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Pittsburgh is active as a Passive House leader - The Pittsburgh 100

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 2:05pm

The Pittsburgh 100

Pittsburgh is active as a Passive House leader
The Pittsburgh 100
While LEED-certified buildings use environmentally friendly materials, Passive House certifications recognize buildings for actual performance, reducing energy use by 75-90%. As a leader in high-performance building design, Pittsburgh is hosting the ...

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At FXCollaborative, Architects and a Manufacturer Explore How to Make Sustainable Design a Reality - Metropolis Magazine

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 11:00am

At FXCollaborative, Architects and a Manufacturer Explore How to Make Sustainable Design a Reality
Metropolis Magazine
One example related to the super energy-efficient Passive House design standard: Already a proven concept abroad, FXCollaborative wanted to build a large Passive House–certified project in the U.S. When the firm couldn't find willing clients, they ...

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Fri, 10/05/2018 - 1:48am
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For $795000, live out your 'Lord of the Rings' fantasies in this energy-efficient hobbit house - 6Sqft (blog)

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 11:12am

6Sqft (blog)

For $795000, live out your 'Lord of the Rings' fantasies in this energy-efficient hobbit house
6Sqft (blog)
After spending more than six years constructing the residence, and even building it to Passive House standards, Jim Castigan has put the home on the market for $795,000, according to Gothamist. In addition to being built right into a hillside, the home ...

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Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display - Mainebiz

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 8:32am

Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display
Mainebiz
Naomi Beal spends a lot of time talking to construction industry professionals as executive director of passivhaus Maine, a nonprofit that supports passive house building in the state. For a while, she'd been ruminating on an idea to get the concept ...

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Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display - Mainebiz

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 8:29am

Mechanics Hall will be lit up in passivehaus Maine display
Mainebiz
Naomi Beal spends a lot of time talking to construction industry professionals as executive director of passivhaus Maine, a nonprofit that supports passive house building in the state. For a while, she'd been ruminating on an idea to get the concept ...

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Luxury Condos For Sale In Hoboken: Candela Lofts, $1.25M And Up - Patch.com

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 4:03am

Patch.com

Luxury Condos For Sale In Hoboken: Candela Lofts, $1.25M And Up
Patch.com
HOBOKEN, NJ — Sales have officially opened for the first "passive house multi-family building in New Jersey," Hoboken-based developer Bijou Properties announced Wednesday. Candela Lofts, a collection of nine, luxury condominiums located in a ...

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Alberta town hall targets Passive House Plus certification - Construction Canada

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:21am

Construction Canada

Alberta town hall targets Passive House Plus certification
Construction Canada
Completed in the late summer of 2018, the Valleyview Town Hall in Alberta is the result of extensive collaboration between the municipality, Flechas Architecture, and Scott Builders to achieve the Passive House Plus standard in a northern climate.

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Ethical garment factory becomes the first Passive House building in South Asia - Inhabitat

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 9:39am

Ethical garment factory becomes the first Passive House building in South Asia
Inhabitat
Passive House certification — one of the leading green standards for ultra-low energy architecture — has finally touched down in South Asia with the completion of the Star Innovation Center near Colombo, Sri Lanka. New York City-based Jordan Parnass ...

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Passive House to hold ribbon cutting - Brookings Register

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 7:42am

Brookings Register

Passive House to hold ribbon cutting
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University's Passive House project will hold a ribbon-cutting celebration at 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at 902 Third Ave. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard, SDSU President Barry Dunn and Provost Dennis Hedge will be in ...

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Passive House to hold ribbon cutting - Brookings Register

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 7:42am

Brookings Register

Passive House to hold ribbon cutting
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University's Passive House project will hold a ribbon-cutting celebration at 11 a.m. Oct. 15 at 902 Third Ave. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard, SDSU President Barry Dunn and Provost Dennis Hedge will be in ...

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The Aggressive Pursuit Of Passive House Office Building Design - Forbes

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 6:02am

Forbes

The Aggressive Pursuit Of Passive House Office Building Design
Forbes
Passive House buildings adhere to an exacting array of design fundamentals in creating air-tight structures. The result is less energy consumption to heat and cool the buildings and maintain consistent temperatures. Office environments benefiting from ...

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Energy-Efficient Hobbit Home for Sale in New York State - ECNmag.com

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 5:49am

Energy-Efficient Hobbit Home for Sale in New York State
ECNmag.com
Although the house isn't officially certified as a Passive House, it does conform to stringent green building standards. The hobbit home has triple-glazed windows, and insulation rated as R-60 in the roof and R-50 in the walls. Its air-tightness is ...

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First certified passive house in Asia is by JPDA - Floornature.com (blog)

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:31pm

First certified passive house in Asia is by JPDA
Floornature.com (blog)
By choosing to renovate an obsolete building to Passive House standards, the project dramatically reduces the waste, carbon emissions and fossil fuels typically required for demolition and new construction, and promotes the client's commitment to ...

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New Tallest Passive Tower Performs on Budget - Architectural Record

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 6:50am

Architectural Record

New Tallest Passive Tower Performs on Budget
Architectural Record
Passive House construction has reached new heights. At 289 feet, Bolueta, a 28-story residential high-rise in Bilbao, Spain, has become the world's tallest building certified under the standard. Named for the district in which it is located, the $14.5 ...

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Revolutionary design principles keep a lid on energy costs - Financial Times

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:01pm

Financial Times

Revolutionary design principles keep a lid on energy costs
Financial Times
Klinikum Frankfurt Höchst is the world's first certified passivhaus (Passive House) hospital. The German term refers to design standards, which include harnessing the power of the sun and internal energy sources as well as conserving heat with airtight ...

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John Wardell-designed Passive House in Mt Gambier limestone - The Fifth Estate

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:14pm

The Fifth Estate

John Wardell-designed Passive House in Mt Gambier limestone
The Fifth Estate
A Passive House in Toorak that the client wanted built in Mt Gambier Limestone was an interesting challenge for John Wardell Architects. The house will feature as part of the Passive Australia Passive House Association Symposium in Sydney on 26 ...

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Passive House - STL.News (blog)

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:50am

STL.News (blog)

Passive House
STL.News (blog)
News) The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) will hold its annual national conference in one of the leading cities of the Passive House movement: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning October 17, more than 1,000 architects, designers, ...

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Certified Passive House project in Sri Lanka paves way for future commercial buildings - The Construction Specifier

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:26am

The Construction Specifier

Certified Passive House project in Sri Lanka paves way for future commercial buildings
The Construction Specifier
The Star Innovation Center is a product development facility located near Colombo, Sri Lanka and is one of only two certified Passive House factory buildings in the world. Intended to be a global model for the entire garment industry, the project sets ...

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Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 ... - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:07am

Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 ...
PR Web (press release)
The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) will hold its annual national conference in one of the leading cities of the Passive House movement: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning October 17, more than 1,000 architects, designers, engineers, ...

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