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Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 5:29am

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The four-story, bright green building has solar panels on the flat rooftop and is the first multifamily building in the city to be certified as a Passive House by the Passive House Institute U.S., according to Avesta Housing. As a energy efficient ...

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Two icehouses are sitting atop the Pa. Capitol steps: Here's why - PennLive.com

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 5:15am

PennLive.com

Two icehouses are sitting atop the Pa. Capitol steps: Here's why
PennLive.com
Each of the structures contains a block of ice and, according to Heidi Kunka of the U.S. Green Building Council, the ice inside the 2009-era structure will melt two or three weeks sooner than the passive house. "We're trying to raise awareness about ...

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Icehouse experiment builds case for green buildings - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 9:01pm

Icehouse experiment builds case for green buildings
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
HARRISBURG — If an ice chunk can pass judgment on human behavior, the 1080-pound cube in the shed on the steps of the state Capitol is meant to become ...

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Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments - Press Herald

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 3:20pm

Press Herald

Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments
Press Herald
The four-story, bright green building has solar panels on the flat rooftop and is the first multifamily building in the city to be certified as a Passive House by the Passive House Institute U.S., according to Avesta Housing. As a energy efficient ...

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United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ... - MilTech

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 2:03am

MilTech

United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ...
MilTech
The North American Passive House Network has announced Scott Foster, Director of the Sustainable Energy Division for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and North America as the keynote speaker for the Annual Conference and Expo, ...

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United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ... - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:05am

PR Web (press release)

United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ...
PR Web (press release)
The North American Passive House Network has announced Scott Foster, Director of the Sustainable Energy Division for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and North America as the keynote speaker for the Annual Conference and Expo, ...

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Allentown's newest affordable housing for older residents has grand opening - Allentown Morning Call

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:09pm

Allentown Morning Call

Allentown's newest affordable housing for older residents has grand opening
Allentown Morning Call
Construction adhered to "passive house" standards for energy efficiency, meaning it will be far cheaper to heat and cool and result in lower utility bills for residents. PICTURES: Sacred Heart Apartments Opening. PHOTO GALLERY: Grand opening ceremony ...

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EMerge Alliance – Passive House Institute US Launches Joint Standards Effort - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 9:03am

EMerge Alliance – Passive House Institute US Launches Joint Standards Effort
PR Web (press release)
The EMerge Alliance and Passive House Alliance US (PHIUS) jointly announced a cooperative effort to create an integrated active electrical power standard to enhance existing PHIUS building standards. A single technical standards group, co-chaired and ...

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Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent - Scranton Times-Tribune

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 3:54am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent
Scranton Times-Tribune
Passive House Institute officials were so enamored with Milford architect Richard Pedranti's flagship design that they worked it into their training and certification process for WUFI Passive, computer software that helps architects design buildings ...

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Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent - Citizens Voice

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 1:00am

Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent
Citizens Voice
Passive House Institute officials were so enamored with Milford architect Richard Pedranti's flagship design that they worked it into their training and certification process for WUFI Passive, computer software that helps architects design buildings ...

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At Home: KU students design, build passive solar house - Topeka Capital Journal

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 11:01am

Topeka Capital Journal

At Home: KU students design, build passive solar house
Topeka Capital Journal
University of Kansas students participating in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning's Studio 804 design-build program constructed a passive solar house on the east side of Lawrence. The home's steel exterior is reminiscent of the Lustron ...

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Affordable housing units to be unveiled in Portland - Mainebiz

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 8:33am

Affordable housing units to be unveiled in Portland
Mainebiz
Bayside Anchor, built at a cost of $7.8 million at 81 E. Oxford St., will be a mixed-use passive-house building in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland. Avesta, a Portland nonprofit with 2,000 apartments in its portfolio, partnered with the ...

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Affordable housing units to be unveiled in Portland - Mainebiz

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 8:29am

Mainebiz

Affordable housing units to be unveiled in Portland
Mainebiz
Bayside Anchor, built at a cost of $7.8 million at 81 E. Oxford St., will be a mixed-use passive-house building in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland. Avesta, a Portland nonprofit with 2,000 apartments in its portfolio, partnered with the ...

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Dunedin family downsizing to a passive house in an urban commune - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 5:04pm

Dunedin family downsizing to a passive house in an urban commune
Stuff.co.nz
For Matt, the main drawcard is the passive house concept. "That is what got me very interested. We have been living in Dunedin trying to heat old villas for the past 10 years. We retrofitted double glazing in one of these villas and added insulation ...

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Cornell Tech aims for net-zero efficiency at Bloomberg Center - Cornell Chronicle

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 7:22am

ArchDaily

Cornell Tech aims for net-zero efficiency at Bloomberg Center
Cornell Chronicle
As part of the campus focus on sustainability and efficiency, the first residential building on campus will be the world's first high-rise passive house building. “Cornell Tech will have some of the most environmentally friendly and energy-efficient ...
Morphosis' Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech Aims for Net Zero and LEED Platinum CertificationArchDaily

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Musings about Martin Holladay's Musings of an energy nerd (book review) - Treehugger

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 1:37pm

Treehugger

Musings about Martin Holladay's Musings of an energy nerd (book review)
Treehugger
I had this epiphany a few years ago, and wondered, Should we be building like Grandma's house or like Passive House? In it, I wrote that we needed to go super-insulated, Passivhaus or even the Pretty Good House, a standard that Martin has promoted in ...

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Five Of The Coolest Prefab Houses Available To Order Right Now - Builder Magazine

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 5:36am

Builder Magazine

Five Of The Coolest Prefab Houses Available To Order Right Now
Builder Magazine
One example—the Passive House line by Ecocor—ranges from 218 to 1,932 square feet, costs $140,000 to $502,000, and offers an air-tight passive house design with solar-optimized orientation and high performance windows. There are 11 models to ...

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Omagh builders perfect design for 'passive' house - The Ulster Herald

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 7:40am

The Ulster Herald

Omagh builders perfect design for 'passive' house
The Ulster Herald
AFTER seven years of painstaking trial and error, local building contractors Moffitt and Robinson have received a top accolade from the Passive House Institute in Germany for their innovative house design. The company, from outside Omagh, was already ...

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Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build - Startland News

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:03am

Startland News

Efficiency, innovative home construction are cornerstones for Prairie Design Build
Startland News
That's when he discovered “Passive House” design, a building standard for energy efficiency. And the third-generation carpenter has never been the same. “We had a long building reputation of building really durable homes; this just takes it to a whole ...

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Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future - Scottish Construction Now

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 3:59am

Scottish Construction Now

Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future
Scottish Construction Now
In construction, bringing a scientific approach to the design of a building that commits to an energy standard is not the easiest of things to achieve. When Passive House caught the imagination of those seeking answers to achieving an energy standard ...

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