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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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Green Design: Getting passive aggressive - keystoneedge

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 5:04am

Green Design: Getting passive aggressive
keystoneedge
“The passive house approach is the greenest and most sustainable building design standard in the world,” explains Pedranti, whose Northeastern Pennsylvania company has designed more than 10 such houses including the “Scranton Passive House,” ...

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Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels Designed for Passive House Industry - Markets Insider

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 8:24am

Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels Designed for Passive House Industry
Markets Insider
WALPOLE, N.H., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bensonwood has launched a new product designed for the growing Passive House industry. PHlex™ (pronounced "flex") is a new product and concept launched by Bensonwood that provides a cost-effective, ...

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Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 8:21am

Bensonwood Announces PHlex™ New Customized 'Green' Panels ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WALPOLE, N.H., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bensonwood has launched a new product designed for the growing Passive House industry. PHlex™ ...

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A Passive House That's Big on Style While Saving the Planet - The Manual

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 6:00am

A Passive House That's Big on Style While Saving the Planet
The Manual
Not many architecture firms out there are working to achieve the Passive House status. It's a rigorous, international standard for creating ultra-low energy buildings and reducing the building's ecological footprint. But architect Chris Price and ...

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Pittsburgh is active as a Passive House leader - The Pittsburgh 100

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 2:05pm

The Pittsburgh 100

Pittsburgh is active as a Passive House leader
The Pittsburgh 100
While LEED-certified buildings use environmentally friendly materials, Passive House certifications recognize buildings for actual performance, reducing energy use by 75-90%. As a leader in high-performance building design, Pittsburgh is hosting the ...

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At FXCollaborative, Architects and a Manufacturer Explore How to Make Sustainable Design a Reality - Metropolis Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 10/05/2018 - 11:00am

At FXCollaborative, Architects and a Manufacturer Explore How to Make Sustainable Design a Reality
Metropolis Magazine
One example related to the super energy-efficient Passive House design standard: Already a proven concept abroad, FXCollaborative wanted to build a large Passive House–certified project in the U.S. When the firm couldn't find willing clients, they ...

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Passive House Google feed - Fri, 10/05/2018 - 1:48am
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For $795000, live out your 'Lord of the Rings' fantasies in this energy-efficient hobbit house - 6Sqft (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 11:12am

6Sqft (blog)

For $795000, live out your 'Lord of the Rings' fantasies in this energy-efficient hobbit house
6Sqft (blog)
After spending more than six years constructing the residence, and even building it to Passive House standards, Jim Castigan has put the home on the market for $795,000, according to Gothamist. In addition to being built right into a hillside, the home ...

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Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display - Mainebiz

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 8:32am

Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display
Mainebiz
Naomi Beal spends a lot of time talking to construction industry professionals as executive director of passivhaus Maine, a nonprofit that supports passive house building in the state. For a while, she'd been ruminating on an idea to get the concept ...

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Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display - Mainebiz

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 8:29am

Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display
Mainebiz
Naomi Beal spends a lot of time talking to construction industry professionals as executive director of passivhaus Maine, a nonprofit that supports passive house building in the state. For a while, she'd been ruminating on an idea to get the concept ...

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Luxury Condos For Sale In Hoboken: Candela Lofts, $1.25M And Up - Patch.com

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 4:03am

Patch.com

Luxury Condos For Sale In Hoboken: Candela Lofts, $1.25M And Up
Patch.com
HOBOKEN, NJ — Sales have officially opened for the first "passive house multi-family building in New Jersey," Hoboken-based developer Bijou Properties announced Wednesday. Candela Lofts, a collection of nine, luxury condominiums located in a ...

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Alberta town hall targets Passive House Plus certification - Construction Canada

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:21am

Construction Canada

Alberta town hall targets Passive House Plus certification
Construction Canada
Completed in the late summer of 2018, the Valleyview Town Hall in Alberta is the result of extensive collaboration between the municipality, Flechas Architecture, and Scott Builders to achieve the Passive House Plus standard in a northern climate.

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Ethical garment factory becomes the first Passive House building in South Asia - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 9:39am

Ethical garment factory becomes the first Passive House building in South Asia
Inhabitat
Passive House certification — one of the leading green standards for ultra-low energy architecture — has finally touched down in South Asia with the completion of the Star Innovation Center near Colombo, Sri Lanka. New York City-based Jordan Parnass ...

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