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Engineering Tomorrow Helps Make Heating Costs Affordable - ACHR NEWS

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:05am

ACHR NEWS

Engineering Tomorrow Helps Make Heating Costs Affordable
ACHR NEWS
Known for his life-long passion for building science, Henry Gifford attended the first class in the U.S. on ultra-low-energy building principles known as “Passive House.” According to Gifford, who recently published the book Buildings Don't Lie: Better ...

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ABC No Rio can bring passive house headquarters to Lower East Side: DOB - Curbed NY

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 8:08am

Curbed NY

ABC No Rio can bring passive house headquarters to Lower East Side: DOB
Curbed NY
Over a decade after announcing plans to replace its former Lower East Side tenement with a ground-up structure, arts group collective ABC No Rio has finally won approval from the Department of Buildings for its swanky new home. Bowery Boogie reports ...

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DOB Approves ABC No Rio Passive House on Rivington Street - Bowery Boogie

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 2:11am

Bowery Boogie

DOB Approves ABC No Rio Passive House on Rivington Street
Bowery Boogie
Meanwhile, as previously reported, ABC No Rio continues hosting unique programming in exile while its the passive house at 156 Rivington Street makes its way to reality. Its impressive zine library of more than 13,000 titles – the project began in ...

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Beverly's Waring School awarded $100K grant from EE Ford Foundation - Wicked Local Beverly

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:35pm

Wicked Local Beverly

Beverly's Waring School awarded $100K grant from EE Ford Foundation
Wicked Local Beverly
This grant and it's 1:1 match will allow Waring's new school building to utilize Passive House standards. This European standard of sustainability sets a high bar for energy efficiency and air/light quality through a tight, meticulously designed ...

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See how Michigan's first 'Passive House' uses up to 90% less energy - MLive.com

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 7:56am

MLive.com

See how Michigan's first 'Passive House' uses up to 90% less energy
MLive.com
Michigan's first passive house, a PHIUS+2015 compliant home that uses 80 to 90 percent less energy than a conventional house, 4567 Boyden Drive in Webster Township Township on Nov. 16, 2018. (Jacob Hamilton | MLive). WEBSTER TWP., MI ...

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Passive home 90 per cent more efficient than a standard Alberta residence - Regina Leader-Post

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:21pm

Regina Leader-Post

Passive home 90 per cent more efficient than a standard Alberta residence
Regina Leader-Post
It's a “passive house” — a rigorous standard for energy efficiency in a building to reduce a building's ecological footprint. In some ways, one of the highest tech aspects of this 2,500-square-foot home lies in the lack of technology — it's a home ...

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Passive home 90 per cent more efficient than a standard Alberta residence - Calgary Herald

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:02pm

Calgary Herald

Passive home 90 per cent more efficient than a standard Alberta residence
Calgary Herald
It's a “passive house” — a rigorous standard for energy efficiency in a building to reduce a building's ecological footprint. In some ways, one of the highest tech aspects of this 2,500-square-foot home lies in the lack of technology — it's a home ...

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Second passive project awaits sale of first - SDSU Collegian

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:35pm

SDSU Collegian

Second passive project awaits sale of first
SDSU Collegian
Not long after the Oct. 15 ribbon cutting for Brookings' first passive house, graduate students in the Department of Architecture are already drafting plans for a second energy-efficient, single-family home that will sit just north of the first. The ...

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Fantastic TFE reader offer: $200 discount to Certified Passive House Institute Designer course, Perth or Sydney - The Fifth Estate

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:49pm

The Fifth Estate

Fantastic TFE reader offer: $200 discount to Certified Passive House Institute Designer course, Perth or Sydney
The Fifth Estate
Daniel Kress of Smart Plus Homes is offering readers of The Fifth Estate $200 off his Certified Passive House Designer full course package running in Perth from 26 November and in Sydney from 11 March. The course includes nine days learning Passive ...

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Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification - Globalnews.ca

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:03am

Globalnews.ca

Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification
Globalnews.ca
Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification. Radiance Cohousing in Saskatoon is looking to be Canada's first co-housing development to achieve Passive House certification. Nicole Stillger with the story. Cohousing complex in ...

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Wayne Turett's passive house, Turett Collaborative New York - Floornature.com (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 11:45pm

Floornature.com (blog)

Wayne Turett's passive house, Turett Collaborative New York
Floornature.com (blog)
Passive House buildings are characterised by excellent thermal insulation, triple-glazed windows, and a ventilation system that encompasses heat recovery among other details. This ventilation system means the air quality is noticeably better than in ...

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Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification - Globalnews.ca

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 5:56pm

Globalnews.ca

Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification
Globalnews.ca
The complex has also been built to meet what are called Passive House standards and hopes to become the first co-housing development to achieve that certification. “You have to meet 15 kilowatt hours per square meter per year or space heating energy ...

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Getting through the winter without a furnace? Calgary developer says it can be done - Globalnews.ca

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 5:06pm

Globalnews.ca

Getting through the winter without a furnace? Calgary developer says it can be done
Globalnews.ca
Called a “Passive House,” developer Brookfield Residential had it prefabricated and shipped over from Germany. Built with construction techniques used in Europe for years, it's designed to be up to 90 per cent more energy efficient than a standard house.

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3 cool things about a home with no furnace - CBC.ca

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:52pm

CBC.ca

3 cool things about a home with no furnace
CBC.ca
Calgary passive house a testing lab for latest high-tech home energy challenges. David Bell · CBC News · Posted: Nov 09, 2018 5:06 PM MT | Last Updated: November 10. Calgary passive house 1:44. 0 comments. It's like a home-in-a-box that Ikea might sell ...

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Gorgeous, energy-efficient retreat rests among Utah's mountains - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 3:00pm

Inhabitat

Gorgeous, energy-efficient retreat rests among Utah's mountains
Inhabitat
Danish interior designer Mette Axboe spent months searching for the perfect U.S. location for a family retreat, but the hunt came to an abrupt end once she set sights on an expansive lot of 10 pristine acres overlooking Utah's picturesque Park City.

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All about eaves: Giant wood overhanging roof keeps glass wall from overheating - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 9:32am

Treehugger

All about eaves: Giant wood overhanging roof keeps glass wall from overheating
Treehugger
I was thinking of this house as I wrote yesterday about Graham Whiting's Wild Leek Passive House, where "Careful attention was paid to advanced framing details, minimizing stud use and thermal bridging wherever possible." Whiting's house will never be ...

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Passive House and permaculture are a perfect mix - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:49am

Treehugger

Passive House and permaculture are a perfect mix
Treehugger
Graham Whiting of Whiting Design has been working on a Passive House design for a family of permaculture farmers south of Guelph, Ontario. TreeHugger Sami has written a lot about Permaculture, and says "the idea behind permaculture gardening is to ...

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Here's Your Chance to Visit a Passive House, This Nov. 9th Thru 11th - Core77.com

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 6:26am

Core77.com

Here's Your Chance to Visit a Passive House, This Nov. 9th Thru 11th
Core77.com
A Passive House combines thermal insulation with triple-glazed windows and heat-recovering ventilation systems, and are so well-sealed that they can dispense with heating systems altogether; warmth is captured from sunlight coming through the windows ...

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Oregon Measure 102, statewide affordable housing amendment, cruises to approval: Election results 2018 - OregonLive.com

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 8:10pm

OregonLive.com

Oregon Measure 102, statewide affordable housing amendment, cruises to approval: Election results 2018
OregonLive.com
Oregon Measure 102, statewide affordable housing amendment, cruises to approval: Election results 2018. Posted November 6, 2018 at 8:10 PM. Orchards at Orenco, a 57-unit affordable housing development that also meets Passive House energy-efficiency ...

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The Passive House Standard Is Reaching New Heights In Boston - Bisnow

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:51pm

Bisnow

The Passive House Standard Is Reaching New Heights In Boston
Bisnow
The Passive House building standard aims for projects to achieve near net-zero energy use through qualities like effective window sealing, quality insulation and heat recovery. The standard's emphasis on airtightness to reduce energy consumption has ...

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