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Modern Passive House - Jetson Green

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 12:05

Jetson Green

Modern Passive House
Jetson Green
It measures 1600 square feet designed and was built to Passivhaus standards. It is very well insulated with the foundation having a rating of R35, the wall R50, and roof R80. It was also fitted with high performance triple pane German windows, which ...

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Modern Passive House - Jetson Green

Google News Passive House - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 12:05

Jetson Green

Modern Passive House
Jetson Green
Passive homes tend to be a little boxy and unappealing, which is probably the reason they haven't caught on as much as they could. So it's nice to see companies finding ways around that. One such example is certainly the Cousins River Residence, which ...

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What's a Passive House? Here's a good simple explanation - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 21:02

Treehugger

What's a Passive House? Here's a good simple explanation
Treehugger
What is a a Passive House? One critic of Passive House design called it “a single metric ego driven enterprise that satisfies the architect's need for checking boxes, and the energy nerd's obsession with BTUs.” But over at Curbed, Barbara Eldridge ...

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Ecocor Passiv Roof Assembly Adds Additional Living Space and Expanded Design Possibilities to Passive Houses - Benzinga

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 18:13

Ecocor Passiv Roof Assembly Adds Additional Living Space and Expanded Design Possibilities to Passive Houses
Benzinga
RPA, a full service architecture firm focusing on sustainable design, and Ecocor, a construction firm that manufactures, delivers and assembles high performance buildings, have enhanced their line of prefabricated Passive Houses to include the Ecocor ...

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Paarhammer joins the Australian Passive House Association - Architecture and Design

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 05:21

Paarhammer joins the Australian Passive House Association
Architecture and Design
On their website: 'The Australian Passive House Association is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which aims to promote Passive House principles as a way of providing superior indoor comfort and air quality while reducing energy use and carbon ...

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Paarhammer joins the Australian Passive House Association - Architecture and Design

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 05:21

Paarhammer joins the Australian Passive House Association
Architecture and Design
On their website: 'The Australian Passive House Association is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which aims to promote Passive House principles as a way of providing superior indoor comfort and air quality while reducing energy use and carbon ...

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KC developer, investment banker help promote concrete construction - Kansas City Business Journal

Google News Passive House - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 01:38

KC developer, investment banker help promote concrete construction
Kansas City Business Journal
The complex, which will include exterior walls that sandwich six inches of insulation between four- and six-inch layers of concrete, will be the largest Passive House-certified building ever built and will consume 92 percent less energy than similarly ...

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Before Thermostats A brief, unofficial history of recent passive-aggressive design - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 21:54

The Architect's Newspaper

Before Thermostats A brief, unofficial history of recent passive-aggressive design
The Architect's Newspaper
This article is part of The Architect's Newspaper's “Passive Aggressive” feature on passive design strategies. Not to be confused with “Passivhaus” or “Passive House” certification, passive design strategies such as solar chimneys, trombe walls, solar ...

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Before Thermostats A brief, unofficial history of recent passive-aggressive design - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 21:54

The Architect's Newspaper

Before Thermostats A brief, unofficial history of recent passive-aggressive design
The Architect's Newspaper
This article is part of The Architect's Newspaper's “Passive Aggressive” feature on passive design strategies. Not to be confused with “Passivhaus” or “Passive House” certification, passive design strategies such as solar chimneys, trombe walls, solar ...

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New apartment building in Brewer a model of ultra-efficiency - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:42

New apartment building in Brewer a model of ultra-efficiency
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Passive House is a term that refers to ultra-low-energy, high-efficiency buildings. Village Centre is estimated to be over 60 percent more energy-efficient than a typical apartment building built with conventional materials and energy systems. “Village ...

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Brewer apartment complex sets Passive House bar - Press Herald

Google News Passive House - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 04:44

Brewer apartment complex sets Passive House bar
Press Herald
A Brewer housing complex received its final certification Wednesday under the Passive House Institute's pilot program. The Village Centre Apartments, which provides 48 units of workforce housing, is the largest Passive House building in New England, ...

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Inside Bjarke Ingels Group's own tech-driven think tank - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 22:37

The Architect's Newspaper

Inside Bjarke Ingels Group's own tech-driven think tank
The Architect's Newspaper
This article is part of The Architect's Newspaper's “Passive Aggressive” feature on passive design strategies. Not to be confused with “Passivhaus” or “Passive House” certification, passive design strategies such as solar chimneys, trombe walls, solar ...

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Inside Bjarke Ingels Group's own tech-driven think tank - The Architect's Newspaper

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 22:37

The Architect's Newspaper

Inside Bjarke Ingels Group's own tech-driven think tank
The Architect's Newspaper
This article is part of The Architect's Newspaper's “Passive Aggressive” feature on passive design strategies. Not to be confused with “Passivhaus” or “Passive House” certification, passive design strategies such as solar chimneys, trombe walls, solar ...

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Passive in Pike/Pine Towering on First Hill - CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

Google News Passive House - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 20:40

CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

Passive in Pike/Pine Towering on First Hill
CHS Capitol Hill Seattle
On Capitol Hill at 1300 E Pike, six stories of what could be Seattle's first Passive House-certified, net-zero energy, most-hyphenated ever, mixed-use development will be up for review. On First Hill, meanwhile, the story at 707 Terry is not one but a ...

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Grüner planschen: Das Schwimmbad als Passivhaus - WirtschaftsWoche

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 14:37

WirtschaftsWoche

Grüner planschen: Das Schwimmbad als Passivhaus
WirtschaftsWoche
In den beiden Passivhaus-Bädern setzt man hier auf Öfen, die die Primärenergie Erdgas nutzen – und das zu 100 Prozent. Auch die Beleuchtung ist energieschonend: Erhellt werden die beiden Bäder nicht mit riesigen Flutern oder Strahlern, sondern mit ...

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Cette maison consomme 90% moins d'énergie qu'une maison normale - LesAffaires.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 03:26

LesAffaires.com

Cette maison consomme 90% moins d'énergie qu'une maison normale
LesAffaires.com
En juillet 2015, un couple de Français établis il y a trois ans au Québec, Damien et Déborah Chaveron, ont entrepris la rénovation majeure d'une maison dans le but d'obtenir la première certification Passivhaus au Québec. Ce label créé en Allemagne ...

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Vers une première maison Passivhaus au Québec - LesAffaires.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 01:30

LesAffaires.com

Vers une première maison Passivhaus au Québec
LesAffaires.com
En juillet 2015, un couple de Français établis il y a trois ans au Québec, Damien et Déborah Chaveron, ont entrepris la rénovation majeure d'une maison dans le but d'obtenir la première certification Passivhaus au Québec. Ce label créé en Allemagne ...

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Vers une première maison Passivhaus au Québec - LesAffaires.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 01:30

LesAffaires.com

Vers une première maison Passivhaus au Québec
LesAffaires.com
En juillet 2015, un couple de Français établis il y a trois ans au Québec, Damien et Déborah Chaveron, ont entrepris la rénovation majeure d'une maison dans le but d'obtenir la première certification Passivhaus au Québec. Ce label créé en Allemagne ...

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Fenzi focuses on machines for digital printing on glass - Glass on Web

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 09/20/2016 - 16:08

Glass on Web

Fenzi focuses on machines for digital printing on glass
Glass on Web
Internationally recognized for sustainable architecture, Passivhaus certification identifies homes with excellent living comfort and energy efficiency, and places special attention on the quality requirements for each individual component, especially ...

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Passive House searching for five new directors - The Fifth Estate

Google News Passive House - Tue, 09/20/2016 - 14:59

The Fifth Estate

Passive House searching for five new directors
The Fifth Estate
The Passive House Association is on a roll and now it's looking for fresh blood for its board to help it snare a bigger share of sustainable thinking and development. According to Clare Parry who chairs the board of five directors, the team is seeking ...

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