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Passive House experts gather in Vancouver - Construction Canada

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 7:49am

Construction Canada

Passive House experts gather in Vancouver
Construction Canada
Across Canada, a multitude of Passive House buildings are built, under construction, or in the design phase. Adoption of Passive House methods is particularly strong in Vancouver, where these structures represent 20 per cent of rezoning applications.

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Solar-powered home takes advantage of Silicon Valley's mild climate - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 8:05am

Solar-powered home takes advantage of Silicon Valley's mild climate
Inhabitat
We first were introduced to Moskovitz in 2012 when she and her firm completed the Tighthouse, the first certified Passive House in NYC. While designing her passive house, Moskovitz couldn't find many case studies on other similar houses and she felt ...

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Solis Condos Coming to Capitol Hill - seattlepi.com (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:15pm

Solis Condos Coming to Capitol Hill
seattlepi.com (blog)
Solis condominiums are coming to Capitol Hill. The building will be constructed at 1300 E Pike St and will be built using super-green “passive house” design and constructions methods. Solis will be a 6 story building with 45 condominium homes. The ...

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Claire Gear Joins Shelburne Craft School as Executive Director - Seven Days

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 9:05am

Seven Days

Claire Gear Joins Shelburne Craft School as Executive Director
Seven Days
I worked professionally as an architect on high-performance and passive-house buildings that were focused on reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and making our buildings very energy efficient. I [also] helped manage my husband's sports-medicine and ...

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Realogics Sotheby's International Realty and Solterra Announce 45-unit Solis Condominiums - Capitol Hill's First New ... - Markets Insider

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 4:09pm

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty and Solterra Announce 45-unit Solis Condominiums - Capitol Hill's First New ...
Markets Insider
The progressive six-story development is targeting Passive House certification – the first of its kind condominium project in Seattle, which aims to achieve an 80% reduction in its use of energy for heating and cooling. The first new construction "for ...

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Passive House Institute - STL.News (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 3:09pm

STL.News (blog)

Passive House Institute
STL.News (blog)
CHICAGO/ August 07, 2018 (STL.News) In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a process that ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - STL.News (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 3:09pm

STL.News (blog)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
STL.News (blog)
Ellis Passivhaus, a development of Kenwood Construction Services with the Passive House consulting services of ZeroEnergy Design, transformed an antiquated 1890's rowhome into a progressive, urban, green living environment. The newly renovated ...

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The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus? - Norwich Evening News

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 9:42am

Norwich Evening News

The homes on the rise in Norfolk, but what is a Passivhaus?
Norwich Evening News
The popularity of the 'passive house' is increasing and Norfolk is now home to many of these eco-friendly developments, but what is it? Share article from on facebook. Tweet article from. Share article from on Google Plus. post article from on reddit.

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - Markets Insider

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 7:34am

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
Markets Insider
CHICAGO, August 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a ...

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SDSU Passive House project wins award - Brookings Register

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 7:23am

Brookings Register

SDSU Passive House project wins award
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – Associate Professor Charles MacBride and Instructor Robert Arlt, faculty from the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture, have won the Brookings Mayor's Sustainability Leadership/Innovative Best Practices Award for the ...

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Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home - PR Web (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 7:09am

PR Web (press release)

Illinois Gets Its First Passive House Institute Certified Home
PR Web (press release)
In a major development for the Great Lakes region and the City of Chicago, the Passive House Institute (PHI) has certified its first building in the State of Illinois, Ellis Passivhaus. This completes a process that holds the builder to one of the most ...

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Aiming for Net-Zero: Farr Associates' Sustainable Design - ENGINEERING.com

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:34pm

ENGINEERING.com

Aiming for Net-Zero: Farr Associates' Sustainable Design
ENGINEERING.com
Using the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) standard, Farr now initiates most products with the goal of achieving net zero energy use. PHIUS takes an aggressive approach to energy efficiency, determining a maximum energy use per person and relying on ...

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Sleek black 'Treehaus' in the forests of Utah asks $1.1M - Curbed Ski

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 1:16pm

Curbed Ski

Sleek black 'Treehaus' in the forests of Utah asks $1.1M
Curbed Ski
Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Park City, Utah. Price: $1,100,000. This home might not ...

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How can people demand a "naturally green" environment and hate wind turbines? - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:07am

Treehugger

How can people demand a "naturally green" environment and hate wind turbines?
Treehugger
There is either a giant contradiction here in Ontario's Prince Edward County or I am missing something. Canadian sailors train for the Olympics in Kingston, Ontario, because there is a lot of wind at the east end of Lake Ontario. Nearby, sticking out ...

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The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 8:37am

The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty
Treehugger
So when architect Jonathan Kearns (of Kearns Mancini Architects) with partner Corrine Speigel wanted to renovate one to Passive House standards, they faced a number of challenges. Passive House is tough enough on new construction and extremely ...

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Capitol Hill development at 13th and Pike will be condos - Curbed Seattle

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 2:59pm

Curbed Seattle

Capitol Hill development at 13th and Pike will be condos
Curbed Seattle
The project, now called Solis, was first announced back in 2016, and will employ Passive House building standards (with a goal of eventual certification)—characterized by strong insulation, airtightness, strategic ventilation, and passive heat sources ...

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Shore house is Net Zero - Real Estate Weekly

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 9:16am

Real Estate Weekly

Shore house is Net Zero
Real Estate Weekly
Pennsylvania-based architecture firm Richard Pedranti Architect is finishing up a Net Zero Energy home on the Jersey Shore. The Passive House design will save homeowners, a couple from Brooklyn, nearly 80 percent on heating and cooling costs thanks to ...

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Shore house is Net Zero - Real Estate Weekly

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 9:16am

Real Estate Weekly

Shore house is Net Zero
Real Estate Weekly
Pennsylvania-based architecture firm Richard Pedranti Architect is finishing up a Net Zero Energy home on the Jersey Shore. The Passive House design will save homeowners, a couple from Brooklyn, nearly 80 percent on heating and cooling costs thanks to ...

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Modern mountain makeover - Otago Daily Times

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:34am

Otago Daily Times

Modern mountain makeover
Otago Daily Times
Though the property is not certified as a passive house, they say that applying passive house principles was a ''logical approach'', and the design team, builder and materials were all chosen with that in mind. Both new wings face north to maximise ...

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With $4.6M deal for uber green project at 13th and Pike, developer leaps ahead in race to build new Capitol Hill condos - CHS Blog (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:49am

CHS Blog (blog)

With $4.6M deal for uber green project at 13th and Pike, developer leaps ahead in race to build new Capitol Hill condos
CHS Blog (blog)
Developer Solterra slapped down the cold, hard cash in a transaction reported to the county Monday for the former Fran's Chocolates building and a 2016-approved plan to build Capitol Hill's (and Seattle's) first Passive House-certified mixed-use ...

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