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Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave - Glass on Web

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Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave
Glass on Web
Continuous rooflights can now provide daylight in accordance with Pas-sive House Standards: The new global innovation from LAMILUX, the LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave has been certified by the Passive House Institute Darmstadt ...

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Trump is a Passive-Aggressive Lover Who Needs to End it With Jeff Sessions - The Root

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:38

The Root

Trump is a Passive-Aggressive Lover Who Needs to End it With Jeff Sessions
The Root
Because the president handles his relationships like a Twitter-obsessed-teen, the American public has been privy to the nightmare reality show that is the White House, and, it looks like Attorney General Jeff Sessions has upset the emperor. On Tuesday ...
Why it's so complicated for Trump to just say, 'Jeff, you're fired'The Boston Globe

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Let there be light: Building Congress says NYC needs to invest in meeting rising energy demands - The Real Deal Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:07

Let there be light: Building Congress says NYC needs to invest in meeting rising energy demands
The Real Deal Magazine
To keep up with the building boom and a population that is expected to soar to 8.7 million by 2025, New York City needs to find ways to pump more electricity to the five boroughs, according to a new report by the New York Building Congress. The report ...

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Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions - KUOW News and Information

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 07:54

KUOW News and Information

Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions
KUOW News and Information
Ross Ramsey, executive editor and co-founder of the Texas Tribune says that normally, it's the House where legislation moves at a quicker clip. That norm started to change a few years ago, he says, and it flipped dramatically during this year's regular ...

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Passive House Event in Westport - Patch.com

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 04:45

Patch.com

Passive House Event in Westport
Patch.com
The company has listed for sale the first-ever Passive House for sale in New Canaan, Conn., and sold the first two Passive Houses ever built in Stamford, Conn. The upcoming event is a joint effort between Design Within Reach and CMG and will be held at ...

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Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions - KUT

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 04:20

KUT

Why The Texas House And Senate Seem To Be Having Their Own Special Sessions
KUT
But in the middle, he's kind of a passive player." On Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's role in the special session: "[He's] getting his bills out of the Senate to set up the next piece, which is gonna be the [him] trying to press the House to act on these things ...

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Developer Seeks 322 Apartments At Former Hospital Site - Banker & Tradesman

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:43

Developer Seeks 322 Apartments At Former Hospital Site
Banker & Tradesman
Sustainable building practices would include passive house designs that minimize energy consumption, rooftop solar arrays and a vegetated roof system. Minority and women-owned firms comprise more than half of the project team, including two board ...

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565 Broome Soho aims to be Manhattan's first 'Zero Waste' residential high rise - 6Sqft (blog)

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:02

6Sqft (blog)

565 Broome Soho aims to be Manhattan's first 'Zero Waste' residential high rise
6Sqft (blog)
New York City developers have been increasingly competing to seek environment-friendly accreditations based on standards like Passive House, LEED and wellness to distinguish their offerings. Recently “Zero Waste,” defined by the U.S. Zero Waste ...

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3 offsite housing companies to watch - Construction Dive

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:44

3 offsite housing companies to watch
Construction Dive
Searsmont, ME–based Ecocor is using panelized offsite construction for that purpose — specifically, to build high-performance homes with Passive House–certified components and air tightness levels. “The whole concept behind Ecocor is cutting through ...

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Ultra-Efficient, Economical Apartments Now In South Boston Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - WBUR

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:49

WBUR

Ultra-Efficient, Economical Apartments Now In South Boston Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
WBUR
The Distillery North Apartments is a new luxury development attached to a mid-19th-century distillery on East First Street in South Boston that is an energy efficient passive house. (Jesse Costa/WBUR). You may have heard about passive housing ...

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Historic Chester County inn has new role as home for veterans - Reading Eagle

Google News Passive House - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:08

Historic Chester County inn has new role as home for veterans
Reading Eagle
Rocking away on the porch of his Chester County apartment house watching the vehicles pass, 63-year-old Robert J. Flack couldn't be happier. "This is so peaceful," Flack said, of his new apartment in The Whitehall along Route 724 in East Vincent Township.

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Community briefs - Albany Times Union

Google News Passive House - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 03:18

Albany Times Union

Community briefs
Albany Times Union
The houses include boxy and sleek to a wood and window-filled home with touches of whimsy to a certified passive house, a net zero one and an energy-efficient pre-fab house. A box lunch included with the tour will be served under a tent at the Roeliff ...

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Passivhäuser: Infos im Hohenrodaer Bürgermeisteramt - Hessischer Bote

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 15:05

Hessischer Bote

Passivhäuser: Infos im Hohenrodaer Bürgermeisteramt
Hessischer Bote
Ein Passivhaus ist dabei der richtige Schritt in die richtige Richtung“, so der Rathauschef. „Mit der Ausstellung steht eine höchst informative und unterhaltsame Informationsquelle zu einem wichtigen Thema zur Verfügung“, so Klaus Fey von der ...

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It's the week in TreeHugger - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 03:03

Treehugger

It's the week in TreeHugger
Treehugger
Your design editor wears two hats, as a supporter of architectural preservation where we want to save old windows, and as a promoter of the Passivhaus standard of energy efficiency, which demands really high quality and very efficient windows. Good ...

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Eco-friendly Port Republic home offers outdoor activities, no utilites - Press of Atlantic City

Google News Passive House - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 00:19

Press of Atlantic City

Eco-friendly Port Republic home offers outdoor activities, no utilites
Press of Atlantic City
The house features Andersen windows, tongue and groove knotty pine, skylights, a passive solar sunroom, recessed lighting and built-in bookshelves. The home is also 15 minutes away from the beach. And if you decide to take the Atlantic City Expressway ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - WSHU

Google News Passive House - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:47

WSHU

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
WSHU
Gordon said renters and buyers are willing to pay a 10 or 15 percent premium for passive housing features. “We want to make it so that if a building is not a passive house, then people say, 'Oh well, that's a real negative, I would rather do something ...

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Erweiterung zum Passivhaus - Badische Zeitung

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:10

Erweiterung zum Passivhaus
Badische Zeitung
KAPPEL-GRAFENHAUSEN (has). Die Gemeinde prüft, ob die für die Gemeinschaftsschule notwendige Erweiterung der Ferdinand-Ruska-Schule als Passivhaus möglich ist. Wie Bauamtsleiter Harald Killius erklärte, sei die bestehende Gasleitung für die ...

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Cottbuser Schule zum Passivhaus saniert - oekonews.at

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 05:39

oekonews.at

Cottbuser Schule zum Passivhaus saniert
oekonews.at
Die Stadt Cottbus prüfte dafür im Vorfeld vier Varianten und entschied sich für den Passivhausstandard. Das BINE-Projektinfo 'Schule: Vom Plattenbau zum Passivhaus saniert' (08/2017) stellt das sanierte Gebäude und das wissenschaftliche Monitoring vor.

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Cottbuser Schule zum Passivhaus saniert - Haustechnik

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 05:02

Cottbuser Schule zum Passivhaus saniert
Haustechnik
Gravierende Bauschäden und der Zahn der Zeit machten es unumgänglich: Das Max-Steenbeck-Gymnasium in Cottbus benötigte ein neues Gebäude. Die Wahl fiel auf eine bestehende Typenbauschule, die erst noch von Grund auf saniert werden musste.

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Exeter's St Sidwell's Point and bus station project moves forward after budget approval - Devon Live

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 04:27

Exeter's St Sidwell's Point and bus station project moves forward after budget approval
Devon Live
... which will see the construction of the St Sidwell's Point leisure centre and a replacement bus station on the site of the existing bus and coach station. The leisure centre will be built to cost-saving Passivhaus standards, which council leaders ...

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