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More rental units in the works for East Vancouver - Vancouver Courier

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:36pm

Vancouver Courier

More rental units in the works for East Vancouver
Vancouver Courier
It's within a block of 'The Heights,' an 85-unit market rental building constructed to Passive House standards that recently opened at Hastings and Skeena. Mayor Gregor Robertson marked The Heights' opening in early February with a press conference ...

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Passivhaus isn't just a standard of energy, it's a standard of luxury - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 1:00pm

Treehugger

Passivhaus isn't just a standard of energy, it's a standard of luxury
Treehugger
Passivhaus, or Passive House, was originally all about saving energy, and sets strict limits on heat loss and air infiltration. The very rich people in this world don't worry much about energy costs, yet more and more of the nicest houses in the world ...

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This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners - Rheaheraldnews

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 9:29am

This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners
Rheaheraldnews
IT'S HARD TO KNOW whether that warm golden glow throughout Laura and Kelly Lewis' Olympia-area home radiates from the bright lemon-yellow paint atop its elevated light-diffusing shelves, or from the national first-place awards this aggressively Passive ...

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This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners - Rheaheraldnews

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 9:29am

This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners
Rheaheraldnews
IT'S HARD TO KNOW whether that warm golden glow throughout Laura and Kelly Lewis' Olympia-area home radiates from the bright lemon-yellow paint atop its elevated light-diffusing shelves, or from the national first-place awards this aggressively Passive ...

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This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners - The Killeen Daily Herald

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 9:22am

This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners
The Killeen Daily Herald
IT'S HARD TO KNOW whether that warm golden glow throughout Laura and Kelly Lewis' Olympia-area home radiates from the bright lemon-yellow paint atop its elevated light-diffusing shelves, or from the national first-place awards this aggressively Passive ...

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This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners - Seattle Times

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 7:00am

Seattle Times

This award-winning, super-efficient home near Olympia is designed for the health of the environment — and its owners
Seattle Times
IT'S HARD TO KNOW whether that warm golden glow throughout Laura and Kelly Lewis' Olympia-area home radiates from the bright lemon-yellow paint atop its elevated light-diffusing shelves, or from the national first-place awards this aggressively Passive ...

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Active buildings will be crucial in determining the future of our world - Daily Planet`

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:08am

Daily Planet`

Active buildings will be crucial in determining the future of our world
Daily Planet`
Brian Kilkelly, Development Lead, Climate-KIC and Founder, World Cities Network, here argues that achieving Europe's goal of limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius by 2030 requires radical action targeting the built environment, which today ...

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Perkins+Will goes back to school with sustainable university building - New Atlas

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 2:31am

New Atlas

Perkins+Will goes back to school with sustainable university building
New Atlas
Impressively, Perkins+Will says it will meet the exacting Passive House standard, which requires outstanding insulation and near air-tightness, allowing for very efficient heating and cooling. The possibility of incorporating a timber structure is also ...

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Hot Property: Near rail hub in northeast Minneapolis, developers land financing for workforce housing - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:00pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Hot Property: Near rail hub in northeast Minneapolis, developers land financing for workforce housing
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Details: After working for two years with the Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association and landing financing assistance from the city, Hennepin County and the Metropolitan Council, developer Newport Midwest is looking for a spring construction ...

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A passion for passive housing | Ingersoll Times - Ingersoll Times

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:26am

Ingersoll Times

A passion for passive housing | Ingersoll Times
Ingersoll Times
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In a first for Oxford County, thirty-four affordable housing units are set to be built to a passive-housing standard ... - Norwich Gazette

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:24am

Norwich Gazette

In a first for Oxford County, thirty-four affordable housing units are set to be built to a passive-housing standard ...
Norwich Gazette
It will be Oxford County's first multi-residential development, or even building, built to passive house standard, which is considered the most rigorous voluntary standard for energy efficiency. The passive house standard is a way of designing a ...

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A passion for passive housing | Tillsonburg News - Tillsonburg News

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:19am

Tillsonburg News

A passion for passive housing | Tillsonburg News
Tillsonburg News
News, Local, Provincial, Canada, World, Sports, High School Sports, Local Hockey, Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, Curling, Other Sports, Entertainment, Local, Movies, Music, Television, Celebrities, Life, Health, Food, Travel ...

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Passive House Project Coming to 746 East 214th Street in Williamsbridge, The Bronx - New York YIMBY

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 3:30am

New York YIMBY

Passive House Project Coming to 746 East 214th Street in Williamsbridge, The Bronx
New York YIMBY
The prevalence of sustainable Passive House structures is slowly growing in the United States, New York City included, which today counts more than 70 structures under the European-borne designation. In an announcement from design-build, general ...

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The 8 Most Interesting Houses in Cleveland - freshwatercleveland

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:13pm

freshwatercleveland

The 8 Most Interesting Houses in Cleveland
freshwatercleveland
Then they replaced the old house with a new, 4,000-square-foot dwelling designed around “Passive House” principles to consume as little energy as possible. The Passive House movement, rooted in Europe but gaining ground in the U.S., is based on the ...

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In a first for Oxford County, thirty-four affordable housing units are set to be built to a passive-housing standard ... - Woodstock Sentinel Review

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 3:14pm

Woodstock Sentinel Review

In a first for Oxford County, thirty-four affordable housing units are set to be built to a passive-housing standard ...
Woodstock Sentinel Review
The complex, which is predicted to be completed by early 2019, will include 34 affordable-housing rental units designed to accommodate individuals who require support services to stay in a stable housing environment. The project, built on the soon to ...

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Nonprofit fights gentrification with ultra-efficient homes - Yale Climate Connections

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 4:00am

Yale Climate Connections

Nonprofit fights gentrification with ultra-efficient homes
Yale Climate Connections
When a sleek, new eco-friendly row house pops up in an up-and-coming urban neighborhood, you might assume that it would be expensive to live there. But Chicago's Latin United Community Housing Association, or LUCHA, is building one such house as an ...

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Passive House and the pivot to Asia - The Fifth Estate

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 6:17pm

The Fifth Estate

Passive House and the pivot to Asia
The Fifth Estate
The 22nd Internal Passive House Conference wrapped up on Saturday in Munich. With well over 1000 attendees, over a quarter of whom were from China, the event was abuzz with the rumour (now confirmed) that the next conference would venture outside of ...

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Passive House and the pivot to Asia - The Fifth Estate

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 6:17pm

The Fifth Estate

Passive House and the pivot to Asia
The Fifth Estate
The 22nd Internal Passive House Conference wrapped up on Saturday in Munich. With well over 1000 attendees, over a quarter of whom were from China, the event was abuzz with the rumour (now confirmed) that the next conference would venture outside of ...

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Architect Elrond Burrell on the subjective pleasures of PassiveHouse - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:52pm

Treehugger

Architect Elrond Burrell on the subjective pleasures of PassiveHouse
Treehugger
I have probably quoted Kiwi architect Elrond Burrell more than any other living architect; his blog on Passivhaus (or PassiveHouse) is invaluable.(See related links at bottom for my posts that reference him). I even named a new green building standard ...

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How an energy-efficient house can become a big wind-powered battery - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:35am

Treehugger

How an energy-efficient house can become a big wind-powered battery
Treehugger
Passivhaus or PassiveHouse buildings have a lot of insulation and lose heat very slowly; I have previously called them thermal batteries, speaking figuratively. But now Es Tressider of Lean Green Consulting and Highland Passive shows how PassiveHouse ...

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