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What the media missed in its coverage of California's energy code ... - Treehugger

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 00:26

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What the media missed in its coverage of California's energy code ...
Treehugger
Almost everybody is so excited about the solar, but I am more excited about the efficiency improvements. A lot of people are still burning gas for heat, and solar ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and - WLNS (blog)

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 18:08

Corporate Social Responsibility Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and
WLNS (blog)
LANGLEY, British Columbia -- Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute Source: Cascadia Windows & Doors. LONDON & GENEVA -- Beyond Advisors? New Stock Index Puts Focus On Vegan And Climate Change Criteria Source: ...

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Yellow Is the New Green - Diablo Magazine

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 02:27

Diablo Magazine

Yellow Is the New Green
Diablo Magazine
By sealing the house's skeleton in plywood and then wrapping it in insulation and soundproofing (muffling the noise from the street), Wright made the building airtight. Striving to meet passive house standards—an energy-efficiency certification that ...

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The latest lessons from The Chart that Explains Everything - Treehugger

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 21:15

Treehugger

The latest lessons from The Chart that Explains Everything
Treehugger
Smaller cars, smaller houses on smaller lots, apartments instead of houses, smaller fridges; you can only increase efficiency so much, but you can consume less. Am I reading too much into one silly chart? I don't think so, it's all right there in front ...

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A Victorian cottage transforms into a light-filled passive solar abode - Inhabitat

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 05:02

Inhabitat

A Victorian cottage transforms into a light-filled passive solar abode
Inhabitat
... flood the interior with natural light without letting in unwanted solar gain. Heat reclamation ventilation and floor- and wall-based hydronic heating and cooling also reduce energy demands. Materials from the existing house were reused wherever ...

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Cascadia Recognized by Passive House Institute - DWM Magazine

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:58

Cascadia Recognized by Passive House Institute
DWM Magazine
Cascadia Windows & Doors recently received Passive House Institute (PHI) certification for its Universal Series of energy-efficient windows. According to the company, this certification verifies that these windows achieve a level of thermal performance ...

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This House On Stilts Is Stronger Than It Looks - Architectural Digest

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:09

Architectural Digest

This House On Stilts Is Stronger Than It Looks
Architectural Digest
A student of passive-house standards, the European ways of keeping energy use to a bare minimum, Ryall applied their lessons to the house: He specified triple-glazed windows and installed a high-tech building wrap beneath the wooden sheathing.

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Shouldn't We Have More DC Microgrids? - Microgrid Knowledge

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:07

Microgrid Knowledge

Shouldn't We Have More DC Microgrids?
Microgrid Knowledge
Terence Hill is a member of the board of directors of the US Passive House Institute and the EMerge Alliance, a non-profit industry association working to develop standards and foster commercialization of DC microgrids and power technology.

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Architects chosen for MD365 new building - Mount Desert Islander

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 18:00

Mount Desert Islander

Architects chosen for MD365 new building
Mount Desert Islander
Stevens-Rosa said the building will comply as much as is practicable with Passive House standards, which are standards for energy efficiency in construction. She said the project is now in the predesign phase and that a design for the building should ...

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Dubuque 'Rockpile' designated an energy-efficient 'passive house' - telegraphherald.com

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 13:12

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Dubuque 'Rockpile' designated an energy-efficient 'passive house'
telegraphherald.com
Tucked away on North Grandview Avenue in Dubuque, a small house heats and cools itself without relying on many of the mechanisms so common in modern life. Shane Hoeper, of Hoeper Green Power, designed, built and now lives in “The Rockpile” at ...

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The shortlist: Ireland's finest residential designs - The Times

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 06:04

The Times

The shortlist: Ireland's finest residential designs
The Times
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown county council's social housing development The Mews, is remarkable because it is an A1-rated building, designed to near-zero energy building standards. It also follows passive house design standards. The two-storey building, ...

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Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute - SCNow

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 02:25

SCNow

Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute
SCNow
We are talking about a commercial-grade fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP)-framed window product. A product that PHI, a German organization, states is the first wholly North American designed and manufactured window product to become Passive House ...

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Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute - Business Wire (press release)

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 01:56

Business Wire (press release)

Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute
Business Wire (press release)
In addition to recent awards and accolades, Cascadia Windows & Doors is delighted to have recently received Passive House Institute (PHI) certification for its high-performance Universal Series of energy-efficient windows. This certification verifies ...

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