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Citigroup Plans 11K-SF Outpost at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island - Commercial Observer

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 11:49am

Citigroup Plans 11K-SF Outpost at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island
Commercial Observer
Developed by Forest City New York, the office building will join two other nearly complete pieces of Cornell Tech's campus: a passive house, a 350-unit dorm tower called The House and a 160,000-square-foot academic building known as The Bloomberg ...

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First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market - Petersfield Post

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 6:06am

Petersfield Post

First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market
Petersfield Post
A?passive house is a concept rather than a brand name, and they can deliver energy savings of up to 90 per cent against bills paid by those in older homes, and up to 75 per cent lower energy bills compared with average new builds. They are so well ...

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First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market | News ... - Petersfield Post

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 6:02am

Petersfield Post

First 'passive homes' in Petersfield will test market | News ...
Petersfield Post
A PETERSFIELD design and build company is constructing the town's first 'passive houses' – homes that are so energy efficient they can cut bills by up to 90 per ...

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Take a first look inside energy-efficient Capitol Core in Capitol Hill - Curbed Seattle

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 3:46pm

Curbed Seattle

Take a first look inside energy-efficient Capitol Core in Capitol Hill
Curbed Seattle
There's one Capitol Hill residential project down: An apartment building underway near Boylston Avenue East and East Olive Way dubbed Capitol Core was just completed. The building contains two dramatically different types of units: two penthouse lofts ...

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Breakthrough Envelope Sealing Technology To Be Used On All New Homes Built By Arizona-Based Production Builder - Benzinga

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 2:13am

Breakthrough Envelope Sealing Technology To Be Used On All New Homes Built By Arizona-Based Production Builder
Benzinga
Developed at the University of California, Davis, the new technology turns a labor-intensive, multi-step procedure into a single application process that can quickly and easily deliver industry-leading passive-house levels of envelope tightness ...

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Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave - Glass on Web

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:07pm

Passive House Institute Darmstadt certifies LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave
Glass on Web
Continuous rooflights can now provide daylight in accordance with Pas-sive House Standards: The new global innovation from LAMILUX, the LAMILUX CI System Continuous Rooflight Benergysave has been certified by the Passive House Institute Darmstadt ...

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Solar Novus Blog - Solar Novus Today

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:15pm

Solar Novus Blog
Solar Novus Today
In addition to his professional consulting work, Mr. May teaches regularly for the Passive House Academy in Ireland. He is also a Certified Passive House Consultant by both the Passive House Institute in Germany (PHI) and the Passive House Institute of ...

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Let there be light: Building Congress says NYC needs to invest in meeting rising energy demands - The Real Deal Magazine

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:07am

Let there be light: Building Congress says NYC needs to invest in meeting rising energy demands
The Real Deal Magazine
The Building Congress also recommends that the city and state create “adequate incentives” for large corporate and building owners to try out energy-saving technologies. The extra upfront costs associated with these technologies — like passive house ...

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Passive House Event in Westport - Patch.com

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:45pm

Patch.com

Passive House Event in Westport
Patch.com
The company has listed for sale the first-ever Passive House for sale in New Canaan, Conn., and sold the first two Passive Houses ever built in Stamford, Conn. The upcoming event is a joint effort between Design Within Reach and CMG and will be held at ...

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Council approves transition house development permit - Grand Forks Gazette

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:03am

Grand Forks Gazette

Council approves transition house development permit
Grand Forks Gazette
Armstrong said the firm is aiming to have the building meet “passive house” certification, which will result in 80-90 per cent less energy used, in addition to other sustainable features. The building will be finished in grey stucco and light wood ...

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Developer Seeks 322 Apartments At Former Hospital Site - Banker & Tradesman

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:43am

Developer Seeks 322 Apartments At Former Hospital Site
Banker & Tradesman
Sustainable building practices would include passive house designs that minimize energy consumption, rooftop solar arrays and a vegetated roof system. Minority and women-owned firms comprise more than half of the project team, including two board ...

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565 Broome Soho aims to be Manhattan's first 'Zero Waste' residential high rise - 6Sqft (blog)

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:02am

6Sqft (blog)

565 Broome Soho aims to be Manhattan's first 'Zero Waste' residential high rise
6Sqft (blog)
New York City developers have been increasingly competing to seek environment-friendly accreditations based on standards like Passive House, LEED and wellness to distinguish their offerings. Recently “Zero Waste,” defined by the U.S. Zero Waste ...

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3 offsite housing companies to watch - Construction Dive

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 4:44am

3 offsite housing companies to watch
Construction Dive
Searsmont, ME–based Ecocor is using panelized offsite construction for that purpose — specifically, to build high-performance homes with Passive House–certified components and air tightness levels. “The whole concept behind Ecocor is cutting through ...

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Ultra-Efficient, Economical Apartments Now In South Boston Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - WBUR

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 2:45am

WBUR

Ultra-Efficient, Economical Apartments Now In South Boston Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
WBUR
The Distillery North Apartments is a new luxury apartment development attached to an old mid-19th century distillery on East First Street in South Boston that is an energy efficient Passive House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR). You may have heard about passive ...

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Historic Chester County inn has new role as home for veterans - Reading Eagle

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 9:08pm

Reading Eagle

Historic Chester County inn has new role as home for veterans
Reading Eagle
Rocking away on the porch of his Chester County apartment house watching the vehicles pass, 63-year-old Robert J. Flack couldn't be happier. "This is so peaceful," Flack said, of his new apartment in The Whitehall along Route 724 in East Vincent Township.

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Community briefs - Albany Times Union

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 1:18pm

Albany Times Union

Community briefs
Albany Times Union
The houses include boxy and sleek to a wood and window-filled home with touches of whimsy to a certified passive house, a net zero one and an energy-efficient pre-fab house. A box lunch included with the tour will be served under a tent at the Roeliff ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - WSHU

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:47am

WSHU

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
WSHU
Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House Institute say it's still a big ask to finance market-rate units that won't realize full energy-efficiency savings for decades. But momentum for large-scale passive housing really did start gaining last year ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - Vermont Public Radio

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:24am

Vermont Public Radio

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave"
Vermont Public Radio
Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House Institute say it's still a big ask to finance market-rate units that won't realize full energy-efficiency savings for decades. But momentum for large-scale passive housing really did start gaining last year ...

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Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex - The Real Deal Magazine

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:10am

The Real Deal Magazine

Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex
The Real Deal Magazine
Related Companies and Hudson Companies have filed plans for the eighth building in their Riverwalk rental complex on Roosevelt Island. The developers plan to build a 21-story residential building at 460 Main Street, according to documents filed with ...

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