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Four Healthy Homes Where Superb Design Also Offers Better Breathing - Allergic Living

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:51

Four Healthy Homes Where Superb Design Also Offers Better Breathing
Allergic Living
The pair opted for a passive house, a building style that is increasingly common in Europe and is now gaining popularity in North America. Put simply, these are ultra-low energy buildings that require almost no heating or cooling, and use almost no ...

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

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

Google News Passiv Haus - 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 home in Altamont enhanced by southern exposure - Albany Times Union

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:17

Albany Times Union

New home in Altamont enhanced by southern exposure
Albany Times Union
Novak wanted a home that would maximize the sun exposure and lightness in the house. The living space is oriented due south. "We were not looking to build a certified passive house, but we did aim to incorporate passive solar design concepts into our ...

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Double tap: Here's a look at The Real Deal's favorite posts on Instagram this past week - The Real Deal Magazine

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:34

Double tap: Here's a look at The Real Deal's favorite posts on Instagram this past week
The Real Deal Magazine
A lot went down in the world of real estate this past week — and Instagram was there to document it all. Here's a look at some of the best uploads from around New York, Miami and Los Angeles. 1. Photographer Evan Joseph commemorated the 16th ...

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

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

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:11

Treehugger

New study confirms that, when it comes to healthy homes, material choices matter
Treehugger
... for the ventilation level required to get down to 200 micrograms of total VOC per cubic meter concentration (The European standard) to get below 0.6 air changes per hour, which is the maximum allowed under the Passivhaus or Passive House standard.

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

Google News Passiv Haus - 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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Oil heating out in cold as homes go green - The Times

Google News Passive House - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:06

The Times

Oil heating out in cold as homes go green
The Times
The findings come from an analysis of Department of Housing energy efficiency standards by Passive House Plus magazine. It includes two sets of data for homes completed in 2016 and 2017 and shows that Ireland is surpassing EU standards for home ...

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Maine Voices: Local-wood spirit needs nurturing - Press Herald

Google News Passive House - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 15:08

Press Herald

Maine Voices: Local-wood spirit needs nurturing
Press Herald
Wood in the school came right off the lot,” said Warren, who worked with Kaplan Thompson Architects on the school's ultra-energy efficient passive house design. That kind of excitement has been rare in the wood products industry of late. If you've ...

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Polizeigebäude schützt das Klima - enbausa.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:13

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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

Google News Passiv Haus - 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)

Google News Passiv Haus - 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

Google News Passiv Haus - 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

Google News Passiv Haus - 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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This Clarksville home is a love letter to the environment - Baltimore Sun

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:01

Baltimore Sun

This Clarksville home is a love letter to the environment
Baltimore Sun
Gaddy counts a growing list of green certifications from various granting authorities. From the start, he wanted to build what's termed a “passive house,” a certification for extremely energy-efficient homes issued by the Passive House Institute U.S ...

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

Google News Passiv Haus - 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

Google News Passiv Haus - 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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Cornell Tech campus opens with three high-tech buildings - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 02:08

Cornell Tech campus opens with three high-tech buildings
The Architect's Newspaper
It is the tallest and largest residential passive house in the world, meaning it follows a strict international building standard to reduce energy consumption and costs. The House is clad with a super-sealed exterior facade created from 9-by-36-foot ...

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Cornell built a super-high-tech school in New York City that could revolutionize building design — take a look - Business Insider

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:38

Business Insider

Cornell built a super-high-tech school in New York City that could revolutionize building design — take a look
Business Insider
Nestled between Manhattan and Queens on New York's Roosevelt Island, a new approach to building design has come to life. Cornell Tech, a two-million-square foot campus aimed at serving students studying computer science, business, and ...

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