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Hessen stellt Passivhaus Plus mit Sozialwohnungen vor - Immobilien Zeitung

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 19:52

Hessen stellt Passivhaus Plus mit Sozialwohnungen vor
Immobilien Zeitung
Im Darmstädter Konversionsgebiet Lincoln-Siedlung ensteht das Modellprojekt PassivHausSozialPlus. Eine aus den 1960er Jahren stammende Immobilie wird ...

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Media Release: Housing minister visits pioneering Lockerbie housing development - allmediascotland.com (press release)

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 19:40

Media Release: Housing minister visits pioneering Lockerbie housing development
allmediascotland.com (press release)
Mr Stewart and Ms McAlpine were given a tour of the development by owner, Jamie Carruthers, who was keen to highlight the opportunities that new Passivhaus energy-efficient housing developments could provide in both rural and urban areas. Among the ...

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Passive House Completed Near Boulder - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 00:53

Builder Magazine

Passive House Completed Near Boulder
Builder Magazine
Andrew Michler, the building's owner, architect, and builder, tells Boulder Weekly that it is the state's most energy-efficient house. By using superior insulation and ultra-efficient south-facing windows, the home relies almost entirely on its natural ...

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Sanremo: mercoledì il seminario della Confartigianato su 'Soluzioni abitative ad alta efficienza energetica passivhaus' - SanremoNews.it

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 23:03

SanremoNews.it

Sanremo: mercoledì il seminario della Confartigianato su 'Soluzioni abitative ad alta efficienza energetica passivhaus'
SanremoNews.it
Si terrà mercoledì a Sanremo, con inizio alle 15 presso Palazzo Roverizio in via Escoffier, un seminario tecnico gratuito dal titolo 'Soluzioni abitative ad alta efficienza energetica Passivhaus' organizzato da Confartigianato, Zeb e Zephir Passivhaus ...

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Baumesse: Von Baugebiet bis Passivhaus - Aachener Zeitung

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 21:39

Baumesse: Von Baugebiet bis Passivhaus
Aachener Zeitung
Erkelenz. Mit mehr als 40 Ausstellern konnte die Baumesse in der Stadthalle auch in diesem Jahr wieder stabile Ausstellerzahlen melden. Organisator Markus Dannhauer von der Agentur Live-Marketing und Messen zeigte sich zufrieden. Die Teilnehmerzahl ...

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Breakthough Construction: Passive Homes Go Prefab - Energy Manager Today

Google News Passive House - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:17

Energy Manager Today

Breakthough Construction: Passive Homes Go Prefab
Energy Manager Today
When Elizabeth Scott ordered a new energy-efficient home for her property in rural Guilderland, New York, a factory in Searsmont, Maine that manufactures passive house components went to work. Ecocor High Performance Buildings, a construction firm that ...

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Lendlease launches “Futurehomes” in London | Construction Enquirer - Construction Enquirer

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 15:44

Construction Enquirer

Lendlease launches “Futurehomes” in London | Construction Enquirer
Construction Enquirer
The new homes will be part of Lendlease's regeneration project Elephant Park, in Elephant & Castle. The 15 properties will be the first homes in London's zone ...
Lendlease to build first ultra-green homes in central LondonTelegraph.co.uk

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Lendlease to build first ultra-green homes in central London - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 03:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Lendlease to build first ultra-green homes in central London
Telegraph.co.uk
Lendlease's homes are built to Passivhaus standard, a low-energy measure developed in Germany, and include triple-glazed windows, and a water recycling system so that water from the shower can be used to flush toilets. Mr Labbad added that the firm was ...

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Prefab home offers energy efficiency - Albany Times Union

Google News Passive House - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:55

Albany Times Union

Prefab home offers energy efficiency
Albany Times Union
Founder and Technical Director of Ecocor, Chris Corson guides prefabricated gables into position as they construct a house featuring a passive solar design Wednesday March 1, 2017 in Altamont, NY. (John Carl ... more. Photo: John Carl D'Annibale.

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Stadt Heidelberg : Passivhaus-Stadtteil Bahnstadt - FOCUS Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 23:07

Stadt Heidelberg : Passivhaus-Stadtteil Bahnstadt
FOCUS Online
Die Vorgaben der „Energieeffizienzstandards Passivhaus“ für alle Neubauten in der Bahnstadt sind in städtebaulichen Verträgen, Kaufverträgen und vorhabenbezogenen Bebauungsplänen fixiert. Neben den „harten“ Auflagen werden die Investoren seitens ...

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A passive house takes an active stand for the environment - Boulder Weekly

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 22:16

Boulder Weekly

A passive house takes an active stand for the environment
Boulder Weekly
The building is in fact Colorado's first internationally certified “passive house,” or, according to Michler, a house built according to a “globally-recognized building design technique that promises huge cuts in energy use.” By using super tight ...

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A passive house takes an active stand for the environment - Boulder Weekly

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 22:16

Boulder Weekly

A passive house takes an active stand for the environment
Boulder Weekly
With unmistakable pride, he also claims it's Colorado's most energy-efficient house. The building is in fact Colorado's first internationally certified “passive house,” or, according to Michler, a house built according to a “globally-recognized ...

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Sustainable Urban Planner and Architect Wolfgang Frey to Speak at the IGEBC in Peking, China - Benzinga

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:19

Sustainable Urban Planner and Architect Wolfgang Frey to Speak at the IGEBC in Peking, China
Benzinga
The Passive House urban restoration by Frey Architekten under Wolfgang Frey's leadership in the South Chinese city of Zhuhai is one of many flagship and future-oriented measures for combatting smog in the area. The densely populated residential and ...

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NK says Pax Futura will be Seattle's first Passive House apartment units - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:00

NK says Pax Futura will be Seattle's first Passive House apartment units
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
NK Architects said it is designing what will be Seattle's first apartments built to meet Passive House standards at 3700 S. Hudson St. in the Columbia City neighborhood. Cascade Built is the developer and general contractor for the four-story building ...

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How 'negawatts' help the building industry fight climate change - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:00

How 'negawatts' help the building industry fight climate change
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
The genius of Passive House design (and other energy-efficient building approaches based on rigorous building science) is that it recognizes the building itself — its skeleton and skin — as a technology. Passive House innovation therefore improves ...

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Ultra-green house in Seattle marries aesthetics and sustainability - Inhabitat

Google News Passive House - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 21:52

Inhabitat

Ultra-green house in Seattle marries aesthetics and sustainability
Inhabitat
This ultra-green house for a Seattle family of four has achieved an exceptional level of sustainability without compromising on aesthetics. Shed Architecture & Design designed the Madrona Passive House as a net-zero residence for former Microsoft ...

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Movers & Shakers: March 21 - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Google News Passive House - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:18

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Movers & Shakers: March 21
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
She earned an LEED Ap Building Design + Construction certification and in 2016, became a Certified Passive House Consultant. Donna King has celebrated 20 years with The Inn on Westport, serving as executive director since 1996. As Kyrsten Fokken ...

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Hill Country Contemporary Originated in the Factory - Builder Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 22:58

Builder Magazine

Hill Country Contemporary Originated in the Factory
Builder Magazine
In collaboration with Bensonwood, a company that specializes in sustainable timber, as well as local high-performance builder Matt Risinger, Aamodt / Plumb built an airtight, Passive House–compliant envelope in the time it would have taken to complete ...

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Find out how Cornell Tech will have the world's tallest Passivhaus building - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 21:07

The Architect's Newspaper

Find out how Cornell Tech will have the world's tallest Passivhaus building
The Architect's Newspaper
New York practices Handel Architects and Steven Winter Associates, along with engineers Buro Happold, worked on the project and made use of numerous “sustainability-focused design elements” to achieve Passivhaus certification. One of these includes a ...

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The rise of Passive House: Q+A with Darren O'Dea, Australian Passive House Association Chairman - Architecture and Design

Google News Passive House - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:34

Architecture and Design

The rise of Passive House: Q+A with Darren O'Dea, Australian Passive House Association Chairman
Architecture and Design
Darren O'Dea is the Chairman of the Australian Passive House Association (APHA), and principal of building physics at Melbourne's Inhabit. O'Dea's technical and consulting expertise has covered environmental and carbon management, corporate social ...

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