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Passive progressive - Otago Daily Times

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 10:02am

Otago Daily Times

Passive progressive
Otago Daily Times
Passive House Institute NZ treasurer Guy Shaw says an entire passive house could be heated with a bathroom fan heater or the equivalent of a hairdrier: ''Most of the year, you don't need heat and when you do, it's not much at all.'' The Crumps are yet ...

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City of Fort St. John considering using Passive House for an office space, Public Hearing scheduled - Energeticcity.ca

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 4:12pm

Energeticcity.ca

City of Fort St. John considering using Passive House for an office space, Public Hearing scheduled
Energeticcity.ca
The Passive House has been selected as the 'optimal' location for CDI staff to use for the duration of the agreement. The agreement will still allow for continued tours and demonstrations of the Passive House while accommodating CDI office space and ...

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Cornell Tech Maintains Commitment to Sustainability Through World's Tallest Passive Building - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 7:40pm

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Cornell Tech Maintains Commitment to Sustainability Through World's Tallest Passive Building
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
In addition to being one of the biggest ongoing initiatives at the University, Cornell Tech's campus on Roosevelt Island hosts the world's tallest passive house residential building. The 26 story dorm stands 270 feet tall and houses approximately 350 ...

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PassivDom is a passive tiny 3D printed carbon fiber autonomous solar powered marvel - Treehugger

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 9:04am

Treehugger

PassivDom is a passive tiny 3D printed carbon fiber autonomous solar powered marvel
Treehugger
TreeHugger loves Passive House, and loves Tiny House, loves 3D printing and hates zombies. So of course we are going to be fans of the PassivDom, a 36m2 (387 SF) design from Ukrainian engineer Max Gerbut and his team that has a lot of interesting ...

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Vancouver Aims for Zero Carbon by 2030 - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:00am

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Vancouver Aims for Zero Carbon by 2030
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Passive House is a rigorous international standard for energy efficiency that that reduces energy use for heating and cooling by 80 percent. This standard has grown in popularity recently. Vancouver is a hotbed, with 600 Passive House projects ...

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Get up to speed with Passive House at unique summer university programme - Specification Online

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 7:54am

Specification Online

Get up to speed with Passive House at unique summer university programme
Specification Online
This price includes all social activities as well as accommodation in OeAD's passive house student properties in Vienna. The cost also includes accommodation for participants for almost a week after the programme, enabling them to explore the city at ...

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Ecocor Team Finishes Assembly of First-of-its-Kind Prefabricated Passive House Designed by Richard Pedranti ... - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 7:02am

Ecocor Team Finishes Assembly of First-of-its-Kind Prefabricated Passive House Designed by Richard Pedranti ...
PR Web (press release)
Ecocor, a construction firm that manufactures, delivers and assembles Passive House buildings, has finished assembly of the Elizabeth Scott Prefabricated Passive House, which was designed by Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full-service architecture ...

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Passive house owners save money, feel better - Reading Eagle

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 9:08pm

Reading Eagle

Passive house owners save money, feel better
Reading Eagle
It's been a cozy winter for JeanAnn and Shawn Soeder in a recently completed Washington Township passive house. "We moved in Nov. 1, and although it has been a mild winter, our heating costs were only about 39 cents a day," Shawn Soeder said.

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Passive house owners save money, feel better - Reading Eagle

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 9:08pm

Reading Eagle

Passive house owners save money, feel better
Reading Eagle
It's been a cozy winter for JeanAnn and Shawn Soeder in a recently completed Washington Township passive house. "We moved in Nov. 1, and although it has been a mild winter, our heating costs were only about 39 cents a day," Shawn Soeder said.

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PassivDom makes totally autonomous homes capable of withstanding zombies - Digital Trends

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 7:53pm

Digital Trends

PassivDom makes totally autonomous homes capable of withstanding zombies
Digital Trends
“PassivDom is the world's first mobile and transportable house with Passive House parameters,” said Max Gerbut, the company's founder, in an interview with TechCrunch. “Due to the use of advanced materials and unique developments by our engineers, ...

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Beauty is not only skin deep; what's behind the skin is important too. - Treehugger

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 7:46am

Treehugger

Beauty is not only skin deep; what's behind the skin is important too.
Treehugger
Cornell Tech's 26 story dorm on Roosevelt Island is the world's tallest and biggest residential building built to the tough Passive House standard; Green building fans have been so excited to see it happen, particularly since there are so few Passive ...

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PassivDom is an Zombie-proof “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house” - TechCrunch

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 7:41am

PassivDom is an Zombie-proof “autonomous 3D-printed mobile house”
TechCrunch
“PassivDom is the world's first mobile and transportable house with Passive House parameters,” said Gerbut. “Due to the use of advanced materials and unique developments by our engineers, PassivDom has the highest thermal performance among ...

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'Print House' Condominiums Coming To The Heights, Jersey City - Jersey Digs

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 6:15am

'Print House' Condominiums Coming To The Heights, Jersey City
Jersey Digs
Chartier describes the project as an “environmentally sustainable” building “designed using passive house standards” that is set to receive LEED certification. It claims that around 90% of all construction waste will be recycled, and that the low-toxic ...

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Passive House gaining momentum: registrations up, new projects underway and new courses in Sydney - Architecture and Design

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 2:38pm

Architecture and Design

Passive House gaining momentum: registrations up, new projects underway and new courses in Sydney
Architecture and Design
The number of Certified Passive House Professionals in Australia is on the rise and the peak representative body for those practitioners is confident this trend will continue. The Australian Passive House Association (APHA) has reported a 60 per cent ...

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Demolition of ABC No Rio's Former HQ Commences on Rivington ... - Bowery Boogie

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 2:09am

Bowery Boogie

Demolition of ABC No Rio's Former HQ Commences on Rivington ...
Bowery Boogie
The proverbial wrecking ball is busy around the Lower East Side these days. It's tough to keep up. Over on Rivington Street, half the block is currently am.

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Energy efficiency isn't enough anymore. - Treehugger

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:17am

Treehugger

Energy efficiency isn't enough anymore.
Treehugger
1) Passive House energy efficiency + 2) low embodied energy + 3) non-toxic + 4) walkable. What would it take to develop a standard that did all this? Let's have a look. We could call it the Elrond standard. Or if it is based on Passive House and they ...

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Tilting at Windmills: The Urban Frontier House - Billings Gazette

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 9:08am

Billings Gazette

Tilting at Windmills: The Urban Frontier House
Billings Gazette
His goals included qualifying the home for the U.S. Green Building Council's platinum certification, passing the International Living Future Institute's rigorous Living Building Standards Challenge and meeting Passive House energy standards. It took ...

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BLOG: Passive House 2.0 with Monte Paulsen - Journal of Commerce

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 4:39pm

Journal of Commerce

BLOG: Passive House 2.0 with Monte Paulsen
Journal of Commerce
Passive house can be and is commercial towers and mid-rise buildings. The missing component, he said, is housing, but progress is being made. The lion's share of energy in a typical Vancouver house goes to heating, Paulsen said, and what passive house ...

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Millennium Imports Energy Savings Strategy - Banker & Tradesman

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 4:00am

Banker & Tradesman

Millennium Imports Energy Savings Strategy
Banker & Tradesman
The so-called Passive House (“Passivhaus” in German) process entails building a super-tight, highly insulated structure – or, in the Winthrop Square case, a large component of a structure – that relies on using cutting-edge energy recovery ventilator ...

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Sad stretch of Canal Street retail may be replaced with this nine-story Passive House - 6Sqft (blog)

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:57am

6Sqft (blog)

Sad stretch of Canal Street retail may be replaced with this nine-story Passive House
6Sqft (blog)
In terms of its Passive House specs, the building will use high-efficiency heat pumps to condition the interior units, while ERVs (energy recovery ventilators) will supply apartments with filtered and conditioned fresh air. The prefabricated exterior ...

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