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Eagon obtained the PHI Component Certification in vacuum glass for the first time in the world - PR Newswire (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 5:21pm

Eagon obtained the PHI Component Certification in vacuum glass for the first time in the world
PR Newswire (press release)
Eagon Windows & Doors became the world's first company certified by Passive House Institute in the vacuum glass area. In recognition of the innovative technologies of Eagon Windows & Doors, the institute also gave the Korean company the Pilot Award in ...

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This isn't just a Passive House, it's a power station - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 1:36pm

Treehugger

This isn't just a Passive House, it's a power station
Treehugger
Lark Rise by bere:architects could be the poster child for a Green Technology Revolution. Most of the time we think of houses as consumers of energy. On TreeHugger we like to promote houses built to the Passive House standard, that need very little ...

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Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive House - New Hampshire Business Review

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:33am

New Hampshire Business Review

Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive House
New Hampshire Business Review
Paul Eldrenkamp, a certified Passive House consultant who is supervising construction, said the Gilford Village Knolls III project “promises to be the first certified Passive House multi-family development in New Hampshire, which would be quite an ...
Largest Passive House development in North America certified in PittsburghProud Green Building (press release) (blog)

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Largest Passive House development in North America certified in ... - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 9:14am

Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Largest Passive House development in North America certified in ...
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
Hillcrest Residences has become the largest confirmed Passive House Institute U.S. certified (PHIUS) development in North America by square footage and number of units, according to a release from the developer. The new, energy-efficient senior housing ...
Gilford facility to be NH's first multifamily Passive HouseNew Hampshire Business Review

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Group of student environmental activists strives for change - N.C. State University Technician Online

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:38pm

N.C. State University Technician Online

Group of student environmental activists strives for change
N.C. State University Technician Online
“The certification we're looking at is called Passive House, which sort of has this main goal from the very beginning to make the building as energy efficient as possible. What's really great about that is part of what goes into it is a more integrated ...

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How can architects design facades for the age of climate change? - The Architect's Newspaper

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 2:30pm

The Architect's Newspaper

How can architects design facades for the age of climate change?
The Architect's Newspaper
Chu: The passive house strategy is brilliant because it addresses the performance of the building together with the occupant's comfort holistically. It really is a holistic way of thinking of design, and moving forward, it's the kind of mentality we ...

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This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable - 6Sqft (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:22am

6Sqft (blog)

This $4M Park Slope Passive House is as green and efficient as it is chic and livable
6Sqft (blog)
Though it would be an enviable Brooklyn townhouse even without the certification, this unique home at 331 8th Street in Park Slope got a complete Passive House retrofit in 2013. It's a shining 21st century energy-efficient example; better yet, the home ...

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Vancouver set to build Canada's first Passive House fire hall - Journal of Commerce

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 3:30am

Journal of Commerce

Vancouver set to build Canada's first Passive House fire hall
Journal of Commerce
Passive house design helps us to close that gap,” she said. “It is super challenging and we are looking forward to seeing it completed,” said project manager Alicja Gorska overseeing the rebuild of Canada's first fire hall built to a standard that is ...

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Front & Center: Builder Andy Smith actively promotes 'passive' home technology - The Spokesman-Review

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 6:12am

The Spokesman-Review

Front & Center: Builder Andy Smith actively promotes 'passive' home technology
The Spokesman-Review
Smith, a partner at Edwards Smith Construction, encourages clients to put quality ahead of quantity – a philosophy that led him to earn certification with the Passive House Institute US in 2015. “The passive home is a complete paradigm shift. It ...

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Workshop an opportunity to learn more about Passive Houses - Smithers Interior News

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 11:09am

Smithers Interior News

Workshop an opportunity to learn more about Passive Houses
Smithers Interior News
Passive House Canada is hosting two events in Smithers to give people a better idea of what a passive house is and the benefits of building a project to meet Canadian Certified Passive Housing requirements, which is one of the highest energy efficiency ...

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Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown - The Hudson Independent

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:39am

The Hudson Independent

Ellman-Raiselis Passive House Residence in Tarrytown
The Hudson Independent
The “passive house movement” began in Germany and is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces its ecological footprint. The resulting efficient buildings require little energy for space heating or cooling ...

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"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings - Builder Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:36am

Builder Magazine

"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings
Builder Magazine
The structure is air-tight and meets many Passive House standards from around the world. No mechanical heating or cooling is reportedly needed and any other small energy demands are supplied by a photovoltaic system on one of its glass walls. Rainwater ...

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Building better homes through conscious construction - GreenBiz

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:04am

Building better homes through conscious construction
GreenBiz
His own home is net zero, producing at least as much energy as it consumes, and is built to the energy efficiency standards of the Passive House Institute — although, as he explained to the Bard MBA's Sven Thiessen, it also features a big rain ...

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Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:29am

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Take a peek inside a home built by a father-son duo in Dallas for maximum energy-efficiency. It was made to use up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a conventional house. (Published 47 minutes ago). It may look just like any home ...

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Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World! - Todayville.com

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:08pm

Todayville.com

Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World!
Todayville.com
Scottsville has been pretty busy lately with their new environmentally friendly Passive House for their Scott Subaru dealership located on the North end of Red Deer on Gaetz Avenue. This unique building has been capturing the hearts and attention of ...

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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:23am

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:23am

Crain's New York Business

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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Montauk House by Robert Young Architects - Architectural Record

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 6:13am

Architectural Record

Montauk House by Robert Young Architects
Architectural Record
“We didn't want anything blingy,” he says. The exterior walls facing the road feature scant, small windows, but the portions of the compound with views across the property and to the water are largely clad in high-performance glass (that captures solar ...

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Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12 - Bronx Times

Passive House Google feed - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 2:47am

Bronx Times

Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12
Bronx Times
“To be sure, this project will help us to pave the way for passive house development in New York and beyond.” UA Builders was also awarded contracts for Bronx projects at 764 E. 152nd Street, 915 Dawson Street, 1081 Tiffany Street, 2061-65 Ryer Avenue ...

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Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials - CleanTechnica

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 2:36pm

CleanTechnica

Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials
CleanTechnica
Building on our earlier Passivhaus 101 and Insulation R-Value articles, I'm now going to provide an overview here of the Passive Solar House Design — with the intent being to explain the basic principles and design elements. Photo by Jim Schmid ...

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