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Laying blocks for rapid success in building semi-detached homes - Irish Examiner

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:30am
Laying blocks for rapid success in building semi-detached homes  Irish Examiner

Using a Lego-style approach can deliver a semi-detached home in under eight weeks, writes Trish Dromey. Taking a Lego-style approach to construction, Cork ...

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SUNY-ESF students design renewable energy housing complex for East Adams Street revival - Syracuse.com

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:00am
SUNY-ESF students design renewable energy housing complex for East Adams Street revival  Syracuse.com

Residents would be incentivized to do fewer loads of laundry, take shorter showers and turn off the lights when they are not home. “This is more than a building.

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In praise of the dumb home: A Passivhaus 25 years later - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:00am
In praise of the dumb home: A Passivhaus 25 years later  Treehugger

There is not much that can go wrong in such a simple concept. That's really smart. A few years ago I wrote In praise of the dumb home, a paean to Passivhaus ...

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UNBC’s Wood Innovation Research Lab wins Wood Works! BC Award - MY PG NOW

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 11:18am
UNBC’s Wood Innovation Research Lab wins Wood Works! BC Award  MY PG NOW

The University of Northern British Columbia certainly knows how to 'spruce' things up. The Wood Innovation Research Lab (WIRL) has been recognized as a ...

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UNBC’s Wood Innovation Research Lab wins Wood Works! BC Award - MY PG NOW

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 12:00am
UNBC’s Wood Innovation Research Lab wins Wood Works! BC Award  MY PG NOW

The University of Northern British Columbia certainly knows how to 'spruce' things up. The Wood Innovation Research Lab (WIRL) has been recognized as a ...

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City’s Plan To Scrap Community Garden For Affordable Housing Sparks Debate - CBS New York

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:50pm
City’s Plan To Scrap Community Garden For Affordable Housing Sparks Debate  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A battle is brewing over a community garden in Manhattan. The city wants to build affordable senior housing on the site of the ...

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Rammed earth ties a contemporary home to the rocky New Zealand landscape - Inhabitat

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:30pm
Rammed earth ties a contemporary home to the rocky New Zealand landscape  Inhabitat

From rammed earth construction to several passive house features, see this family home in New Zealand that celebrates nature and sustainability at every turn.

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City’s Plan To Scrap Community Garden For Affordable Housing Sparks Debate - CBS New York

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:00am
City’s Plan To Scrap Community Garden For Affordable Housing Sparks Debate  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A battle is brewing over a community garden in Manhattan. The city wants to build affordable senior housing on the site of the ...

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Wood Innovation Research Lab wins efficiency award - CKPGToday.ca

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:15pm
Wood Innovation Research Lab wins efficiency award  CKPGToday.ca

PRINCE GEORGE - Thanks to its ultra-energy efficiency, the Wood Innovation Research Lab is a certified Passive House, a building that uses up to 90 per cent ...

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Why first-time buyers cannot afford to purchase a home - The Irish Times

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 4:00pm
Why first-time buyers cannot afford to purchase a home  The Irish Times

Rising prices and inertia of officialdom are combining to thwart homebuyers.

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The biggest reason why first-time buyers can't afford a home? - Irish Times

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 3:51pm
The biggest reason why first-time buyers can't afford a home?  Irish Times

Mortgage approvals are rigidly hooked to earnings, but house prices in some areas are increasing at seven times the rate of wage increases.

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Winning projects celebrated at BC Wood Design Awards - Canadian Architect

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 3:04pm
Winning projects celebrated at BC Wood Design Awards  Canadian Architect

March 6, 2019 by Canadian Architect. Inspired architecture and innovative structural engineering using wood in a remarkable diversity of building types, sizes ...

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2019 Wood Design Award winners announced - Wood Business - Canadian Forest Industries

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 1:41pm
2019 Wood Design Award winners announced - Wood Business  Canadian Forest Industries

Inspired architecture and innovative structural engineering using wood in a remarkable diversity of building types, sizes and purposes were in the.

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Eliz. Garden groups sue to stop housing project - The Villager - The Villager

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 1:30pm
Eliz. Garden groups sue to stop housing project - The Villager  The Villager

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | The Elizabeth St. Garden's two nonprofit organizations on Wednesday announced separate lawsuits to block a city-sponsored ...

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Apartment Profile: A First Look at The Atlantic - Philadelphia magazine

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 7:49am
Apartment Profile: A First Look at The Atlantic  Philadelphia magazine

With The Atlantic Apartments, starchitect Rafael Viñoly adds a historic conversion to his portfolio of Philadelphia projects.

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UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab wins wood design award - PrinceGeorgeMatters.com

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:45am
UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab wins wood design award  PrinceGeorgeMatters.com

Prince George is now home to another wood building that has been provincially recognized for excellence in design. UNBC's Wood Innovation Research Lab, ...

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Minneapolis 2040, the toxic greenwashing of a city: 'Climate Change is NOW' - Southside Pride

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 10:17am
Minneapolis 2040, the toxic greenwashing of a city: 'Climate Change is NOW'  Southside Pride

BY ELINA KOLSTAD. The Minneapolis 2040 Plan is not just an example of greenwashing, its advocates have also created a toxic atmosphere in our city which ...

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BC Wood Design Awards 2019 - Canadian Consulting Engineer

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 9:55am
BC Wood Design Awards 2019  Canadian Consulting Engineer

The 15th annual 2019 Wood Design Awards in BC, sponsored by Wood WORKS! BC, were handed out on Monday, March 4th. More than 400 structural ...

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Summer school looks at putting economies on a more sustainable footing - Journalism.co.uk

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 8:57am
Summer school looks at putting economies on a more sustainable footing  Journalism.co.uk

Sovereign money and regional currencies are frequently cited as possible solutions to put economies on a more sustainable footing.

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