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Glass Skyscrapers Have Turned Entire Cities Into Energy Vampires - VICE

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:01am
Glass Skyscrapers Have Turned Entire Cities Into Energy Vampires  VICE

Energy inefficient condos and office towers are the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, but hey, developers love them.

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One of Sydney's first Passive Houses almost complete - Architecture and Design

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 10:14pm
One of Sydney's first Passive Houses almost complete  Architecture and Design

Designed by Envirotecture, Thornleigh Passivhaus will be one of Sydney's first Certified Passive House buildings.

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New life proposed for Amherst's Jacobson Farm | Energy - The Union Leader

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 12:09pm
New life proposed for Amherst's Jacobson Farm | Energy  The Union Leader

Senior housing, duplexes, affordable housing, single-family homes, rental units and cottages are all being considered for the site.

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Allen + Killcoyne Architects is hiring a Mid-Level Project Architect/Architectural Designer in New York, NY, US - Archinect

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 9:18am
Allen + Killcoyne Architects is hiring a Mid-Level Project Architect/Architectural Designer in New York, NY, US  Archinect

Allen + Killcoyne Architects is an award winning, design oriented architectural firm located in Manhattan. Our work comprises a diverse range of projects that ...

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Minotair "Magic Box" heats, cools, ventilates and dehumidifies - Treehugger

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 8:33am
Minotair "Magic Box" heats, cools, ventilates and dehumidifies  Treehugger

Can one device to it all? Should it? Has its time finally come?

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Barry Bergdoll showcases a new wave of modern architecture on Long Island - The Architect's Newspaper

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 7:59am
Barry Bergdoll showcases a new wave of modern architecture on Long Island  The Architect's Newspaper

The Architect's Newspaper is the most authoritative voice on architecture and design in the United States.

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Charting How We Get There - Resilience

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 5:52am
Charting How We Get There  Resilience

The global climate movement built steadily until the failed Copenhagen Climate Summit in 2009, after which so many people felt defeated.

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A look inside: New super-green Passive House townhomes in Vancouver (PHOTOS) - Daily Hive

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 10:49pm
A look inside: New super-green Passive House townhomes in Vancouver (PHOTOS)  Daily Hive

New townhouses built at 1152 East 13th Avenue in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant area are built to a new super-green Passive House standard.

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New student housing buildings being built at UBC Okanagan - Daily Hive

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 2:28pm
New student housing buildings being built at UBC Okanagan  Daily Hive

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is providing its satellite campus in the BC Interior with some new attention with student housing.

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Project of the Month: SGA designs first Passive House Residence Halls in Mass. - to achieve 50-80% savings in operating costs - New England Real Estate Journal Online

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:00am
Project of the Month: SGA designs first Passive House Residence Halls in Mass. - to achieve 50-80% savings in operating costs  New England Real Estate Journal Online

Norton, MA SGA, a tech-forward architecture and interior design firm, has designed two residence halls that will be the first in Massachusetts to meet the rigorous ...

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Wood Spotlight: Timber for Two - Daily Commercial News

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 10:00pm
Wood Spotlight: Timber for Two  Daily Commercial News

Cutting-edge duo Robert Malczyk and Eric Karsh want to transform the way we think of timber. Equilibrium Consulting principal Robert Malczyk may be the ...

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Investing in green: 11 energy efficient building projects to share $2.5M in government incentives - CTV News

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 8:14pm
Investing in green: 11 energy efficient building projects to share $2.5M in government incentives  CTV News

Five of the winning projects are located in Metro Vancouver, three on Vancouver Island and three in B.C.'s Interior.

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Sustainable timber house in the UK is a modernist's dream - Inhabitat

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 8:31am
Sustainable timber house in the UK is a modernist's dream  Inhabitat

Designed by Catja de Haas Architects, the Burwood House is a sustainable timber home that incorporates several passive features to reduce energy use.

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State of the Nation: Atlantic - Canadian Architect

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 6:01am
State of the Nation: Atlantic  Canadian Architect

The postcard view of Canada's Atlantic coast is dotted with small, colourful clapboard houses sitting by the ocean. But in some parts of the Atlantic, that's starting ...

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State of the Nation: British Columbia - Canadian Architect

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 4:10am
State of the Nation: British Columbia  Canadian Architect

British Columbia is leading the charge on sustainability in Canada. Starting in 2017, the province's Energy Step Code has provided an incremental approach to ...

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Embodied Carbon: The Blindspot of the Buildings Industry - Canadian Architect

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 3:37am
Embodied Carbon: The Blindspot of the Buildings Industry  Canadian Architect

Between now and 2060, the buildings industry is poised to add a whopping 230 billion square metres of new construction worldwide. That means we will double ...

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Signpost: On passive houses, yoga Thursdays, reaching Webster Falls - TheSpec.com

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 5:09pm
Signpost: On passive houses, yoga Thursdays, reaching Webster Falls  TheSpec.com

Passive house buildings will be the focus of an upcoming City of Hamilton Planning and Economic Development (PED) Department talk. Rob Bernhardt, CEO of ...

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JV closes on $223M to build nation's largest passive property - Real Estate Weekly

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 8:04am
JV closes on $223M to build nation's largest passive property  Real Estate Weekly

L+M Development Partners, Jonathan Rose Companies and Acacia Network announced the closing of $223 million in financing for phase one of Sendero ...

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Jargon Watch: SVOCs, "the next challenge in indoor air quality" - Treehugger

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 7:01am
Jargon Watch: SVOCs, "the next challenge in indoor air quality"  Treehugger

Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds are in everything from your dust bunnies to your dental floss.

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Do Americans Need Air-Conditioning? - The New York Times

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 4:22am
Do Americans Need Air-Conditioning?  The New York Times

Summer's great indoor-temperature debate rages on.

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