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Review: In 'Nice Girl,' a Sudden Ray of Hope in a Dead-End Life - New York Times

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New York Times

Review: In 'Nice Girl,' a Sudden Ray of Hope in a Dead-End Life
New York Times
Vaguely ailing but refusing to see the doctor — because she doesn't want to hear any good news, Jo thinks — Francine rarely leaves the house, or even the housecoat that is her daily uniform. Both possessive and passive-aggressive, she needles Jo ...

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Hospitable Till It Hurt - New York Times

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New York Times

Hospitable Till It Hurt
New York Times
“Fire Island has been like Oz for countless gay people, and now, the wizards invited the wicked witch into our home,” said New York City Councilman Corey Johnson, who is gay and who spends his summers in the Pines. “It feels ruined.” Attempts by Mr ...

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Leading Belgian Architect, Sebastian Moreno-Vacca, to keynote NY Passive ... - Benzinga

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 16:20

Leading Belgian Architect, Sebastian Moreno-Vacca, to keynote NY Passive ...
Benzinga
The annual New York Passive House Conference & Expo will make the case that Passive House is uniquely suited to helping achieve New York City's low-carbon future. "Exhibit A" will be the revolutionary progress enacted in Brussels, Belgium. In 2007, at ...

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Penn State Penalizes Fraternity Chapter After Misconduct Inquiry - New York Times

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:49

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Penn State Penalizes Fraternity Chapter After Misconduct Inquiry
New York Times
Penn State said its investigation found members had hazed pledges, forcing them to run errands and clean the fraternity house. Pledges were also forced to hold their bodies in a rigid horizontal position using only their arms in a move called planking ...
Penn State Fraternity Photo Scandal: Three-Year Shutdown For Kappa Delta ...International Business Times

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Cumberland school to have passive house certification status - WMTW Portland

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 06:28

WMTW Portland

Cumberland school to have passive house certification status
WMTW Portland
The new Friends School of Portland building will be just the third in the nation to achieve passive house certification status. It is the highest international energy efficiency standard. The school is also a net zero building, which means it will ...

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Outside Amy Schumer - Slate Magazine

Google News Passive House - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 02:08

Slate Magazine

Outside Amy Schumer
Slate Magazine
As the scene goes on—and Amy gives more and more passive aggressive rhyming speeches in increasingly terrible situations—the fabric flowers follow her everywhere. At Becca's funeral, her black mourning dress has a flower roosting on ... For instance ...

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Casaclima e Passivhaus, due standard e un unico obiettivo: la ricerca del ... - idealista.it/news

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 14:12

idealista.it/news

Casaclima e Passivhaus, due standard e un unico obiettivo: la ricerca del ...
idealista.it/news
Casaclima o Passivhaus? I due standard di costruzione con origini apparentemente lontanissime - uno è lo stile made in Italy e l'altro viene dalla fredda Germania - hanno il medesimo obiettivo: il basso consumo energetico senza la rinuncia al comfort ...

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Vancouver's first MURB Passive House to be built - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Google News Passive House - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 02:18

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Vancouver's first MURB Passive House to be built
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
The first multi-family Passive House in Vancouver is scheduled for construction, with one half of the duplex slated for rental units, while the other half is owner-occupied. Marken Design + Consulting has designed the structure, which Econ Group will ...
First Multifamily Passive House Building to start construction in Vancouver ...Wire Service Canada (press release)

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First Multifamily Passive House Building to start construction in Vancouver ... - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Google News Passive House - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 00:31

First Multifamily Passive House Building to start construction in Vancouver ...
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"We estimate the utility bills to come in below $60 a month per unit", says Alexander Maurer principal at Marken Design + Consulting and a leading expert in Passive House Design and Planning. "The construction costs will be similar to a Vancouver ...

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Holdouts who refuse to sell their "nail houses" to developers - Boing Boing

Google News Passive House - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 00:12

Boing Boing

Holdouts who refuse to sell their "nail houses" to developers
Boing Boing
While the fate of many nail houses is to end up an inaccessible and plainly uninhabitable assertion of rights (and, not least, a form of passive resistance to corrupt or overbearing authority) some end up proving the owners' savvy. Now surrounded by ...

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If Sex Videogames Make You Feel Weird, That's the Point - Wired

Google News Passive House - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 16:47

Wired

If Sex Videogames Make You Feel Weird, That's the Point
Wired
So sometimes while her mother was out of the house, she'd try mashing her Barbie and Ken dolls together. Her game How Do You Do It? replicates those furtive experiments. “It's a young white girl playing with Barbies,” Freeman says. ... “It's a lot ...

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Off Diamond Head - The New Yorker

Google News Passive House - Mon, 05/25/2015 - 11:20

The New Yorker

Off Diamond Head
The New Yorker
Lights were on in the houses now. The air was cooler, the shadows blue-black under the coconut palms. I was aglow with my good fortune. I just wished I had someone to tell: “I'm in Hawaii! Surfing in Hawaii!” Then it occurred to me that I didn't even ...

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Driving for Uber Can Be a Lot Easier When You're on Your Parents' Health Plan - Slate Magazine (blog)

Google News Passive House - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 19:23

Slate Magazine (blog)

Driving for Uber Can Be a Lot Easier When You're on Your Parents' Health Plan
Slate Magazine (blog)
The authors analyzed the responses by dividing companies into four segments: ridesharing (companies like Uber), manual labor (companies like HomeJoy, a house-cleaning service), delivery (companies like Postmates, a food delivery service), and passive ...

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Is growth choking Delaware beach towns? - The News Journal

Google News Passive House - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 04:10

The News Journal

Is growth choking Delaware beach towns?
The News Journal
A Rehoboth Beach resident since 1989, she and her late husband bought a house in town for $95,000 in the mid-1980s, a cottage on a residential street. A retired land planner who's served on the Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission, Granke said traffic in ...

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Summer School Shares Austria's Passion For The Passive House - 24dash (press release)

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 21:27

24dash (press release)

Summer School Shares Austria's Passion For The Passive House
24dash (press release)
For years, Austria has developed and delivered passive house technology across a wide-range of environments including homes, offices, public buildings, hotels, student accommodation – and even industrial centres. Now, as UK architectural, construction ...

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Summer School Shares Austria's Passion For The Passive House - 24dash (press release)

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 21:27

24dash (press release)

Summer School Shares Austria's Passion For The Passive House
24dash (press release)
For years, Austria has developed and delivered passive house technology across a wide-range of environments including homes, offices, public buildings, hotels, student accommodation – and even industrial centres. Now, as UK architectural, construction ...

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Passive house. (submitted) - Woodstock Sentinel Review

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:50

Woodstock Sentinel Review

Passive house. (submitted)
Woodstock Sentinel Review
Keeping a home warm in the winter and cool in the summer without shelling out for heating and air-conditioning costs may sound like fantasy, but the Passive House concept is making the dream a reality. Passive Houses are ultra-energy efficient ...

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Google patents 'creepy' internet toys to run the home - BBC News

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:42

BBC News

Google patents 'creepy' internet toys to run the home
BBC News
Google's R&D team has looked into making internet-connected toys that control smart home appliances. The firm has published a patent that describes devices that would turn their heads towards users and listen to what they were saying, before sending ...

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Congrès Passivhaus 2015 : ventiler, c'est double-flux ou rien - Batirama.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:37

Batirama.com

Congrès Passivhaus 2015 : ventiler, c'est double-flux ou rien
Batirama.com
Le site Passivhaus rassemble au total 213 caissons de ventilation et machines trois-en-un certifiés. On y trouve les marques spécialistes de la ventilation comme Zehnder, Wolf, Trox, Systemair, Swegon, Paul Wärmerückgewinnung qui appartient à Zehnder, ...

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Real Estate Report: Creating an energy efficient home - WGME

Google News Passive House - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 06:13

WGME

Real Estate Report: Creating an energy efficient home
WGME
The home is the vision of a TideSmart Global Marketing CEO, with every detail designed with the environment in mind. Woods calls it the first net-positive passive house in Maine, meaning the house produces more energy than it uses. "This building was ...

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