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TreeHugger is off to the Passive Home Northwest Conference in Seattle - Chicago Daily News

Google News Passive House - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 06:04

Chicago Daily News

TreeHugger is off to the Passive Home Northwest Conference in Seattle
Chicago Daily News
I am off to Seattle, dwelling of this property by NK Architects with Rob Harrison consulting, and internet site the Passive Home Northwest conference beginning Thursday evening with a keynote address by your correspondent.There are a quantity of ...

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This Clinton Hill Passive House Is Actually Going to Look Nice - Curbed NY

Google News Passive House - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:25

Curbed NY

This Clinton Hill Passive House Is Actually Going to Look Nice
Curbed NY
Passive House technology is a great thing, and its practitioners deserve to be admired and emulate. However, an unfortunate side effect of the technology seems to be that a lot of the houses that incorporate it end up looking...not...great. This wood ...

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The Passive House in New York - New York Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:58

New York Times

The Passive House in New York
New York Times
It was less than a decade ago that a building design philosophy from Germany called “passive house” jumped the Atlantic Ocean and quietly took root in Brooklyn. Now, with a few dozen homes and small projects built or retrofitted to this still exotic ...

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The Passive House in New York - New York Times

Google News Passive House - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:58

New York Times

The Passive House in New York
New York Times
It was less than a decade ago that a building design philosophy from Germany called “passive house” jumped the Atlantic Ocean and quietly took root in Brooklyn. Now, with a few dozen homes and small projects built or retrofitted to this still exotic ...

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The Passive House in New York - New York Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:58

New York Times

The Passive House in New York
New York Times
It was less than a decade ago that a building design philosophy from Germany called “passive house” jumped the Atlantic Ocean and quietly took root in Brooklyn. Now, with a few dozen homes and small projects built or retrofitted to this still exotic ...

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The Passive House in New York - New York Times

Google News Passive House - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:58

New York Times

The Passive House in New York
New York Times
It was less than a decade ago that a building design philosophy from Germany called “passive house” jumped the Atlantic Ocean and quietly took root in Brooklyn. Now, with a few dozen homes and small projects built or retrofitted to this still exotic ...

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Take a look inside Gosforth eco-home up for national construction award - ChronicleLive

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 18:42

ChronicleLive

Take a look inside Gosforth eco-home up for national construction award
ChronicleLive
It took 12 months to build the five-bedroom house and two-bedroom annexe, with an eight-seater cinema, private bar and playroom thrown in, following PassivHaus energy-efficient techniques aimed at creating an airtight building fabric to reduce the need ...

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Effizienzfenster für die Gebäudesanierung erhalten Component Award - oekonews.at

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 06:00

Effizienzfenster für die Gebäudesanierung erhalten Component Award
oekonews.at
Darmstadt - Die Gewinner des zweiten Component Awards für Passivhaus-Fenster stehen fest: Den ersten Preis für energieeffiziente Lösungen im Kontext einer Gebäudesanierung teilen sich das "System Connecta" von Optiwin und das "Smartwin Compact ...

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Get a Dynex DX-SB114 sound bar for $39.99 - CNET

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:04

Get a Dynex DX-SB114 sound bar for $39.99
CNET
Two things every HDTV owner must do: disable whatever settings lead to the dreadful soap-opera effect, and add at least one external speaker. Because, let's face it, regardless of how big or small your TV is or how cheap or expensive it was, its built ...

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Passivhaus in China bekommt den ersten "Austrian Green Building Star" - APA OTS (Pressemitteilung)

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:40

Passivhaus in China bekommt den ersten "Austrian Green Building Star"
APA OTS (Pressemitteilung)
Für die Bauausführung waren chinesische Firmen zuständig. Das Projekt wurde von der chinesischen Zentralregierung als Passivhaus-Pilotprojekt ausgewählt. Mit österreichischem KnowHow und österreichischer Technologie erfüllt das Gebäude den hohen ...

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Energy efficient windows for retrofits receive Passive House Component Award - Intelligent Building Today

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:59

Energy efficient windows for retrofits receive Passive House Component Award
Intelligent Building Today
The winners of the second Component Award, this year for Passive House windows for energy efficient solutions in the context of retrofits, have been selected. The joint first prize went to Optiwin for their “System Connecta” and Lorber / Pro ...

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Greenest houses to cost just £65 a year to heat - Bristol Post

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:38

Greenest houses to cost just £65 a year to heat
Bristol Post
"The annual heating bill for a four bed, 1,300sq ft house designed to Passivhaus standard is less than £63 per year." The development is the work of a partnership between Bristol-based Urbis and sustainable property investors Bridges Ventures. It ...

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TreeHugger is off to the Passive House Northwest Conference in Seattle - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:13

Treehugger

TreeHugger is off to the Passive House Northwest Conference in Seattle
Treehugger
These are interesting times in the Passive House world in North America; this evening at the Bullitt Center the Passive House US organization is formally introducing their proposals for an American Exceptionalist Passive House system that differs from ...

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Factory built of wood is energy-efficient, healthy, and beautiful - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:13

Treehugger

Factory built of wood is energy-efficient, healthy, and beautiful
Treehugger
BC Passive House (BCPH) builds prefab panellized passive houses out of sustainably harvested wood, neatly tying up all of my obsessions in one package. They now do it in a factory that is a demonstration project exemplifying "their commitment to wood ...

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Passive House changes: What flavor do you favor? - Mother Nature Network

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:18

Mother Nature Network

Passive House changes: What flavor do you favor?
Mother Nature Network
A few years back some of the American passive house consultants and designers split from the international Passive House Institute (PHI) and set up the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) to address perceived problems in applying passive house standards ...

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Passive House changes: What flavor do you favor? - Mother Nature Network

Google News Passive House - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:18

Mother Nature Network

Passive House changes: What flavor do you favor?
Mother Nature Network
A few years back some of the American passive house consultants and designers split from the international Passive House Institute (PHI) and set up the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) to address perceived problems in applying passive house standards ...

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Zweiter Component Award für Passivhaus-Fenster hat zwei Gewinner - Baulinks.de

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:53

Zweiter Component Award für Passivhaus-Fenster hat zwei Gewinner
Baulinks.de
„Qualitätsgeprüfte Passivhaus-Komponenten sind für die Energieeffizienz von Gebäuden entscheidend - gerade auch bei Sanierungsprojekten. Umso erfreulicher ist es, dass auch hierfür inzwischen hochwertige Lösungen verfügbar sind“, betont Prof.

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Henrik Schoenefeldt - The Conversation UK

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 17:09

The Conversation UK

Henrik Schoenefeldt
The Conversation UK
Henrik is currently Lecturer in Sustainable Architecture at the Kent School of Architecture, University of Kent. His research interests are in contemporary low-energy architecture, in particular PassivHaus, architectural and engineering education, and ...

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1.000ster deutscher Passivhaus-Handwerker zertifiziert - holzbau austria

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:13

holzbau austria

1.000ster deutscher Passivhaus-Handwerker zertifiziert
holzbau austria
24.03.2015 – In Deutschland hat die Zahl der zertifizierten Experten für energieeffiziente Passivhäuser die Tausendermarke überschritten, informiert das deutsche Passivhaus Institut. In zwölf Bundesländern legten allein in diesem Frühjahr mehr als 200 ...

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If it's Tuesday, this must be a Belgian Passive House tour - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 07:48

Treehugger

If it's Tuesday, this must be a Belgian Passive House tour
Treehugger
In North America, people think Passive Houses are houses, thanks in no small part to the dopey name. In fact, it is a bad translation of Passivhaus, where the haus actually means building. In Europe, where Passivhaus has been around longer and got a ...

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