Passive House News

Surrey Passive House Wins New City Design and Clean Energy Awards - PR Web (press release)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:23

Surrey Passive House Wins New City Design and Clean Energy Awards
PR Web (press release)
“Over the last year this 3,800 square feet two family home's Hydro bill was $60.- per month,” said Alexander Maurer, principal at Marken Design + Consulting and a leading expert in Passive House Design and Planning. “The two families also did not have ...

Categories: Passive House News

Passivhaus home passed by Sheffield planners - Green Building Press

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:05

Green Building Press

Passivhaus home passed by Sheffield planners
Green Building Press
Paul said: "The success of this refurbishment and retrofit project is centred around the integration of sustainable Passivhaus principles including extremely high levels of insulation; triple glazing, whole house ventilation and renewable energy ...

Categories: Passive House News

Passivhaus Council Housing in Crawley - Green Building Press

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 01:05

Passivhaus Council Housing in Crawley
Green Building Press
Seven houses and six flats, which will be built to Passivhaus standards, have been submitted for planning approval in Crawley, south London. These 13 dwellings are some of the first council housing built by the Borough Council in the last 30 years.

Categories: Passive House News

ABC No Rio Hopes to Break Ground on New 'Passive House' Facility in Spring ... - Bowery Boogie

Google News Passive House - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 17:02

Bowery Boogie

ABC No Rio Hopes to Break Ground on New 'Passive House' Facility in Spring ...
Bowery Boogie
Plans all along called for a 9,000 square-foot, Leed-certified “passive house” (energy efficient) that boasts exhibition and performance spaces, in addition to green roof and second floor terrace. Architect Paul Castrucci envisions the rendering below ...
ABC No Rio hope to start constructing new building in 2015Brooklyn Vegan (blog)
ABC No Rio Plans to Start Work on New Ecotastic Home in 2015Curbed NY

all 3 news articles »
Categories: Passive House News

Max Pritchard Architects design Australia's first certified PassivHaus - Architecture and Design

Google News Passiv Haus - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 05:13

Max Pritchard Architects design Australia's first certified PassivHaus
Architecture and Design
This troubles Bernward Bücheler of Passivhaus Australia who now lays claim to having built Australia's first certified PassivHaus, a single storey partly underground residence in South Australia designed by Max Pritchard Architects. PassivHaus is a ...

Categories: Passive House News

Walter White Would Not Be Welcome - New York Times

Google News Passive House - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:23

Walter White Would Not Be Welcome
New York Times
Concepts like “natural solar gain” and “super insulation,” which are familiar to those involved in passive house design and all but eliminate reliance on fossil fuels, were foreign to her. But Dr. Bergelson, 52, is an evolutionary biologist and a quick ...

Google News
Categories: Passive House News

Super-green 'passive' multi-family project – a Seattle first – opens in ... - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Google News Passive House - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 06:06

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)

Super-green 'passive' multi-family project – a Seattle first – opens in ...
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)
Developer Sloan Ritchie of Cascade Built talks about the efficiency designs of the kitchen in his new 'Passive House' project called View Haus 5. He thinks the project is the city's first multi-unit development designed to meet Passive House standards.

Categories: Passive House News

Architect Katrin Klingenberg champions 'passive house' movement - Chicago Tribune

Google News Passive House - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 03:27

Architect Katrin Klingenberg champions 'passive house' movement
Chicago Tribune
"Passive house" is a concept based on a set of design principles used to create buildings that use minimal heating/cooling, employing elements such as thick insulation, energy-recovery ventilation, high-performance windows and a steady supply of fresh air.

Categories: Passive House News

Pages

Subscribe to Beyond Efficiency aggregator - Passive House News