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Qatar's First Green building conference officially gets underway - Zawya (registration)

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Al-Bawaba

Qatar's First Green building conference officially gets underway
Zawya (registration)
Qatar's first Passivhaus experiment, which aims to reduce energy consumption by half and is currently going through its research phase, is a breakthrough in the country's green buildings industry. It will be under the spotlight during the conference ...
QGBC launches Qatar Green DirectoryPeninsula On-line

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QGBC launches Qatar Green Directory - Peninsula On-line

Google News Passiv Haus - 5 hours 22 min ago

QGBC launches Qatar Green Directory
Peninsula On-line
Engineer Issa Al Muhannadi, Chairman of QGBC and Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority with other officials visiting the exhibition hall during the opening ceremony of the Qatar Green Building Conference at QNCC yesterday. (Kammutty VP).

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'Passive house' in Fishtown saves owners on energy - Philly.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 14:01

Philly.com

'Passive house' in Fishtown saves owners on energy
Philly.com
Kate Czembor, an architect working at Kieran Timberlake, and David Kovach, a geologist who commutes to Trenton, bought the house on the condition that the builders and architects certify the new construction as a "passive house." What is a passive house?

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'Passive house' in Fishtown saves owners on energy - Philly.com

Google News Passive House - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 14:01

Philly.com

'Passive house' in Fishtown saves owners on energy
Philly.com
On the 2000 block of East York Street in Fishtown, a single-family residence has passed an important test - and received the rigorous passive-house certification. Kate Czembor, an architect working at Kieran Timberlake, and David Kovach, a geologist ...

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Dundon Passivhaus by Prewett Bizley Architects - Architects' Journal

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 18:34

Dundon Passivhaus by Prewett Bizley Architects
Architects' Journal
Built as a self-build project with the owners as the clients, designers and main contractors, the house replaced a dilapidated 1920s bungalow. By digging the lower floor into the hillside, planning permission was gained for a two-storey house with a ...

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Dundon Passivhaus by Prewett Bizley Architects - Architects' Journal

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 18:34

Dundon Passivhaus by Prewett Bizley Architects
Architects' Journal
Built as a self-build project with the owners as the clients, designers and main contractors, the house replaced a dilapidated 1920s bungalow. By digging the lower floor into the hillside, planning permission was gained for a two-storey house with a ...

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Local homes featured on NW Green Home Tour - Madison Park Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 06:13

Local homes featured on NW Green Home Tour
Madison Park Times
The free, family-friendly tour will highlight solar panels, advanced insulation and geothermal heat pumps; rainwater collection and stormwater management systems; reclaimed and recycled materials; LEED, Built Green and Passive House standards; and ...

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Passivhaus lança classes de desempenho - Edifícios e Energia

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:09

Edifícios e Energia

Passivhaus lança classes de desempenho
Edifícios e Energia
Classic, Plus e Premium são as novas classes de desempenho da norma Passivhaus e foram a grande novidade da 19º Conferência Internacional Passivhaus, realizada nos últimos dias 17 e 18 de Abril, em Leipzig (Alemanha). Estes patamares introduzem ...

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Quaker 'passive house' school is first of its kind in Maine - Press Herald

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 15:08

Press Herald

Quaker 'passive house' school is first of its kind in Maine
Press Herald
Sixth grade students Elwen Bernard, 12, left, and Naomi Zarin, 10, listen with Head of School Jenny Rowe as Building Committee chair Naomi Beal explains how the unique Passive House Design construction makes for a very energy efficient school. Gordon ...

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Quaker 'passive house' school is first of its kind in Maine - Press Herald

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:07

Press Herald

Quaker 'passive house' school is first of its kind in Maine
Press Herald
When construction is completed this summer, the Friends School of Portland will become the first school in Maine to attain a rigorous set of building efficiency standards, known as “passive house” status, that means it will be able to dispense with ...

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Smithers, BC set to have its first passive house - CBC.ca

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:36

CBC.ca

Smithers, BC set to have its first passive house
CBC.ca
A passive house (or passivhaus as it's originally named in German) is the concept of heating a home solely with the energy from the sun and the body heat by its inhabitants. Now, one Smithers B.C. resident is hoping to build the first of its kind in ...

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Smithers, BC set to have its first passive house - CBC.ca

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:36

CBC.ca

Smithers, BC set to have its first passive house
CBC.ca
A passive house (or passivhaus as it's originally named in German) is the concept of heating a home solely with the energy from the sun and the body heat by its inhabitants. Now, one Smithers B.C. resident is hoping to build the first of its kind in ...

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Old meets new on Cross Avenue in Blackrock - Irish Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 06:03

Irish Times

Old meets new on Cross Avenue in Blackrock
Irish Times
The ultra-modern flat-roofed house will extend to an impressive 468sq m to include multiple reception rooms, five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Compared with the existing 248sq m home's G BER rating, the new home will be built to Passivhaus construction ...

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AIA announces Top Ten sustainable buildings in the US - Gizmag

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 01:12

Gizmag

AIA announces Top Ten sustainable buildings in the US
Gizmag
The homes are designed as prototypes for a series of energy-efficient urban townhouses and draw inspiration from (though are not accredited by) the Passivhaus standard. Each of the homes is LEED Platinum-rated and comprises a total floorspace of around ...

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For Earth Day: 22 Shades of Green - AOL Real Estate (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 04:15

AOL Real Estate (blog)

For Earth Day: 22 Shades of Green
AOL Real Estate (blog)
To maintain a healthy indoor environment, a tightly built house requires adequate ventilation. Heat recovery ventilators and energy recovery ventilators are systems that continuously exchange the stale inside air with fresh outside air, while retaining ...

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Progressive Building at the EcoVillage - ithaca.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:37

ithaca.com

Progressive Building at the EcoVillage
ithaca.com
A passive house, for those not following the burgeoning sustainability blogosphere, is not a house that is only painted in beiges and grays and hides itself in a corner at house parties. The Passivhaus, as they are often termed because the movement's ...

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QGBC conference to focus on key topics - Gulf Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 16:31

Gulf Times

QGBC conference to focus on key topics
Gulf Times
The inaugural Green Building Conference organised by Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) will focus on four key themes of Passivhaus in the Mena region, retrofitting Doha, measuring the carbon footprint and Qatar's National Vision and future ...

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Passivhaus cohousing project and hydro scheme - open days - Green Building Press

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 13:27

Passivhaus cohousing project and hydro scheme - open days
Green Building Press
At least eight of the 41 Passivhaus, Code for Sustainable Homes Level 6, homes of the Lancaster Cohousing community will be open during the Green Open Homes event on the afternoons of Sunday 26th April and Saturday 2 May from 2-5pm. The Green ...

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Warren home is first in RI to receive Passive House sustainability rating - The Providence Journal

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:54

The Providence Journal

Warren home is first in RI to receive Passive House sustainability rating
The Providence Journal
WARREN, R.I. — Leafy, secluded Touisset Point is the home of the first building in Rhode Island to be pre-certified as a Passive House, as part of a European sustainability rating system based on passive solar design. Now under construction, the new ...

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Warren home is first in RI to receive Passive House sustainability rating - The Providence Journal

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:40

The Providence Journal

Warren home is first in RI to receive Passive House sustainability rating
The Providence Journal
WARREN, R.I. — Leafy, secluded Touisset Point is the home of the first building in Rhode Island to be pre-certified as a Passive House, as part of a European sustainability rating system based on passive solar design. Now under construction, the new ...

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