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A Natural Evolution: Passive House Certified Windows - Glass on Web

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:30am

Glass on Web

A Natural Evolution: Passive House Certified Windows
Glass on Web
Buildings designed and built to the Passive House standard require very little energy to maintain a constant, pleasant temperature in all seasons. As a result, not only are Passive House buildings more comfortable for the occupants, but they also ...

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Boston Celebrates Groundbreaking for MP Boston's Winthrop Center, a Transformative Next-Generation Mixed-Use ... - Associated Press (press release) (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/25/2018 - 6:40am

Boston Celebrates Groundbreaking for MP Boston's Winthrop Center, a Transformative Next-Generation Mixed-Use ...
Associated Press (press release) (blog)
Designed by Handel Architects LLP, working in conjunction with Passive House experts Steven Winter Associates, Inc., Winthrop Center will seek certification as a Passive House Pilot Project, making it the largest Passive House office building in the world.

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Lesar Lecture to focus on affordable housing as a human right - SIU News

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 12:16pm

Lesar Lecture to focus on affordable housing as a human right
SIU News
LUCHA owns and operates 198 affordable housing units in Chicago's Humboldt Park, Logan Square and West Town neighborhoods. The organization recently built the first multi-family “passive house” building in Illinois and completed a first-of-its-kind ...

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Here's where Fort St. John city council candidates stand on passive house building standards - Alaska Highway News

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:14pm

Here's where Fort St. John city council candidates stand on passive house building standards
Alaska Highway News
Passive house building principles incorporate everything from sun exposure to super insulation to airtightness to improve a building's energy performance. Passive House Canada estimates it costs 10 per cent more to build to these standards, assuming ...

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Bringing Passive House into the Cold - Canadian Architect

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 2:33pm

Canadian Architect

Bringing Passive House into the Cold
Canadian Architect
With its rigorous criteria, Passive House sets a stringent standard for building energy efficiency and occupant comfort. It was initiated to achieve design quality assurance in Europe in the 1990s, with certification pioneered through the Passive House ...

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Deceuninck Earns Passive House Certification for Tilt and Turn Window - Window and Door

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 6:55am

Window and Door

Deceuninck Earns Passive House Certification for Tilt and Turn Window
Window and Door
The Passive House Institute is an independent research institute focusing on the research and development of energy-efficient buildings. Passive House Institute principles are based on performance standards that can create heating- and cooling-related ...

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Carnegie Library gives Carrick branch an energy-efficient facelift with Passive House design - PGH City Paper

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 3:04am

PGH City Paper

Carnegie Library gives Carrick branch an energy-efficient facelift with Passive House design
PGH City Paper
After five years of planning, designing, development, and construction, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Carrick branch is a certification away from being the first Passive House library in North America. That designation is in the hands of the Passive ...

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Deceuninck earns Passive House certification for Revolution XL Tilt & Turn Window - Glass on Web

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 2:21am

Glass on Web

Deceuninck earns Passive House certification for Revolution XL Tilt & Turn Window
Glass on Web
Deceuninck's Revolution XL Tilt & Turn Passive House Edition window offers high thermal and acoustical performance as well as compression seal technology, which delivers exceptional resistance to air and water infiltration. It is ideal for the ...

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Passive house unleashes creativity, innovation - Brookings Register

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:39am

Passive house unleashes creativity, innovation
Brookings Register
The house is what's called a passive house, and its design and materials emphasize ultra-efficiency in energy consumption regardless of summer heat or winter cold. This is the first certified passive house in the state. The house was designed by South ...

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Passive house unleashes creativity, innovation - Brookings Register

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:39am

Brookings Register

Passive house unleashes creativity, innovation
Brookings Register
The house is what's called a passive house, and its design and materials emphasize ultra-efficiency in energy consumption regardless of summer heat or winter cold. This is the first certified passive house in the state. The house was designed by South ...

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First “Passive Home” In Brookings Open Their Doors - KDLT News

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 3:19pm

KDLT News

First “Passive Home” In Brookings Open Their Doors
KDLT News
Governor Daugaard hopes this home encourages future consumers to be energy smart when choosing a functional and sustainable home. This house is officially on the market. A new group of Graduate Students is designing a second “passive” house, which ...

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5 cool prefab homes you can order right now - Curbed

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 2:47pm

Curbed

5 cool prefab homes you can order right now
Curbed
From early-20th-century Sears Catalog Homes to housing experiments by French modernist Jean Prouvé, prefab construction—that is, assembling a structure from components produced off-site—has had a rich, long history. Today, architects and designers ...

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Barn-inspired home offers back-to-nature living with a crisp, contemporary twist - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:30am

Inhabitat

Barn-inspired home offers back-to-nature living with a crisp, contemporary twist
Inhabitat
I believe it would have been irresponsible for me not to look at, and ultimately follow, Passive House Standards,” Albury said. “As far as I'm aware, the home features the longest triple-glazed Passive House Certified residential skylight in North America.
This Barn-Inspired Home Blends Historic Architecture with Contemporary StyleThe Manual

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Revolution XL Tilt & Turn Passive House Edition | Deceuninck NA - Glass on Web

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 2:18am

Glass on Web

Revolution XL Tilt & Turn Passive House Edition | Deceuninck NA
Glass on Web
Revolution XL™ Tilt & Turn Passive House Edition. The pinnacle of high-performance sustainability meets our time-tested European concept infused with the best in North American performance engineering. The result is a certifiedPassive House Component ...

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Green homes: beauty is on the inside in a Co Wexford passive house - The Times

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 4:34pm

The Times

Green homes: beauty is on the inside in a Co Wexford passive house
The Times
German-born architect Zeno Winkens brings exotic influences to his house designs in rural Ireland. He built the first A1-rated certified passive house here a few years ago and has since designed another, in Drumderry, near Bunclody in Co Wexford.

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Passive House in Beaver County works hard to save energy and the planet - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:03am

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Passive House in Beaver County works hard to save energy and the planet
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Neighbors driving by Barbara and Gary Gardner's new house in Beaver County can't tell it's super energy-efficient and Passive House-certified. But they like the way it looks. “I called a building supply company in Chippewa for concrete block to build a ...

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PHlex is a PHabulous idea- a prefab custom wall built to Passive House standards - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:56am

Treehugger

PHlex is a PHabulous idea- a prefab custom wall built to Passive House standards
Treehugger
I was reminded of this when I read about prefab builder Bensonwood's new product- PHlex, a prefabricated wall panel for Passive House buildings that builders can buy and use to assemble custom homes on site. It's a PHascinating concept; meeting the ...

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How Pittsburgh stays on the cutting edge of energy conservation - NEXTpittsburgh

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:56am

NEXTpittsburgh

How Pittsburgh stays on the cutting edge of energy conservation
NEXTpittsburgh
One of those designers is Nathan St. Germain, a New York transplant and expert in passive houses. While most green buildings simply strive to use utilities more efficiently, a passive house draws heating, cooling and even light from the surrounding ...

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What is a passive home? A Greenville resident wants to show you, and maybe start a trend - Greenville News

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 4:10am

Greenville News

What is a passive home? A Greenville resident wants to show you, and maybe start a trend
Greenville News
The 1,000-square-foot home is being assembled with imported materials from Europe and is designed to "passive house" standards, which emphasize minimal energy consumption. The home's distinctive curb appeal sets it apart from the more traditional ...

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University of Manitoba hosting Passive House Canada course - Canadian Architect

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 7:54am

Canadian Architect

University of Manitoba hosting Passive House Canada course
Canadian Architect
This is intensive four-day course (120A) covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems.

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