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Mark Goodman & Associates Unveils Plans for 12-Story Office Building in Chicago's West Loop - REBusinessOnline

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:19am

REBusinessOnline

Mark Goodman & Associates Unveils Plans for 12-Story Office Building in Chicago's West Loop
REBusinessOnline
The development is the largest office building in the country to receive Passive House certification, according to Goodman. Passive House buildings follow a rigorous set of design principles that work with building systems, insulations and windows to ...

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Canandaigua affordable housing project on track - MPNnow.com

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 2:08pm

MPNnow.com

Canandaigua affordable housing project on track
MPNnow.com
The project is the first affordable development outside of New York City to conform to what is called the Passive House Institute Certification program, which could lead to as much as an 80 percent savings in energy consumption, according to Lenny ...

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Nuthatch Hollow goes for both Passive House and Living Building Challenge. This is hard. - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 8:39am

Treehugger

Nuthatch Hollow goes for both Passive House and Living Building Challenge. This is hard.
Treehugger
Ashley McGraw Architects make a whole new challenge for themselves. Getting Passive House certification for a building is hard; you have to design it for really low energy consumption and air infiltration, and need to have really good quality windows ...

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Largest Passive House office building in the US will be built in Chicago's West Loop - Building Design + Construction (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 7:34am

Largest Passive House office building in the US will be built in Chicago's West Loop
Building Design + Construction (press release)
A 12-story office building planned for 310 N. Sangamon in Chicago's West Loop will become the largest office building in the U.S. to achieve Passive House certification (and only the second building overall) if plans recently unveiled by Mark Goodman ...

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Largest Passive House office building in the US headed to Chicago's West Loop - REjournals.com

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 7:14am

REjournals.com

Largest Passive House office building in the US headed to Chicago's West Loop
REjournals.com
The largest office building in the U.S. to achieve Passive House certification will go up at 310 N. Sangamon Street in Chicago. Located around the corner from Google's new headquarters in the city's West Loop, the building will offer 268,000 square ...
Largest Passive House office building in the U.S. will be built in ...Building Design + Construction (press release)

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Largest Passive House office building in the US headed to Chicago's West Loop - REjournals.com

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 7:12am

REjournals.com

Largest Passive House office building in the US headed to Chicago's West Loop
REjournals.com
The largest office building in the U.S. to achieve Passive House certification will go up at 310 N. Sangamon Street in Chicago. Located around the corner from Google's new headquarters in the city's West Loop, the building will offer 268,000 square ...
Largest Passive House office building in the U.S. will be built in ...Building Design + Construction (press release)

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Passive House buildings go from small to extra-large - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:06am

Treehugger

Passive House buildings go from small to extra-large
Treehugger
There is a building revolution going on in New York City, as it becomes "the passive house epicentre of the country." Anyone who thinks that Passive House design is just for houses should have a look at Sendero Verde, a huge new project by Handel ...

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Plywood homes were lighter and cheaper, and you could build them yourself - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:29am

Treehugger

Plywood homes were lighter and cheaper, and you could build them yourself
Treehugger
Another look back at some great designs for inexpensive homes. After speaking at the New York Passive House conference last Friday, architect Susan Jones, designer and owner of a lovely house built out of Cross-Laminated Timber, was asked if she ...

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Green office building planned in Fulton Market district - Chicago Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:01am

Chicago Tribune

Green office building planned in Fulton Market district
Chicago Tribune
The 268,000-square-foot building will be built using Passive House standards, which are more than 75 percent more energy efficient than other types of new construction, according to the Chicago-based Passive House Institute. If built, it will be the ...

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New building with 100 percent affordable housing breaks ground in Far Rockaway - TimesLedger

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:13pm

TimesLedger

New building with 100 percent affordable housing breaks ground in Far Rockaway
TimesLedger
“With the addition of 127 mixed-income affordable units with passive house amenities and ground floor retail space, this is the model of development that the Rockaways deserves and expects to see in the future.” The eight-story building will be passive ...

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Build better buildings in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 6:52pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Build better buildings in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Derived from the German Passivhaus, the term Passive House is better translated as “passive building,” and can be applied to all building types, from high-rise towers (there are a bunch going up in New York City and Vancouver right now) to single ...

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Kathryn Duff and Studio2sustain are on a mission - SouthCoastToday.com

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 3:43pm

SouthCoastToday.com

Kathryn Duff and Studio2sustain are on a mission
SouthCoastToday.com
The firm's architects and designers are certified iPH (International Passive House). Passive House is defined as a rigorous although voluntary standard for energy efficiency that reduces a building's ecological footprint. The result is a structure that ...

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BZN Film Festival takes serious look at energy issues - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 5:11am

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

BZN Film Festival takes serious look at energy issues
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
In May, a Passive House International workshop at Montana State University trained 15 builders, including nine in the Bozeman area, in how to build to save energy. “I've had lots of conversations with builders who say, 'I build what people pay me to ...

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East Harlem's affordable Sendero Verde complex gets fresh renderings and a 384-unit mixed-use tower - 6Sqft (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 9:15am

6Sqft (blog)

East Harlem's affordable Sendero Verde complex gets fresh renderings and a 384-unit mixed-use tower
6Sqft (blog)
The buildings will be certified to passive house standards, as a way to consume a small part of the energy used by conventional buildings to heat, cool and ventilate. Upon completion, Sendero Verde will be the largest passive house development in the ...

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Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass Timber - Architectural Record

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 6:40am

Architectural Record

Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass Timber
Architectural Record
In British Columbia's capital regional district, where housing prices are among the least affordable in all of Canada, the municipality of Esquimalt has given the go-ahead to a development that will offer community-oriented, Passive House–certified ...

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FenCan Annual Meeting: WinDoor and Passive House - DWM Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:03pm

DWM Magazine

FenCan Annual Meeting: WinDoor and Passive House
DWM Magazine
As Canada prepares to embrace more stringent construction standards to conserve energy, passive house construction is starting to generate more discussion. Calgary-based architect Oscar Flechas gave a presentation to the Fenestration Canada annual ...

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Scottsville Auto Group opening one-of-a-kind 'passive house' Subaru dealership later this year - rdnewsnow.com

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:00am

rdnewsnow.com

Scottsville Auto Group opening one-of-a-kind 'passive house' Subaru dealership later this year
rdnewsnow.com
Described as a 'Passive House', the new certified dealership will be the only one of its kind in the world, built to a rigorous standard of energy efficiency that aims to minimize the over 14,000 square foot building's total ecological footprint and ...

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Developers break ground for Rockaways affordable housing development - Real Estate Weekly

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:58am

Real Estate Weekly

Developers break ground for Rockaways affordable housing development
Real Estate Weekly
“With the addition of 127 mixed income affordable units with passive house amenities and ground floor retail space, this is the model of development that the Rockaways deserves and expects to see in the future. I would like to thank HPD Commissioner ...

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Future of the home - Stuff.co.nz

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 8:24pm

Stuff.co.nz

Future of the home
Stuff.co.nz
"By 2030 we will be building zero carbon houses – every new house will be a passive house – and by 2048 we would expect the majority of our 1.8 million existing houses to be at or near carbon neutral. "Solar power generation and batteries to store ...

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WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm - Architecture and Design

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 4:49pm

Architecture and Design

WA's first certified Passive House achieves thermal comfort with Kingspan Kooltherm
Architecture and Design
The passive house concept is finding increasing acceptance in the building industry as it works towards a zero carbon target. Passive houses were initially planned as long-term sustainable buildings that provided a comfortable and healthy environment ...

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