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The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 7:02am

The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs
Inhabitat
The architects collaborated with a team of six contractors, three engineers, Passive House consultants and eco-conscious clients to make the upgrades. Baxt Ingui Architects installed low E and argon-filled triple-glazed windows, cellulose insulation ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses - Stuff.co.nz

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:43pm

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses
Stuff.co.nz
The Passive House standard doesn't specify how these should be dealt with, but a common solution is a ventilator system that extracts vapour from the kitchen and bathrooms and expels it. In conventional houses, vapour is removed with kitchen and ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ... - The Press

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:22pm

The Press

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ...
The Press
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house.

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ... - Stuff.co.nz

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:22pm

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ...
Stuff.co.nz
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house. It's a rectangle, with a pitched roof. It's got three bedrooms, two levels and is relatively modest at 157 ...

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Connecticut homebuilders taking active interest in passive construction - Thehour.com

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:08pm

Thehour.com

Connecticut homebuilders taking active interest in passive construction
Thehour.com
The first hint for visitors that Jan Degenschein has built a special house in Norwalk comes courtesy of the solar panels on the roof, sloped scientifically to take maximum advantage of sunlight in northern climes. But confirmation arrives only when ...

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Second & Delaware gets new contractor as suit with old one proceeds - Kansas City Business Journal

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:13pm

Second & Delaware gets new contractor as suit with old one proceeds
Kansas City Business Journal
The developer of the stalled 276-unit Second and Delaware apartment project in the River Market said construction would resume in August, allowing completion within 20 months, or by spring 2020. Announced in 2014, Second and Delaware was designed to be ...

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Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand - Metropolis Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 7:15am

Metropolis Magazine

Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand
Metropolis Magazine
Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand. Susan S. Szenasy, director of design innovation at Metropolis, weighs in on mega-developments, affordability, resiliency, and diversity in cities. Susan Szenasy ...

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Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced - Vermont Biz

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:10pm

Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced
Vermont Biz
Vermont's Greenest Award – Commercial: Middlebury Town Office. Photo courtesy Bread Loaf Corporation. Vermont Business Magazine The sixth annual Vermont's Greenest Building Awards, hosted by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN), recognized seven ...

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Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced - Vermont Biz

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:10pm

Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced
Vermont Biz
Vermont's Greenest Award – Commercial: Middlebury Town Office. Photo courtesy Bread Loaf Corporation. Vermont Business Magazine The sixth annual Vermont's Greenest Building Awards, hosted by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN), recognized seven ...

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San Francisco's First Positive Net Energy Condos Create A New Sustainability Standard - Bisnow

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:47am

San Francisco's First Positive Net Energy Condos Create A New Sustainability Standard
Bisnow
Bernstein Real Estate started construction on a 55-unit, 24-story passive house condo building in New York in October. One of the first multifamily buildings with passive house certification in the country was built in 2014 in Portland, Oregon. At Sol ...

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Raise a Toast to Earth Day in One of These 7 Eco-Friendly Homes - Realtor.com News

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 3:02am

Realtor.com News

Raise a Toast to Earth Day in One of These 7 Eco-Friendly Homes
Realtor.com News
With Earth Day on the horizon, it's high time to delve into the green world of eco-friendly housing. We sifted through the listings currently on the market and dug up a few gems. Whether you're into passive home construction, earth-sheltered homes, or ...

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Tips from design pros on how to reinvent your home — or build a new one - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 1:41pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tips from design pros on how to reinvent your home — or build a new one
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We use the passive house method of building with higher insulation value and high-quality windows that minimize energy use and offset heating costs. Look for products that reduce water usage and energy-saving LED lighting systems. Stretch remodeling ...

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Creating your just-right home - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:28am

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Creating your just-right home
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We use the passive house method of building with higher insulation value and high-quality windows that minimize energy use and offset heating costs. Look for products that reduce water usage and energy-saving LED lighting systems. Stretch remodeling ...

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Eagon obtained the PHI Component Certification in vacuum glass for the first time in the world - PR Newswire (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 5:21pm

Eagon obtained the PHI Component Certification in vacuum glass for the first time in the world
PR Newswire (press release)
Eagon Windows & Doors became the world's first company certified by Passive House Institute in the vacuum glass area. In recognition of the innovative technologies of Eagon Windows & Doors, the institute also gave the Korean company the Pilot Award in ...

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This isn't just a Passive House, it's a power station - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 1:36pm

Treehugger

This isn't just a Passive House, it's a power station
Treehugger
Lark Rise by bere:architects could be the poster child for a Green Technology Revolution. Most of the time we think of houses as consumers of energy. On TreeHugger we like to promote houses built to the Passive House standard, that need very little ...

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Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive House - New Hampshire Business Review

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:33am

New Hampshire Business Review

Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive House
New Hampshire Business Review
Paul Eldrenkamp, a certified Passive House consultant who is supervising construction, said the Gilford Village Knolls III project “promises to be the first certified Passive House multi-family development in New Hampshire, which would be quite an ...
Largest Passive House development in North America certified in PittsburghProud Green Building (press release) (blog)

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Largest Passive House development in North America certified in ... - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 9:14am

Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Largest Passive House development in North America certified in ...
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
Hillcrest Residences has become the largest confirmed Passive House Institute U.S. certified (PHIUS) development in North America by square footage and number of units, according to a release from the developer. The new, energy-efficient senior housing ...
Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive HouseNew Hampshire Business Review

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Group of student environmental activists strives for change - N.C. State University Technician Online

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:38pm

N.C. State University Technician Online

Group of student environmental activists strives for change
N.C. State University Technician Online
“The certification we're looking at is called Passive House, which sort of has this main goal from the very beginning to make the building as energy efficient as possible. What's really great about that is part of what goes into it is a more integrated ...

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How can architects design facades for the age of climate change? - The Architect's Newspaper

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 2:30pm

The Architect's Newspaper

How can architects design facades for the age of climate change?
The Architect's Newspaper
Chu: The passive house strategy is brilliant because it addresses the performance of the building together with the occupant's comfort holistically. It really is a holistic way of thinking of design, and moving forward, it's the kind of mentality we ...

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This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable - 6Sqft (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:22am

6Sqft (blog)

This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable
6Sqft (blog)
Though it would be an enviable Brooklyn townhouse even without the certification, this unique home at 331 8th Street in Park Slope got a complete Passive House retrofit in 2013. It's a shining 21st century energy-efficient example; better yet, the home ...

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