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Airtight passive house pays for itself - expert - Irish Independent

Google News Passive House - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 09:33

Irish Independent

Airtight passive house pays for itself - expert
Irish Independent
PHAI secretary David Hughes called for more grants or incentives to build passive houses. "There is a blind spot in Ireland about energy. If you take energy from the ESB they send you a bill, but if you save energy, shouldn't they send you a cheque ...
Passive House Association of Ireland to host briefing in Dundalk next weekTalk of the Town

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Passive House Association of Ireland to host briefing in Dundalk next week - Talk of the Town

Google News Passive House - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 00:12

Passive House Association of Ireland to host briefing in Dundalk next week
Talk of the Town
The Passive House Association of Ireland will hold a briefing in Dundalk IT next Wednesday from 5.30pm to 8pm. The PHAI is a catalyst for the increased awareness of the opportunities and benefits of low energy design based on the Passive House ...

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Passive House Association of Ireland to host briefing in Dundalk next week - Talk of the Town

Google News Passive House - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 00:00

Passive House Association of Ireland to host briefing in Dundalk next week
Talk of the Town
The Passive House Association of Ireland will hold a briefing in Dundalk IT next Wednesday from 5.30pm to 8pm. The PHAI is a catalyst for the increased awareness of the opportunities and benefits of low energy design based on the Passive House ...

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'Bristol's greenest homes' now on sale in Bedminster - Bristol Post

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 16:16

'Bristol's greenest homes' now on sale in Bedminster
Bristol Post
The Passivhaus homes have been designed by Bristol architect Origin 3 Studio. Passivhaus is a European standard for energy-efficient building that has its origins in Germany. Such homes are generally constructed using conventional building materials ...

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Santa Cruz couple embrace “passive house” energy conservation - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 06:49

Santa Cruz couple embrace “passive house” energy conservation
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Rather, the home emulates a “passive house” style, relying on insulation, triple-paned windows, heavy insulation, exterior shading and sunlight and an air filtration/ventilation system to control internal temperatures, minus the high-tech gadgetry. The ...

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Santa Cruz couple embrace “passive house” energy conservation - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Google News Passive House - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 06:49

Santa Cruz couple embrace “passive house” energy conservation
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Rather, the home emulates a “passive house” style, relying on insulation, triple-paned windows, heavy insulation, exterior shading and sunlight and an air filtration/ventilation system to control internal temperatures, minus the high-tech gadgetry. The ...

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10 Fun Whistler Winter Activities Other Than Skiing - Huffington Post

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 04:08

Huffington Post

10 Fun Whistler Winter Activities Other Than Skiing
Huffington Post
But I think I found my skiing warm happy place so to speak in Whistler -- cross-country skiing with Cross Country Connection at the Lost Lake PassivHaus. Being a downhill skier makes picking up cross country skiing easier, but it's not a necessity ...

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Passivhaus-certified straw homes claimed to cut fuel bills by 90 percent - Gizmag

Google News Passiv Haus - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 01:20

Gizmag

Passivhaus-certified straw homes claimed to cut fuel bills by 90 percent
Gizmag
A house made from straw didn't work out so well in The Three Little Pigs, but maybe it's not such a bad idea after all. Sustainable building firm BaleHaus recently unveiled a number of new energy-efficient Passivhaus-certified homes that feature a ...

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Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society's annual Design ... - Huddersfield Examiner

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:25

Huddersfield Examiner

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society's annual Design ...
Huddersfield Examiner
“However, the judges felt the barn not only formed a significant element within a complex of buildings being gradually restored but it included very high standards of energy conservation by embracing the Passivhaus approach to low energy building, a ...

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New builds to benefit from Home Quality Mark - Mortgage Finance Gazette Online

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:44

New builds to benefit from Home Quality Mark
Mortgage Finance Gazette Online
Homes built to the mark will be independently evaluated by licensed BRE Global assessors; and developments built to standards like Passivhaus (energy efficient homes) and the Code for Sustainable Homes can be credited under the mark where compatible ...
New Home Quality Mark launched todayGreen Building Press

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Pharmacy in Clonmel heals itself with passive build - Irish Times

Google News Passiv Haus - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:18

Irish Times

Pharmacy in Clonmel heals itself with passive build
Irish Times
“When we started this project in 2011 we concluded that passive house was the standard to aim for, if for no other reason that the properties' asset-value would be higher than poorer-performing premises on the market. Its rental value would be higher ...

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Pharmacy in Clonmel heals itself with passive build - Irish Times

Google News Passive House - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:18

Irish Times

Pharmacy in Clonmel heals itself with passive build
Irish Times
“When we started this project in 2011 we concluded that passive house was the standard to aim for, if for no other reason that the properties' asset-value would be higher than poorer-performing premises on the market. Its rental value would be higher ...

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