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What Is a Passive House? - Mother Earth News

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 9:37pm

Mother Earth News

What Is a Passive House?
Mother Earth News
Is it possible we've been approaching heating our homes from completely the wrong angle? That's what proponents of the Passive House believe. Those who follow the principles of this German construction concept say that instead of heating up our homes, ...

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Colorado's most energy-efficient home is a Passive House - The Coloradoan

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 7:10pm

The Coloradoan

Colorado's most energy-efficient home is a Passive House
The Coloradoan
MASONVILLE - The most energy-efficient house in Colorado sits on the side of a mountain, about a 30-minute drive northwest of downtown Loveland. The 1,250 square-foot home is off the grid, yet still maintains temperatures in the 60s and 70s, day and ...

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Colorado's most energy-efficient home a Passive House - 9NEWS.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 2:01pm

9NEWS.com

Colorado's most energy-efficient home a Passive House
9NEWS.com
Passive House is a design standard for all kinds of buildings developed in Germany. “The basic concept is that we put a lot of effort into not losing heat through the building walls,” said Michler. “And we shrink the heating systems down to just about ...

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Passive House is not just for houses - Treehugger

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 9:18am

Treehugger

Passive House is not just for houses
Treehugger
In North America, if people know about Passivhaus or Passive House at all, they think it is all about houses. In Europe, where they have been around longer, there are all kinds of buildings that are built to the Passivhaus standard of extreme energy ...
The challenges facing architects of Passive Houses in AustraliaArchitecture and Design

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The challenges facing architects of Passive Houses in Australia - Architecture and Design

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 4:16am

The challenges facing architects of Passive Houses in Australia
Architecture and Design
The design principles of the Passive House (PH) are becoming increasingly popular in Australia, yet their uptake has been much slower than in Europe where the concept originated. PH is a building standard or a construction concept that was developed by ...

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A Dialogue on Sustainability in Design & Architecture - Huffington Post

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:46pm

Huffington Post

A Dialogue on Sustainability in Design & Architecture
Huffington Post
The energy code requirements are going through multiple improvements at a rapid speed. Mayor Bill de Blasio's Green Building Initiative, which has a target of 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, is a reality. Passive house standards are ...

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What Is a Passive House? - Mother Earth News

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:53am

Mother Earth News

What Is a Passive House?
Mother Earth News
Is it possible we've been approaching heating our homes from completely the wrong angle? That's what proponents of the Passive House believe. Those who follow the principles of this German construction concept say that instead of heating up our homes, ...

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NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America - Satellite PR News (press release)

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 1:42am

NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America
Satellite PR News (press release)
With this growth in Passive House design and construction has come an acceleration in Passive House training among architecture firms focused on sustainable design, sparking a friendly rivalry between companies. Seattle and Pittsburgh-based NK ...

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NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America - Military Technologies

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 1:32am

NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America
Military Technologies
With this growth in Passive House design and construction has come an acceleration in Passive House training among architecture firms focused on sustainable design, sparking a friendly rivalry between companies. Seattle and Pittsburgh-based NK ...

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NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America - Military Technologies

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:55am

NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America
Military Technologies
With this growth in Passive House design and construction has come an acceleration in Passive House training among architecture firms focused on sustainable design, sparking a friendly rivalry between companies. Seattle and Pittsburgh-based NK ...

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NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America - PR Web (press release)

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:30am

NK Architects Now Has Highest Number of Certified Passive House Consultants in North America
PR Web (press release)
As of Monday the Pittsburgh and Seattle-based architecture firm has 21 Certified Passive House Consultants and Designers on staff, more than any other firm in North America. The development is part of a larger trend in the design community toward ...

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Inside Colorado's Most Energy-Efficient Home - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:55pm

Inside Colorado's Most Energy-Efficient Home
5280 | The Denver Magazine
Michler built his home using a German design style called Passive House, which has caught on in Europe, but is much less common in the U.S. than LEED-certified or Energy Star buildings. Michler, who is the founder of Passive House Rocky Mountains and ...

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Housing: NAB backs Passive House without pre-sales, as quality wins - The Fifth Estate

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 10:33pm

The Fifth Estate

Housing: NAB backs Passive House without pre-sales, as quality wins
The Fifth Estate
The triple-glazed doors and windows of Australia's first Passive House apartment development will help create a quiet oasis right next to the hustle and bustle of Redfern train station. Steele Associates director Oliver Steele says the 11 one-bedroom ...

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Architects of France's first passive house unveil latest extraordinary design - Inhabitat

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 10:00pm

Inhabitat

Architects of France's first passive house unveil latest extraordinary design
Inhabitat
From the architects who created France's first passive house comes another wonder of green design located just outside of Paris. Karawitz Architects have just finished work on the Marly House, a large family passive home designed to “live openly ...

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Energy Efficiency Development Thriving in Harlem, Arizona and California - Energy Manager Today

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 2:44pm

Energy Manager Today

Energy Efficiency Development Thriving in Harlem, Arizona and California
Energy Manager Today
The structure, which will mixed use and include 665 apartments for low income tenants, will be the nation's largest “passive house,” according to DNA Info. A passive house, the story says, is one that uses 70 percent less energy than standard buildings.

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Harlem Building Will Be One of Most Energy Efficient in US, Officials Say - DNAinfo

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 2:01pm

DNAinfo

Harlem Building Will Be One of Most Energy Efficient in US, Officials Say
DNAinfo
... rate homes, the city said. It would be the nation's biggest "passive house," meaning it uses up to 70 percent less energy than a standard building, the city's Housing Development Corporation and Department of Housing Preservation and Development said.

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Jonathan Rose, L+M to build nation's largest passive housing development in East Harlem - Real Estate Weekly

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:58pm

Real Estate Weekly

Jonathan Rose, L+M to build nation's largest passive housing development in East Harlem
Real Estate Weekly
A development team led by Jonathan Rose Companies and including L+M Development Partners has been tapped to build a 655-unit affordable passive house development in East Harlem. The new development will include Harlem YMCA, Mount Sinai, ...

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How to Go Green: The Ultimate Homeowner's Guide to an Eco-Friendly Pad - Fox News

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:03pm

How to Go Green: The Ultimate Homeowner's Guide to an Eco-Friendly Pad
Fox News
Forget LEED certification—the newly coveted green home credential is the deceptively named passive house standard. Unlike LEED certification, which speaks to how green the construction process was, a passive house is rated by how energy-efficient it ...

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How To Go Green: The Ultimate Guide to An Eco-Friendly Pad ... - Realtor.com News

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 11:52am

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How To Go Green: The Ultimate Guide to An Eco-Friendly Pad ...
Realtor.com News
If the phrase “eco-friendly home” makes you think of an off-the-grid hippie hut on one hand, or a bespoke LEED Platinum palace for those with Leonardo ...

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Massive Sendero Verde project will bring 655 affordable 'passive house' rentals to East Harlem - 6Sqft (blog)

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 9:16am

6Sqft (blog)

Massive Sendero Verde project will bring 655 affordable 'passive house' rentals to East Harlem
6Sqft (blog)
Dubbed Sendero Verde (“green pathway”), the site is located on the block bound by East 111th and 112th Streets and Park and Madison Avenues, and it will create 655 affordable passive house apartments, as well as a YMCA, job training center, ...

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