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In praise of Invisible Sustainability - Treehugger

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Treehugger

In praise of Invisible Sustainability
Treehugger
Those are the basic principles of the entire Passivhaus/ Passive House movement. It sounded to me like she was co-opting it all and putting her own label on it. But in fact, Carly Coulson's projects do meet Passive House standards "without sacrificing ...

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Renderings Revealed for Passive House Fitness Center at 211-04 75th Avenue, Bayside, Queens - New York YIMBY

6 hours 15 min ago

New York YIMBY

Renderings Revealed for Passive House Fitness Center at 211-04 75th Avenue, Bayside, Queens
New York YIMBY
YIMBY has the reveal for renderings of a new fitness center at the Windsor Park Co-Op Center, in Bayside, Queens. Permits were filed for the expansion last week. The project will service the roughly 5,000 residents living within the 46-acre community ...

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SDSU passive house under construction - Brookings Register

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:45am

Brookings Register

SDSU passive house under construction
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – One look at the building plans is all it took for Dusten Hendrickson to be hooked on the passive house designed by South Dakota State University Department of Architecture students in Brookings. “I love cool-looking architecture, and it's a ...

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SDSU passive house under construction - Brookings Register

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:45am

Brookings Register

SDSU passive house under construction
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – One look at the building plans is all it took for Dusten Hendrickson to be hooked on the passive house designed by South Dakota State University Department of Architecture students in Brookings. “I love cool-looking architecture, and it's a ...

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Passive solar home stays naturally cool without AC in Australia - Inhabitat

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 1:33am

Inhabitat

Passive solar home stays naturally cool without AC in Australia
Inhabitat
Air conditioning and heating are rarely used at the Summer Beach House, a home in Somers, Australia that uses passive solar principles for thermal comfort year-round. Adrian Bonomi Architect designed this single-story home for a retired couple looking ...

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Curbed Cup 1st round: (7) East Harlem vs. (10) Astoria - Curbed NY

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 7:11am

Curbed NY

Curbed Cup 1st round: (7) East Harlem vs. (10) Astoria
Curbed NY
One of the affordable projects that's already moving forward is the Sendero Verde development, a passive house project that will bring 680 affordable rentals to a large site located between East 111th and 112th Streets, and Park and Madison Avenues ...

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Monash announces new Passive House student digs - The Fifth Estate

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:17pm

The Fifth Estate

Monash announces new Passive House student digs
The Fifth Estate
This week it followed through, announcing that a new six-storey 150-room student accommodation building at its Peninsula Campus in Frankston would target Passive House and most likely be constructed from cross-laminated timber (CLT), expected to halve ...

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Green technology is new trend in Canada - Jamaica Observer

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 9:36pm

Green technology is new trend in Canada
Jamaica Observer
I am currently pursuing studies in architecture and construction. I would like to pursue postgraduate studies in Canada. Are local degrees accepted in Canada or would I have to start over? — KS. Dear KS: Green technology is the new trend in Canada ...

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New webinar on timber explains strategies for profitable passive design - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:17am

Wire Service Canada (press release)

New webinar on timber explains strategies for profitable passive design
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
A solid wood product, mass timber's thermal properties make it a natural option for helping to meet Passive House's space heating and cooling requirements. “We must consider more than just how energy efficient a building is – we also need to look at ...
Press Release: Passive House gets character in VancouverWire Service Canada (press release)

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Is it a Passivehouse or is it a treehouse? Yes! - Treehugger

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:09am

Treehugger

Is it a Passivehouse or is it a treehouse? Yes!
Treehugger
It is hard to take anything you read in the Daily Telegraph seriously, but their homebuilding awards are often nice. Considering that the paper is full of climate deniers and charlatans, it is surprising that they have a Passive House or Passivhaus ...

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Architect firm wins award for designing Dursley home that appeared on Channel 4's Grand Designs - Gazette Series

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 8:23am

Gazette Series

Architect firm wins award for designing Dursley home that appeared on Channel 4's Grand Designs
Gazette Series
AN ARCHITECT firm has won a major award for designing a home in Dursley that appeared on Channel 4's Grand Designs. Millar and Howard Workshop, an award-winning architecture practice based in Chalford, has won the coveted Telegraph and Homebuilding ...

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Press Release: Passive House gets character in Vancouver - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:45am

Press Release: Passive House gets character in Vancouver
Wire Service Canada (press release)
Vancouver's first Passive House renovation under the new character home retention bylaw is slated to start construction early next year. Character Passive House Project Vancouver. WireService.ca Media Release (12/12/2017) Vancouver, BC - Designed by ...

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New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction - EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:17am

EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
A solid wood product, mass timber's thermal properties make it a natural option for helping to meet Passive House's space heating and cooling requirements. “We must consider more than just how energy efficient a building is – we also need to look at ...
Press Release: Passive House gets character in VancouverWire Service Canada (press release)

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New wood technologies optimize passive design and constructionreThink Wood shows successful strategies for high ... - Markets Insider

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:07am

Markets Insider

New wood technologies optimize passive design and constructionreThink Wood shows successful strategies for high ...
Markets Insider
A solid wood product, mass timber's thermal properties make it a natural option for helping to meet Passive House's space heating and cooling requirements. “We must consider more than just how energy efficient a building is – we also need to look at ...
Press Release: Passive House gets character in VancouverWire Service Canada (press release)

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New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:01am

GlobeNewswire (press release)

New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction
GlobeNewswire (press release)
A solid wood product, mass timber's thermal properties make it a natural option for helping to meet Passive House's space heating and cooling requirements. “We must consider more than just how energy efficient a building is – we also need to look at ...

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How Canadians are constructing North America's biggest green buildings - CBC.ca

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 2:00am

CBC.ca

How Canadians are constructing North America's biggest green buildings
CBC.ca
In January, tenants will move into a six-storey Vancouver apartment building designed to be so energy efficient, you can heat each bedroom with a 100-watt light bulb. Boasting a total of 85 studio, one- and two-bedroom units, The Heights at 388 Skeena ...

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Inside Manhattan's first rental passive house in Harlem - The Real Deal Magazine

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:50am

The Real Deal Magazine

Inside Manhattan's first rental passive house in Harlem
The Real Deal Magazine
The 34-unit building designed by architect Chris Benedict is the first Manhattan rental building to meet passive house standards. The building certification of passive house is the leading global standard for energy efficient structures; its triple-pan ...

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City will replace Nolita's Elizabeth Street Garden with 121 affordable ... - 6Sqft (blog)

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:18am

6Sqft (blog)

City will replace Nolita's Elizabeth Street Garden with 121 affordable ...
6Sqft (blog)
After years of public battles between open space advocates and public officials, the city announced on Friday that it will create an affordable senior housing development at the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden in Nolita. Dubbed Haven Green, the ...
Elizabeth Street Garden will be demolished for 121 affordable units ...Curbed NY

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Elizabeth Street Garden will be demolished for 121 affordable apartments for seniors - Curbed NY

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 8:09am

Curbed NY

Elizabeth Street Garden will be demolished for 121 affordable apartments for seniors
Curbed NY
As plans stand right now, Haven Green will be built to passive house standards. It will be affordable to seniors making between $20,040 and $40,080 annually, and of the total 121 units, 37 will be set aside for the formerly homeless. In addition ...

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Are “passive homes” the future? - Michigan Radio

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:45pm

Michigan Radio

Are “passive homes” the future?
Michigan Radio
Passive House takes the approach that what if we looked at energy performance as one of the key metrics of our design protocol? The concept behind Passive House is if we can design, build, and site a house in such a fashion, we can reduce the energy ...

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