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A thermal bridge too far: As much as 30% of heat loss can be caused by bad design - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 22:17

Treehugger

A thermal bridge too far: As much as 30% of heat loss can be caused by bad design
Treehugger
On his terrific website about Passivhaus design (Don't know what Passivhaus is? Learn more here), British architect Elrond Burrell describes these as geometric thermal bridges- they are the inevitable result of design decisions about the geometry of ...

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National Passivhaus success turns eyes to Cumbria - Cumbria Crack

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 19:33

Cumbria Crack

National Passivhaus success turns eyes to Cumbria
Cumbria Crack
The team from Carlisle-based Ecological Building Systems have been celebrating after a Passivhaus made airtight using their products gained the UK's second-highest score for airtightness. From left, Fintan Wallace, architectural technologist; Krzysztof ...

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Passivhaus Institut: Bericht über Ergebnisse von Monitoring im neuen ... - ee-news - Die Newsplattform für erneuerbare Energien

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 15:04

Passivhaus Institut: Bericht über Ergebnisse von Monitoring im neuen ...
ee-news - Die Newsplattform für erneuerbare Energien
(PM) Der Heidelberger Passivhaus-Stadtteil Bahnstadt hat den Praxistest bestanden: Wie aus einem Bericht über aktuelle Messungen hervorgeht, wurden die angestrebten Werte bezüglich der Energieeffizienz voll erfüllt. Der mittlere Verbrauch in 1260 ...

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Winners of North American Passive House Network Design Awards To Be Announced ... - PR Web (press release)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 14:07

Winners of North American Passive House Network Design Awards To Be Announced ...
PR Web (press release)
The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) has launched its Passive House Design Awards to encompass projects in Canada, the USA and Mexico. The awards aim to recognize energy efficient buildings of exceptional quality and the people who ...

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Passivhaus-Offensive für New Yorks Wohnbestand geplant - energiezukunft_ Das Newsportal zu Erneuerbaren Energien und Umweltthemen

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 13:29

energiezukunft_ Das Newsportal zu Erneuerbaren Energien und Umweltthemen

Passivhaus-Offensive für New Yorks Wohnbestand geplant
energiezukunft_ Das Newsportal zu Erneuerbaren Energien und Umweltthemen
Thermographie (Wärmebild) eines ungedämmten Hauses (links) und eines Passivhauses (rechts) – die Wärmeverluste sind beim ungedämmten Haus deutlich farblich zu erkennen. (Bildquelle: Passivhaus Institut / wikimedia.commons CC BY-SA 3.0).

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Das umweltfreundliche Passivhaus kommt ohne klassischen Wärmespender aus - UNTERNEHMEN-HEUTE.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 02:06

UNTERNEHMEN-HEUTE.de

Das umweltfreundliche Passivhaus kommt ohne klassischen Wärmespender aus
UNTERNEHMEN-HEUTE.de
Aus diesen Gründen sind Gebäudekonzepte gefragt, die besonders energiesparend sind. Eines dieser sogenannten ''Energiehäuser'' ist das Passivhaus. Es ist nach klaren Standards definiert und gilt als die energieeffizienteste Form des Bauens - als ''Haus ...

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Progettazione di un modulo abitativo itinerante Passivhaus - Workshop per studenti e neolaureati - iscrizioni entro il 18 ... - professioneArchitetto

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 15:53

Progettazione di un modulo abitativo itinerante Passivhaus - Workshop per studenti e neolaureati - iscrizioni entro il 18 ...
professioneArchitetto
Il modulo verrà certificato Passivhaus grazie alla partecipazione all'iniziativa dell'Istituto ZEPHIR (Zero Energy and Passivhaus Institute for Research) referente principale dell'organismo internazionale per la divulgazione dello standard Passivhaus ...

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German infill district hits energy use target - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:49

German infill district hits energy use target
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
A new report confirms that Passive House design is delivering promised energy performance in the Bahnstadt district of Heidelberg, Germany. Proponents are particularly heartened with the average energy use intensity of 14.9 kilowatt-hours per square ...

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Carquefou. 300 logements passifs « Passiv'Haus » vont être livrés en 2016 - Breizh Info

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:01

Breizh Info

Carquefou. 300 logements passifs « Passiv'Haus » vont être livrés en 2016
Breizh Info
En créant 300 logements passifs, dans le quartier de la Fleuriaye, à Carquefou (44), l'aménageur Loire-Atlantique développement-SELA met en œuvre la première opération immobilière nationale certifiée Passiv'Haus* de cette importance, à l'échelle d'un ...

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Energy Efficient Window Manufacturer Says That Passive Houses are Springing up ... - EIN News (press release)

Google News Passive House - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 22:39

Energy Efficient Window Manufacturer Says That Passive Houses are Springing up ...
EIN News (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, August 31, 2015 /EINPresswire.com/ -- “Throughout the DC metro area, passive house construction has been on the rise, helping families to take advantage of the benefits of energy efficiency,” says Aurimas Sabulis, ...

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Kulshan Community Land Trust Partners to Bring Solar to Its Homeowners - whatcomtalk.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 22:31

Kulshan Community Land Trust Partners to Bring Solar to Its Homeowners
whatcomtalk.com
In 2012, Kulshan Community Land Trust placed solar systems on two additional homes while acquiring other grant funds to build two homes to Passivhaus standards, so energy-efficient that solar installation was unnecessary. “With those successes, we also ...

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Work started on Cirencester's first youth hostel - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 13:07

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Work started on Cirencester's first youth hostel
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Peter Holmes, of Potter and Holmes, said: "This youth hostel project design has presented a few challenges compared to other Passivhaus structures, simply because of the scale of the project and the number of rooms requiring water supply and ventilation.

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Passive House apartment project wins nod from Steamboat planning commission - Steamboat Pilot & Today

Google News Passive House - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 05:56

Passive House apartment project wins nod from Steamboat planning commission
Steamboat Pilot & Today
#Steamboat Springs — A conflicted Steamboat Springs Planning commission voted 5-2 Thursday in favor of conceptual plans for architect/developer Jeff Pullman's “Passive House Apartments,” which would create 52 highly energy-efficient rental units on a ...

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Photos: City Tech Students Built This Impressive "Passive" Home - Gothamist

Google News Passive House - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 02:12

Gothamist

Photos: City Tech Students Built This Impressive "Passive" Home
Gothamist
In about a month some 30 students from CUNY's City Tech College in Brooklyn will travel to California for the biannual Solar Decathlon, a collegiate competition that challenges school teams from around the world to design, engineer, construct, and ...

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Norway's 2016 Youth Olympics student housing is a passive house block clad in ... - Inhabitat (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:02

Inhabitat (blog)

Norway's 2016 Youth Olympics student housing is a passive house block clad in ...
Inhabitat (blog)
Students attending the upcoming 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Norway will be accommodated in four blocks designed in line with the passivhaus principles. The buildings are beautifully clad in durable wood and able to resist the harsh winter weather of ...

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Norway's 2016 Youth Olympics student housing is a passive house block clad in ... - Inhabitat (blog)

Google News Passive House - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:02

Inhabitat (blog)

Norway's 2016 Youth Olympics student housing is a passive house block clad in ...
Inhabitat (blog)
Sustainability was the main goal during the design process, resulting in a project that meets the passive house requirements, with minimized energy consumption and sustainable materials. A new heating plant will produce all of the heat needed for ...

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Orchards at Orenco apartment building mentioned in 'Passive House' e-book - OregonLive.com

Google News Passive House - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 02:45

OregonLive.com

Orchards at Orenco apartment building mentioned in 'Passive House' e-book
OregonLive.com
An Orchards at Orenco apartment building, the nation's largest "Passive House" development, has been mentioned in a new e-book called Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables. The e-book features Passive House projects and highlights ...
Orchards at Orenco, one of Oregon's greenest buildings, gets national spotlightPortland Business Journal (blog)

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This Passive, Pre-Fab House Costs Just $300000 To Build - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 00:22

Curbed NY

This Passive, Pre-Fab House Costs Just $300000 To Build
Curbed NY
A team of students from City Tech have finished a prototype for a solar powered, passive, pre-fab house that just might become the norm in the future. The DURA house, which stands for Diverse, Urban, Resilient, Adaptable was built with the changing ...

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Orchards at Orenco hits national spotlight for passive house bennies - Portland Business Journal (blog)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 23:14

Orchards at Orenco hits national spotlight for passive house bennies
Portland Business Journal (blog)
The largest multi-family passive house on the continent, which happens to be in Hillsboro, has earned a prominent listing. REACH CDC's Orchards at Orenco landed a spot in the book Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables, published by ...

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Keine Angst vor der Sanierung zum Passivhaus: Vorteile für Bauherren und ... - FinanzNachrichten.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 16:52

Keine Angst vor der Sanierung zum Passivhaus: Vorteile für Bauherren und ...
FinanzNachrichten.de
Passivhäuser zu realisieren gilt als Königsdisziplin in der Baubranche. Schließlich wird die erforderliche Energieeffizienz nur erreicht, wenn die Details korrekt ausgeführt werden. Sanierungsprojekte gelten als Herausforderungen, weil es meist keine ...

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