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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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Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight - The Globe and Mail

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:00pm

The Globe and Mail

Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight
The Globe and Mail
The University of Northern British Columbia building has received Passive House certification, making it the first of its type in North America to meet the internationally recognized standards for energy efficiency. Guido Wimmers, chairman of the ...
Industrial building in Prince George, B.C., holds record for most ...Kamloops Matters

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Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight - Kamloops Matters

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 4:31am

Kamloops Matters

Industrial building in Prince George, BC, holds record for most airtight
Kamloops Matters
The University of Northern British Columbia building has received Passive House certification, making it the first of its type in North America to meet the internationally recognized standards for energy efficiency. Guido Wimmers, chairman of the ...

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Geothermal-powered Forest House showcases sustainable features in Maryland - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 9:16am

Geothermal-powered Forest House showcases sustainable features in Maryland
Inhabitat
It was a sunny and balmy 80 degrees when we went to visit New Mexico's most energy-efficient house, which was designed and built by Jonah Stanford, principle of Needbased Architect and former president of Passive House Institute US. Built as a live ...

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WIRL Passive House-certified - My Prince George Now - MY PG NOW

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 1:39pm

MY PG NOW

WIRL Passive House-certified - My Prince George Now
MY PG NOW
The University of Northern BC's Wood Innovation Research Lab has achieved something no other building in North America has been able to. The WIRL has ...
WIRL achieves Passive House certification - Prince George CitizenPrince George Citizen
WIRL Achieves Passive House Certification | CKPGTodayCKPGToday.ca
UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab achieves prestigious ...Canadian Forest Industries

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WIRL achieves Passive House certification - Prince George Citizen

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:36am

Prince George Citizen

WIRL achieves Passive House certification
Prince George Citizen
WIRL also the best North American result of any building using the passive house standard for air tightness. The testing protocol involves both pressurizing and depressurizing the building and measuring the number of air changes per hour that result ...
WIRL Passive House-certifiedMY PG NOW
UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab achieves prestigious certification for energy efficiencyCanadian Forest Industries

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Europeans Have Brought Thousands of Pounds of Ice to a DC Park to Make Americans Feel Bad - Washingtonian

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:28am

Washingtonian

Europeans Have Brought Thousands of Pounds of Ice to a DC Park to Make Americans Feel Bad
Washingtonian
Each structure is filled with 1,800 pounds of ice, but one is built to the International Building Code, which is used in most US jurisdictions, and the other to the Passive House standard, a highly energy-efficient method frequently used in Brussels ...
A hyper energy-efficient challenge is going on right now in Farragut SquareCurbed DC

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Bernstein lands $20M for passive property - Real Estate Weekly

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:02am

Bernstein lands $20M for passive property
Real Estate Weekly
“The standards set by the Passive House Institute are designed to create high levels of indoor comfort with as little energy consumption as possible,” explained Paul Verdi, a Senior Vice President in the New York office of Capital One's Commercial Real ...

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Passive House Canada heads to Vancouver for 2018 conference - HPAC Magazine (press release) (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 1:08pm

Passive House Canada heads to Vancouver for 2018 conference
HPAC Magazine (press release) (blog)
The Passive House Canada conference returns to the Vancouver convention centre November 7 to 8, 2018 with the theme “Partnering for Transformation.” Passive House Canada is collaborating with the UN Economic Commission for Europe Committee ...

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Business Buzz - Scranton Times-Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 3:27am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Business Buzz
Scranton Times-Tribune
Richard Pedranti Architect, a full-service architecture firm focused on energy-efficient design, has been awarded 2017 Passive House of the Year by Green Builder Magazine for its Scranton Passive House. Passive House is today's most energy-efficient ...

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Business Buzz - Scranton Times-Tribune

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 3:27am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Business Buzz
Scranton Times-Tribune
Richard Pedranti Architect, a full-service architecture firm focused on energy-efficient design, has been awarded 2017 Passive House of the Year by Green Builder Magazine for its Scranton Passive House. Passive House is today's most energy-efficient ...

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Business Buzz - Citizens Voice

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 1:00am

Business Buzz
Citizens Voice
Richard Pedranti Architect, a full-service architecture firm focused on energy-efficient design, has been awarded 2017 Passive House of the Year by Green Builder Magazine for its Scranton Passive House. Passive House is today's most energy-efficient ...

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South Dakota's first 'passive' apartments will also be affordable - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:04pm

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

South Dakota's first 'passive' apartments will also be affordable
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards—a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn ...

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What you don't want in a house ... and what you do. - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 9:07am

Treehugger

What you don't want in a house ... and what you do.
Treehugger
Martin Holladay describes a pretty good house and it looks pretty familiar. This TreeHugger is a big fan of the Passive House or Passivhaus standard, which puts a hard limit on energy consumption and air leakage. I like it because it is all about ...

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Government of Canada Supports Construction of World's Largest Passive House Building - Markets Insider

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:51am

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Government of Canada Supports Construction of World's Largest Passive House Building
Markets Insider
Natural Resources Canada will provide $1.3 million toward the new $43.5-million Passive House community centre through the Energy Innovation Program, which furthers research, development and demonstration of solutions supporting the adoption of ...
UPDATE: Surrey breaks ground on $43M Clayton Community CentreSurrey Now-Leader
Canada's Energy Innovation Program support world's largest Passive House buildingDevdiscourse

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Government of Canada Supports Construction of World's Largest Passive House Building - Markets Insider

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:51am

North Delta Reporter

Government of Canada Supports Construction of World's Largest Passive House Building
Markets Insider
Natural Resources Canada will provide $1.3 million toward the new $43.5-million Passive House community centre through the Energy Innovation Program, which furthers research, development and demonstration of solutions supporting the adoption of ...
UPDATE: Surrey breaks ground on $43M Clayton Community CentreNorth Delta Reporter

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Government of Canada Supports Construction of World's Largest Passive House Building - Markets Insider

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:51am

Government of Canada Supports Construction of World's Largest Passive House Building
Markets Insider
Natural Resources Canada will provide $1.3 million toward the new $43.5-million Passive House community centre through the Energy Innovation Program, which furthers research, development and demonstration of solutions supporting the adoption of ...

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Vancouver to construct fire hall to Passive House standards - HPAC Magazine (press release) (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:30pm

HPAC Magazine (press release) (blog)

Vancouver to construct fire hall to Passive House standards
HPAC Magazine (press release) (blog)
The City of Vancouver will replace its aging fire hall No. 17 with a newly constructed building designed to Passive House Standards. Along with a small group of projects, the hall is part of the Canada Green Building Council Zero Emission Building ...

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Designers vs. Climate Change - Architectural Digest

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 5:05am

Architectural Digest

Designers vs. Climate Change
Architectural Digest
Now, Net Zero, Passive House, and Living Buildings labels are also helping designers create better spaces. Though specific criteria vary, they ultimately share several common goals: The design of built environments that use less fossil fuel energy ...

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An Architect's Solar Energy Home in Stone Ridge - Chronogram

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 1:29am

Chronogram

An Architect's Solar Energy Home in Stone Ridge
Chronogram
The shading roof overhang and other details were carefully calibrated with the help of passive house consultant John Loercher of Northeast Projects LLC. Solar panels from Lighthouse Solar generate enough power to make it a Net Zero Energy home.

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