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"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York - ArchDaily

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:27pm

ArchDaily

"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York
ArchDaily
Designed by Handel Architects, the building meets the strict Passive House standards for construction to reduce energy use and create a “healthier and more comfortable living environment for a fraction of residents' usual energy costs.” The building ...
By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech missionCornell Chronicle
CORNELL TECH: Stunning New York City campus opensIthaca Journal
SEE IT: Cornell Tech Opens Eco-Friendly $2B Campus on Roosevelt IslandDNAinfo
American School & University -New York Times -Gothamist
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Cornell Tech's new NYC campus puts sustainable architecture into practice - Curbed NY

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:15am

Curbed NY

Cornell Tech's new NYC campus puts sustainable architecture into practice
Curbed NY
In March, traveling north on the FDR Drive, I snapped a picture of The House at Cornell Tech, Handel Architects' graduate dormitory for the school which is, at 26 stories, the largest residential Passive House building in the world. “The Cornell Tech ...

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CORNELL TECH: Stunning New York City campus opens - Ithaca Journal

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:44am

Ithaca Journal

CORNELL TECH: Stunning New York City campus opens
Ithaca Journal
The House is the world's first residential high-rise built to Passive House standards, which is the most rigorous energy efficiency standard in the world. Developed in Germany, the building standards cut energy consumption by 60 to 80 percent compared ...
Cornell University's ambitious tech campus opens in New York CityAmerican School & University
High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus ...New York Times
Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island opening | am ...amNY
New York Magazine -Inside Higher Ed -The Chronicle of Higher Education
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High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Opens - New York Times

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 9:01pm

New York Times

High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Opens
New York Times
The Bloomberg Center aims to generate as much electricity as it uses, a concept called “net zero.” The House, a high-rise that will be a mix of graduate student and faculty housing, is a so-called passive house, which uses very little energy. Continue ...
Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island openingamNY
At Cornell's New NYC Campus, a Unique Grad School Gets a Unique HomeThe Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards - Whistler Question

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:52pm

The Big Idea: DVAD delivers high performance design with Passive House standards
Whistler Question
Passive House Design landed on DVAD's radar when local contractor Matheo Durfeld brought international experts to Whistler to build the Lost Lake PassivHaus for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A closer look at these modern design standards had the team ...

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Making Passive House Mainstream - Fine Homebuilding

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:01pm

Making Passive House Mainstream
Fine Homebuilding
Making Passive House Mainstream. Chris Corson says someone has to elevate American housing, and he's ready for the job. By Patrick McCombe Issue 270 - November 2017. Article Image. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest how-to from Fine ...

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Inspiring Home of the Week: An eco-friendly hideaway in a forest clearing in Maine - The Independent

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 6:37am

The Independent

Inspiring Home of the Week: An eco-friendly hideaway in a forest clearing in Maine
The Independent
Technically, we set the performance level for all of our projects to the internationally recognised Passive House Standard. The passive house approach is based on creating a highly insulated and air-tight building shell that makes use of passive solar ...

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It's a HALA and design review double feature tonight at SIFF Cinema Uptown - Curbed Seattle

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 2:19pm

Curbed Seattle

It's a HALA and design review double feature tonight at SIFF Cinema Uptown
Curbed Seattle
Along with wasting time and money, Seattle's Design Review Board often only offers bad ideas that cripple the key or revolutionary concepts of projects, as will be the case with the Passive House project on Capitol Hill (the "committee of amateurs ...

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BC's Step Code raising eyebrows among builders - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 3:07am

BC's Step Code raising eyebrows among builders
Journal of Commerce
May says before the Step Code energy standards were inconsistent with many B.C. municipalities requiring builders to meet a patchwork of standards such as EnerGuide, Energy Star, Passive House and LEED. "Some require certification or testing or ...

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Lloyd Center looks to green construction for its planned expansion - SouthCoastToday.com

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 5:43pm

SouthCoastToday.com

Lloyd Center looks to green construction for its planned expansion
SouthCoastToday.com
The goal of the green construction standards is to achieve Living Building Challenge (LBC) accreditation, an international performance-based standard for passive house building signifying the structure has regenerative or Net Positive, status. Not only ...

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A Fishtown rowhouse refitted to fight climate change - Philly.com

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 2:02am

Philly.com

A Fishtown rowhouse refitted to fight climate change
Philly.com
Avellino, aided by Juan Levy, a passive-house contractor, fitted the house with three-pane windows, airtight connections, cellulose insulation, and an electric heat pump system. “The result is low energy use,” Avellino said. “This project is important ...

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Passive-House Pioneer - Down East

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 7:15pm

Down East

Passive-House Pioneer
Down East
When he first heard about Passivhaus, Germany's rigorous energy-efficiency building standard, architect Matthew O'Malia thought, “That's crazy: a foot-thick wall, all this insulation in the foundation, and triple-glazed windows? That seems like ...

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Passive-House Pioneer - Down East

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 7:15pm

Down East

Passive-House Pioneer
Down East
When he first heard about Passivhaus, Germany's rigorous energy-efficiency building standard, architect Matthew O'Malia thought, “That's crazy: a foot-thick wall, all this insulation in the foundation, and triple-glazed windows? That seems like ...

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Dylan Heerema: Future bright for green homes and buildings in BC - Straight.com

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 4:07pm

Straight.com

Dylan Heerema: Future bright for green homes and buildings in BC
Straight.com
All across the province, Passive House apartment buildings, LEED Platinum-certified office space, and even green development plans for entire neighbourhoods are demonstrating the market demand for high-performance buildings. The green-building ...

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Out of harm's way - Albany Times Union

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:11pm

Albany Times Union

Out of harm's way
Albany Times Union
Davenport specializes in passive house design, where a house can go without power in cold weather, using the sun's warmth and efficient insulation to maintain comfortable interior temperatures. As for the threat of flooding, his advice is to avoid ...

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Modern apartment building overlooks street with six 'eyes' - Curbed

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 6:42am

Curbed

Modern apartment building overlooks street with six 'eyes'
Curbed
The interior design is minimal and modern—dominated by white walls and cabinets with black accents and window frames. The building was also designed using passive house techniques, enabling greater temperature stability and control inside.

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Homeless shelter sounds great here - The Riverdale Press

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 9:31pm

Homeless shelter sounds great here
The Riverdale Press
New shelters could even become a model for sustainable construction, making them a positive addition by use of renewable energy, solar production and passive house technologies. I hope you will consider these comments in your decision on this building, ...

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Homeless shelter sounds great here - The Riverdale Press

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 9:31pm

Homeless shelter sounds great here
The Riverdale Press
New shelters could even become a model for sustainable construction, making them a positive addition by use of renewable energy, solar production and passive house technologies. I hope you will consider these comments in your decision on this building, ...

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History Space: Cathedral Square marks 40 years - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 4:24pm

BurlingtonFreePress.com

History Space: Cathedral Square marks 40 years
BurlingtonFreePress.com
•In Milton, Cathedral Square's new Elm Place residence is the first multifamily home in Vermont certified to meet “passive house” energy standards. Opened in March, the 33,750-square-foot building with 30 subsidized apartments for older adults is ...

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Triple-Pane Windows Balance Performance and Cost - Fine ... - Fine Homebuilding

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:47pm

Fine Homebuilding

Triple-Pane Windows Balance Performance and Cost - Fine ...
Fine Homebuilding
These windows are warmer to sit next to in winter, and they eliminate condensation on the interior surface.

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