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NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America - PR Web (press release)

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:30am

NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America
PR Web (press release)
As of Monday the Pittsburgh and Seattle-based architecture firm has 21 Certified Passive House Consultants and Designers on staff, more than any other firm in North America. The development is part of a larger trend in the design community toward ...

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Inside Colorado's Most Energy-Efficient Home - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:55pm

Inside Colorado's Most Energy-Efficient Home
5280 | The Denver Magazine
Michler built his home using a German design style called Passive House, which has caught on in Europe, but is much less common in the U.S. than LEED-certified or Energy Star buildings. Michler, who is the founder of Passive House Rocky Mountains and ...

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Housing: NAB backs Passive House without pre-sales, as quality wins - The Fifth Estate

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 10:33pm

The Fifth Estate

Housing: NAB backs Passive House without pre-sales, as quality wins
The Fifth Estate
The triple-glazed doors and windows of Australia's first Passive House apartment development will help create a quiet oasis right next to the hustle and bustle of Redfern train station. Steele Associates director Oliver Steele says the 11 one-bedroom ...

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Architects of France's first passive house unveil latest extraordinary design - Inhabitat

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 10:00pm

Inhabitat

Architects of France's first passive house unveil latest extraordinary design
Inhabitat
From the architects who created France's first passive house comes another wonder of green design located just outside of Paris. Karawitz Architects have just finished work on the Marly House, a large family passive home designed to “live openly ...

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Energy Efficiency Development Thriving in Harlem, Arizona and California - Energy Manager Today

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 2:44pm

Energy Manager Today

Energy Efficiency Development Thriving in Harlem, Arizona and California
Energy Manager Today
The structure, which will mixed use and include 665 apartments for low income tenants, will be the nation's largest “passive house,” according to DNA Info. A passive house, the story says, is one that uses 70 percent less energy than standard buildings.

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Harlem Building Will Be One of Most Energy Efficient in US, Officials Say - DNAinfo

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 2:01pm

DNAinfo

Harlem Building Will Be One of Most Energy Efficient in US, Officials Say
DNAinfo
... rate homes, the city said. It would be the nation's biggest "passive house," meaning it uses up to 70 percent less energy than a standard building, the city's Housing Development Corporation and Department of Housing Preservation and Development said.

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Jonathan Rose, L+M to build nation's largest passive housing development in East Harlem - Real Estate Weekly

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:58pm

Real Estate Weekly

Jonathan Rose, L+M to build nation's largest passive housing development in East Harlem
Real Estate Weekly
A development team led by Jonathan Rose Companies and including L+M Development Partners has been tapped to build a 655-unit affordable passive house development in East Harlem. The new development will include Harlem YMCA, Mount Sinai, ...

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How to Go Green: The Ultimate Homeowner's Guide to an Eco-Friendly Pad - Fox News

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:03pm

How to Go Green: The Ultimate Homeowner's Guide to an Eco-Friendly Pad
Fox News
Forget LEED certification—the newly coveted green home credential is the deceptively named passive house standard. Unlike LEED certification, which speaks to how green the construction process was, a passive house is rated by how energy-efficient it ...

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How To Go Green: The Ultimate Guide to An Eco-Friendly Pad ... - Realtor.com News

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 11:52am

Realtor.com News

How To Go Green: The Ultimate Guide to An Eco-Friendly Pad ...
Realtor.com News
If the phrase “eco-friendly home” makes you think of an off-the-grid hippie hut on one hand, or a bespoke LEED Platinum palace for those with Leonardo ...

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Massive Sendero Verde project will bring 655 affordable 'passive house' rentals to East Harlem - 6Sqft (blog)

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 9:16am

6Sqft (blog)

Massive Sendero Verde project will bring 655 affordable 'passive house' rentals to East Harlem
6Sqft (blog)
Dubbed Sendero Verde (“green pathway”), the site is located on the block bound by East 111th and 112th Streets and Park and Madison Avenues, and it will create 655 affordable passive house apartments, as well as a YMCA, job training center, ...

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Affordable East Harlem development will have 655 passive house rentals - Curbed NY

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 6:36am

Curbed NY

Affordable East Harlem development will have 655 passive house rentals
Curbed NY
The city has tapped Jonathan Rose Companies to work with L+M Development Partners on developing a project that adheres to passive house standards. The four community gardens being ousted from their sites will be granted new spaces within the ...

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UK'S LARGEST EVER AFFORDABLE PASSIVE HOUSE SCHEME BENEFITS FROM AIRFLOW MVHR SYSTEMS - Specification Online

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 7:08am

UK'S LARGEST EVER AFFORDABLE PASSIVE HOUSE SCHEME BENEFITS FROM AIRFLOW MVHR SYSTEMS
Specification Online
Saffron Acres is a social housing development in Leicester that is set to be the largest affordable Passive House scheme in the country. Playing an integral role in this Passive House attainment is the high performance range of MVHR units from Airflow ...

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Passive House Approved MVHR for The Home or Office – Meet the DV245 Adroit - Specification Online

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:39am

Passive House Approved MVHR for The Home or Office – Meet the DV245 Adroit
Specification Online
Airflow Developments is pleased to announce the newly launched DV245 Adroit MVHR unit. The Passive House certified unit offers a 'whole house' approach to ventilation to ensure a healthy internal environment and maximise energy efficiency. The system ...

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Super Spacer® receives award from the Passive House Institute - Glass on Web

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 12:01am

Glass on Web

Super Spacer® receives award from the Passive House Institute
Glass on Web
Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Krick, head of the Component Certification working group at the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, presented the Passive House official component seal to Edgetech Europe GmbH for the flexible, foam-based Super Spacer® spacer ...

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Melbourne social housing project being developed at Passive House standards - Architecture and Design

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 3:18pm

Melbourne social housing project being developed at Passive House standards
Architecture and Design
A group of investors have come together to develop a social housing project in Heidelberg West, Melbourne to be built to Passive House standards. The project, which is being developed at cost parity with conventional social housing, aims to address ...

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21st century passive houses hit D24 - Irish Independent

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:31pm

Irish Independent

21st century passive houses hit D24
Irish Independent
The properties are traditional in appearance, but the energy-efficient credentials are fully 21st century: the development is certified as a Passive House, an internationally standard that guarantees a home is airtight, super-efficient, and maintains ...

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State Energy Secretary Lives In 'Passive' Home, Designed To Maximize Efficiency - CBS Local

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 8:40am

CBS Local

State Energy Secretary Lives In 'Passive' Home, Designed To Maximize Efficiency
CBS Local
Matthew Beaton lives in the Commonwealth's first “passive house,” a type of home designed for maximum energy efficiency while keeping comfort a priority. To optimize efficiency, Beaton's 3,700 square-foot home features extra thick walls to keep the ...

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Efficient Home's Passive Details Add Up to (Net) Zero - Builder Magazine

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 5:00am

Builder Magazine

Efficient Home's Passive Details Add Up to (Net) Zero
Builder Magazine
Even in relatively temperate San Francisco, all the glass is triple-paned for insulating purposes; it's part of the home's Passive House design, a standard developed in Germany. Passive homes are tightly sealed, and their energy use is minimized by a ...

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Active in passive design - Spokane Journal of Business

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 7:42am

Spokane Journal of Business

Active in passive design
Spokane Journal of Business
Sam Rodell, a longtime architect, has been certified for three years as a passive-house consultant through Chicago-based Passive House Institute US, and all of his current projects are designed to meet the institute's rigorous real-world energy ...

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Passive House social housing at no extra cost – that's the plan for Melbourne project - The Fifth Estate

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:16pm

The Fifth Estate

Passive House social housing at no extra cost – that's the plan for Melbourne project
The Fifth Estate
A group of investors is using self-managed super funds to develop a social housing project in Melbourne at Passive House standards and at cost parity with conventional social housing. Grün Consulting director Clare Parry and social entrepreneur Nick ...

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