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Passive house owners save money, feel better - Reading Eagle

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 9:08pm

Reading Eagle

Passive house owners save money, feel better
Reading Eagle
It's been a cozy winter for JeanAnn and Shawn Soeder in a recently completed Washington Township passive house. "We moved in Nov. 1, and although it has been a mild winter, our heating costs were only about 39 cents a day," Shawn Soeder said.

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Passive house owners save money, feel better - Reading Eagle

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 9:08pm

Reading Eagle

Passive house owners save money, feel better
Reading Eagle
It's been a cozy winter for JeanAnn and Shawn Soeder in a recently completed Washington Township passive house. "We moved in Nov. 1, and although it has been a mild winter, our heating costs were only about 39 cents a day," Shawn Soeder said.

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PassivDom makes totally autonomous homes capable of withstanding zombies - Digital Trends

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 7:53pm

Digital Trends

PassivDom makes totally autonomous homes capable of withstanding zombies
Digital Trends
“PassivDom is the world's first mobile and transportable house with Passive House parameters,” said Max Gerbut, the company's founder, in an interview with TechCrunch. “Due to the use of advanced materials and unique developments by our engineers, ...

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Beauty is not only skin deep; what's behind the skin is important too. - Treehugger

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 7:46am

Treehugger

Beauty is not only skin deep; what's behind the skin is important too.
Treehugger
Cornell Tech's 26 story dorm on Roosevelt Island is the world's tallest and biggest residential building built to the tough Passive House standard; Green building fans have been so excited to see it happen, particularly since there are so few Passive ...

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PassivDom is an Zombie-proof “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house” - TechCrunch

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 7:41am

PassivDom is an Zombie-proof “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house”
TechCrunch
“PassivDom is the world's first mobile and transportable house with Passive House parameters,” said Gerbut. “Due to the use of advanced materials and unique developments by our engineers, PassivDom has the highest thermal performance among ...

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'Print House' Condominiums Coming To The Heights, Jersey City - Jersey Digs

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 6:15am

'Print House' Condominiums Coming To The Heights, Jersey City
Jersey Digs
Chartier describes the project as an “environmentally sustainable” building “designed using passive house standards” that is set to receive LEED certification. It claims that around 90% of all construction waste will be recycled, and that the low-toxic ...

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Passive House gaining momentum: registrations up, new projects underway and new courses in Sydney - Architecture and Design

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 2:38pm

Architecture and Design

Passive House gaining momentum: registrations up, new projects underway and new courses in Sydney
Architecture and Design
The number of Certified Passive House Professionals in Australia is on the rise and the peak representative body for those practitioners is confident this trend will continue. The Australian Passive House Association (APHA) has reported a 60 per cent ...

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Demolition of ABC No Rio's Former HQ Commences on Rivington ... - Bowery Boogie

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 2:09am

Bowery Boogie

Demolition of ABC No Rio's Former HQ Commences on Rivington ...
Bowery Boogie
The proverbial wrecking ball is busy around the Lower East Side these days. It's tough to keep up. Over on Rivington Street, half the block is currently am.

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Energy efficiency isn't enough anymore. - Treehugger

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:17am

Treehugger

Energy efficiency isn't enough anymore.
Treehugger
1) Passive House energy efficiency + 2) low embodied energy + 3) non-toxic + 4) walkable. What would it take to develop a standard that did all this? Let's have a look. We could call it the Elrond standard. Or if it is based on Passive House and they ...

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Tilting at Windmills: The Urban Frontier House - Billings Gazette

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 9:08am

Billings Gazette

Tilting at Windmills: The Urban Frontier House
Billings Gazette
His goals included qualifying the home for the U.S. Green Building Council's platinum certification, passing the International Living Future Institute's rigorous Living Building Standards Challenge and meeting Passive House energy standards. It took ...

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BLOG: Passive House 2.0 with Monte Paulsen - Journal of Commerce

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 4:39pm

Journal of Commerce

BLOG: Passive House 2.0 with Monte Paulsen
Journal of Commerce
Passive house can be and is commercial towers and mid-rise buildings. The missing component, he said, is housing, but progress is being made. The lion's share of energy in a typical Vancouver house goes to heating, Paulsen said, and what passive house ...

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Millennium Imports Energy Savings Strategy - Banker & Tradesman

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 4:00am

Banker & Tradesman

Millennium Imports Energy Savings Strategy
Banker & Tradesman
The so-called Passive House (“Passivhaus” in German) process entails building a super-tight, highly insulated structure – or, in the Winthrop Square case, a large component of a structure – that relies on using cutting-edge energy recovery ventilator ...

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Sad stretch of Canal Street retail may be replaced with this nine-story Passive House - 6Sqft (blog)

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:57am

6Sqft (blog)

Sad stretch of Canal Street retail may be replaced with this nine-story Passive House
6Sqft (blog)
In terms of its Passive House specs, the building will use high-efficiency heat pumps to condition the interior units, while ERVs (energy recovery ventilators) will supply apartments with filtered and conditioned fresh air. The prefabricated exterior ...

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What Is a Passive House? - Mother Earth News

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 9:37pm

Mother Earth News

What Is a Passive House?
Mother Earth News
Is it possible we've been approaching heating our homes from completely the wrong angle? That's what proponents of the Passive House believe. Those who follow the principles of this German construction concept say that instead of heating up our homes, ...

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Colorado's most energy-efficient home is a Passive House - The Coloradoan

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 7:10pm

The Coloradoan

Colorado's most energy-efficient home is a Passive House
The Coloradoan
MASONVILLE - The most energy-efficient house in Colorado sits on the side of a mountain, about a 30-minute drive northwest of downtown Loveland. The 1,250 square-foot home is off the grid, yet still maintains temperatures in the 60s and 70s, day and ...

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Colorado's most energy-efficient home a Passive House - 9NEWS.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 2:01pm

9NEWS.com

Colorado's most energy-efficient home a Passive House
9NEWS.com
Passive House is a design standard for all kinds of buildings developed in Germany. “The basic concept is that we put a lot of effort into not losing heat through the building walls,” said Michler. “And we shrink the heating systems down to just about ...

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Passive House is not just for houses - Treehugger

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 9:18am

Treehugger

Passive House is not just for houses
Treehugger
In North America, if people know about Passivhaus or Passive House at all, they think it is all about houses. In Europe, where they have been around longer, there are all kinds of buildings that are built to the Passivhaus standard of extreme energy ...
The challenges facing architects of Passive Houses in AustraliaArchitecture and Design

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The challenges facing architects of Passive Houses in Australia - Architecture and Design

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 4:16am

The challenges facing architects of Passive Houses in Australia
Architecture and Design
The design principles of the Passive House (PH) are becoming increasingly popular in Australia, yet their uptake has been much slower than in Europe where the concept originated. PH is a building standard or a construction concept that was developed by ...

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A Dialogue on Sustainability in Design & Architecture - Huffington Post

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:46pm

Huffington Post

A Dialogue on Sustainability in Design & Architecture
Huffington Post
The energy code requirements are going through multiple improvements at a rapid speed. Mayor Bill de Blasio's Green Building Initiative, which has a target of 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, is a reality. Passive house standards are ...

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What Is a Passive House? - Mother Earth News

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:53am

Mother Earth News

What Is a Passive House?
Mother Earth News
Is it possible we've been approaching heating our homes from completely the wrong angle? That's what proponents of the Passive House believe. Those who follow the principles of this German construction concept say that instead of heating up our homes, ...

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