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New policy aims to encourage energy-friendly projects - ithaca.com

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 7:47pm

ithaca.com

New policy aims to encourage energy-friendly projects
ithaca.com
The whole building path deals with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification, HERS ratings (which grades a house's energy efficiency via an established index), or passive house certification (a set of five energy-efficient ...

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'The New American Home' Achieves a 45 HERS Index and LEED Platinum Using AeroBarrier - Markets Insider

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:59pm

'The New American Home' Achieves a 45 HERS Index and LEED Platinum Using AeroBarrier
Markets Insider
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For builders aiming to achieve high levels of energy performance, it just got easier, thanks to AeroBarrier. AeroBarrier is affordable, easy to apply, and dramatically improves the sealing of the building ...

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'The New American Home' Achieves a 45 HERS Index and LEED Platinum Using AeroBarrier - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:50pm

'The New American Home' Achieves a 45 HERS Index and LEED Platinum Using AeroBarrier
PR Newswire (press release)
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For builders aiming to achieve high levels of energy performance, it just got easier, thanks to AeroBarrier. AeroBarrier is affordable, easy to apply, and dramatically improves the sealing of the building ...

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Cascadia Windows & Doors Introduces the Universal Series - EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 4:51pm

EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Cascadia Windows & Doors Introduces the Universal Series
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
Cascadia Universal Series windows and doors are pending Passive House certification in Canada — a threshold that only one-in-a-thousand windows meet. “These desirable characteristics have never coexisted in a single product,” Battistel added. “The ...

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Second and Delaware project continues to languish in court, faces soaring costs - Kansas City Business Journal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:17pm

Kansas City Business Journal

Second and Delaware project continues to languish in court, faces soaring costs
Kansas City Business Journal
The concept, which Arnold hoped to prove in the River Market and then start replicating, involves Passive House energy-efficiency standards that have been employed in Europe for 20 years and exceed LEED Platinum requirements. Gibson said work on Second ...

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Cascadia Windows & Doors Introduces the Universal Series - Business Wire (press release)

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 8:25am

Business Wire (press release)

Cascadia Windows & Doors Introduces the Universal Series
Business Wire (press release)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cascadia Windows & Doors, a manufacturer and distributor of fiberglass windows, doors and building products based in greater Vancouver, Canada, introduces the Universal Series — the first commercial grade ...

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5 Reasons Why Passive House Isn't a Silver Bullet - Sourceable - Sourceable

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:41am

Sourceable

5 Reasons Why Passive House Isn't a Silver Bullet - Sourceable
Sourceable
Passive House is pretty hot in the design/built environment world, but there are some aspects of the building, site and precinct that it doesn't address.

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To save Nolita's Elizabeth Street Garden, a nonprofit wants to take ownership from the city - 6Sqft (blog)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:02am

6Sqft (blog)

To save Nolita's Elizabeth Street Garden, a nonprofit wants to take ownership from the city
6Sqft (blog)
The city's affordable housing complex, dubbed Haven Green, calls for an energy-efficient passive house with units set aside for seniors earning between $20,040 and $40,080 as well as seniors who were formerly homeless. The city says there will be a ...

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How This Retired Couple Is Building The Home Of The Future: A Passive House - Toronto Storeys (blog)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 5:53am

Toronto Storeys (blog)

How This Retired Couple Is Building The Home Of The Future: A Passive House
Toronto Storeys (blog)
So why are two of the GTA's earliest adopters of passive-house methodology a retired couple, who live with their 103-year-old mother? To those who aren't as au courant as the Josephs, passive housing actually came about in Germany in the 1980s, as an ...

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Big buildings get the attention. But small ones can create community. - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 4:07am

Houston Chronicle

Big buildings get the attention. But small ones can create community.
Houston Chronicle
While all of the buildings plan to incorporate sustainable design practices, one of them will be Chicago's first affordable, multifamily passive house, which means that it's designed to dramatically reduce energy use for heating and cooling. These ...

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Big buildings get the attention. But small ones can create community. - Houston Chronicle

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 4:07am

Houston Chronicle

Big buildings get the attention. But small ones can create community.
Houston Chronicle
While all of the buildings plan to incorporate sustainable design practices, one of them will be Chicago's first affordable, multifamily passive house, which means that it's designed to dramatically reduce energy use for heating and cooling. These ...

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Is this a housing revolution for aging boomers? - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 3:32am

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Is this a housing revolution for aging boomers?
Mother Nature Network (blog)
That big wall of Andersen double-glazed windows might be draughty when the cold wind blows off that lake; I'm not sure that thermally, this house will be really comfortable on the coldest days, but then that's why I like the Passive House standard ...

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10 Questions With... Guy Geier - Interior Design

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:43pm

Interior Design

10 Questions With... Guy Geier
Interior Design
Environmental consciousness and design has been part of our DNA since the firm's founding and we are now expanding that commitment to leadership in Passive House and Bird Safe design. Through our internal groups, such as Women of FXFOWLE and FXFone, we ...

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Top 12 stories to watch in 2018 - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 2:07pm

Top 12 stories to watch in 2018
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
Adopting Passive House design to meet goals. Cheryl Mah: The City of Vancouver is aiming to have all new buildings produce zero emissions by 2030, while the B.C. government is setting all new buildings be net-zero by 2032. These ambitious goals will ...

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Three Architecture Projects That Will Build Community and Address Inequality This Year - Smithsonian

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 7:55am

Smithsonian

Three Architecture Projects That Will Build Community and Address Inequality This Year
Smithsonian
Dubbed Tierra Linda, the project is the result of Landon Bone Baker Architects' ongoing work with the community-based organization Latin United Community Housing Association. When it's completed, Tierra Linda will have created 12 small-scale housing ...

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Reap long-term rewards with energy efficiency - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:22pm

Reap long-term rewards with energy efficiency
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Since then, some features in my house have become more mainstream and energy efficiency has become a more common aspiration. Building science has seen additional advances since the 1980s and I've recognized a few mistakes that I made in building my ...

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Another way to manage the cold - The Capital Journal

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:22pm

Another way to manage the cold
The Capital Journal
Since then, some features in my house have become more mainstream and energy efficiency has become a more common aspiration. Building science has seen additional advances since the 1980s and I've recognized a few mistakes that I made in building my ...

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Property Price Guide 2018: hard hats and hope - The Times

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 4:04pm

The Times

Property Price Guide 2018: hard hats and hope
The Times
Research carried out separately by Move columnist Lorcan Sirr, Jeff Colley, of Passive House Plus magazine, and broker Goodbody cast doubt over these figures. Goodbody and Colley analysed building energy rating certificates to calculate the number of ...

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The First Korean Pavilion Set to Open at the 22nd International Passive House Conference in Munich - Korea IT Times (press release)

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 3:08pm

Korea IT Times (press release)

The First Korean Pavilion Set to Open at the 22nd International Passive House Conference in Munich
Korea IT Times (press release)
The 22nd International Passive House Conference will be held from March 8 to 10, 2018 in Munich, Germany. This year's conference theme is "PASSIVE HOUSE - IT'S WORTH IT!" Professor Wolfgang Feist, founder of Passive House Institute(PHI) said, "the ...

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The First Korean Pavilion Open with 22nd International Passive House Conference in Munich - Korea IT Times (press release)

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 1:53pm

Korea IT Times (press release)

The First Korean Pavilion Open with 22nd International Passive House Conference in Munich
Korea IT Times (press release)
The 22nd International Passive House Conference will be held from March 8 to 10, 2018 in Munich, Germany. This year's conference theme is "PASSIVE HOUSE - IT'S WORTH IT!" Professor Wolfgang Feist, founder of Passive House Institute(PHI) said, "the ...

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