard - Bisnow

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 23:47

San Francisco's First Positive Net Energy Condos Create A New Sustainability Standard
Bisnow
Bernstein Real Estate started construction on a 55-unit, 24-story passive house condo building in New York in October. One of the first multifamily buildings with passive house certification in the country was built in 2014 in Portland, Oregon. At Sol ...

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Raise a Toast to Earth Day in One of These 7 Eco-Friendly Homes - Realtor.com News

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:02

Realtor.com News

Raise a Toast to Earth Day in One of These 7 Eco-Friendly Homes
Realtor.com News
With Earth Day on the horizon, it's high time to delve into the green world of eco-friendly housing. We sifted through the listings currently on the market and dug up a few gems. Whether you're into passive home construction, earth-sheltered homes, or ...

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End of the road in search for a plot - The Times

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 06:01

The Times

End of the road in search for a plot
The Times
Stephen Tierney and Nicola Haines had wanted to build a passive house long before Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown became the first local authority to put the passive house standard into its planning requirements. The measure was formally adopted early in 2016 ...

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Tips from design pros on how to reinvent your home — or build a new one - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 03:41

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tips from design pros on how to reinvent your home — or build a new one
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We use the passive house method of building with higher insulation value and high-quality windows that minimize energy use and offset heating costs. Look for products that reduce water usage and energy-saving LED lighting systems. Stretch remodeling ...

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Creating your just-right home - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 01:28

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Creating your just-right home
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We use the passive house method of building with higher insulation value and high-quality windows that minimize energy use and offset heating costs. Look for products that reduce water usage and energy-saving LED lighting systems. Stretch remodeling ...

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Eagon obtained the PHI Component Certification in vacuum glass for the first time in the world - PR Newswire (press release)

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 07:21

Eagon obtained the PHI Component Certification in vacuum glass for the first time in the world
PR Newswire (press release)
Eagon Windows & Doors became the world's first company certified by Passive House Institute in the vacuum glass area. In recognition of the innovative technologies of Eagon Windows & Doors, the institute also gave the Korean company the Pilot Award in ...

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Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire - New Hampshire Business Review

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 01:42

New Hampshire Business Review

Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire
New Hampshire Business Review
Eric Soederberg, president of Bedford-based medical product development and engineering services firm Sunrise Labs, and Drew Sunstein, founder and chairman of the board, have executed a stock sale agreement resulting in Soederberg owning the majority ...

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This isn't just a Passive House, it's a power station - Treehugger

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 03:36

Treehugger

This isn't just a Passive House, it's a power station
Treehugger
Lark Rise by bere:architects could be the poster child for a Green Technology Revolution. Most of the time we think of houses as consumers of energy. On TreeHugger we like to promote houses built to the Passive House standard, that need very little ...

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Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive House - New Hampshire Business Review

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 00:33

New Hampshire Business Review

Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive House
New Hampshire Business Review
Paul Eldrenkamp, a certified Passive House consultant who is supervising construction, said the Gilford Village Knolls III project “promises to be the first certified Passive House multi-family development in New Hampshire, which would be quite an ...
Largest Passive House development in North America certified in PittsburghProud Green Building (press release) (blog)

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Largest Passive House development in North America certified in Pittsburgh - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 23:14

Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Largest Passive House development in North America certified in Pittsburgh
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
Hillcrest Residences has become the largest confirmed Passive House Institute U.S. certified (PHIUS) development in North America by square footage and number of units, according to a release from the developer. The new, energy-efficient senior housing ...

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How can architects design facades for the age of climate change? - The Architect's Newspaper

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:30

The Architect's Newspaper

How can architects design facades for the age of climate change?
The Architect's Newspaper
Chu: The passive house strategy is brilliant because it addresses the performance of the building together with the occupant's comfort holistically. It really is a holistic way of thinking of design, and moving forward, it's the kind of mentality we ...

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This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable - 6Sqft (blog)

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 01:16

6Sqft (blog)

This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable
6Sqft (blog)
Though it would be an enviable Brooklyn townhouse even without the certification, this unique home at 331 8th Street in Park Slope got a complete Passive House retrofit in 2013. It's a shining 21st century energy-efficient example; better yet, the home ...

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Vancouver set to build Canada's first Passive House fire hall - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:30

Journal of Commerce

Vancouver set to build Canada's first Passive House fire hall
Journal of Commerce
“It is a LEED Gold building and you can get LEED Gold but not make a dent in green house gases. Passive house design helps us to close that gap,” she said. “It is super challenging and we are looking forward to seeing it completed,” said project ...

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Front & Center: Builder Andy Smith actively promotes 'passive' home technology - The Spokesman-Review

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 20:12

The Spokesman-Review

Front & Center: Builder Andy Smith actively promotes 'passive' home technology
The Spokesman-Review
Smith: More poorly built houses. We're hired as construction defect experts a couple of times a year. The general public believes if a house has been inspected, everything is good. But the code doesn't begin to address everything that goes into a house ...

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Workshop an opportunity to learn more about Passive Houses - Smithers Interior News

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 01:09

Smithers Interior News

Workshop an opportunity to learn more about Passive Houses
Smithers Interior News
Passive House Canada is hosting two events in Smithers to give people a better idea of what a passive house is and the benefits of building a project to meet Canadian Certified Passive Housing requirements, which is one of the highest energy efficiency ...

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Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown - The Hudson Independent

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 19:39

The Hudson Independent

Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown
The Hudson Independent
Several years ago, when her sons went off to college, Tarrytown Planning Board member, architect, and passionate environmentalist, Joan Raiselis, decided that reducing the family's environmental footprint was her paramount ambition. She and her husband ...

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"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings - Builder Magazine

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 19:36

Builder Magazine

"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings
Builder Magazine
The structure is air-tight and meets many Passive House standards from around the world. No mechanical heating or cooling is reportedly needed and any other small energy demands are supplied by a photovoltaic system on one of its glass walls. Rainwater ...

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Building better homes through conscious construction - GreenBiz

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 16:04

Building better homes through conscious construction
GreenBiz
His own home is net zero, producing at least as much energy as it consumes, and is built to the energy efficiency standards of the Passive House Institute — although, as he explained to the Bard MBA's Sven Thiessen, it also features a big rain ...

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Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 19:29

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Take a peek inside a home built by a father-son duo in Dallas for maximum energy-efficiency. It was made to use up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a conventional house. (Published 56 minutes ago). It may look just like any home ...

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