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Gilford Village Knolls III will be NH's first multifamily passive complex - The Laconia Daily Sun

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:12pm

The Laconia Daily Sun

Gilford Village Knolls III will be NH's first multifamily passive complex
The Laconia Daily Sun
GILFORD — Applications are now being accepted for Gilford Village Knolls III, located at 43 Potter Hill Road in Gilford, which is nearing completion and will provide 24 brand new apartments available for those age 62 and over. Owned and developed by ...

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Passive House poised for institutional uptake - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:12pm

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Passive House poised for institutional uptake
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects in Canada. After being largely limited to residential applications, small institutional projects are ...

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Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output - vtdigger.org

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 8:42am

Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output
vtdigger.org
Joining the ranks of housing developments nationwide, the Windham and Windsor Housing Trust's (WWHT) new housing development project, The Snow Block, will meet criteria from The Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) to obtain a passive building ...

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VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence - Journal of Commerce

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:07pm

Journal of Commerce

VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence
Journal of Commerce
Industry and government are coming together to create a focal point for emission reduction in Vancouver. The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA), Passive House Canada and the Open Green Building Society have partnered with the City of ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:18pm

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:18pm

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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Passive House standard improves thermal comfort - Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:53pm

Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House standard improves thermal comfort
Climate Control News (press release)
While there a plenty of benefits associated with the standard there are still obstacles to overcome as Australia is still in the very early stages of the passive house journey. Speaking at a workshop hosted by engineering and infrastructure advisory ...

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The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 7:02am

The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs
Inhabitat
The architects collaborated with a team of six contractors, three engineers, Passive House consultants and eco-conscious clients to make the upgrades. Baxt Ingui Architects installed low E and argon-filled triple-glazed windows, cellulose insulation ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses - Stuff.co.nz

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:43pm

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses
Stuff.co.nz
The Passive House standard doesn't specify how these should be dealt with, but a common solution is a ventilator system that extracts vapour from the kitchen and bathrooms and expels it. In conventional houses, vapour is removed with kitchen and ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ... - The Press

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:22pm

The Press

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ...
The Press
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house.

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ... - Stuff.co.nz

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:22pm

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ...
Stuff.co.nz
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house. It's a rectangle, with a pitched roof. It's got three bedrooms, two levels and is relatively modest at 157 ...

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Connecticut homebuilders taking active interest in passive construction - Thehour.com

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 9:08pm

Thehour.com

Connecticut homebuilders taking active interest in passive construction
Thehour.com
The first hint for visitors that Jan Degenschein has built a special house in Norwalk comes courtesy of the solar panels on the roof, sloped scientifically to take maximum advantage of sunlight in northern climes. But confirmation arrives only when ...

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Second & Delaware gets new contractor as suit with old one proceeds - Kansas City Business Journal

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:13pm

Second & Delaware gets new contractor as suit with old one proceeds
Kansas City Business Journal
The developer of the stalled 276-unit Second and Delaware apartment project in the River Market said construction would resume in August, allowing completion within 20 months, or by spring 2020. Announced in 2014, Second and Delaware was designed to be ...

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Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand - Metropolis Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 7:15am

Metropolis Magazine

Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand
Metropolis Magazine
Opinion: When Designing for Livable Cities, Resiliency and Inclusivity Go Hand-In-Hand. Susan S. Szenasy, director of design innovation at Metropolis, weighs in on mega-developments, affordability, resiliency, and diversity in cities. Susan Szenasy ...

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Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced - Vermont Biz

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:10pm

Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced
Vermont Biz
Vermont's Greenest Award – Commercial: Middlebury Town Office. Photo courtesy Bread Loaf Corporation. Vermont Business Magazine The sixth annual Vermont's Greenest Building Awards, hosted by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN), recognized seven ...

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Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced - Vermont Biz

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:10pm

Vermont's Greenest Building Award winners announced
Vermont Biz
Vermont's Greenest Award – Commercial: Middlebury Town Office. Photo courtesy Bread Loaf Corporation. Vermont Business Magazine The sixth annual Vermont's Greenest Building Awards, hosted by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN), recognized seven ...

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San Francisco's First Positive Net Energy Condos Create A New Sustainability Standard - Bisnow

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:47am

San Francisco's First Positive Net Energy Condos Create A New Sustainability Standard
Bisnow
Bernstein Real Estate started construction on a 55-unit, 24-story passive house condo building in New York in October. One of the first multifamily buildings with passive house certification in the country was built in 2014 in Portland, Oregon. At Sol ...

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Raise a Toast to Earth Day in One of These 7 Eco-Friendly Homes - Realtor.com News

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 3:02am

Realtor.com News

Raise a Toast to Earth Day in One of These 7 Eco-Friendly Homes
Realtor.com News
With Earth Day on the horizon, it's high time to delve into the green world of eco-friendly housing. We sifted through the listings currently on the market and dug up a few gems. Whether you're into passive home construction, earth-sheltered homes, or ...

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Tips from design pros on how to reinvent your home — or build a new one - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 1:41pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tips from design pros on how to reinvent your home — or build a new one
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We use the passive house method of building with higher insulation value and high-quality windows that minimize energy use and offset heating costs. Look for products that reduce water usage and energy-saving LED lighting systems. Stretch remodeling ...

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Creating your just-right home - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:28am

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Creating your just-right home
Minneapolis Star Tribune
We use the passive house method of building with higher insulation value and high-quality windows that minimize energy use and offset heating costs. Look for products that reduce water usage and energy-saving LED lighting systems. Stretch remodeling ...

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