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YWCA Hamilton incorporates Passive House design into affordable housing development - Daily Commercial News

4 hours 11 min ago
YWCA Hamilton incorporates Passive House design into affordable housing development  Daily Commercial News

With an eye on achieving a high degree of energy efficiency, the YWCA Hamilton is spearheading a development that incorporates a Passive House (PH) ...

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Design Process for a Net-Zero Energy Building - Greenroofs.com

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 8:45am
Design Process for a Net-Zero Energy Building  Greenroofs.com

A net-zero energy building produces enough energy to match or exceed its consumption, which should be minimized first to reduce the generation capacity to.

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Massachusetts considers net-zero standard for new buildings - Energy News Network

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 3:00am
Massachusetts considers net-zero standard for new buildings  Energy News Network

Some builders question whether the standard is the best one for reducing emissions from the state's buildings.

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Minnesota homeowners aren't hearing pitches for heating electrification yet - Energy News Network

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 2:59am
Minnesota homeowners aren't hearing pitches for heating electrification yet  Energy News Network

As clean energy advocates make the case for switching from gas heat, alternatives remain niche products for contractors.

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Jackson Clements Burrows-designed student accommodation gets Passive House tick - Architecture and Design

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 3:48pm
Jackson Clements Burrows-designed student accommodation gets Passive House tick  Architecture and Design

Designed by Jackson Clements Burrows architects, and completed by Multiplex in March 2019, Gillies Hall comprises of 150 single occupancy units set over six ...

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Renovated Comox residence surpasses net zero home energy standards - BCLocalNews

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 8:24pm
Renovated Comox residence surpasses net zero home energy standards  BCLocalNews

Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd. is a green high-performance custom home builder on Central Vancouver Island.

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Renovated Comox residence surpasses net zero home energy standards - Comox Valley Record

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:57am
Renovated Comox residence surpasses net zero home energy standards  Comox Valley Record

Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd. is a green high-performance custom home builder on Central Vancouver Island.

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Revealing designs for the world's tallest hybrid timber tower - - The Construction Specifier

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:23am
Revealing designs for the world's tallest hybrid timber tower -  The Construction Specifier

A Vancouver, British Columbia developer has proposed a mass timber, Passive House skyscraper that could be the world's tallest wood tower.

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Melbourne’s Monash University awarded Australia’s largest Passive House certification - CSO Magazine

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 4:22am
Melbourne’s Monash University awarded Australia’s largest Passive House certification  CSO Magazine

Gillies Hall is the only building in the southern hemisphere to achieve Passive House certification.

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Senior housing community open in Muncy | News, Sports, Jobs - Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 9:17pm
Senior housing community open in Muncy | News, Sports, Jobs  Williamsport Sun-Gazette

MUNCY — Muncy Greene is officially open for business and its inhabitants couldn't be more excited about their new homes. The Greene is an affordable housi.

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Companies led by women receive funds - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 3:43pm
Companies led by women receive funds  TheChronicleHerald.ca

AtlanTick Repellent Products Inc., a business led by Lisa Ali Learning in Mahone Bay, was given a grant of $100000 from the federal government to help the ...

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Female entrepreneurial voices amplified in Nova Scotia's business sector - Mirage News

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:35am
Female entrepreneurial voices amplified in Nova Scotia's business sector  Mirage News

From left to right: Minister Jordan with Natalie Leonard, Vice President and Owner, Passive Design Solutions) Two local women-led businesses...

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Passive House Project Sets Record in the Bronx - Commercial Property Executive

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:45am
Passive House Project Sets Record in the Bronx  Commercial Property Executive

Park Avenue Green, a new development in New York City's South Bronx, combines the cutting-edge technology of Passive House design with affordability and ...

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Affordable housing developer tapped for East Garfield Park project - Crain's Chicago Business

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 7:05am
Affordable housing developer tapped for East Garfield Park project  Crain's Chicago Business

The firm Preservation of Affordable Housing plans a $22.3 million environmentally friendly mixed-income housing development in the West Side neighborhood ...

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World's tallest hybrid timber tower planned for Canada - New Atlas

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 3:26am
World's tallest hybrid timber tower planned for Canada  New Atlas

As tall timber construction continues to grow in popularity, world's tallest records are being regularly broken. Perkins+Will recently unveiled a new and ...

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Multiplex project becomes Australia's largest Passive House - The Construction Index

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:56pm
Multiplex project becomes Australia's largest Passive House  The Construction Index

Monash University's new Gillies Hall – which has been built by Multiplex – has become the first major building in the southern hemisphere to achieve Passive ...

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This Week's Chicago Deal Sheet - Bisnow

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:37am
This Week's Chicago Deal Sheet  Bisnow

Premier Design + Build Group broke ground last week on a 153K SF speculative warehouse for Chicago-based developer Sterling Bay. The builder will use ...

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Allegheny County Housing Authority opens Mt. Lebanon senior affordable housing development - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:00am
Allegheny County Housing Authority opens Mt. Lebanon senior affordable housing development  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Allegheny County Housing Authority opened a new senior affordable housing development in Mt. Lebanon Tuesday morning, joined by public officials and ...

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Couple builds home in Wasaga Beach that uses up to 90% less heating and cooling energy - Global News

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 9:06am
Couple builds home in Wasaga Beach that uses up to 90% less heating and cooling energy  Global News

Koko and Robert Saar began researching passive homes in 2016, before beginning to build one of their own in Wasaga Beach, Ont.

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Do you remove your shoes inside? (Survey) - Treehugger

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 7:47am
Do you remove your shoes inside? (Survey)  Treehugger

In some countries, it is standard practice; in others, not so much. When I was last in London I went to take off my shoes and was told by my expat Canadian host, ...

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