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South Dakota Apartments to Be Energy Efficient, Affordable - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:02pm

South Dakota Apartments to Be Energy Efficient, Affordable
U.S. News & World Report
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards — a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn, the ...

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Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production - Treehugger

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 1:28pm

Treehugger

Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production
Treehugger
PVC had been creeping back into green building; Green icon Interface now offers vinyl flooring, and more affordable PVC windows are going into Passive House designs. After reading this report, it is time to reconsider, and to reiterate: Plastics do not ...

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Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should - Treehugger

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 9:38am

Treehugger

Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should
Treehugger
Because while I love old buildings and old windows, I also love the idea of Passivhaus or Passive House, the super-comfortable, super-insulated houses with super-expensive windows. Even the best of these windows still just have the insulating value of ...

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Media Release: Greater New York Passive House Residence is slated to break ground - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:20am

Wire Service Canada (press release)

Media Release: Greater New York Passive House Residence is slated to break ground
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"A house that is designed and built to the Passive House Standard provides exemplary comfort all year round. While the standard is known for rigorous energy consumption benchmarks, it also has rigorous comfort benchmarks," says Alexander Maurer, ...

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13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs - New York Magazine

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:02am

New York Magazine

13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs
New York Magazine
Walking around the city, one often encounters architectural anomalies: a glassy, undulating Gehry, say, or an alley of colorful Greek Revivals. But there are certain outliers that are so jarring, looking as if they've been plopped down from outer space ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ... - Markets Insider

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 3:48am

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ...
Markets Insider
VANCOUVER, Canada, and STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The two storey plus walk out basement residence uses up to 90 per ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ... - Benzinga

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 1:06am

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ...
Benzinga
Canadian Passive House expert Marken Design + Consult has designed a modern single family residence aiming to achieve the stringent Passive House ...

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Dezeen Awards architecture longlist announced - Dezeen

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:06am

Dezeen

Dezeen Awards architecture longlist announced
Dezeen
A theatre for flying monks, a pink and green striped house and tower complex built around a "plant-covered mountain" are among 218 architecture projects that made the longlist for the first Dezeen Awards. We attracted over 3,500 submissions from 91 ...

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PA Retirement Community Completes Affordable Expansion - Multi-Housing News

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:29am

Multi-Housing News

PA Retirement Community Completes Affordable Expansion
Multi-Housing News
The energy-efficient building, which is part of the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS+) certification program, broke ground in May 2017 and features 37 one- and 11 two-bedroom units. Eight of the 48 units will be market-rate, with rent prices between ...

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The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort - Window and Door

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 7:54am

The Continued Evolution of Residential Comfort
Window and Door
There are a couple of things about Passive House I find especially interesting. First is that certification is extremely detail-oriented. When it comes to windows, every component is accounted for, including spacers, framing, reinforcement, gas filling ...

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Clayton Community Centre will be Canada's biggest Passive House project yet - Journal of Commerce

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 4:14am

Journal of Commerce

Clayton Community Centre will be Canada's biggest Passive House project yet
Journal of Commerce
A community centre in Surrey-Cloverdale, B.C. will be the largest Passive House structure of its kind in North America. The Clayton Community Centre, located on City of Surrey land, is fully funded at $41.8 million and will integrate library, art ...

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Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement - Architecture and Design

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 7:36pm

Architecture and Design

Renson's Endura Delta gets Passive House endorsement
Architecture and Design
The Endura Delta is a balanced ventilation system from Renson designed to minimise energy consumption and maximise heat recovery. The Endura Delta has now received the 'Passive House' certification, making the unit ready for all passive houses.

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - mySanAntonio.com

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 2:57pm

mySanAntonio.com

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
mySanAntonio.com
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - SFGate

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:55pm

SFGate

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
SFGate
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - SFGate

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:55pm

SFGate

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
SFGate
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC - seattlepi.com

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:48pm

seattlepi.com

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes Outside NYC
seattlepi.com
This woodsy hideaway is also a state-of-the-art passive house. It's equipped with triple-pane thermal windows, which were imported from Ireland, and skylights brought in from Poland. To ensure the home remains cozy during the harsh winters, it comes ...

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The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes ... - New Haven Register

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 1:44pm

New Haven Register

The Shire Is Calling! Live in a Hobbit House Only 90 Minutes ...
New Haven Register
Situated on 1.7 acres of lush green forest, a Hobbit-style home that appears as if it belongs in The Shire is literally nestled among the trees in the small town of ...

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Porch Light Plans hopes to bring durable, affordable home design to the masses - Startland News

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 1:49pm

Startland News

Porch Light Plans hopes to bring durable, affordable home design to the masses
Startland News
Crafted with Passive House standards in mind, the home designs come in six customizable styles, Hoke said, and are available for purchase online. “A customer can take any of our designs and modify them to fit their family and their building site,” she ...

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Playing by Passive house rules pays off for self-builders - Yorkshire Post

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:03pm

Yorkshire Post

Playing by Passive house rules pays off for self-builders
Yorkshire Post
Both are so energy efficient that one costs nothing to run and the other next-to-nothing.The couple's own home is set to be the first-ever certified Passive house in the Harrogate area with an almost identical five-bedroom eco home on the neighbouring ...

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Passive House Canada conference comes to Vancouver in November - Canadian Architect

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:51am

Canadian Architect

Passive House Canada conference comes to Vancouver in November
Canadian Architect
This year, Vancouver will host the two-day 2018 Passive House Canada Conference. Held on November 7-8, this year's Passive House Canada Conference is titled “Partnering for Transformation: Industry leaders and government officials shaping the ...

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