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Highly efficient 'passive homes' gain ground in United States - The-review

Google News Passive House - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:04

The-review

Highly efficient 'passive homes' gain ground in United States
The-review
PHILADELPHIA -- After decades of near silence, a passive voice is making itself heard in American architecture. So-called passive houses, which have been around in Europe but never really caught on in the United States, are basically built around the ...

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Charming Country Cabin is Maine's First Passive House - Curbed National

Google News Passive House - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:23

Charming Country Cabin is Maine's First Passive House
Curbed National
In It's Not Easy Being Green, Curbed pulls back the curtain on cutting-edge, environmentally friendly design, from urban passive houses to green tweaks on suburban living. Have a suggestion for an upcoming column? Pass it along.

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PASSIVE HOUSE - WilliametteLive.com

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:33

WilliametteLive.com

PASSIVE HOUSE
WilliametteLive.com
Hardly passive in their convictions about energy conservation, Sarah Evans and her husband Stuart Rue live in the first passive house built in the Pacific Northwest. When they decided in 2009 to build their new home on a vacant lot at the corner of ...

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Eco living: meet the eco-friendly country homes - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Eco living: meet the eco-friendly country homes
Telegraph.co.uk
The thickness of the wood will give the house high thermal mass, contributing to its “Passivhaus” levels of energy efficiency and earning the house its name, Shawm – Northumbrian meaning “to warm oneself”. Like the neighbouring Bastle, the living ...

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Qatar making strides to cut its carbon footprint - Gulf Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:25

Gulf Times

Qatar making strides to cut its carbon footprint
Gulf Times
In the memorandum of understanding, the two parties pledged to ensure that the highest standards of precision and accuracy are applied when recording scientific energy and water data for the Qatar Case Study Passivhaus, Baytna Project. The research ...

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Top 10 eco homes: Plummerswood - The Guardian

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 01:09

The Guardian

Top 10 eco homes: Plummerswood
The Guardian
The design and orientation of the house were guided by Passivhaus principles . The simple L-shaped layout makes the most of the east-facing slope and the principal rooms are orientated to maximise solar gain (minimising the need for heating). The walls ...

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The really hot poop on composting toilets: It can heat your house - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:03

Treehugger

The really hot poop on composting toilets: It can heat your house
Treehugger
During a lively twitter discussion about composting toilets, Nick Grant of Elemental Solutions, a British passivhaus consultancy, posted a remarkable drawing. It's from Goodbye to the flush toilet, edited by Carol Hupping Stoner and published by Rodale ...

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The really hot poop on composting toilets: It can heat your house - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:03

Treehugger

The really hot poop on composting toilets: It can heat your house
Treehugger
During a lively twitter discussion about composting toilets, Nick Grant of Elemental Solutions, a British passivhaus consultancy, posted a remarkable drawing. It's from Goodbye to the flush toilet, edited by Carol Hupping Stoner and published by Rodale ...

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Qatar Green Building Council and Solar-Institut Jülich Groundbreaking ... - Zawya (registration)

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:11

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Qatar Green Building Council and Solar-Institut Jülich Groundbreaking ...
Zawya (registration)
The two parties pledged to ensure that the highest standards of precision and accuracy are applied when recording valuable scientific energy and water data for the Qatar Case Study Passivhaus, Baytna Project. The research will be used in long-term ...

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Using Attached Sunspaces in Passive Solar Design - Mother Earth News

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:17

Mother Earth News

Using Attached Sunspaces in Passive Solar Design
Mother Earth News
4-6: Attached sunspaces are an easy way to retrofit a home for passive solar, although they often don't perform well. This all-glass attached sunspace must be covered during the late spring, summer, and fall to prevent overheating. All-glass attached ...

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Top 10 eco homes: the Pavilion - The Guardian

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:22

The Guardian

Top 10 eco homes: the Pavilion
The Guardian
It employs Passivhaus principles – an energy performance standard developed in Germany that demands excellent thermal design, and has exceptional airtight and mechanical ventilation. The Pavilion - garden view - eco home in Blackheath, London ...

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Indianapolis's "The Beamery" Has Finished the State's First Certified Passive ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Google News Passive House - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:20

Indianapolis's "The Beamery" Has Finished the State's First Certified Passive ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
These innovative homes use 75-95 percent less energy than current new buildings that meet today's US energy efficiency codes. The Beamery owner, David Watters wanted to build Indiana's first Passive House in Brown County, with his emphasis on "Energy ...

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Indianapolis's "The Beamery" Has Finished the State's First Certified Passive ... - PR Web (press release)

Google News Passive House - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:09

Indianapolis's "The Beamery" Has Finished the State's First Certified Passive ...
PR Web (press release)
These innovative homes use 75-95 percent less energy than current new buildings that meet today's US energy efficiency codes. The Beamery owner, David Watters wanted to build Indiana's first Passive House in Brown County, with his emphasis on "Energy ...

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City council sells land off Saffron Lane for £1 in affordable homes deal - Leicester Mercury

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:55

Leicester Mercury

City council sells land off Saffron Lane for £1 in affordable homes deal
Leicester Mercury
The scheme will be the largest affordable Passivhaus scheme in the country. It will include four one-bedroom flats and 23 two-bedroom, 20 three-bedroom and three four-bedroom houses. Assistant mayor for housing Andy Connelly said it would be "an ...

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Dämmung, Abwärme, Fenster: Mehrkosten, Rentabilität, Förderprogramme - FOCUS Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:34

FOCUS Online

Dämmung, Abwärme, Fenster: Mehrkosten, Rentabilität, Förderprogramme
FOCUS Online
Endlich in das Passivhaus gezogen, müssen die Bewohner ein paar wesentliche Sache beachten, wollen sie die so genannte Energiebilanz nicht durcheinander wirbeln. Nicht alle kommen damit zurecht. „Wenn man im Sommer gerne warm wohnt und im ...

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GWSC celebrates World Water Day 2014 - AME Info (press release) (blog)

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 13:52

Gulf Times

GWSC celebrates World Water Day 2014
AME Info (press release) (blog)
On this occasion, GWSC, in collaboration with the Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) organized a field trip for Ibn Khaldoun Preparatory Independent School for Boys to the first ultra-low energy villa in Qatar named 'Passivhaus'. The Passivhaus ...
ConocoPhillips centre marks World Water DayGulf Times

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ConocoPhillips centre marks World Water Day - Gulf Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 03:42

Gulf Times

ConocoPhillips centre marks World Water Day
Gulf Times
The Passivhaus - German for Passive House - is part of Baytuna, a joint project implemented by QGBC, Barwa Real Estate Group and Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa). To demonstrate the difference between regular and sustainable ...
ConocoPhillips' Global Water Sustainability Center Celebrates World Water Day ...Zawya (registration)

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ConocoPhillips' Global Water Sustainability Center Celebrates World Water Day ... - Zawya (registration)

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 16:47

ConocoPhillips' Global Water Sustainability Center Celebrates World Water Day ...
Zawya (registration)
After the tour of the Passivhaus, the students were taken to the conventional villa built adjacent to the Passivhaus and were given a presentation on the various research activities done at the ConocoPhillips' GWSC to promote sustainability. The ...

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ConocoPhillips' Global Water Sustainability Center Celebrates World Water Day ... - Zawya (registration)

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 16:47

ConocoPhillips' Global Water Sustainability Center Celebrates World Water Day ...
Zawya (registration)
On this occasion, GWSC, in collaboration with the Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) organized a field trip for Ibn Khaldoun Preparatory Independent School for Boys to the first ultra-low energy villa in Qatar named "Passivhaus". The Passivhaus ...

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MSNBC Senior Editor Blasts Obama WH for Throwing Sebelius Under the Bus - Mediaite

Google News Passive House - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 07:15

KRDO

MSNBC Senior Editor Blasts Obama WH for Throwing Sebelius Under the Bus
Mediaite
She told Matthews that the Obama White House has been “all about itself and saying they can do everything better than their Cabinet” and taking credit when it suits them, but putting the blame on a Cabinet member when something goes wrong.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews and panel blast Obama's treatment of SebeliusDaily Caller
Sebelius had 'toughest job in Washington'KRDO
Kathleen Sebelius resigns from 'toughest job in Washington'fox6now.com

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