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The latest lessons from The Chart that Explains Everything - Treehugger

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 7:15am

Treehugger

The latest lessons from The Chart that Explains Everything
Treehugger
Every year the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory produces these Sankey Diagrams of energy flows which are “single-page references that contain quantitative data about resource, commodity, and byproduct flows in a graphical form.” I have called ...

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Cascadia Recognized by Passive House Institute - DWM Magazine

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 5:58am

Cascadia Recognized by Passive House Institute
DWM Magazine
Cascadia Windows & Doors recently received Passive House Institute (PHI) certification for its Universal Series of energy-efficient windows. According to the company, this certification verifies that these windows achieve a level of thermal performance ...

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This House On Stilts Is Stronger Than It Looks - Architectural Digest

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 5:09am

Architectural Digest

This House On Stilts Is Stronger Than It Looks
Architectural Digest
A student of passive-house standards, the European ways of keeping energy use to a bare minimum, Ryall applied their lessons to the house: He specified triple-glazed windows and installed a high-tech building wrap beneath the wooden sheathing.

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Shouldn't We Have More DC Microgrids? - Microgrid Knowledge

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 5:07am

Microgrid Knowledge

Shouldn't We Have More DC Microgrids?
Microgrid Knowledge
Terence Hill is a member of the board of directors of the US Passive House Institute and the EMerge Alliance, a non-profit industry association working to develop standards and foster commercialization of DC microgrids and power technology.

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Architects chosen for MD365 new building - Mount Desert Islander

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 4:00am

Mount Desert Islander

Architects chosen for MD365 new building
Mount Desert Islander
Stevens-Rosa said the building will comply as much as is practicable with Passive House standards, which are standards for energy efficiency in construction. She said the project is now in the predesign phase and that a design for the building should ...

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Dubuque 'Rockpile' designated an energy-efficient 'passive house' - telegraphherald.com

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:12pm

telegraphherald.com

Dubuque 'Rockpile' designated an energy-efficient 'passive house'
telegraphherald.com
Tucked away on North Grandview Avenue in Dubuque, a small house heats and cools itself without relying on many of the mechanisms so common in modern life. Shane Hoeper, of Hoeper Green Power, designed, built and now lives in “The Rockpile” at ...

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The shortlist: Ireland's finest residential designs - The Times

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 4:04pm

The Times

The shortlist: Ireland's finest residential designs
The Times
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown county council's social housing development The Mews, is remarkable because it is an A1-rated building, designed to near-zero energy building standards. It also follows passive house design standards. The two-storey building, ...

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Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute - SCNow

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:25pm

SCNow

Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute
SCNow
We are talking about a commercial-grade fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP)-framed window product. A product that PHI, a German organization, states is the first wholly North American designed and manufactured window product to become Passive House ...

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Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:56am

Business Wire (press release)

Cascadia Recognized by World-Renowned Passive House Institute
Business Wire (press release)
In addition to recent awards and accolades, Cascadia Windows & Doors is delighted to have recently received Passive House Institute (PHI) certification for its high-performance Universal Series of energy-efficient windows. This certification verifies ...

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California Opens Door to Residential Microgrids for All New Homes with Efficiency Code - Microgrid Knowledge

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 5:47am

Microgrid Knowledge

California Opens Door to Residential Microgrids for All New Homes with Efficiency Code
Microgrid Knowledge
... storage in a microgrid download this white paper. Download. Overall, the new standards represent a shift toward electrification, demand response, and storage, said Bronwyn Barry, an architect who is president of North American Passive House Network.

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Building passively [AIA course] - Building Design + Construction (press release)

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 11:28am

Building passively [AIA course]
Building Design + Construction (press release)
The concept of “passive house” originated in North America in response to the OPEC oil embargo of 1973 and the subsequent energy crisis. At that time, the U.S. Department of Energy and its counterpart in Canada started promoting cost-effective ...

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Why modern mansions are selling fast in the Hamptons - New York Post

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:07pm

New York Post

Why modern mansions are selling fast in the Hamptons
New York Post
He recently built 5 Quadrant Hill Road in East Hampton, a 4,200-square-foot, six-bedroom, five-bathroom “passive house” that recently sold (it had been asking $2.9 million). “The large windows connect you to nature. A lot of people don't want to feel ...

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Park Slope passive house condo with quirky, monolithic facade asks from $1.5M - Curbed NY

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 9:53am

Curbed NY

Park Slope passive house condo with quirky, monolithic facade asks from $1.5M
Curbed NY
A quirky Park Slope condo that stands like a shiny black monolith among red-brick neighbors has now launched sales on its three apartments. The boutique condo was built to Passive House standards, and if that isn't evident from taking one look at the ...

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State To Provide $7 Million for Amagansett Affordable Housing - East End Beacon

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:18am

East End Beacon

State To Provide $7 Million for Amagansett Affordable Housing
East End Beacon
The project is expected to include 12 one-bedroom, 12 two-bedroom and 13 three-bedroom units and will incorporate design features such as passive house energy efficiency, common greens, rain gardens, barrier free living, a transit-oriented site, mixed ...

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Parsons School of Design unveils sustainable public seating in New York City - Inhabitat

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:10pm

Parsons School of Design unveils sustainable public seating in New York City
Inhabitat
Having won the Affordability category during the competition, the home is continuing with additional accolades and is the first Passive House in the District of Columbia and a recipient of a Mayor's Sustainability Award. Next year, a second family will ...

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Green construction a passion for Duluth architect - BusinessNorth.com

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 8:59am

BusinessNorth.com

Green construction a passion for Duluth architect
BusinessNorth.com
Rather than a traditional mechanical engineering approach that focuses on sizing mechanical systems-based issues like occupancy and airflow, Coulson uses the Passive House computer program for energy modeling that takes a completely different angle.

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What It's Really Like to Live in an Ecovillage Community - Earth911.com

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:02am

Earth911.com

What It's Really Like to Live in an Ecovillage Community
Earth911.com
Automobile access is limited to the north side of the property, and a pedestrian path, not a road, connects the homes. Two-thirds of the units are solar powered and they are all built to the Passive House Standard, a rigorous German standard for energy ...

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Take a peek inside Sol-Lux Alpha's sustainable luxury condos - SFGate

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:40pm

SFGate

Take a peek inside Sol-Lux Alpha's sustainable luxury condos
SFGate
Sol-Lux Alpha is the nation's first condominium complex to pair nanogrid technology with "Passive House" certification, meaning it's a highly efficient structure able to produce, store and manage all of its own energy. Designed to consume 80 to 90 ...

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First multi-family passive house development in Squamish set to break ground this summer - Squamish Chief

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:55am

Squamish Chief

First multi-family passive house development in Squamish set to break ground this summer
Squamish Chief
"I think this passive house construction will be successful no matter where it is being done, and I think we're all going to see a shift toward this type of construction in the coming years," Tyler said. "It's just gradually catching on. People realize ...

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New state-of-the-art luxury condominiums enable carbon neutral living - SFGate

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:55am

SFGate

New state-of-the-art luxury condominiums enable carbon neutral living
SFGate
Now that they've accomplished the feat of pairing Passive House certification with a nanogrid in a high-density project, Klein said he's inspired to replicate this model in other parts of San Francisco. He hinted that the site could be in SOMA, but ...

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