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Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World! - Todayville.com

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 02:08

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Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World!
Todayville.com
Scottsville has been pretty busy lately with their new environmentally friendly Passive House for their Scott Subaru dealership located on the North end of Red Deer on Gaetz Avenue. This unique building has been capturing the hearts and attention of ...

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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 22:23

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 22:23

Crain's New York Business

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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Montauk House by Robert Young Architects - Architectural Record

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 20:13

Architectural Record

Montauk House by Robert Young Architects
Architectural Record
“We didn't want anything blingy,” he says. The exterior walls facing the road feature scant, small windows, but the portions of the compound with views across the property and to the water are largely clad in high-performance glass (that captures solar ...

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Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12 - Bronx Times

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 16:47

Bronx Times

Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12
Bronx Times
“To be sure, this project will help us to pave the way for passive house development in New York and beyond.” UA Builders was also awarded contracts for Bronx projects at 764 E. 152nd Street, 915 Dawson Street, 1081 Tiffany Street, 2061-65 Ryer Avenue ...

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Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials - CleanTechnica

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 04:36

CleanTechnica

Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials
CleanTechnica
To put it simply, passive solar building/house design is based around the idea of maximizing solar heat gain when and where it's useful (so as to offset heating requirements) and minimizing it when and where it's a liability (so as to offset cooling ...

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Navigant examines growth of “smart services” as cities set ambitious climate targets - Daily Energy Insider

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 01:03

Daily Energy Insider

Navigant examines growth of “smart services” as cities set ambitious climate targets
Daily Energy Insider
In Antwerp, Belgium, an area has been designated where buildings are built to “Passive House” standards, resulting in minimal energy use for heating and cooling. And in Salzburg, Austria, an entire housing district has been renovated. Solar generation ...

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The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure - Treehugger

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 21:41

Treehugger

The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure
Treehugger
“The only way you can know for sure that the air coming into a house is clean is to know where it's coming from,” Straube writes. “People who say, 'I want my house to breathe' are really saying, 'I want to rely on the mistakes that were made by the ...

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