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Passive House Canada conference comes to Vancouver in November - Canadian Architect

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Canadian Architect

Passive House Canada conference comes to Vancouver in November
Canadian Architect
This year, Vancouver will host the two-day 2018 Passive House Canada Conference. Held on November 7-8, this year's Passive House Canada Conference is titled “Partnering for Transformation: Industry leaders and government officials shaping the ...

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Growing organically - My Kenosha County

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:02pm

My Kenosha County

Growing organically
My Kenosha County
They plan to rebuild a new house on the footprint. They plan a passive house that will add a net zero to the environment by using solar capture, insulation and water conservation features. Starry Nights Farm produce is available throughout the Chicago ...

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Revisiting Passive House Building - Cooperator

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:52am

Cooperator

Revisiting Passive House Building
Cooperator
In April of last year, The Cooperator examined the passive house building standard that, according to the Passive House Institute U.S. website, follows a set of design principles to achieve energy efficiency in a structure–or as simply put: “Maximize ...

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Affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities - Terrace Standard

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 9:06pm

Terrace Standard

Affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities
Terrace Standard
Located at 3787 Sixteenth Avenue, Harding Heights is open and targeting Passive House certification. Passive House standards aim to minimize the energy used for heating and cooling. The housing incorporates design features and technologies that reduce ...

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Who's Building Philly: Jeremy Avellino - Philadelphia magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 8:06am

Philadelphia magazine

Who's Building Philly: Jeremy Avellino
Philadelphia magazine
His projects employ the elements and principles of carbon-neutral passive house construction to the fullest extent possible — because the planet demands it, he says. And he might not have gotten to the point where he listens to the planet had it not ...

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Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled… - Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:11am

Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled…
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Passive House principles have revolutionized the way we design homes,” said Pedranti. “This approach creates a healthier indoor environment while also allowing a small and affordable on-site renewable energy system to achieve a net zero energy ...

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Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled in Jersey Shore Town - Benzinga

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 5:51am

Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled in Jersey Shore Town
Benzinga
To significantly reduce the energy required to heat and cool the home, passive house design principles were employed. This includes higher levels of insulation, airtight construction, triple-pane windows, the use of a heat recovery ventilator and ...

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Passive House community centre gets federal funding - Construction Canada

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 6:20am

Construction Canada

Passive House community centre gets federal funding
Construction Canada
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) will provide $1.3 million toward a new $43.5-million community centre in Surrey, B.C., cited to be North America's first and the world's largest community centre built according to the Passive House standard. “The ...

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Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight - Journal of Commerce

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:00pm

Journal of Commerce

Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight
Journal of Commerce
There are Passive House organizations around the world advocating for high-performance buildings in design, construction and liveability. Thousands of Canadian homes have been certified by the group indicating they have met limits for heat, energy use ...

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Why I want to live in a passive house - The Fifth Estate

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 9:48pm

The Fifth Estate

Why I want to live in a passive house
The Fifth Estate
In a passive house, I would not have to worry about the “poor air quality” that has occurred more times than I care to remember in the past few years, causing havoc to my perennial sinusitis. The energy recovery ventilation (ERV) unit would filter the ...

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Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight - The Globe and Mail

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:00pm

The Globe and Mail

Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight
The Globe and Mail
The University of Northern British Columbia building has received Passive House certification, making it the first of its type in North America to meet the internationally recognized standards for energy efficiency. Guido Wimmers, chairman of the ...
Industrial building in Prince George, B.C., holds record for most ...Kamloops Matters

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Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight - Kamloops Matters

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:31am

Kamloops Matters

Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight
Kamloops Matters
The University of Northern British Columbia building has received Passive House certification, making it the first of its type in North America to meet the internationally recognized standards for energy efficiency. Guido Wimmers, chairman of the ...

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Geothermal-powered Forest House showcases sustainable features in Maryland - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 9:16am

Geothermal-powered Forest House showcases sustainable features in Maryland
Inhabitat
It was a sunny and balmy 80 degrees when we went to visit New Mexico's most energy-efficient house, which was designed and built by Jonah Stanford, principle of Needbased Architect and former president of Passive House Institute US. Built as a live ...

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WIRL Passive House-certified - My Prince George Now - MY PG NOW

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 1:39pm

MY PG NOW

WIRL Passive House-certified - My Prince George Now
MY PG NOW
The University of Northern BC's Wood Innovation Research Lab has achieved something no other building in North America has been able to. The WIRL has ...
WIRL achieves Passive House certification - Prince George CitizenPrince George Citizen
WIRL Achieves Passive House Certification | CKPGTodayCKPGToday.ca
UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab achieves prestigious ...Canadian Forest Industries

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WIRL achieves Passive House certification - Prince George Citizen

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:36am

Prince George Citizen

WIRL achieves Passive House certification
Prince George Citizen
WIRL also the best North American result of any building using the passive house standard for air tightness. The testing protocol involves both pressurizing and depressurizing the building and measuring the number of air changes per hour that result ...
WIRL Passive House-certifiedMY PG NOW
UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab achieves prestigious certification for energy efficiencyCanadian Forest Industries

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Europeans Have Brought Thousands of Pounds of Ice to a DC Park to Make Americans Feel Bad - Washingtonian

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:28am

Washingtonian

Europeans Have Brought Thousands of Pounds of Ice to a DC Park to Make Americans Feel Bad
Washingtonian
Each structure is filled with 1,800 pounds of ice, but one is built to the International Building Code, which is used in most US jurisdictions, and the other to the Passive House standard, a highly energy-efficient method frequently used in Brussels ...
A hyper energy-efficient challenge is going on right now in Farragut SquareCurbed DC

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Bernstein lands $20M for passive property - Real Estate Weekly

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:02am

Bernstein lands $20M for passive property
Real Estate Weekly
“The standards set by the Passive House Institute are designed to create high levels of indoor comfort with as little energy consumption as possible,” explained Paul Verdi, a Senior Vice President in the New York office of Capital One's Commercial Real ...

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Passive House Canada heads to Vancouver for 2018 conference - HPAC Magazine (press release) (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 1:08pm

Passive House Canada heads to Vancouver for 2018 conference
HPAC Magazine (press release) (blog)
The Passive House Canada conference returns to the Vancouver convention centre November 7 to 8, 2018 with the theme “Partnering for Transformation.” Passive House Canada is collaborating with the UN Economic Commission for Europe Committee ...

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Business Buzz - Scranton Times-Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 3:27am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Business Buzz
Scranton Times-Tribune
Richard Pedranti Architect, a full-service architecture firm focused on energy-efficient design, has been awarded 2017 Passive House of the Year by Green Builder Magazine for its Scranton Passive House. Passive House is today's most energy-efficient ...

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Business Buzz - Scranton Times-Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 3:27am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Business Buzz
Scranton Times-Tribune
Richard Pedranti Architect, a full-service architecture firm focused on energy-efficient design, has been awarded 2017 Passive House of the Year by Green Builder Magazine for its Scranton Passive House. Passive House is today's most energy-efficient ...

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