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Social landlord's passivhaus study finds positive results - 24dash (press release)

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:11

24dash (press release)

Social landlord's passivhaus study finds positive results
24dash (press release)
A social landlord's study of its first passivhaus development has revealed that scheme performs as designed and delivers very low heating bills for tenants. Hastoe Group's investigation has verified that Wimbish Passivhaus meets the 6,000-home provider ...

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6ª Conferencia Española Passivhaus ¡Os esperamos en Madrid los días 20 y 21 ... - Caloryfrio.com

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:11

Caloryfrio.com

6ª Conferencia Española Passivhaus ¡Os esperamos en Madrid los días 20 y 21 ...
Caloryfrio.com
Conferencia-Passivhaus Por sexto año consecutivo, y tras los éxitos cosechados en ediciones anteriores, la Plataforma de Edificación Passivhaus - PEP a través de la Delegación Madrileña organiza la 6ª Conferencia Española Passivhaus - 6CEPH, evento ...

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Monolithisch gebautes Apartment-Passivhaus mit 62 Wohneinheiten für weniger ... - Baulinks.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 01:51

Monolithisch gebautes Apartment-Passivhaus mit 62 Wohneinheiten für weniger ...
Baulinks.de
(22.10.2014) In Kelsterbach, unweit des Frankfurter Flughafens, entstand 2014 ein bemerkenswertes Apartmenthaus: Das Gebäude gilt mit 62 Wohneinheiten als das aktuell größte Passivhaus in monolithischer Bauweise. Mit Purenit-Attikaelementen und ...

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'Ambitions' of developers called into question over 6000 home plans - Daily Echo

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:13

Daily Echo

'Ambitions' of developers called into question over 6000 home plans
Daily Echo
Plans for the Welborne project include making ten per cent of the homes meet the Passivhaus standard. This standard involves constructing homes that are extremely energy efficient and require very little heating. But Shaun Cunningham, who is ...

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'Ambitions' of developers called into question over 6000 home plans - Daily Echo

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:13

Daily Echo

'Ambitions' of developers called into question over 6000 home plans
Daily Echo
Plans for the Welborne project include making ten per cent of the homes meet the Passivhaus standard. This standard involves constructing homes that are extremely energy efficient and require very little heating. But Shaun Cunningham, who is ...

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German passive house standards get makeover for Midwest - Midwest Energy News

Google News Passive House - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:00

Midwest Energy News

German passive house standards get makeover for Midwest
Midwest Energy News
When John Gaddo and Nancy North set out to build a small, energy-efficient house in southeast Minnesota, they found themselves gravitating to passive house, a rigorous design standard that aggressively slashes energy use. But computer modeling showed ...

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Passive House Retrofit Provides Homes for Homeless Families - SustainableBusiness.com

Google News Passive House - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 03:08

Passive House Retrofit Provides Homes for Homeless Families
SustainableBusiness.com
One of the few buildings in the US certified to "Passive House" standards will be home to low income and formerly homeless families in Washington DC. Called The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Commons, the deep retrofit of three blighted buildings combines ...

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Building a net-zero home getting simpler - Troy Media

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 23:59

Troy Media

Building a net-zero home getting simpler
Troy Media
Shafraaz and Serena Kaba's near net-zero home was inspired by the German concept of the Passivhaus, a super energy efficient home that requires very little energy for heating or cooling. The home is air tight, very well insulated and it gets half its ...

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The passive house that's aggressive on heat savings - Working Waterfront

Google News Passive House - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:35

Working Waterfront

The passive house that's aggressive on heat savings
Working Waterfront
The two have brought a type of construction called the "passive house" to Maine. This highly insulated structure, they say, reduces heating consumption by 90 percent. (In a typical Maine house, 70 percent of energy costs go for heating spaces. The rest ...

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How to build a house - step one - Stuff.co.nz

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:05

Stuff.co.nz

How to build a house - step one
Stuff.co.nz
So rather than a Passivhaus, a solar oasis or an eco bubble, we're planning a smart, green-thinking house. So... There will be issues. Some of them have already shown their nasty warty heads. But when we get down to the section and soak in the quiet ...

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Inhabitat's Week in Green: Fusion power, Drop-a-Brick and settlements on Mars - Engadget

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:19

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Fusion power, Drop-a-Brick and settlements on Mars
Engadget
Callebaut's DNA-inspired Citytree towers combine passivhaus principles with renewable energy technology. And Czech architects Atelier 8000 designed a solar-powered cabin in the mountains of northern Slovakia that looks like a huge ice cube. 3D printing ...

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Wertbau kommt mit neuem Passivhaus-Fenster - enbausa.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 20:45

Wertbau kommt mit neuem Passivhaus-Fenster
enbausa.de
Das Fenster ist Passivhaus-tauglich und bietet verdeckte Beschläge. Der Uw-Wert liegt bei 0,73 W/m²K. Außerdem arbeitet das Unternehmen mit einer innovativen und zertifizierten Klebeverglasungstechnologie, die die Stabilität erhöht. Große Fensterflügel ...

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The city finds tenant for Passive House - Energeticcity.ca

Google News Passive House - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 07:26

Energeticcity.ca

The city finds tenant for Passive House
Energeticcity.ca
Another objective of council is to leverage what they learn from the Passive House to improve building energy efficiency in communities across the region. Once competed, the house will be certified under the Passive House Program (CanPHU), LEED and ...

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how low can a low-carbon building go? - Financial Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 01:24

how low can a low-carbon building go?
Financial Times
Yeats has moved on from BREEAM, and now works to the Passive House (Passivhaus) standard. Developed by Bo Adamson of Lund University, Sweden, and Wolfgang Feist of the Institute for Housing and Environment, in Germany, the first Passive House ...

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Fort St. John's Passivhaus to get its first tenants - Alaska Highway News

Google News Passiv Haus - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 00:52

Fort St. John's Passivhaus to get its first tenants
Alaska Highway News
1, was the use of the Passivhaus as a living lab, and No. 2 certainly entertaining Paul Gillis and Catherine Rudell as the tenants, and then giving me the authority to enter into the discussion of what's the appropriate tenancy agreement.” Passivhaus ...

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Passivhaus Institut: Tage des Passivhauses - ee-news - Die Newsplattform für erneuerbare Energien

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:46

Passivhaus Institut: Tage des Passivhauses
ee-news - Die Newsplattform für erneuerbare Energien
(Passivhaus Institut) Ein Passivhaus spart nicht nur Kosten. Zu den grössten Vorteilen der energieeffizienten Bauweise zählt der hohe Komfort. Wer sich davon selbst überzeugen möchte, hat an den "Tagen des Passivhauses" die Chance – vom 7. bis 9.

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Prospect Heights Gets Three 'Passive' Condos From $1.4M - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 02:30

Curbed NY

Prospect Heights Gets Three 'Passive' Condos From $1.4M
Curbed NY
A new passive house condo building at 951 Pacific Street near Grand Avenue in Prospect Heights has appeared on the market from $1.4 million. The row house building goes by the somewhat futuristic name R-951, which is appropriate in that its one of the ...

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Boerum Hill Passive House Looks Like a Block of Swiss Cheese - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 03:56

Curbed NY

Boerum Hill Passive House Looks Like a Block of Swiss Cheese
Curbed NY
There are certain ways of achieving interesting architectural ends, but throwing a bunch of long rectangular windows onto a building and calling it a day isn't one of them. And so begins the life of the passive house coming to 210 Pacific Street in ...

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210 Pacific Street - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 03:56

Curbed NY

210 Pacific Street
Curbed NY
There are certain ways of achieving interesting architectural ends, but throwing a bunch of long rectangular windows onto a building and calling it a day isn't one of them. And so begins the life of the passive house coming to 210 Pacific Street in ...

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Don't worry about getting hacked. Worry about getting socially engineered. - Washington Post

Google News Passive House - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 02:30

Don't worry about getting hacked. Worry about getting socially engineered.
Washington Post
They're calling your house, pretending to be the credit card company, or calling your Internet provider, pretending to be you. They compiles reams of personal data based on information gleaned from public records, social ... Of these options, passive ...

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