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PM inaugurates Passive House Project - Daily Mirror

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 9:15am

Daily Mirror

PM inaugurates Passive House Project
Daily Mirror
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe declared opened the first Passive House Building Project in South Asia and one of only eight such factory buildings in the world at Star Innovation Center in BOI Katunayake on October 19. Minister Malik ...

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Striking contemporary passive house hides underground in the Cotswolds - New Atlas

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:23pm

New Atlas

Striking contemporary passive house hides underground in the Cotswolds
New Atlas
Hill Barn is a 300-year-old stone structure at the top of a hill in the heart of the Cotswolds, England. Architect Chris Seymour-Smith and his wife, Helen, know the property well, as it sits on land belonging to Helen's father, in an official Area of ...

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New Renderings for Passive House Project at 211 West 29th Street ... - New York YIMBY

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 4:00am

New Renderings for Passive House Project at 211 West 29th Street ...
New York YIMBY
YIMBY reports on new rendering and updates for second tallest passive building in Manhattan at 211 West 29th Street, Chelsea, designed by ZH Architects.

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Cornell Tech Passive House Turns To Duct Sealing Innovation To Make Super Energy-Efficient HVAC System Work - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 1:52am

PR Web (press release)

Cornell Tech Passive House Turns To Duct Sealing Innovation To Make Super Energy-Efficient HVAC System Work
PR Web (press release)
Aeroseal LLC today announced that the company's breakthrough duct sealing technology proved critical to the successful design and implementation of the ultra-high-efficiency HVAC system used in the new 26-story Cornell Tech Passive House residential ...

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Do homeowners have a right to light on their solar panels? - Treehugger

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:56am

Treehugger

Do homeowners have a right to light on their solar panels?
Treehugger
Perhaps, but what about the windows on a passive house? Why the high tech bias? Ten years ago Lee Adamson put solar panels on the south-facing roof of her house in Toronto and has been generating electricity ever since. She tells the CBC that they ...

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New York's Second-Tallest Passive House Building Is On The Rise In Chelsea - Bisnow

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:26pm

Bisnow

New York's Second-Tallest Passive House Building Is On The Rise In Chelsea
Bisnow
Bernstein Real Estate has broken ground on a unique development as its first ground-up project in 20 years. At 211 West 29th St. in Chelsea, Bernstein is planning a 24-story, 55-unit multifamily building built to Passive House environmental ...

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United Nation's Global Centres of Excellence in Building for North America - CleanTechnica

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:06pm

CleanTechnica

United Nation's Global Centres of Excellence in Building for North America
CleanTechnica
The United Nations endorsed Passive House as a global standard at the recent North American Passive House Network conference in Oakland, California. Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed described Passive House as a model for the ...

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This Prefab LA Workspace Was Designed by a Computer Algorithm - Architectural Digest

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 1:33pm

Architectural Digest

This Prefab LA Workspace Was Designed by a Computer Algorithm
Architectural Digest
This sort of algorithmic architecture is an easy way to ensure each structure meets passive house standards via design elements like energy-efficient heating and the use of recyclable steel. But Cover co-founder Alexis Rivas asserts that each prefab ...
Cover installs its first prefab dwelling “for the masses” in LA - InhabitatInhabitat
Prefab home from Cover, designed by computer algorithms ... - CurbedCurbed

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Los Angeles prefab company unveils its first sleek unit - Curbed LA

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:21pm

Curbed LA

Los Angeles prefab company unveils its first sleek unit
Curbed LA
They are all designed to maximize natural light, feature radiant heating and cooling, and meet energy-efficient passive house standards. Cover leans heavily on computer algorithms, so much so that it considers itself a tech company first. Cover claims ...

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Chelsea will get a new 24-story Passive House rental - Curbed NY

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 9:45am

Chelsea will get a new 24-story Passive House rental
Curbed NY
Work is now underway on what will eventually be Chelsea's tallest building built to passive house standards. Bernstein Real Estate is the developer behind this project, which is located at 211 West 29th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues ...

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Strict Passive House regulations pose challenges for developers - Western Investor

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:42am

Western Investor

Strict Passive House regulations pose challenges for developers
Western Investor
Based on requirements developed by Germany's Passive House Institute, a passive structure must meet rigorous building standards that significantly improve energy efficiency, with up to a 90 per cent reduction in energy use. Theoretically, the standard ...

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Passive dream home makes a case for energy independence - Curbed

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:12am

Curbed

Passive dream home makes a case for energy independence
Curbed
Welcome to Home of the Future, a four-part video series co-produced by Curbed and The Verge. Each month, we'll take you inside one innovative home and explore how the technology of today informs the way people will live in the future. To follow along ...

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Happy Birthday, Fridtjof Nansen, a pioneer of Passive House - Treehugger

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 6:24am

Treehugger

Happy Birthday, Fridtjof Nansen, a pioneer of Passive House
Treehugger
The Google doodle today celebrates the 156th birthday of Fridtjof Nansen, the Norwegian explorer who never quite made it to the North Pole, but from 1893 to 1896 got the farthest north. He did this in the Fram, a boat that he had specially designed for ...

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Monash to cut the gas, target Passive House and go 100 per cent renewable - The Fifth Estate

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:55am

The Fifth Estate

Monash to cut the gas, target Passive House and go 100 per cent renewable
The Fifth Estate
According to Monash engineering and sustainability manager Dr Rob Brimblecombe, the project will also see university buildings target Passive House certification, following a successful pilot program that saw a building perform “three to four times ...

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Monash to cut the gas, target Passive House and go 100 per cent renewable - The Fifth Estate

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:52am

The Fifth Estate

Monash to cut the gas, target Passive House and go 100 per cent renewable
The Fifth Estate
According to Monash engineering and sustainability manager Dr Rob Brimblecombe, the project will also see university buildings target Passive House certification, following a successful pilot program that saw a building perform “three to four times ...

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'We wanted something warm, and cheap to run' - Couple's EnerPHit home, the passive house retrofit standard - Independent.ie

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 2:18am

Independent.ie

'We wanted something warm, and cheap to run' - Couple's EnerPHit home, the passive house retrofit standard
Independent.ie
Young is a veteran of passive building, but this was his first EnerPHit project - EnerPHit being the passive house retrofit standard. It's not quite as exacting as the standards for new builds - the air-tightness threshold is a little lower, as is the ...

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Going passive - Stowe Today

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 5:58pm

Stowe Today

Going passive
Stowe Today
“I got into building because I like to build, and I wanted to build something else,” said Sean Gyllenborg, who owns his own construction company that specializes in energy-efficient buildings. His recent project, the Stone Cottage, is a passive house ...

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Coalition launches housing series - Corvallis Gazette Times

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:33am

Corvallis Gazette Times

Coalition launches housing series
Corvallis Gazette Times
There, tourists will also receive a program and map directing them to four additional sites, including a passive house constructed by Habitat for Humanity. The tour is being sponsored by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition's Housing Action Team to ...

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WHA embraces Passive House approach - Pique Newsmagazine

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 1:06am

Pique Newsmagazine

WHA embraces Passive House approach
Pique Newsmagazine
This summer, WHA sold a three-bedroom home in Spruce Grove for $950,000 that was built using Passive House technology, making it the first single-family unit of its kind in WHA's inventory. "We believe it's important to keep being innovative and keep ...

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Want To Build An Energy Efficient House? Try Concrete - WNPR News

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:07am

WNPR News

Want To Build An Energy Efficient House? Try Concrete
WNPR News
In the small town of Warren, Vermont a so-called “net zero” house is being built that will not use any fossil fuel. The house has solar panels on the roof to generate electricity and pipes in the ground to capture geothermal energy for heating. It won ...

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