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Omni breaks ground on homeless sanctuary - Real Estate Weekly

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:10pm

Omni breaks ground on homeless sanctuary
Real Estate Weekly
Morris II is currently one of the largest such passive house developments under construction in the United States. It will be designed with an airtight building envelope, continuous insulation, high performance windows, and energy recovery ventilation ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In New England Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - Rhode Island Public Radio

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:28am

Rhode Island Public Radio

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In New England Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
Rhode Island Public Radio
“We want to make it so that if a building is not a passive house, then people say, 'Oh well, that's a real negative, I would rather do something that is a passive house: it's just better,'" Gordon said. Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House ...

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Penn State establishes international ties for sustainable building education - Penn State News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 11:50am

Penn State News

Penn State establishes international ties for sustainable building education
Penn State News
Freihaut's time in Europe also included attending a passive house conference in Vienna, Austria. Passive house is a rigorous, yet voluntary, standard for building energy efficiency, resulting in buildings that need little energy for heating and cooling ...

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Good Natured - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 3:46pm

5280 | The Denver Magazine

Good Natured
5280 | The Denver Magazine
He started over with an open floor plan based on the German engineering philosophy called Passive House (in German, Passivhaus), which uses concepts like an airtight, über-insulated envelope; strategic solar orientation; innovative ventilation; and ...

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Place your bets: Ice Box Challenge puts passive houses to the test - Vancouver Courier

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 1:19pm

Place your bets: Ice Box Challenge puts passive houses to the test
Vancouver Courier
As part of the Ice Box Challenge, Passive House Canada hosted a kickoff event at Vancouver's Olympic Village Square on July 27, where they placed a one-tonne ice block in a super-insulated box built to Passive House standards, and another tonne of ice ...

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Passive House practitioners aim to spread standard beyond single-family homes - Building Design + Construction (press release) (registration)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:08am

Passive House practitioners aim to spread standard beyond single-family homes
Building Design + Construction (press release) (registration)
Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) wants to expand acceptance of the standard in the commercial and institutional markets. As more buildings achieve certification, they provide proof-of-concept and data that can inform design decisions and influence ...

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Ice Box Challenge highlights new Passive House standards - Western Investor (subscription)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:04am

Western Investor (subscription)

Ice Box Challenge highlights new Passive House standards
Western Investor (subscription)
On July 27, two structures were placed at Vancouver's Olympic Village – one built to the BC Energy Code and one built to a Passive House standard. One tonne of ice was placed in each structure and the public is invited to guess how much ice will be ...

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South Korea, Passive House Based Gov't Zero Energy Certification System Officially Launches - Korea IT Times (press release)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 6:28am

Korea IT Times (press release)

South Korea, Passive House Based Gov't Zero Energy Certification System Officially Launches
Korea IT Times (press release)
According to a related industry, 'Urban Renewal' seeks to maximize the insulating performance of exterior walls and windows by Passive House and minimize the use of new and renewable energy sources such as geothermal energy and solar powers.

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Men's Club scholarship fundraiser is Aug. 5 - Green Bay Press Gazette

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 6:17am

Men's Club scholarship fundraiser is Aug. 5
Green Bay Press Gazette
The energy-efficient Passive House is based on design software developed by German engineers and adapted to North American climates and results in structures that have significantly lower energy requirements for heating or cooling (which can also be ...

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Field9: architecture hires Eric Kent as project manager - Richland Source

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:39am

Richland Source

Field9: architecture hires Eric Kent as project manager
Richland Source
FiELD9: architecture is a full service architecture firm located in Mansfield. Providing community minded architecture with a modern sensibility and an eye towards sustainability in north central Ohio since 2010 and Certified Passive House design since 2016.

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Q&A: When talking green, GO Logic leads with design - Construction Dive

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 5:52am

Q&A: When talking green, GO Logic leads with design
Construction Dive
The design-build firm, which built the first Passive House in the state, was founded in 2008 by the duo of architect Matthew O'Malia and carpenter and building-energy analyst Alan Gibson. Its goal is to bring Passive House into the mainstream ...

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High-Efficiency Home Presentation Aug. 2 - Door County Pulse

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:10pm

High-Efficiency Home Presentation Aug. 2
Door County Pulse
Certified Passive House Consultant Christi Weber will discuss Passive House design, high-efficiency homes and the role they can play in addressing climate change at the Climate Change Coalition of Door County's Aug. 2 program, held at 7 pm at the ...

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Ice box challenges Passive House standard - Business in Vancouver

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 3:19pm

Business in Vancouver

Ice box challenges Passive House standard
Business in Vancouver
On July 27, two structures were placed at Vancouver's Olympic Village – one built to the BC Energy Code and one built to a Passive House standard. One tonne of ice was placed in each structure and the public is invited to guess how much ice will be ...

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Penn State establishes international ties for sustainable building education - Penn State News

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 2:02pm

Penn State establishes international ties for sustainable building education
Penn State News
Freihaut's time in Europe also included attending a passive house conference in Vienna, Austria. Passive house is a rigorous, yet voluntary, standard for building energy efficiency, resulting in buildings that need little energy for heating and cooling ...

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Citigroup Plans 11K-SF Outpost at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island - Commercial Observer

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 11:49am

Citigroup Plans 11K-SF Outpost at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island
Commercial Observer
Developed by Forest City New York, the office building will join two other nearly complete pieces of Cornell Tech's campus: a passive house, a 350-unit dorm tower called The House and a 160,000-square-foot academic building known as The Bloomberg ...

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First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market - Petersfield Post

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 6:06am

Petersfield Post

First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market
Petersfield Post
A?passive house is a concept rather than a brand name, and they can deliver energy savings of up to 90 per cent against bills paid by those in older homes, and up to 75 per cent lower energy bills compared with average new builds. They are so well ...

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First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market | News ... - Petersfield Post

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 6:02am

Petersfield Post

First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market | News ...
Petersfield Post
A PETERSFIELD design and build company is constructing the town's first 'passive houses' – homes that are so energy efficient they can cut bills by up to 90 per ...

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Take a first look inside energy-efficient Capitol Core in Capitol Hill - Curbed Seattle

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 3:46pm

Curbed Seattle

Take a first look inside energy-efficient Capitol Core in Capitol Hill
Curbed Seattle
There's one Capitol Hill residential project down: An apartment building underway near Boylston Avenue East and East Olive Way dubbed Capitol Core was just completed. The building contains two dramatically different types of units: two penthouse lofts ...

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Breakthrough Envelope Sealing Technology To Be Used On All New Homes Built By Arizona-Based Production Builder - Benzinga

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 2:13am

Breakthrough Envelope Sealing Technology To Be Used On All New Homes Built By Arizona-Based Production Builder
Benzinga
Developed at the University of California, Davis, the new technology turns a labor-intensive, multi-step procedure into a single application process that can quickly and easily deliver industry-leading passive-house levels of envelope tightness ...

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Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave - Glass on Web

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:07pm

Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave
Glass on Web
Continuous rooflights can now provide daylight in accordance with Pas-sive House Standards: The new global innovation from LAMILUX, the LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave has been certified by the Passive House Institute Darmstadt ...

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