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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 22:23

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 22:23

Crain's New York Business

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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Montauk House by Robert Young Architects - Architectural Record

Google News Passive House - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 20:13

Architectural Record

Montauk House by Robert Young Architects
Architectural Record
“We didn't want anything blingy,” he says. The exterior walls facing the road feature scant, small windows, but the portions of the compound with views across the property and to the water are largely clad in high-performance glass (that captures solar ...

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Construction underway for more than 40 affordable Crawley homes - West Sussex Gazette

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 19:13

West Sussex Gazette

Construction underway for more than 40 affordable Crawley homes
West Sussex Gazette
Westridge has already built the council's Passivhaus development in Gales Place, Three Bridges, and 18 affordable flats and Scout Hut in Lark Rise, Langley Green. Councillor Stephen Joyce, Cabinet member for Housing, said: “I'm delighted to see these ...

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Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12 - Bronx Times

Google News Passive House - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 16:47

Bronx Times

Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12
Bronx Times
“To be sure, this project will help us to pave the way for passive house development in New York and beyond.” UA Builders was also awarded contracts for Bronx projects at 764 E. 152nd Street, 915 Dawson Street, 1081 Tiffany Street, 2061-65 Ryer Avenue ...

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Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials - CleanTechnica

Google News Passiv Haus - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 04:39

CleanTechnica

Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials
CleanTechnica
March 31st, 2018 by James Ayre. Building on our earlier Passivhaus 101 and Insulation R-Value articles, I'm now going to provide an overview here of the Passive Solar House Design — with the intent being to explain the basic principles and design ...

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Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials - CleanTechnica

Google News Passive House - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 04:36

CleanTechnica

Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials
CleanTechnica
To put it simply, passive solar building/house design is based around the idea of maximizing solar heat gain when and where it's useful (so as to offset heating requirements) and minimizing it when and where it's a liability (so as to offset cooling ...

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Navigant examines growth of “smart services” as cities set ambitious climate targets - Daily Energy Insider

Google News Passive House - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 01:03

Daily Energy Insider

Navigant examines growth of “smart services” as cities set ambitious climate targets
Daily Energy Insider
In Antwerp, Belgium, an area has been designated where buildings are built to “Passive House” standards, resulting in minimal energy use for heating and cooling. And in Salzburg, Austria, an entire housing district has been renovated. Solar generation ...

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The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure - Treehugger

Google News Passiv Haus - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 21:41

Treehugger

The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure
Treehugger
There are not a few people out there who think that the Passive House or Passivhaus concept sets an "arbitrary energy target that ignores everything else." Another critic once called it "a single metric ego-driven enterprise that satisfies the ...

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The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure - Treehugger

Google News Passive House - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 21:41

Treehugger

The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure
Treehugger
“The only way you can know for sure that the air coming into a house is clean is to know where it's coming from,” Straube writes. “People who say, 'I want my house to breathe' are really saying, 'I want to rely on the mistakes that were made by the ...

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