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Ultra low-energy housing unit approved for construction - YourErie

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 5:09pm

YourErie

Ultra low-energy housing unit approved for construction
YourErie
The City of erie Building Code of Appeals Board approves the creation of the city's first passive housing unit. A passive house follows rigorous standards, resulting in ultra-low energy buildings. It's done by adding foam to the exterior walls and in ...

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Buying Here: What sold in the city in 2017 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:31am

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Buying Here: What sold in the city in 2017
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Passive House. The Passive House technology used to build 2883-2885 Fernwald Road in Squirrel Hill generated a lot of interest. The home's low utility bills and modern design drew lots of visitors to an open house in April, according to owner Lucyna de ...

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2nd Edition of the Future Cities Show Focuses on Sustainability, Innovation and Happiness - KNXtoday

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 5:35am

2nd Edition of the Future Cities Show Focuses on Sustainability, Innovation and Happiness
KNXtoday
The MBRSC's passive house is certified by the Passive House Institute in Germany as the first-of-its-kind in a hot and humid climate. The smart technical and engineering solutions applied in the house, i.e. a cooling system based on chilled water ...

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Blue Zees targets $59M condo sellout in East Williamsburg - The Real Deal Magazine

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:01am

The Real Deal Magazine

Blue Zees targets $59M condo sellout in East Williamsburg
The Real Deal Magazine
Blue Zees Real Estate is shooting for a total sellout of $59.3 million at its East Williamsburg condominium project, an offering plan filed late last month with the New York State Attorney General's office shows. The developer is at work on a 38-unit ...

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A more sustainable Philadelphia? Green Building United is on the case - keystoneedge

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 8:06am

A more sustainable Philadelphia? Green Building United is on the case
keystoneedge
In 2002, when the concept of green building practices was still, well, green, a small group of builders, architects, engineers and planners founded the Delaware Valley Green Building Council to promote sustainable design and construction. Now the ...

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Top 10 Design Stories of 2017 - Interior Design

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 5:47am

Interior Design

Top 10 Design Stories of 2017
Interior Design
The Scandinavian airport reaches Passive House standards of energy consumption through clever building orientation, environmentally-friendly materials, and biophilic design. Louvre Abu Dhabi Opens to the Public. The dome of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, known ...

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Order of Canada awarded to 4 Sask. residents - CBC.ca

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 1:55pm

CBC.ca

Order of Canada awarded to 4 Sask. residents
CBC.ca
At the University of Saskatchewan, he got more technical with his concerns, studying air leakage in homes. Further research led to progressing the idea of passive solar design, which helps homes retain heat from the sun through structural design. He ...

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Year in review: local economy - Milton Independent

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:38am

Year in review: local economy
Milton Independent
Yet he's confident with the right model, the gallery's intricate artwork can hold its own. The town core was also enriched with Elm Place, a senior housing project developed by Cathedral Square Corporation. The 30-unit building on Bombardier Road is ...

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Sustainability, Resilience and Wellness: Pulse of the Industry in 2017 - Area Development Online

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 5:25am

Sustainability, Resilience and Wellness: Pulse of the Industry in 2017
Area Development Online
The percentage of end-users that have an understanding of the Passive House standard was split relatively evenly among “yes,” “no,” and “maybe.” Just over 6.5 percent stated that they would embark on a Passive House project in the next two years ...

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