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Energy efficiency not being used to full potential - Press of Atlantic City

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 3:18pm
Energy efficiency not being used to full potential  Press of Atlantic City

Though often called the “low-hanging fruit” of energy policy, efficiency is still not being harvested for its full potential.

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Mind Map: Nicolas Zilliox - Architecture Now

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:22am
Mind Map: Nicolas Zilliox  Architecture Now

We explore the creative mind of French native Nicolas Zilliox, a certified passive house designer who works at Parsonson Architects in Wellington.

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Harvard’s HouseZero project wants to revolutionize green building - Curbed

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:06am
Harvard’s HouseZero project wants to revolutionize green building  Curbed

The ambitious retrofit of a decade's old building on campus has created a lab for energy efficient design.

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Harvard’s HouseZero project wants to revolutionize green building - Curbed

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:06am
Harvard’s HouseZero project wants to revolutionize green building  Curbed

The ambitious retrofit of a decade's old building on campus has created a lab for energy efficient design.

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Can a remodeled 1920s home revolutionize green building? - Curbed

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:06am

Curbed

Can a remodeled 1920s home revolutionize green building?
Curbed
Unlike other strict building standards, such as passive house construction, which seeks to seal off the environment to achieve energy efficiency, HouseZero rejects the conventional “sealed box” approach in favor of a building that reacts to its ...
Harvard Reveals Its Ultra-Energy-Efficient Center for Green Buildings and CitiesArchitectural Record

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"The financial payback will never happen, but they are doing it to be champions" — Couple's green dream a map for others - Ottawa Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 7:58am
"The financial payback will never happen, but they are doing it to be champions" — Couple's green dream a map for others  Ottawa Magazine

In building their environmentally sustainable house, one couple creates a map for others — and a spectacular modern infill that takes in the amazing views of ...

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Residential offer: Apartments for sale with the first two years’ utilities paid by the developer - Business Review

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 4:31am
Residential offer: Apartments for sale with the first two years’ utilities paid by the developer  Business Review

The Romanian investors behind Ecovillas, who are developing the eco-friendly (passive) Loft Green Apartments project in Mogosoaia, have announced that.

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The Architects Series A Documentary on: FXCollaborative - Floornature.com

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 2:24am
The Architects Series A Documentary on: FXCollaborative  Floornature.com

The last event of the year in The Architects Series begins on 13 December at SpazioFMG per l'Architettura, taking spectators overseas to discover New York ...

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The Tone of Australian Architecture: Part 2 - Architecture and Design

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:25pm
The Tone of Australian Architecture: Part 2  Architecture and Design

This is the second part of our exclusive interview with Tone Wheeler, the principal and director of Environa Studio.

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A Perfectly Edited Hamptons Country Hideaway - Architectural Digest

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 8:55am
A Perfectly Edited Hamptons Country Hideaway  Architectural Digest

When New York designer Alexander Reid set out to design his client's Hamptons country home, it was by all accounts his big break. The 32-year-old One King's ...

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A Perfectly Edited Hamptons Country Hideaway - Architectural Digest

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 8:55am

Architectural Digest

A Perfectly Edited Hamptons Country Hideaway
Architectural Digest
Yang's approach was a holistic one, incorporating elements of substantiality and passive-house technologies whenever possible—and maximizing those enviable windows. Reid focused on aesthetics. A faux-bois rug stretches nearly wall-to-wall in the ...

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Canada's Largest Passive House Retrofit Project Uses Elastochem's Spray Foam with Solstice® LBA - SprayFoam.com (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 7:41am

SprayFoam.com (press release)

Canada's Largest Passive House Retrofit Project Uses Elastochem's Spray Foam with Solstice® LBA
SprayFoam.com (press release)
Early in the design phase, Invizij explored different insulation options to achieve the high level of energy efficiency required for Passive House certification, including mineral wool, wood fiber, and various types of wall assemblies. “Because part of ...

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Canada's Largest Passive House Retrofit Project Uses Elastochem's Spray Foam with Solstice® LBA - SprayFoam.com (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 7:41am

SprayFoam.com (press release)

Canada's Largest Passive House Retrofit Project Uses Elastochem's Spray Foam with Solstice® LBA
SprayFoam.com (press release)
Derelict Structure Transformed into High Quality Apartments and Commercial Space. As one of Ontario's leading developers of affordable housing, Indwell's Graham Cubitt is passionate about creating “a really amazing place to live” for people who have ...

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Metric Modular's Passive House six-plex saves time and money for Yale First Nation - Building Design + Construction

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 2:31pm
Metric Modular's Passive House six-plex saves time and money for Yale First Nation  Building Design + Construction

Metric Modular was tasked with providing desperately needed housing for Yale First Nation in Yale, British Columbia, Canada. The project needed to be able to ...

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Metric Modular's Passive House six-plex saves time and money for Yale First Nation - Building Design + Construction (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 2:31pm

Building Design + Construction (press release)

Metric Modular's Passive House six-plex saves time and money for Yale First Nation
Building Design + Construction (press release)
The project was the first certified Passive House developed in a Canadian Indigenous community. Rigid Passive House standards denote the project is 80 percent more energy-efficient and emits 80 percent less greenhouse gas. On top of the energy ...

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Fidelity zero fees fails to translate for European cynics - Portfolio Adviser

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:20am
Fidelity zero fees fails to translate for European cynics  Portfolio Adviser

'Marketing ploy' helped US affiliate outsell Vanguard in October.

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Portland architecture firm makes Architect magazine's Top 50 'sustainability' list - Mainebiz

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:12am
Portland architecture firm makes Architect magazine's Top 50 'sustainability' list  Mainebiz

Kaplan Thompson Architects of Portland is the only Maine company on ARCHITECT magazine's Top 50 in Sustainability List.

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Portland architecture firm makes Architect magazine's Top 50 'sustainability' list - Mainebiz

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:12am

Mainebiz

Portland architecture firm makes Architect magazine's Top 50 'sustainability' list
Mainebiz
... livestock, and orchards, which will anchor lessons in sustainable agriculture and food systems. Other notable Passive House-certified projects in the Portland area designed by the firm include Bayside Anchor apartments and Friends School of Portland.

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Canada's Largest Passive House Retrofit Project Uses Elastochem's Spray Foam with Solstice® LBA | SprayFoam News - SprayFoam.com

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:00am
Canada's Largest Passive House Retrofit Project Uses Elastochem's Spray Foam with Solstice® LBA | SprayFoam News  SprayFoam.com

Derelict Structure Transformed into High Quality Apartments and Commercial Space. As one of Ontario's leading developers of affordable housing, Indwell's ...

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Housing's 50 Most Innovative in 2018 - Builder Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:00am
Housing's 50 Most Innovative in 2018  Builder Magazine

The future of housing is happening now, and it's here.

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