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North American Passive House Network Announces Elrond Burrell to Give Closing Remarks at Annual Conference - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:12

PR Web (press release)

North American Passive House Network Announces Elrond Burrell to Give Closing Remarks at Annual Conference
PR Web (press release)
Elrond Burrell, registered architect, certified passive house designer, and director and owner of VIA Architecture Ltd., headquartered on the Kapiti Coast, New Zealand, will present the closing session of the North American Passive House Network ...

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New study confirms that, when it comes to healthy homes, material choices matter - Treehugger

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:11

Treehugger

New study confirms that, when it comes to healthy homes, material choices matter
Treehugger
... maximum allowed under the Passivhaus or Passive House standard. Passivhaus conspicuously avoids discussion of building material choices, but if this study is accurate, then Passivhaus levels of ventilation are not sufficient for at least the first ...

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WOYM: Franklin County students were ahead of the curve in clean energy efforts - Roanoke Times (blog)

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:03

WOYM: Franklin County students were ahead of the curve in clean energy efforts
Roanoke Times (blog)
Elsewhere, other systems are hard at work in the Passivhaus design facility. That term refers to “a specific standard of construction for buildings which provide comfortable, healthy living conditions year round,” the CEED website says. From roof ...

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Polizeigebäude schützt das Klima - enbausa.de

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:13

enbausa.de

Polizeigebäude schützt das Klima
enbausa.de
Im Auftrag des Landes Hessen begleitete das Passivhaus Institut das Bauprojekt beratend und nach Fertigstellung mit einem Monitoring. Die Mitarbeiter des Darmstädter Instituts montierten im Rohbau Kabel und Sensoren für die Messungen und kalibrierten ...

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Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us? No. - Treehugger

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 01:45

Treehugger

Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us? No.
Treehugger
There are certification systems that are obsessive about air quality (like Passivhaus) and obsessive about health (Like Well). There are lots of really green, healthy buildings that don't have any certification at all. So don't taint all of green ...

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Money-making energy efficient farmhouse receives national acclaim - FMB News (press release)

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 22:58

Money-making energy efficient farmhouse receives national acclaim
FMB News (press release)
Setanta has been certified as a Passivhaus Designer which complements the company objective of creating zero-carbon rated and energy efficient homes for clients. The farmhouse, located just outside Dunloy, Ballymena, was designed to maximise the ...

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Leicester and Woodhouse Eaves housing schemes in running for 2017 ProCon awards - Leicester Mercury

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 22:56

Leicester Mercury

Leicester and Woodhouse Eaves housing schemes in running for 2017 ProCon awards
Leicester Mercury
Heathcott Road is the UK's largest Passivhaus residential scheme, with 68 homes meeting the ultra-low energy use Passivhaus standard. Regenerating 13 acres of derelict land, the project was a collaboration between the social housing provider emh group ...

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The road closure which is still preventing Exeter's major £75m Princesshay extension - Devon Live

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:05

Devon Live

The road closure which is still preventing Exeter's major £75m Princesshay extension
Devon Live
At a major meeting councillor's were asked to back the increased budget for an amended bus station and Passivhaus leisure scheme, which could take the total cost from £32.25million to nearly £40million. The overall cost of the development now stands at ...

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The wonder house: Home shortlisted for eco award - Isle of Man Today

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:28

Isle of Man Today

The wonder house: Home shortlisted for eco award
Isle of Man Today
An environmentally friendly 'passive house' in Port St Mary has been shortlisted for the 2017 Best Eco Home award by Build It magazine. The award is given to a project in the British Isles. Corvalla, a four-bed house, sitting high on the Howe Road ...

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The wonder house: Home shortlisted for eco award - Isle of Man Today

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:28

Isle of Man Today

The wonder house: Home shortlisted for eco award
Isle of Man Today
An environmentally friendly 'passive house' in Port St Mary has been shortlisted for the 2017 Best Eco Home award by Build It magazine. The award is given to a project in the British Isles. Corvalla, a four-bed house, sitting high on the Howe Road ...

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Global Insulated Concrete Form Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Research and Markets - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:32

Global Insulated Concrete Form Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Research and Markets
Business Wire (press release)
In recent years, starting with the German Passivhaus performance standard, this passive design methodology has gained extensive adoption. Variations on the approach and metric have been initiated in several countries, such as Belgium, Sweden, and ...

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Small steps towards sustainable design collectively make a big difference - Architects' Journal

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:43

Architects' Journal

Small steps towards sustainable design collectively make a big difference
Architects' Journal
From Passivhaus to BREAAM, there are recognised, achievable approaches for small-scale excellence. Each children's playground safely sited, each water-saving approach, each openable window which reduces the need for energy-guzzling air ...

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The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards - Whistler Question

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:52

The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards
Whistler Question
Passive House Design landed on DVAD's radar when local contractor Matheo Durfeld brought international experts to Whistler to build the Lost Lake PassivHaus for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A closer look at these modern design standards had the team ...

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Pine for an eco-friendly forest clearing? Try Maine - The Independent

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 20:37

The Independent

Pine for an eco-friendly forest clearing? Try Maine
The Independent
Separated into the main home, a porch and a garage, the 1,600 sq ft property is made using a combination of locally milled pine boards and fibre cement. Designed by the architecture firm Go Logic, the team used the Passivhaus (or Passive House) standard.

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St Benedict's new junior school is an eco-friendly landmark for London - Attain News

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 02:41

Attain News

St Benedict's new junior school is an eco-friendly landmark for London
Attain News
Passivhaus buildings have timber frames which are extremely air tight and super-insulated, and can be up to 96% more energy efficient than older school buildings. Air quality and temperature are maintained by using heat recovery ventilation - different ...

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Office and Passivhaus plan for Leicester park - The Business Desk

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 20:18

Office and Passivhaus plan for Leicester park
The Business Desk
The Parmars plan to prioritise the transformation of the former school into eight individual office spaces, and then develop 20 two-storey houses on the other, bigger site – four of which would be affordable housing. Five of the houses will be built to ...

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St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award (From Ealing ... - Ealing Times

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 19:23

Ealing Times

St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award (From Ealing ...
Ealing Times
THE youngest pupils at Benedict's School, Ealing, moved into their new junior school building this term.

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St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award - Hillingdon Times

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 19:18

Hillingdon Times

St Benedict's extension nominated for architects award
Hillingdon Times
It is also eco-friendly, having been built to a set of energy requirements known as 'Passivhaus.' This is a sustainable construction method devised in Scandinavia which maximises energy-efficiency. There are currently only a h andful of schools in the ...

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PROPERTY: Festival to shine spotlight on green building across Cumbria - The Westmorland Gazette

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 18:05

The Westmorland Gazette

PROPERTY: Festival to shine spotlight on green building across Cumbria
The Westmorland Gazette
Looking to the Eden Valley, events will include a bus tour on September 22 calling at the Eden Insulation factory and one of the homes it constructed – the first certified Passivhaus in Cumbria. Most events are free but advance booking is essential for ...

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St Benedict's new junior school is an eco-friendly landmark for London - Attain News

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 02:52

Attain News

St Benedict's new junior school is an eco-friendly landmark for London
Attain News
It is also extremely eco-friendly, having been built to a set of energy requirements known as 'Passivhaus.' This is a sustainable construction method devised in Scandinavia which maximises energy-efficiency. There are currently only a handful of ...

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