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Want To Build An Energy Efficient House? Try Concrete - WNPR News

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:07am

WNPR News

Want To Build An Energy Efficient House? Try Concrete
WNPR News
In the small town of Warren, Vermont a so-called “net zero” house is being built that will not use any fossil fuel. The house has solar panels on the roof to generate electricity and pipes in the ground to capture geothermal energy for heating. It won ...

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Studio 804's latest house is homage to the Lustron - Treehugger

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:34am

Treehugger

Studio 804's latest house is homage to the Lustron
Treehugger
Studio 804 is one of the Great Ideas in architectural education; students at the University of Kansas Department of Architecture get out into the field, “designing and constructing a sophisticated building in its entirety from the ground up.” The ...

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Million Dollar Listing: New construction in Mount Adams - Cincinnati Business Courier

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:19am

Cincinnati Business Courier

Million Dollar Listing: New construction in Mount Adams
Cincinnati Business Courier
In addition to sweeping views of Mount Auburn, Over-the-Rhine and downtown Cincinnati, the home will be LEED Platinum certified and will become only the second residence in the area to be Passive House certified, meaning it will be about 75 percent ...

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Vancouver developers plan to build world's tallest Passive House towers - Xinhua

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 2:42pm

Xinhua

Vancouver developers plan to build world's tallest Passive House towers
Xinhua
VANCOUVER, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Developers in Vancouver are aiming to show builders in other major cities around the world how to construct the world's tallest Passive House structures. Landa Global Properties, together with Hong Kong-based Asia ...

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World's tallest Passive House towers planned in Vancouver - Real Estate News EXchange

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:04am

World's tallest Passive House towers planned in Vancouver
Real Estate News EXchange
Passive House is a green building standard developed in Germany that boosts energy efficiency and comfort, and it reduces a building's greenhouse gas emissions. There are about 1,150 Passive House buildings worldwide. Canada's first Passive House ...

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Vancouver on track to build world's tallest passive-house buildings - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 9:09am

Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)

Vancouver on track to build world's tallest passive-house buildings
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)
The passive house building standard combines air tightness, superinsulation and a heat recovery system to conserve energy. Photo courtesy of Robert AM Stern Architects. A rezoning application has been submitted to the city of Vancouver that would see ...
World's tallest Passive House towers planned in VancouverReal Estate News EXchange

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Vancouver on track to build world's tallest passive-house buildings - CBC.ca

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 2:07pm

CBC.ca

Vancouver on track to build world's tallest passive-house buildings
CBC.ca
"Vancouver is famous for its concrete glass towers, a building model that has been exported around the world, but the buildings themselves aren't good for the planet," said Eesmyal Santos-Brault, a passive house consultant. "If we can build a tower ...
Passive highrises planned for Vancouver's West EndVancouver Sun

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Passive highrises planned for Vancouver's West End - Vancouver Sun

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:01am

Vancouver Sun

Passive highrises planned for Vancouver's West End
Vancouver Sun
But a new proposed project at 1400 Alberni Street may put Vancouver on the map as home of the world's tallest passive-house towers. “We wanted to develop something that's unique and different for the city,” said Kevin Cheung, CEO of Landa Global ...

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Experiment finds 'passive' house standard better than building to NZ code - TVNZ

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 9:44am

Experiment finds 'passive' house standard better than building to NZ code
TVNZ
The nine day experiment say 500kg blocks of ice placed inside the homes, finding the 'passive box' performed best. Source: 1 NEWS. Two mock homes, one built to New Zealand code, and the other to an energy efficient "passive" house standard, were tested ...

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Pretty Good Houses are pretty good energy-efficient homes - Press Herald

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 1:08am

Press Herald

Pretty Good Houses are pretty good energy-efficient homes
Press Herald
If Realtors become better versed in green home features and technology, they could help buyers make sense of what has become a daunting array of standards and certifications, including Passive House, Net Zero, LEED residential, Energy Star and the ...

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Experiment testing warmth of mock homes found energy efficient 'passive' house standards worked best - TVNZ

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 11:08pm

Experiment testing warmth of mock homes found energy efficient 'passive' house standards worked best
TVNZ
The nine day experiment say 500kg blocks of ice placed inside the homes, finding the 'passive box' performed best. Source: 1 NEWS. Related. Christchurch and Canterbury. Hastings house fire leaves female with life threatening injuries. 57 min ago. share.

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Passive building could change the future of housing - KING5.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:24pm

KING5.com

Passive building could change the future of housing
KING5.com
They placed two small structures in Pioneer Square, one that meets the minimum building code for insulation while the other meets Passive House standards. Each was filled with a 1,200-pound block of ice. The plan was to check on each house in several ...

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Brookfield takes a 'passive' approach to new home - Calgary Herald

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 2:45pm

Calgary Herald

Brookfield takes a 'passive' approach to new home
Calgary Herald
Doug Owens, senior director of operations for Brookfield Residential, right, speaks about passive house construction techniques with Seyi Oyewumi senior business analyst, sustainability and marketing, left, and Brendan McCashin, senior manager, ...

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Contractor dispute may cause two-year delay for $60M River Market project - Kansas City Business Journal

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:55am

Kansas City Business Journal

Contractor dispute may cause two-year delay for $60M River Market project
Kansas City Business Journal
A $60 million project expected to set a new energy-efficiency standard for U.S. apartment projects remains stalled in Kansas City's River Market as a result of a dispute between its developer and initial general contractor. The 276-unit Second and ...

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Fort St. John hosting passive house design and construction course - Energeticcity.ca

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 1:19pm

Energeticcity.ca

Fort St. John hosting passive house design and construction course
Energeticcity.ca
The City has worked to become an environmental leader in the Peace Region, and in 2015 completed North America's northern-most passive house as a demonstration on energy efficiency. The course, which is normally valued at $345, is being hosted by ...

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Dr. Feist Says, Passive House Movement is the Answer for Energy Over-Consumption - Korea IT Times (press release)

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:20am

Korea IT Times (press release)

Dr. Feist Says, Passive House Movement is the Answer for Energy Over-Consumption
Korea IT Times (press release)
The Passive House concept goes back to the late 1980s and early 1990s and is derived from the basic physical low conservation of energy. (Dr. Feist is a physicist by training.) Passive Houses aren't so much architectural designs as they are voluntary ...

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Passive eHaus and multi-generational living provide many benefits - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 2:35pm

Stuff.co.nz

Passive eHaus and multi-generational living provide many benefits
Stuff.co.nz
The Klers, who held passive house "open days" for the local community this winter, built their large home two years ago, in a shared ownership arrangement with Harpal's parents and sister – they have a separate wing of the 447 square-metre house to ...

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City's first Passive House set to go on the market in October - Hyde Park Herald

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:13am

City's first Passive House set to go on the market in October
Hyde Park Herald
The Kenwood Passivhaus (or Passive House), the first in the city of Chicago, has been fully renovated and will be on the market next month. While neighbors like the passive house concept, they expressed concerns with the not so passive home restoration ...

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Ice Box Challenge showcases Passive House standards - Curbed Seattle

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 4:46pm

Curbed Seattle

Ice Box Challenge showcases Passive House standards
Curbed Seattle
NK Architects and Passive House Northwest are in the middle of an experiment in Pioneer Square right now. They're calling it the Ice Box Challenge: Two 1,200-pound ice blocks were each placed in a small structure earlier this month, one that meets the ...

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Solar-powered cottage is a modern vineyard dream - Curbed

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 7:03am

Curbed

Solar-powered cottage is a modern vineyard dream
Curbed
“Environmentally, it follows the guidelines for a passive house,” said Ramón Esteve. “Appropriate means are available to take advantage of renewable energy through the use of panels of solar energy, energy supply from biomass or collecting and storing ...

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