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Stratford couple renovate old home to create a more energy efficient house - The Beacon Herald

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The Beacon Herald

Stratford couple renovate old home to create a more energy efficient house
The Beacon Herald
Windows are a big part of Passive House design. Large windows on the south and west-facing sides of a home allow the sunshine in, and limiting windows on the north keeps that heat from escaping. It's a good fit for Shalinsky and James, who also own a ...

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Vancouver's first Passive House Plus home in the works - Real Estate News EXchange

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Real Estate News EXchange

Vancouver's first Passive House Plus home in the works
Real Estate News EXchange
Passive House Plus criteria is a higher rung than Passive House standard. Passive Houses are built with triple-pane wood windows, better insulation, eco-friendly materials and an ultra-efficient heat recovery ventilation system among other elements.

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BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture - Journal of Commerce

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BLOG: "Passive House from idea to reality" at the RAIC Festival of Architecture
Journal of Commerce
Passive House standards, Pope said, changing in Ontario. OBC 2012 SB-10 upgrades are converging with the Passive House standard. Energy is consumed primarily in standard housing through domestic hot water and space heating, Pope said. But loads ...

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Harvard's building a model for energy efficiency by renovating a decades–old home - Curbed

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Curbed

Harvard's building a model for energy efficiency by renovating a decades–old home
Curbed
Unlike other energy-efficient designs, such as those used to obtain the strict passive house standard, this building will open up to nature and allow increased airflow and sunlight. Fresh air and better health, he says, are key parts of a more holistic ...

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Passive House rolls into the commercial property space - The Fifth Estate

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The Fifth Estate

Passive House rolls into the commercial property space
The Fifth Estate
The revolutionary Passive House system could be about to transform the commercial buildings market after a new partnership struck between the Green Building Council of Australia, the Passive House Institute and the Australian Passive House Association.

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Melbourne mixed-use project brings together Passive House and CLT - The Fifth Estate

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Melbourne mixed-use project brings together Passive House and CLT
The Fifth Estate
Abbotsford in Melbourne's inner north is set to become home to what might be Australia's first multi-storey mixed use building that brings together two of property's hottest sustainability trends – Passive House and Cross Laminated Timber. Developer ...

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Fort St. John passive house LEED-certified for sustainable design - Alaska Highway News

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:09pm

Alaska Highway News

Fort St. John passive house LEED-certified for sustainable design
Alaska Highway News
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has certified the house LEED Platinum—making it the second single-family home in Canada to achieve both LEED Platinum and passive house certification, the city said Wednesday. “This is an incredible ...

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[ May 24, 2017 ] City of Fort St. John Passive House receives LEED Platinum Certification News - Energeticcity.ca

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:00pm

Energeticcity.ca

[ May 24, 2017 ] City of Fort St. John Passive House receives LEED Platinum Certification News
Energeticcity.ca
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John officially announced today that the city's Passive House received LEED Platinum certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) for their achievement in environmental building and design. This ...
Fort St. John passive house LEED-certified for sustainable designAlaska Highway News

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Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House - Philadelphia magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:25am

Philadelphia magazine

Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House
Philadelphia magazine
She was an early adopter in this region of the ultra-energy-efficient set of practices and standards that go by the name “passive house,” which in English carries a connotation that's more restrictive than in the original German. All the same, many of ...

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Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings - Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 3:13am

Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings
Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)
Passive House (Passivhaus) is a voluntary building standard that delivers energy efficient and affordable buildings – of all types – that require little energy for heating or cooling. A typical Passive House uses 80 percent less energy than standard ...
Passive Housing by 2020Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

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Passive Housing by 2020 - Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:54am

Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

Passive Housing by 2020
Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)
If you are a construction supplier looking for new business, the 'Passive House' is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world. With 30,000 buildings with this sanction to date, Tenders Direct will be sharing further tender notices as ...

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Dubai space centre wins with first 'Passive House' for hot climates - The National

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:29am

Dubai space centre wins with first 'Passive House' for hot climates
The National
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Sustainable Autonomous House, the first of its kind "Passive House" for a hot and humid climate, has won the 2017 Mena Green Building Award under the category Green Residential Building. The awards ...

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Passive House partnership promotes thermal comfort - Climate ... - Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:20pm

Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House partnership promotes thermal comfort - Climate ...
Climate Control News (press release)
A new partnership aims to drive the uptake of more efficient and comfortable buildings in Australia. The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) the Passive ...
Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnershipArchitecture and Design

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Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnership - Architecture and Design

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:36pm

Architecture and Design

Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnership
Architecture and Design
A new partnership between the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Passive House Institute (PHI) will boost the passive house (passivhaus) building approach in Australia. The partnership will encourage the future development of ultra-low ...
Passive House partnership promotes thermal comfortClimate Control News (press release)

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This Martha's Vineyard Summer Home Is As Cozy As It Gets - Architectural Digest

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:46pm

Architectural Digest

This Martha's Vineyard Summer Home Is As Cozy As It Gets
Architectural Digest
This stunning home in Martha's Vineyard was designed to be an energy-efficient building “that incorporates passive house principles to maximize natural ventilation during warm weather and minimize heat loss during cooler weather,” explains its ...

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Passive solar home built of recycled natural materials “floats” in the Australian bush - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:02am

Passive solar home built of recycled natural materials “floats” in the Australian bush
Inhabitat
We first were introduced to Moskovitz in 2012 when she and her firm completed the Tighthouse, the first certified Passive House in NYC. While designing her passive house, Moskovitz couldn't find many case studies on other similar houses and she felt ...

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Green Powers Combine To Create More Efficient And Comfortable Buildings - The Urban Developer

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:08pm

The Urban Developer

Green Powers Combine To Create More Efficient And Comfortable Buildings
The Urban Developer
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), the Passive House Institute (PHI), and the Australian Passive House Association (APHA) have agreed to work together to promote ultra-low energy buildings. Passive House (Passivhaus) is a voluntary ...

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Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes - Gorey Guardian

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 4:22pm

Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes
Gorey Guardian
The Madeira Oaks houses have been certified as passive by Mosart, the Passive House Designers and Certifiers. Wexford County Council is committed to the building of passive homes and wants to lead by example to show the private sector what is possible, ...

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Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes ... - Enniscorthy Guardian

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 4:21pm

Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes ...
Enniscorthy Guardian
Two Enniscorthy families proudly took possession of the first ever passive local authority houses in Ireland at a special ceremony in the Madeira Oaks housing ...

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Windy Hill Village breaks ground on $10 million apartment building - Centre Daily Times

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 1:38pm

Windy Hill Village breaks ground on $10 million apartment building
Centre Daily Times
According to a Windy Hill release, the expansion is a “passive house building,” which incorporates sustainable and energy efficient design. Utilities are estimated to cost about $50 a month, the community says, and the building will require 50 percent ...

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