Passive House News

The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort - Window and Door

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 7:54am

The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort
Window and Door
There are a couple of things about Passive House I find especially interesting. First is that certification is extremely detail-oriented. When it comes to windows, every component is accounted for, including spacers, framing, reinforcement, gas filling ...

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Clayton Community Centre will be Canada's biggest Passive House project yet - Journal of Commerce

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 4:14am

Journal of Commerce

Clayton Community Centre will be Canada's biggest Passive House project yet
Journal of Commerce
A community centre in Surrey-Cloverdale, B.C. will be the largest Passive House structure of its kind in North America. The Clayton Community Centre, located on City of Surrey land, is fully funded at $41.8 million and will integrate library, art ...

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Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement - Architecture and Design

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 7:36pm

Architecture and Design

Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement
Architecture and Design
The Endura Delta is a balanced ventilation system from Renson designed to minimise energy consumption and maximise heat recovery. The Endura Delta has now received the 'Passive House' certification, making the unit ready for all passive houses.

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - mySanAntonio.com

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 2:57pm

mySanAntonio.com

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
mySanAntonio.com
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - SFGate

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:55pm

SFGate

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
SFGate
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - SFGate

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:55pm

SFGate

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
SFGate
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - seattlepi.com

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:48pm

seattlepi.com

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
seattlepi.com
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes ... - New Haven Register

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:44pm

New Haven Register

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes ...
New Haven Register
Situated on 1.7 acres of lush green forest, a Hobbit-style home that appears as if it belongs in The Shire is literally nestled among the trees in the small town of ...

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Porch Light Plans hopes to bring durable, affordable home design to the masses - Startland News

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 1:49pm

Startland News

Porch Light Plans hopes to bring durable, affordable home design to the masses
Startland News
Crafted with Passive House standards in mind, the home designs come in six customizable styles, Hoke said, and are available for purchase online. “A customer can take any of our designs and modify them to fit their family and their building site,” she ...

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Playing by Passive house rules pays off for self-builders - Yorkshire Post

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:03pm

Yorkshire Post

Playing by Passive house rules pays off for self-builders
Yorkshire Post
Both are so energy efficient that one costs nothing to run and the other next-to-nothing.The couple's own home is set to be the first-ever certified Passive house in the Harrogate area with an almost identical five-bedroom eco home on the neighbouring ...

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Passive House Canada conference comes to Vancouver in November - Canadian Architect

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:51am

Canadian Architect

Passive House Canada conference comes to Vancouver in November
Canadian Architect
This year, Vancouver will host the two-day 2018 Passive House Canada Conference. Held on November 7-8, this year's Passive House Canada Conference is titled “Partnering for Transformation: Industry leaders and government officials shaping the ...

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Growing organically - My Kenosha County

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:02pm

My Kenosha County

Growing organically
My Kenosha County
They plan to rebuild a new house on the footprint. They plan a passive house that will add a net zero to the environment by using solar capture, insulation and water conservation features. Starry Nights Farm produce is available throughout the Chicago ...

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Revisiting Passive House Building - Cooperator

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:52am

Cooperator

Revisiting Passive House Building
Cooperator
In April of last year, The Cooperator examined the passive house building standard that, according to the Passive House Institute U.S. website, follows a set of design principles to achieve energy efficiency in a structure–or as simply put: “Maximize ...

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Affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities - Terrace Standard

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 9:06pm

Terrace Standard

Affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities
Terrace Standard
Located at 3787 Sixteenth Avenue, Harding Heights is open and targeting Passive House certification. Passive House standards aim to minimize the energy used for heating and cooling. The housing incorporates design features and technologies that reduce ...

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Who's Building Philly: Jeremy Avellino - Philadelphia magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 8:06am

Philadelphia magazine

Who's Building Philly: Jeremy Avellino
Philadelphia magazine
His projects employ the elements and principles of carbon-neutral passive house construction to the fullest extent possible — because the planet demands it, he says. And he might not have gotten to the point where he listens to the planet had it not ...

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Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled… - Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:11am

Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled…
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Passive House principles have revolutionized the way we design homes,” said Pedranti. “This approach creates a healthier indoor environment while also allowing a small and affordable on-site renewable energy system to achieve a net zero energy ...

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Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled in Jersey Shore Town - Benzinga

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 5:51am

Richard Pedranti Architect Prefabricated Net Zero House is Assembled in Jersey Shore Town
Benzinga
To significantly reduce the energy required to heat and cool the home, passive house design principles were employed. This includes higher levels of insulation, airtight construction, triple-pane windows, the use of a heat recovery ventilator and ...

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Passive House community centre gets federal funding - Construction Canada

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 6:20am

Construction Canada

Passive House community centre gets federal funding
Construction Canada
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) will provide $1.3 million toward a new $43.5-million community centre in Surrey, B.C., cited to be North America's first and the world's largest community centre built according to the Passive House standard. “The ...

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Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight - Journal of Commerce

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:00pm

Journal of Commerce

Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight
Journal of Commerce
There are Passive House organizations around the world advocating for high-performance buildings in design, construction and liveability. Thousands of Canadian homes have been certified by the group indicating they have met limits for heat, energy use ...

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Why I want to live in a passive house - The Fifth Estate

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 9:48pm

The Fifth Estate

Why I want to live in a passive house
The Fifth Estate
In a passive house, I would not have to worry about the “poor air quality” that has occurred more times than I care to remember in the past few years, causing havoc to my perennial sinusitis. The energy recovery ventilation (ERV) unit would filter the ...

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