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COLUMN: Passive aggressive: building for the future today - Squamish Chief

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 8:08am

Squamish Chief

COLUMN: Passive aggressive: building for the future today
Squamish Chief
Last April I toured Squamish's first Net Zero house in the Crumpit Woods area of Valleycliffe. It wasn't finished at the time, but as local home builder Bob Deeks gave me a tour and described how it was built with energy efficiency and sustainability ...

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South Vancouver rental building to be Canada's largest multi-unit Passive House - Western Investor

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:04am

Western Investor

South Vancouver rental building to be Canada's largest multi-unit Passive House
Western Investor
Passive House construction, which originated in Europe but is gaining traction – mostly in single-family homes – in Canada, has rigorous design guidelines for energy efficiency. These include such features as heat-recovery ventilation systems, which ...

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Green Drinks to focus on passive house - Brookings Register

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:43am

Green Drinks to focus on passive house
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – Brookings' first passive house will be the focus of the next Green Drinks, hosted Brookings Sustainability Council at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wooden Legs Brewing Company, 309 Fifth Street No. 100. Every month people from around the world meet up ...

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Green Drinks to focus on passive house - Brookings Register

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:43am

Green Drinks to focus on passive house
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – Brookings' first passive house will be the focus of the next Green Drinks, hosted Brookings Sustainability Council at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wooden Legs Brewing Company, 309 Fifth Street No. 100. Every month people from around the world meet up ...

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HCR-funded project breaks ground in Canandaigua - MPNnow.com

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:02am

HCR-funded project breaks ground in Canandaigua
MPNnow.com
Creekview Apartments at Woodland Ridge, the first funded project by New York State Homes and Community Renewal to pursue passive house certification, recently broke ground in Canandaigua. The project is developed by Baldwin Real Estate Corp., built by ...

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Mansfield architect introduces novel housing design - Richland Source

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:39am

Richland Source

Mansfield architect introduces novel housing design
Richland Source
MANSFIELD – A Mansfield-based architecture firm announced this week it has expanded its services to include passive house designing, which focuses on minimizing ecological footprint through high energy efficiency. "We are excited to bring Passive House ...

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South Vancouver rental building to be Canada's largest multi-unit Passive House - Vancouver Courier

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 5:01am

Vancouver Courier

South Vancouver rental building to be Canada's largest multi-unit Passive House
Vancouver Courier
Pete Rackow, co-founder of Delta-based developer Spire Development, said, “The cost of Passive House construction is more expensive than constructing a traditional building; however, the final product is much superior in terms of air quality, noise ...

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A summer festival shows how TINY HOMES LIVE LARGE - Rutland Herald

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:29pm

Rutland Herald

A summer festival shows how TINY HOMES LIVE LARGE
Rutland Herald
Executive Director of Yestermorrow, Claire Gear, is an architect and Passive House Designer who has spent her career in community-oriented work, with a focus on highperformance, fossil-fuelfree design. “We are exploring new models of living,” Gear said ...

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A summer festival shows how TINY HOMES LIVE LARGE - Rutland Herald

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:29pm

Rutland Herald

A summer festival shows how TINY HOMES LIVE LARGE
Rutland Herald
Executive Director of Yestermorrow, Claire Gear, is an architect and Passive House Designer who has spent her career in community-oriented work, with a focus on highperformance, fossil-fuelfree design. “We are exploring new models of living,” Gear said ...

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Passive house conference on tap in March - Daily Journal of Commerce

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 3:41pm

Passive house conference on tap in March
Daily Journal of Commerce
The conference, which will take place March 29 and 30 at Hotel RL in Olympia, Washington, will include a keynote presentation by Aurash Khawarzad. In addition to serving as the director of policy and strategy at Race Forward, a social justice nonprofit ...

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Passive-Aggressive Haus - Canadian Architect

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:03pm

Canadian Architect

Passive-Aggressive Haus
Canadian Architect
The hairdryer part wasn't a pipe dream – it's a common way of describing the Passive House standard, which is the building code in much of Germany where it originates. It's also mandatory for new construction in many European cities. Yet, even though ...

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The world's First Hospital Designed "Passive House" Standard under Construction in Frankfurt - Korea IT Times (press release)

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:35am

Korea IT Times (press release)

The world's First Hospital Designed "Passive House" Standard under Construction in Frankfurt
Korea IT Times (press release)
can be seen from a great distance. After all, the future hospital building is 143 metres long and over 23 metres tall. Besides the basement and ground floor, there are a further six storeys. Following the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony in summer 2016 ...

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Muscling through power outages with solar system batteries - PenBayPilot.com

Passive House Google feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 7:26pm

PenBayPilot.com

Muscling through power outages with solar system batteries
PenBayPilot.com
The Rector home was designed and constructed by GO Logic and is built to the Passive House Standard, a stringent German certification for energy efficiency. The house features a solar orientation, triple-pane windows and doors, a Zehnder heat recovery ...

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Technology a key driver to future zero emission targets in Vancouver - Journal Of Commerce (blog)

Passive House Google feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:00pm

Journal Of Commerce (blog)

Technology a key driver to future zero emission targets in Vancouver
Journal Of Commerce (blog)
Vancouver is aiming for zero operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 from new buildings using high-tech solutions like Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the simplicity of Passive House design. City of Vancouver assistant director of ...

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Svart, a gorgeous hotel by Snøhetta will meet the world's toughest energy standard - Treehugger

Passive House Google feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:55am

Treehugger

Svart, a gorgeous hotel by Snøhetta will meet the world's toughest energy standard
Treehugger
PassiveHouse is for wimps; The Powerhouse standard is crazy tough. And these Norwegians do it in the dark. The Norwegian Powerhouse energy standard is far and away, the toughest in the world. In fact, I once described it as "crazy talk"- the building ...

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A House in the Maine Woods - Builder Magazine

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:45am

A House in the Maine Woods
Builder Magazine
The clients are repeat customers for both Sokol and Kruse: JLC highlighted a previous Maine Passive House project for this same couple in 2014 (see: "Framing a Two-Pitch I-Joist Roof," by Jesper Kruse, JLC 12/14). Kruse specializes in super-efficient ...

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A bunch of shell-shocked Wall Streeters met in paradise during the market meltdown — here's what scares them most - Business Insider

Passive House Google feed - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:28am

Business Insider

A bunch of shell-shocked Wall Streeters met in paradise during the market meltdown — here's what scares them most
Business Insider
In the last 10 years, the "wolves of Wall Street" have become much more like passive house cats, living easy lives going long the market and watching money grow in a friendly bull market world created for them by central banks in the wake of the ...

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Tiny house, huge benefits - The Times

Passive House Google feed - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 4:02pm

Tiny house, huge benefits
The Times
After getting the keys in February 2014, they set to work, with Williamson acting as full-time project manager, while living out of the van parked in the front yard. They decided to retrofit the Beehive using passive-house design principles. Williamson ...

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South Vancouver fire hall will be first built to Passive House standards - Vancouver Courier

Passive House Google feed - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 3:15pm

South Vancouver fire hall will be first built to Passive House standards
Vancouver Courier
Fire hall No. 17 is being replaced by a new building constructed to Passive House standards and will also serve as a post-disaster citywide emergency hub in the event of an information technology breakdown. Photo Dan Toulgoet. Aside from the Vancouver ...

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