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Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings - Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

Green organizations team to create more efficient, comfortable buildings
Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)
Passive House (Passivhaus) is a voluntary building standard that delivers energy efficient and affordable buildings – of all types – that require little energy for heating or cooling. A typical Passive House uses 80 percent less energy than standard ...
Passive Housing by 2020Tenders Direct (blog) (press release)

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Dubai space centre wins with first 'Passive House' for hot climates - The National

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:29am

Dubai space centre wins with first 'Passive House' for hot climates
The National
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Sustainable Autonomous House, the first of its kind "Passive House" for a hot and humid climate, has won the 2017 Mena Green Building Award under the category Green Residential Building. The awards ...

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Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnership - Architecture and Design

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 4:36pm

Architecture and Design

Passive house promoted through new GBCA partnership
Architecture and Design
A new partnership between the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Passive House Institute (PHI) will boost the passive house (passivhaus) building approach in Australia. The partnership will encourage the future development of ultra-low ...
Passive House partnership promotes thermal comfortClimate Control News (press release)

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This Martha's Vineyard Summer Home Is As Cozy As It Gets - Architectural Digest

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:46pm

Architectural Digest

This Martha's Vineyard Summer Home Is As Cozy As It Gets
Architectural Digest
This stunning home in Martha's Vineyard was designed to be an energy-efficient building “that incorporates passive house principles to maximize natural ventilation during warm weather and minimize heat loss during cooler weather,” explains its ...

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Passive solar home built of recycled natural materials “floats” in the Australian bush - Inhabitat

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:02am

Passive solar home built of recycled natural materials “floats” in the Australian bush
Inhabitat
We first were introduced to Moskovitz in 2012 when she and her firm completed the Tighthouse, the first certified Passive House in NYC. While designing her passive house, Moskovitz couldn't find many case studies on other similar houses and she felt ...

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Green Powers Combine To Create More Efficient And Comfortable Buildings - The Urban Developer

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:08pm

The Urban Developer

Green Powers Combine To Create More Efficient And Comfortable Buildings
The Urban Developer
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), the Passive House Institute (PHI), and the Australian Passive House Association (APHA) have agreed to work together to promote ultra-low energy buildings. Passive House (Passivhaus) is a voluntary ...

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Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes - Gorey Guardian

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 4:22pm

Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes
Gorey Guardian
The Madeira Oaks houses have been certified as passive by Mosart, the Passive House Designers and Certifiers. Wexford County Council is committed to the building of passive homes and wants to lead by example to show the private sector what is possible, ...

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Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes ... - Enniscorthy Guardian

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 4:21pm

Enniscorthy families move into first passive local authority homes ...
Enniscorthy Guardian
Two Enniscorthy families proudly took possession of the first ever passive local authority houses in Ireland at a special ceremony in the Madeira Oaks housing ...

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Windy Hill Village breaks ground on $10 million apartment building - Centre Daily Times

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 1:38pm

Windy Hill Village breaks ground on $10 million apartment building
Centre Daily Times
According to a Windy Hill release, the expansion is a “passive house building,” which incorporates sustainable and energy efficient design. Utilities are estimated to cost about $50 a month, the community says, and the building will require 50 percent ...

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Britco slashes energy costs and waste by blending modular and passive housing - BCBusiness

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:21pm

BCBusiness

Britco slashes energy costs and waste by blending modular and passive housing
BCBusiness
You probably know Britco for its tan-and-orange rental trailers, a fixture on construction sites. But the Langley-based company has other talents. Britco recently married its expertise in modular building design with “passive house,” a building ...

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Inside €1.6m Sutton showstopper with views over Dublin Bay - Irish Independent

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 6:31pm

Irish Independent

Inside €1.6m Sutton showstopper with views over Dublin Bay
Irish Independent
One of the big pluses here is the very high A2 BER which has been achieved using Passive house standard Alu Clad doors and windows, a heat recovery ventilation system which uses the outgoing hot air to heat that coming in. There's a super high level of ...

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BREAKING: Groundbreaking Held at Westminster Place at Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg - Gant Daily

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:36pm

Gant Daily

BREAKING: Groundbreaking Held at Westminster Place at Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg
Gant Daily
The design, referred to as Passive House, will be one of less than 50 in the United States. Mike Gwin, a partner with Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, the architects for this project, explained that this building will use one-half to one-third of the ...

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BREAKING: Groundbreaking Held at Westminster Place at Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg - Gant Daily

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:36pm

Gant Daily

BREAKING: Groundbreaking Held at Westminster Place at Windy Hill Village in Philipsburg
Gant Daily
The design, referred to as Passive House, will be one of less than 50 in the United States. Mike Gwin, a partner with Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, the architects for this project, explained that this building will use one-half to one-third of the ...

Google News
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Real-time Stock Quotes that remove the 15-minute stock price delay on all Canadian stock portals - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:00am

The Globe and Mail

Real-time Stock Quotes that remove the 15-minute stock price delay on all Canadian stock portals
The Globe and Mail
That's because Mr. Picciano's house is Vancouver's first certified Passive House, which means it has met a rigorous standard for construction that ensures that it is so well insulated and air-tight that it requires very little energy to heat and cool ...

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Try Globe Unlimited- 99¢/week for the first 4 weeks - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:00am

The Globe and Mail

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The Globe and Mail
That's because Mr. Picciano's house is Vancouver's first certified Passive House, which means it has met a rigorous standard for construction that ensures that it is so well insulated and air-tight that it requires very little energy to heat and cool ...

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Can expensive, ultra-green homes sell in a gritty suburban Maryland town? - Washington Post

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 4:07am

Washington Post

Can expensive, ultra-green homes sell in a gritty suburban Maryland town?
Washington Post
In the mid-2000s she used her rudimentary German to study a building method called “passive house,” which was so cutting-edge that English-language materials didn't exist. She obsesses over details that can make or break an energy-efficient building.

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Prefab workers' housing to be built out of cross laminated timber - Treehugger

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:49am

Treehugger

Prefab workers' housing to be built out of cross laminated timber
Treehugger
With livability in mind, the module improves upon the aesthetic, materials, acoustics, and thermal performance of Nexen's current conventional housing camps, and uses Passive House principles to achieve a robust building envelope. The module will have ...

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What does a modern house look like? See many types on the Portland Modern Home Tour (photos) - OregonLive.com

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 5:03am

OregonLive.com

What does a modern house look like? See many types on the Portland Modern Home Tour (photos)
OregonLive.com
... Portland house with a smart, reconfigured floor plan by Risa Boyer Architecture as well as a new, high-performance house in Northeast Portland's Woodlawn neighborhood designed by Scott Kosmecki that earned LEED-certified and Passive House status.

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Dubai's MBRSC showcases sustainable house - MEConstructionNews.com

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:56am

MEConstructionNews.com

Dubai's MBRSC showcases sustainable house
MEConstructionNews.com
The Sustainable Energy Programme team at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) participated at the International Passive House Conference in Vienna, and presented the MBRSC Sustainable Autonomous House. The house is certified by the ...

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Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre showcases sustainable autonomous house at conference in Vienna - Zawya

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 6:57am

Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre showcases sustainable autonomous house at conference in Vienna
Zawya
Commenting on the MBRSC's participation in the conference, Engineer Abdulla Ahli, Manager of the Sustainable Energy Programme Section at the MBRSC, said, "The goal of the centre's participation in the International Passive House Conference in Vienna ...

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