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Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing - Domain News

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:24am

Domain News

Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing
Domain News
Passivhaus, which literally translates as “Passive House”, is a housing performance standard originally conceived in Germany in the late 1980s by Dr Wolfgang Feist, a physicist, and Professor Bo Adamson, a construction expert. The concept, which took ...

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A passive method for building homes in Nakusp - Arrow Lakes News

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 2:42pm

Arrow Lakes News

A passive method for building homes in Nakusp
Arrow Lakes News
A Passive House is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in buildings that require little energy for space-heating or cooling. They promise an energy usage of 15 per cent ...

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How Passive House Design Can Propel the Clean Energy Transition in Architecture - Archinect

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 9:04am

Archinect

How Passive House Design Can Propel the Clean Energy Transition in Architecture
Archinect
With reversals in US climate policy underway and a US exit from the Paris Agreement announced for 2020, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that the clean energy transition is already underway. The potentially exponential forces of market ...
How Passive House is reaching beyond its housing rootsConstruction Dive

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Pre-Fab Passive Houses Now Available - Builder Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:38am

Builder Magazine

Pre-Fab Passive Houses Now Available
Builder Magazine
The GO Home combines GO Logic's expertise in super-efficient Passive House design with an advanced process of panelized, prefab construction that has been field-tested over the past eight years. The product line—which includes year-round and seasonal ...

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Prefab 'Kiss House,' designed to passive house standards, is taking orders - Curbed

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:57am

Curbed

Prefab 'Kiss House,' designed to passive house standards, is taking orders
Curbed
Kiss houses, a new prefab offering on the scene stands out with a few things: passive house certification, larger sizes (it's offered in two-, three-, four-bedroom models), and a design that once won the honor of being the “Best House in the U.K. (up ...
Kiss House flatpack home can be assembled in just four daysNew Atlas

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This week in construction - Construction Dive

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:52am

This week in construction
Construction Dive
Energy-efficient construction devotees gathered in New York City last week for the 2017 New York Passive House Conference & Expo. There, architects, engineers, policy experts and others discussed and debated the building typology's move into the ...

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How Passive House is bucking the trend - Sunday Business Post

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 6:12pm

Sunday Business Post

How Passive House is bucking the trend
Sunday Business Post
Despite cries about the slow death of print media, Passive House Plus magazine is 15 years old, in its third iteration and is witnessing its strongest ever readership numbers. Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading. Please Subscribe or Log in ...

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Glo European Windows - PR.com (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:10am

Glo European Windows
PR.com (press release)
“The A7 Aluminum Series Door was specifically designed to deliver superior performance in order to meet the rigorous Passive House building standard,” says President, Russ Hellem. “We are proud to have achieved the PHIUS Certification for performance ...

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Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance - Langley Advance

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 5:56pm

Langley Advance

Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance
Langley Advance
A Langley company is at the forefront of making windows that lose less heat during cold weather and let less heat indoors during hot weather. Most Canadians ...

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Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 5:56pm

Langley Advance

Langley company making Passive House windows
Langley Advance
His Aldergrove firm has created fibreglass windows that meet Passive House standards, making them R-7. Passive House is a set of standards that require very little energy to heat and cool a home. The company providing its more energy-efficient ...

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A house that produces energy - Harvard Gazette

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 9:30am

Harvard Gazette

A house that produces energy
Harvard Gazette
GAZETTE: There are a lot of terms being thrown around for houses that seek aggressive energy targets: net zero, energy positive, passive house. How would you describe this house to someone? MALKAWI: We're moving away from all those definitions to the ...

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CMG's Passive Home Marries Luxury Design and Energy Efficiency - Builder Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 5:04am

Builder Magazine

CMG's Passive Home Marries Luxury Design and Energy Efficiency
Builder Magazine
Construction Management Group (CMG) is in the process of creating three luxury residences designed to Passive House Standards in Connecticut. These homes are among the few Passive Homes that incorporate high luxury design. The first, located in New ...

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A pocket of Passivhaus projects popping up in Ontario cottage ... - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 2:51pm

Treehugger

A pocket of Passivhaus projects popping up in Ontario cottage ...
Treehugger
One of the complaints often made about the Passivhaus or Passive House standard of building is that it is expensive, perhaps a higher standard than people ...

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Passive House Ices the Competition - Builder Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:12am

Builder Magazine

Passive House Ices the Competition
Builder Magazine
Building science experts from 50 countries gathered at the Passive House Conference held in Vienna, Austria, in April. During the event organizers built two different mini houses for an ice block competition to show the effectiveness of the rigorous ...

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There's a warm welcome in the Wicklow hillsides - The Times (subscription)

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 4:01pm

The Times (subscription)

There's a warm welcome in the Wicklow hillsides
The Times (subscription)
Crouching on a hillside in Kilbride, in Co Wicklow, the Dowds' contemporary home is visually striking and very much part of the passive house family. Aine Dowd is the sister of Tomás O'Leary, founder of the Passive House Academy, and the house was ...

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Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind - Forbes

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 7:02am

Forbes

Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind
Forbes
The design for the modern home for sale overlooking the Ponus Ridge Land Trust in New Canaan, Conn., strikes a serene setting. On 1.74 acres, the sprawling residence measures about 4,000 square foot with four bedrooms - each with en-suite baths - and ...

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Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind - Forbes

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 7:02am

Forbes

Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind
Forbes
The design for the modern home for sale overlooking the Ponus Ridge Land Trust in New Canaan, Conn., strikes a serene setting. On 1.74 acres, the sprawling residence measures about 4,000 square foot with four bedrooms - each with en-suite baths - and ...

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Fort's lone passive house seeking certification - Fort Saskatchewan Record

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 2:57pm

Fort Saskatchewan Record

Fort's lone passive house seeking certification
Fort Saskatchewan Record
The property sitting at 17 Cottonwood Crescent in Westpark may be the first passive house built in Fort Saskatchewan once certified by the owners. Residents had a chance to tour the property through a regional Eco Solar Home Tour on June 3. Home owners ...

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Casa Aguila receives county's first Passive House certification - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 4:40pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Casa Aguila receives county's first Passive House certification
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Adams presented the couple with the Passive House certification at a ceremony on May 26 at the home, which overlooks the San Pasqual Valley and Cleveland National Forest. Also attending were Pauline Lis, executive director of San Diego Green Building ...

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Welcome home to Milton: Gov. Scott, officials celebrate Elm Place grand opening - Milton Independent

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:07am

Milton Independent

Welcome home to Milton: Gov. Scott, officials celebrate Elm Place grand opening
Milton Independent
And while SASH conserves healthcare expenditures, the building conserves energy: Elm Place is the first multi-family facility in the state to be built to super-efficient “passive house” standards. Heating the entire building requires about as much ...

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