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Sioux Falls apartments to be energy efficient, affordable - Rapid City Journal

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:32

Sioux Falls apartments to be energy efficient, affordable
Rapid City Journal
Costello's second building, which will be called Majestic Ridge, will be Energy Star certified. The developer is installing monitoring devices in both to track energy efficiency and see if the utility savings of Passive House design makes a difference ...

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Canadian organizations participate in UN high performance building initiative - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:16

Journal of Commerce

Canadian organizations participate in UN high performance building initiative
Journal of Commerce
VANCOUVER — Passive House Canada and the Vancouver-based Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx) both recently participated at the UN headquarters in New York in an effort to establish international centres of excellence for high performance ...

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Aussie 'recyclable house' references iconic galvanised steel woolsheds - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 09:50

Stuff.co.nz

Aussie 'recyclable house' references iconic galvanised steel woolsheds
Stuff.co.nz
The solar-passive and highly insulated design ensures warmth and comfort in Beaufort's harsh winter. Coupled with the super-efficient Pyroclassic wood fire stove with wetback, and a solar hot water system, Irvine says the house is cosy even on the ...

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Our Home — A builder's construction notes - Athens Messenger

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 16:13

Our Home — A builder's construction notes
Athens Messenger
We are building a “passive house inspired” 2,200-square-foot house. The roof is on and insulation is about to be blown in. My approach is to build a super-efficient house, at the lowest construction cost. For this house we did a thickened edge slab ...

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Housing Department looking to state and local governments to solve crisis - Axios

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 22:09

Axios

Housing Department looking to state and local governments to solve crisis
Axios
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has largely been passive in addressing the country's house crisis, leaving it up to state legislators to find solutions after HUD passed a plan tripling rents and loosening federal aid caps for ...

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South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 12:02

South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards — a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn, the ...

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South Dakota Apartments to Be Energy Efficient, Affordable - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 12:02

South Dakota Apartments to Be Energy Efficient, Affordable
U.S. News & World Report
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards — a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn, the ...

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South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable - WRAL.com

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 12:01

South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable
WRAL.com
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards — a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn, the ...

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Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production - Treehugger

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 03:28

Treehugger

Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production
Treehugger
PVC had been creeping back into green building; Green icon Interface now offers vinyl flooring, and more affordable PVC windows are going into Passive House designs. After reading this report, it is time to reconsider, and to reiterate: Plastics do not ...

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Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should - Treehugger

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 23:38

Treehugger

Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should
Treehugger
Because while I love old buildings and old windows, I also love the idea of Passivhaus or Passive House, the super-comfortable, super-insulated houses with super-expensive windows. Even the best of these windows still just have the insulating value of ...

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Green Building coalition pushes for performance-based building codes - Canadian Architect

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 23:13

Canadian Architect

Green Building coalition pushes for performance-based building codes
Canadian Architect
Passive House Canada and Vancouver's Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx), participated in the UNECE High Performance Building Initiative at UN Headquarters in New York to establish the International Centres of Excellence on High Performance ...

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13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs - New York Magazine

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:02

New York Magazine

13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs
New York Magazine
For repairs, I recommend Burda, a construction company in Brooklyn that's very familiar with wooden houses. As far as fireproofing: There's no guaranteed way to fully fireproof a wooden building, but installing flame-retardant insulation and sprinkler ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ... - Markets Insider

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 17:48

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ...
Markets Insider
VANCOUVER, Canada, and STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The two storey plus walk out basement residence uses up to 90 per ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break Ground - Benzinga

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:06

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break Ground
Benzinga
"A house that is designed and built to the Passive House Standard provides exemplary comfort all year round. While the standard is known for rigorous energy consumption benchmarks, it also has rigorous comfort benchmarks," says Alexander Maurer, ...

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Dezeen Awards: architecture longlist announced - Dezeen

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 14:06

Dezeen

Dezeen Awards: architecture longlist announced
Dezeen
A theatre for flying monks, a pink and green striped house and tower complex built around a "plant-covered mountain" are among 218 architecture projects that made the longlist for the first Dezeen Awards. We attracted over 3,500 submissions from 91 ...

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Paf Head Office / Murman Arkitekter - ArchDaily

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 11:00

ArchDaily

Paf Head Office / Murman Arkitekter
ArchDaily
Text description provided by the architects. Paf is a publicly owned organization that develops games. Headquartered in Åland, but it has offices all over Europe. The mission was to gather all the approximately 200 employees in Åland, by extension, in ...

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PA Retirement Community Completes Affordable Expansion - Multi-Housing News

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 00:29

Multi-Housing News

PA Retirement Community Completes Affordable Expansion
Multi-Housing News
The energy-efficient building, which is part of the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS+) certification program, broke ground in May 2017 and features 37 one- and 11 two-bedroom units. Eight of the 48 units will be market-rate, with rent prices between ...

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The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort - Window and Door

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 21:54

The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort
Window and Door
There are a couple of things about Passive House I find especially interesting. First is that certification is extremely detail-oriented. When it comes to windows, every component is accounted for, including spacers, framing, reinforcement, gas filling ...

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Clayton Community Centre will be biggest Passive House project yet - Journal of Commerce

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 18:14

Journal of Commerce

Clayton Community Centre will be biggest Passive House project yet
Journal of Commerce
A community centre in Surrey-Cloverdale, B.C. will be the largest Passive House structure of its kind in North America. The Clayton Community Centre, located on City of Surrey land, is fully funded at $41.8 million and will integrate library, art ...

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Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement - Architecture and Design

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:36

Architecture and Design

Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement
Architecture and Design
The Endura Delta is a balanced ventilation system from Renson designed to minimise energy consumption and maximise heat recovery. The Endura Delta has now received the 'Passive House' certification, making the unit ready for all passive houses.

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