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Revolutionary design principles keep a lid on energy costs - Financial Times

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:01pm

Financial Times

Revolutionary design principles keep a lid on energy costs
Financial Times
Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst is the world's first certified passivhaus (Passive House) hospital. The German term refers to design standards, which include harnessing the power of the sun and internal energy sources as well as conserving heat with airtight ...

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John Wardell-designed Passive House in Mt Gambier limestone - The Fifth Estate

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:14pm

The Fifth Estate

John Wardell-designed Passive House in Mt Gambier limestone
The Fifth Estate
A Passive House in Toorak that the client wanted built in Mt Gambier Limestone was an interesting challenge for John Wardell Architects. The house will feature as part of the Passive Australia Passive House Association Symposium in Sydney on 26 ...

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Passive House - STL.News (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:50am

STL.News (blog)

Passive House
STL.News (blog)
News) The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) will hold its annual national conference in one of the leading cities of the Passive House movement: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning October 17, more than 1,000 architects, designers, ...

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Certified Passive House project in Sri Lanka paves way for future commercial buildings - The Construction Specifier

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:26am

The Construction Specifier

Certified Passive House project in Sri Lanka paves way for future commercial buildings
The Construction Specifier
The Star Innovation Center is a product development facility located near Colombo, Sri Lanka and is one of only two certified Passive House factory buildings in the world. Intended to be a global model for the entire garment industry, the project sets ...

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Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 ... - PR Web (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:07am

Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 ...
PR Web (press release)
The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) will hold its annual national conference in one of the leading cities of the Passive House movement: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning October 17, more than 1,000 architects, designers, engineers, ...

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Green-roofed Hobbit Hollow introduces Shire living to New York State - New Atlas

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:03am

New Atlas

Green-roofed Hobbit Hollow introduces Shire living to New York State
New Atlas
It's important to stress that Hobbit Hollow isn't an officially-certified Passive House, however Costigan built it to conform to the famously stringent green building standard. The home sports triple-glazed windows and its insulation is rated as R-60 ...

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Hobbiton Movie Set - Greenroofs.com

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:49am

Greenroofs.com

Hobbiton Movie Set
Greenroofs.com
Have you seen the Hobbit-like home in Pawling, New York that's currently on the market? Read my new “Hobbit Hollow for Sale in Upstate New York” to learn more about the earth sheltered passive house. And, since the beloved furry-footed Hobbit dwellings ...

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Photos: Family-size housing project wraps up in Hillsboro - Daily Journal of Commerce

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:08am

Daily Journal of Commerce

Photos: Family-size housing project wraps up in Hillsboro
Daily Journal of Commerce
Unlike the first two phases, the third was not built to stringent Passive House energy standards; the project team will seek Earth Advantage certification instead. The same mechanical, electrical, plumbing and framing subcontractors worked on all three ...

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Low-energy upstate home is barn house on the outside, Passive House on the inside - New Atlas

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:38am

New Atlas

Low-energy upstate home is barn house on the outside, Passive House on the inside
New Atlas
This newly finished dwelling in upstate New York takes careful cues from traditional farm buildings of the area, yet makes every effort to afford it inhabitants the comfort of a modern home. The Mountain House, by Amalgam Studio, very much follows a ...

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See: Copper Pass apartments, SD's first Passive House-certified multi-tenant building - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 2:52pm

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

See: Copper Pass apartments, SD's first Passive House-certified multi-tenant building
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Autoplay. Show Thumbnails. Show Captions. Last SlideNext Slide. None. Check out Copper Pass apartments, the first multi-tenant structure in South Dakota to qualify for Passive House design standards. It opens later this month to low-income tenants.

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Check out South Dakota's first apartment building to meet Passive House standards - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 2:51pm

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Check out South Dakota's first apartment building to meet Passive House standards
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The Copper Pass apartments in Sioux Falls are insulated so tight the structure itself dampens interior sound. It's a side effect of the strict energy efficient standards used to design and construct the building, which opens at the end of the month to ...

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No sweat in this shop: Garment factory is renovated to Passivhaus standard - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:05am

Treehugger

No sweat in this shop: Garment factory is renovated to Passivhaus standard
Treehugger
The Star Innovation Center is a pioneer in applying Passive House technology to a tropical monsoon climate, which features steady warm temperatures year-round but extremely high relative humidity....Careful design and engineering of the building ...

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Studio InSitu in Maynard ranked among top five in Book of Lists - Wicked Local Maynard

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:10am

Wicked Local Maynard

Studio InSitu in Maynard ranked among top five in Book of Lists
Wicked Local Maynard
Residential projects from Princeton, New Jersey to New Hampshire's lakes region include a “deep green” Passive House in Concord. Just across from InSitu's Main Street Studio, the firm's work at the former Congregational Church, now called Sanctuary, ...

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Affordable Apartment Development Opens In Orenco - Patch.com

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:29am

Patch.com

Affordable Apartment Development Opens In Orenco
Patch.com
... MFI ($36,630 for family of four) or less on average. Where the first two phases focused on energy efficient design through Passive House certification, Phase III incorporates energy efficient design elements and is pursuing Earth Advantaged ...

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Passive House-inspired home ushers in spectacular Grand Tetons views - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:29am

Passive House-inspired home ushers in spectacular Grand Tetons views
Inhabitat
Designed by Wyoming-based architecture firm kt814 for a pair of retirees who actively volunteer for the National Park Service, this Jackson Hole abode was crafted to prioritize low-maintenance comfort with passive house design principles and universal ...

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The £1million home with NO energy bills: Detached 'passive house' comes with so many mod cons it generates its own ... - Daily Mail

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:29am

Daily Mail

The £1million home with NO energy bills: Detached 'passive house' comes with so many mod cons it generates its own ...
Daily Mail
From the outside it's an unremarkable renovation of an already very desirable Victorian semi. But behind its stained glass windows and period front door lies a property packed with innovations which could represent the future of energy-efficient living.

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It costs almost £1000000 - but if you buy this house you'll never pay energy bills again - Manchester Evening News

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:29am

Manchester Evening News

It costs almost £1000000 - but if you buy this house you'll never pay energy bills again
Manchester Evening News
This 'passive house' is now up for sale for the best part of £1,000,000 - but it has zero energy bills. The luxury five double-bedroom period villa is situated on prestigious Zetland Road, in the heart of trendy Chorlton.

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Registrations for Capitol Hill condos accepted beginning Sept. 15 - The Seattle Times

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:59am

The Seattle Times

Registrations for Capitol Hill condos accepted beginning Sept. 15
The Seattle Times
Janssens says SOLIS is targeted to be Seattle's first “passive house” condominium building for sale, featuring the highest energy efficiency and improved quality of light and air. The ergonomically designed studios, open one-bedrooms, one-bedrooms and ...

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Exhaustive new study looks at kitchen exhaust and household air quality - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 8:20am

Treehugger

Exhaustive new study looks at kitchen exhaust and household air quality
Treehugger
The passive house concept can be an effective design approach to reduce energy use and improve thermal comfort, but it should not be assumed that this type of building has inherently good indoor air quality. Severe, but not atypical, cooking events ...

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Searching Harlem for a More Efficient Home - New York Times

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 2:00am

New York Times

Searching Harlem for a More Efficient Home
New York Times
Mr. Rosado told him it was a passive-house building. “I had no idea what that meant,” Mr. Fisher said. Mr. Rosado explained that the building was constructed to certain energy-saving standards, with central heating and cooling, constant air circulation ...

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