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Canadian architect boosts the über-efficient home - The Globe and Mail

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:59

Canadian architect boosts the über-efficient home
The Globe and Mail
While the Internet was full of international examples of Passivhaus Institut-certified buildings (and the U.S. equivalent, PHIUS), very few Canadian examples were floating around in cyberspace or elsewhere, so Ms. Wong, a co-founder and the first ...

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Klein, aber groß genug - Kleine Zeitung

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:10

Klein, aber groß genug
Kleine Zeitung
Erich Mandl wusste genau, was er wollte: zurück nach Fürstenfeld, in die vertraute Umgebung seiner Kindheit und unbedingt in ein Passivhaus. Ein Holzbau sollte es sein, nicht groß, eigentlich nur für einen allein, aber mit einem großzügigen Unterstand ...

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Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient And Sustainable Homes Around The Globe - Forbes

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 03:34

Forbes

Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient And Sustainable Homes Around The Globe
Forbes
There is a trend towards building to Passive House (or Passivhaus) standards, which use a minimum of energy and are extremely efficient. Several houses in the book were built to this standard and are located in Austria, Denmark, England, France, ...

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Designing a passive house for Seattle that's 'resourceful, replicable and ... - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 01:32

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Designing a passive house for Seattle that's 'resourceful, replicable and ...
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Features that keep the home's environmental impact at a bare minimum include a rooftop solar array, green walls, and a rainwater recycling system along with Passive House staples such as high levels of cellulose insulation (R-21 for the ceilings, in ...
Earth Day 2014: UO architectural student's house idea shows sustainability and ...The Oregonian
perFORM 2014 Jury Bestows University of Oregon Architectural Student with ...SYS-CON Media (press release)

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Templeuve : la nouvelle école Passivhaus accueille les écoliers le 5 mai - La Voix du Nord

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:34

Templeuve : la nouvelle école Passivhaus accueille les écoliers le 5 mai
La Voix du Nord
La première école Passivhaus au nord de Paris ouvrira ses portes le 5 mai. Située au cœur de la commune, à deux pas de la salle polyvalente, elle répond aux principes de la construction passive développée en Allemagne par le fameux label depuis plus ...

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Edenworks: urban 'aquaponics' uses energy modeling to farm under water - Technical.ly

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 22:46

Technical.ly

Edenworks: urban 'aquaponics' uses energy modeling to farm under water
Technical.ly
The whole structure was built to Passivhaus standards. The system is collecting all sorts of data, including checking the flavor of plants against the palate of their head of product and its nutrition as measured by food science labs. Systems can be ...

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ZELENA GRADNJA Stručni simpozij PASSIVHAUS: Iskorak u održivu gradnju - Večernji list

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:30

Večernji list

ZELENA GRADNJA Stručni simpozij PASSIVHAUS: Iskorak u održivu gradnju
Večernji list
Čast nam je i zadovoljstvo pozvati Vas na hrvatsko-njemački stručni simpozij na temu "PASSIVHAUS – iskorak u održivu gradnju" s gostovanjem uvaženog prof.dr. Wolfganga Feista, pionira koncepta pasivne kuće, osnivača i direktora PassivHaus Instituta iz ...

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Cilj simpozija je stručnoj graditeljskoj i arhitektonskoj javnosti približiti koncept ... - poslovni

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:08

Cilj simpozija je stručnoj graditeljskoj i arhitektonskoj javnosti približiti koncept ...
poslovni
Čast nam je i zadovoljstvo pozvati Vas na hrvatsko-njemački stručni simpozij na temu "PASSIVHAUS – iskorak u održivu gradnju" s gostovanjem uvaženog prof.dr. Wolfganga Feista, pionira koncepta pasivne kuće, osnivača i direktora PassivHaus Instituta iz ...

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Passive Houses Could Help Norway Significantly Reduce Its Energy ... - CleanTechnica

Google News Passive House - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 19:02

Passive Houses Could Help Norway Significantly Reduce Its Energy ...
CleanTechnica
Norway could significantly reduce its energy consumption and carbon emissions simply by ensuring that the Norwegian housing stock is built according to, or upgraded to, a passive standard, according to recent research from the Norwegian University of ...

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First affordable passive house apartments open - New York Daily News

Google News Passive House - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:02

New York Daily News

First affordable passive house apartments open
New York Daily News
424 Melrose Street tour of first energy - efficient passive house affordable complex opened in New Bruce Cotler The brand new building at 424 Melrose St. is built to strict passive house standards and priced at rents affordable to people with 30% of ...

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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

Zawya (registration)

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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