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Longford Home Improvement: The first step to building a new home - Longford Leader

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 4:10am

Longford Leader

Longford Home Improvement: The first step to building a new home
Longford Leader
Considering a design or choosing to build a Passive House is not brand, but a construction concept that can be applied by anyone and that has stood the test of practice. Passive House buildings allow for heating and cooling related energy savings of up ...

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Wilton house meets Passive House Institute standards in energy efficiency - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 6:10pm

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Wilton house meets Passive House Institute standards in energy efficiency
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Appearances aside, the two houses share a German-born building design called Passive House, adopted by and administered through the Passive House Institute US. The designed is based on fairly stringent criteria to make the homes — or apartments or ...

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Ecocor and Richard Pedranti Architect to Build Prefabricated Passive House on Long Island - PR Web (press release)

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:11am

PR Web (press release)

Ecocor and Richard Pedranti Architect to Build Prefabricated Passive House on Long Island
PR Web (press release)
Ecocor, a construction firm that manufactures, delivers and assembles Passive House buildings, and Richard Pedranti Architect (RPA), a full-service architecture firm focusing on sustainable design, have announced their next Prefabricated Passive House ...

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Officials to host grand opening for Gilcrest's new Nantes Library - Greeley Tribune

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 1:42pm

Officials to host grand opening for Gilcrest's new Nantes Library
Greeley Tribune
Gilcrest — The Platteville Public Library system is expanding north into Gilcrest with a new library. Library officials will host a grand opening for the Nantes Library 2-4 p.m. Saturday at 703 Birch St. Dianne Norgren, Platteville Library's director ...

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Is Passive House a panacea for the environment? - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:44am

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Is Passive House a panacea for the environment?
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
Interest in the Passive House standard has increased significantly in the last two to three years throughout North America and especially in Western Canada. It is setting a new benchmark for energy efficient building design and construction and offers ...

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The City Of The Future Is In Beta Testing At Cornell's New Tech Hub - Co.Design (blog)

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 4:38am

Co.Design (blog)

The City Of The Future Is In Beta Testing At Cornell's New Tech Hub
Co.Design (blog)
Passive House design–ultra-strict construction criteria that result in significantly lower energy consumption and and heating/cooling costs–has been around since the 1980s, but it's mostly been applied to single-family homes. Cornell's 26-story-tall ...

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NIB finances new school and sport facilities in Knivsta, Sweden - The FINANCIAL

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:31am

The FINANCIAL

NIB finances new school and sport facilities in Knivsta, Sweden
The FINANCIAL
The new buildings will be constructed in accordance with the international Passive House Institute Standard. Their primary energy demands will be met from solar energy and geothermal wells. The buildings are designed to be well-insulated and will use ...

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Four Healthy Homes Where Superb Design Also Offers Better Breathing - Allergic Living

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:51am

Four Healthy Homes Where Superb Design Also Offers Better Breathing
Allergic Living
The pair opted for a passive house, a building style that is increasingly common in Europe and is now gaining popularity in North America. Put simply, these are ultra-low energy buildings that require almost no heating or cooling, and use almost no ...

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS TRANSFORMING JOB SITES - Lehigh Valley Business

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:22am

THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS TRANSFORMING JOB SITES
Lehigh Valley Business
“When you think about what IoT offers, it is a way to take an inanimate object, in this case a building, and watch how it moves and behaves,” said Pedranti, who also is working on a passive house in Nazareth. “We spend so much time on creating a ...

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North American Passive House Network Announces Elrond Burrell to Give Closing Remarks at Annual Conference - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 4:12am

PR Web (press release)

North American Passive House Network Announces Elrond Burrell to Give Closing Remarks at Annual Conference
PR Web (press release)
Elrond Burrell, registered architect, certified passive house designer, and director and owner of VIA Architecture Ltd., headquartered on the Kapiti Coast, New Zealand, will present the closing session of the North American Passive House Network ...

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New home in Altamont enhanced by southern exposure - Albany Times Union

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:17am

Albany Times Union

New home in Altamont enhanced by southern exposure
Albany Times Union
The living space is oriented due south. "We were not looking to build a certified passive house, but we did aim to incorporate passive solar design concepts into our project," she said. "Additionally, we wanted a house well thoughtfully designed with ...

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Double tap: Here's a look at The Real Deal's favorite posts on Instagram this past week - The Real Deal Magazine

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:34am

Double tap: Here's a look at The Real Deal's favorite posts on Instagram this past week
The Real Deal Magazine
A lot went down in the world of real estate this past week — and Instagram was there to document it all. Here's a look at some of the best uploads from around New York, Miami and Los Angeles. 1. Photographer Evan Joseph commemorated the 16th ...

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New study confirms that, when it comes to healthy homes, material choices matter - Treehugger

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:11am

Treehugger

New study confirms that, when it comes to healthy homes, material choices matter
Treehugger
... for the ventilation level required to get down to 200 micrograms of total VOC per cubic meter concentration (The European standard) to get below 0.6 air changes per hour, which is the maximum allowed under the Passivhaus or Passive House standard.

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Oil heating out in cold as homes go green | Ireland | The Times ... - The Times

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:06pm

The Times

Oil heating out in cold as homes go green | Ireland | The Times ...
The Times
New homes in Ireland are getting greener. More than half now include solar panels and oil tanks have all but disappeared, an analysis of government data has ...

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Maine Voices: Local-wood spirit needs nurturing - Press Herald

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 1:08am

Press Herald

Maine Voices: Local-wood spirit needs nurturing
Press Herald
Wood in the school came right off the lot,” said Warren, who worked with Kaplan Thompson Architects on the school's ultra-energy efficient passive house design. That kind of excitement has been rare in the wood products industry of late. If you've ...

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This Clarksville home is a love letter to the environment - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 5:01am

Baltimore Sun

This Clarksville home is a love letter to the environment
Baltimore Sun
Gaddy counts a growing list of green certifications from various granting authorities. From the start, he wanted to build what's termed a “passive house,” a certification for extremely energy-efficient homes issued by the Passive House Institute U.S ...

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The wonder house: Home shortlisted for eco award - Isle of Man Today

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:28pm

Isle of Man Today

The wonder house: Home shortlisted for eco award
Isle of Man Today
An environmentally friendly 'passive house' in Port St Mary has been shortlisted for the 2017 Best Eco Home award by Build It magazine. The award is given to a project in the British Isles. Corvalla, a four-bed house, sitting high on the Howe Road ...

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Cornell Tech campus opens with three high-tech buildings - The Architect's Newspaper

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:08pm

Cornell Tech campus opens with three high-tech buildings
The Architect's Newspaper
It is the tallest and largest residential passive house in the world, meaning it follows a strict international building standard to reduce energy consumption and costs. The House is clad with a super-sealed exterior facade created from 9-by-36-foot ...

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Cornell built a super-high-tech school in New York City that could revolutionize building design — take a look - Business Insider

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:38am

Business Insider

Cornell built a super-high-tech school in New York City that could revolutionize building design — take a look
Business Insider
Nestled between Manhattan and Queens on New York's Roosevelt Island, a new approach to building design has come to life. Cornell Tech, a two-million-square foot campus aimed at serving students studying computer science, business, and ...

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ROXUL® Inc. sponsors Montreal students in sustainable housing worldwide decathlon - Markets Insider

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 2:49am

ROXUL® Inc. sponsors Montreal students in sustainable housing worldwide decathlon
Markets Insider
Flexibility and adaptability, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and ecological awareness are among the top factors driving their Passive House inspired design. TeamMTL has coined this project as Deep-Performance Dwelling to reflect this ...

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