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Passive House Institute - STL.News (blog)

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:09

STL.News (blog)

Passive House Institute
STL.News (blog)
CHICAGO/ August 07, 2018 (STL.News) In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a process that ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - STL.News (blog)

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:09

STL.News (blog)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
STL.News (blog)
Ellis Passivhaus, a development of Kenwood Construction Services with the Passive House consulting services of ZeroEnergy Design, transformed an antiquated 1890's rowhome into a progressive, urban, green living environment. The newly renovated ...

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The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus? - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 23:42

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus?
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Originating in Germany, the 'passivhaus' or 'passive house', is a home that is designed to use as little energy for space heating and cooling as possible, resulting in high levels of occupant thermal comfort. It was created with the intention of ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - Markets Insider

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:34

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
Markets Insider
CHICAGO, August 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a ...

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SDSU Passive House project wins award - Brookings Register

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:23

Brookings Register

SDSU Passive House project wins award
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – Associate Professor Charles MacBride and Instructor Robert Arlt, faculty from the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture, have won the Brookings Mayor's Sustainability Leadership/Innovative Best Practices Award for the ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:09

PR Web (press release)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
PR Web (press release)
In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a process that holds the builder to one of the most ...

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Aiming for Net-Zero: Farr Associates' Sustainable Design - ENGINEERING.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:34

ENGINEERING.com

Aiming for Net-Zero: Farr Associates' Sustainable Design
ENGINEERING.com
Using the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) standard, Farr now initiates most products with the goal of achieving net zero energy use. PHIUS takes an aggressive approach to energy efficiency, determining a maximum energy use per person and relying on ...

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Sleek black 'Treehaus' in the forests of Utah asks $1.1M - Curbed Ski

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 03:16

Curbed Ski

Sleek black 'Treehaus' in the forests of Utah asks $1.1M
Curbed Ski
Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Park City, Utah. Price: $1,100,000. This home might not ...

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The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty - Treehugger

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:37

The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty
Treehugger
So when architect Jonathan Kearns (of Kearns Mancini Architects) with partner Corrine Speigel wanted to renovate one to Passive House standards, they faced a number of challenges. Passive House is tough enough on new construction and extremely ...

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Capitol Hill development at 13th and Pike will be condos - Curbed Seattle

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 04:59

Curbed Seattle

Capitol Hill development at 13th and Pike will be condos
Curbed Seattle
The project, now called Solis, was first announced back in 2016, and will employ Passive House building standards (with a goal of eventual certification)—characterized by strong insulation, airtightness, strategic ventilation, and passive heat sources ...

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Shore house is Net Zero - Real Estate Weekly

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 23:16

Real Estate Weekly

Shore house is Net Zero
Real Estate Weekly
Pennsylvania-based architecture firm Richard Pedranti Architect is finishing up a Net Zero Energy home on the Jersey Shore. The Passive House design will save homeowners, a couple from Brooklyn, nearly 80 percent on heating and cooling costs thanks to ...

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In-house vs. independent indexes in passive investing - Pensions & Investments

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:28

Pensions & Investments

In-house vs. independent indexes in passive investing
Pensions & Investments
Would you invest in a passive strategy where the manager uses an in-house index instead of an index from an independent provider? If so, when? Within a year 1-2 years 3-4 years 5 years or more. Never. VoteView Results ...

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Modern mountain makeover - Otago Daily Times

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:34

Otago Daily Times

Modern mountain makeover
Otago Daily Times
Having previously lived in Japan and Poland, where houses were built to handle extreme weather conditions, the owners wanted a home that would be comfortable to live in year-round. Though the property is not certified as a passive house, they say that ...

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With $4.6M deal for uber green project at 13th and Pike, developer leaps ahead in race to build new Capitol Hill condos - CHS Blog (blog)

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:49

CHS Blog (blog)

With $4.6M deal for uber green project at 13th and Pike, developer leaps ahead in race to build new Capitol Hill condos
CHS Blog (blog)
Developer Solterra slapped down the cold, hard cash in a transaction reported to the county Monday for the former Fran's Chocolates building and a 2016-approved plan to build Capitol Hill's (and Seattle's) first Passive House-certified mixed-use ...

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Capitol Hill's first new condos in a decade will be super-green at former Fran's Chocolate HQ - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 05:18

Capitol Hill's first new condos in a decade will be super-green at former Fran's Chocolate HQ
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
Capitol Hill's first new condominiums will be built using the unusual "passive house" design and construction method. The property at 1300 E. Pike St. was Fran's Chocolate's Seattle headquarters before it moved to Georgetown. The site sold for nearly ...

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Old Victorian home in Brooklyn gets incredible Passive House retrofit - Inhabitat

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:18

Old Victorian home in Brooklyn gets incredible Passive House retrofit
Inhabitat
Retrofitting an old house into a Passive House is a challenging feat to say the least, but when done right, it can be amazing. When Bo and Itzy decided to turn their old Victorian home in Brooklyn into a passive home, they took on the ambitious project ...

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Old Holloway Passive house is all about comfort and luxury - Treehugger

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:15

Treehugger

Old Holloway Passive house is all about comfort and luxury
Treehugger
Juraj Mikurcik self-builds a gem of straw and wood that demonstrates everything there is to love about Passive House design. In a recent post we noted that Juraj Mikurcik's Old Holloway Passivhaus was nominated for a UK Passive House Trust award; here ...

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Capitol Hill site sells for Solis: 45 'passive-house' condos - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 14:01

Capitol Hill site sells for Solis: 45 'passive-house' condos
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Solis will meet passive-house standards for energy use, so that only minimal heating and cooling will be required. Green features will include a very tight building envelope, high-performance windows, doors, insulation, ventilation systems and air seals.

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Commercial wood building first to meet passive house energy standards - woodworkingnetwork.com

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:31

woodworkingnetwork.com

Commercial wood building first to meet passive house energy standards
woodworkingnetwork.com
The WIRL is noteworthy in that it is the first industrial building in North America certified to rigorous Passive House energy standards. Certified Passive House buildings use up to 90 per cent less energy for heating and cooling and up to 70 per cent ...

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The 11 Most Beautiful New Buildings in Brooklyn - The Bridge

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 02:32

The Bridge

The 11 Most Beautiful New Buildings in Brooklyn
The Bridge
... the awards-program notes. The back of the house uses recycled slates from the Coney Island boardwalk. All told, the residence meets New York's passive-house standard for energy conservation. Architect: Paul A. Castrucci; builder: Blue Line ...

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