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Affordable East Harlem development will have 655 passive house rentals - Curbed NY

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 6:36am

Curbed NY

Affordable East Harlem development will have 655 passive house rentals
Curbed NY
The city has tapped Jonathan Rose Companies to work with L+M Development Partners on developing a project that adheres to passive house standards. The four community gardens being ousted from their sites will be granted new spaces within the ...

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UK'S LARGEST EVER AFFORDABLE PASSIVE HOUSE SCHEME BENEFITS FROM AIRFLOW MVHR SYSTEMS - Specification Online

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 7:08am

UK'S LARGEST EVER AFFORDABLE PASSIVE HOUSE SCHEME BENEFITS FROM AIRFLOW MVHR SYSTEMS
Specification Online
Saffron Acres is a social housing development in Leicester that is set to be the largest affordable Passive House scheme in the country. Playing an integral role in this Passive House attainment is the high performance range of MVHR units from Airflow ...

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Passive House Approved MVHR for The Home or Office – Meet the DV245 Adroit - Specification Online

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:39am

Passive House Approved MVHR for The Home or Office – Meet the DV245 Adroit
Specification Online
Airflow Developments is pleased to announce the newly launched DV245 Adroit MVHR unit. The Passive House certified unit offers a 'whole house' approach to ventilation to ensure a healthy internal environment and maximise energy efficiency. The system ...

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Super Spacer® receives award from the Passive House Institute - Glass on Web

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 12:01am

Glass on Web

Super Spacer® receives award from the Passive House Institute
Glass on Web
Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Krick, head of the Component Certification working group at the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, presented the Passive House official component seal to Edgetech Europe GmbH for the flexible, foam-based Super Spacer® spacer ...

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Melbourne social housing project being developed at Passive House standards - Architecture and Design

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 3:18pm

Melbourne social housing project being developed at Passive House standards
Architecture and Design
A group of investors have come together to develop a social housing project in Heidelberg West, Melbourne to be built to Passive House standards. The project, which is being developed at cost parity with conventional social housing, aims to address ...

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21st century passive houses hit D24 - Irish Independent

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:31pm

Irish Independent

21st century passive houses hit D24
Irish Independent
The properties are traditional in appearance, but the energy-efficient credentials are fully 21st century: the development is certified as a Passive House, an internationally standard that guarantees a home is airtight, super-efficient, and maintains ...

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State Energy Secretary Lives In 'Passive' Home, Designed To Maximize Efficiency - CBS Local

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 8:40am

CBS Local

State Energy Secretary Lives In 'Passive' Home, Designed To Maximize Efficiency
CBS Local
Matthew Beaton lives in the Commonwealth's first “passive house,” a type of home designed for maximum energy efficiency while keeping comfort a priority. To optimize efficiency, Beaton's 3,700 square-foot home features extra thick walls to keep the ...

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Efficient Home's Passive Details Add Up to (Net) Zero - Builder Magazine

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 5:00am

Builder Magazine

Efficient Home's Passive Details Add Up to (Net) Zero
Builder Magazine
Even in relatively temperate San Francisco, all the glass is triple-paned for insulating purposes; it's part of the home's Passive House design, a standard developed in Germany. Passive homes are tightly sealed, and their energy use is minimized by a ...

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Active in passive design - Spokane Journal of Business

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 7:42am

Spokane Journal of Business

Active in passive design
Spokane Journal of Business
Sam Rodell, a longtime architect, has been certified for three years as a passive-house consultant through Chicago-based Passive House Institute US, and all of his current projects are designed to meet the institute's rigorous real-world energy ...

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Passive House social housing at no extra cost – that's the plan for Melbourne project - The Fifth Estate

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:16pm

The Fifth Estate

Passive House social housing at no extra cost – that's the plan for Melbourne project
The Fifth Estate
A group of investors is using self-managed super funds to develop a social housing project in Melbourne at Passive House standards and at cost parity with conventional social housing. Grün Consulting director Clare Parry and social entrepreneur Nick ...

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“Passive House” upgrades should be more peaceful - Hyde Park Herald

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 7:50am

Passive House” upgrades should be more peaceful
Hyde Park Herald
I live next door to this supposedly carbon-free home, and have watched its conversion from an approximately 2600 square foot historic home, almost identical to mine, to a 3500 square foot “Passive House.” This home had already been gut rehabbed about ...

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Net Zero in a Mountain Modern Package - Builder Magazine

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 11:25am

Builder Magazine

Net Zero in a Mountain Modern Package
Builder Magazine
To meet their green objectives, Breen suggested a Passive House approach that would keep the family comfortable year-round and incorporate mechanical ventilation strategies and low-emitting materials to keep them healthy, too. She relied on passive ...

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​Wichita's Tru-Building gears up for a 'breakout' 2017 - Wichita Business Journal

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 4:56pm

Wichita Business Journal

​Wichita's Tru-Building gears up for a 'breakout' 2017
Wichita Business Journal
“There's a large development being done in Denver … and the largest Passive House construction project in the country (a Passive House Institute-certified multifamily apartment building) is in Kansas City, Missouri,” he says. “It's coming right to our ...

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A renovated Georgian house in London - Deutsche Welle

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 3:00am

Deutsche Welle

A renovated Georgian house in London
Deutsche Welle
London's Spitalfields district was once notorious. Jack the Ripper pursued his victims here. Now, it's one of the British capital's most coveted residential addresses. We look around a renovated 18th-century house.

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Passive House Worth Noting - Jetson Green

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 9:24pm

Jetson Green

Passive House Worth Noting
Jetson Green
Lansdowne Drive is a passive house that was recently built in London by the firm Tectonics Architects. It's certainly passive house architecture at its best, and a great example of modern architecture to boot. The house was built on a very small lot ...

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Off-Grid Passive House Runs On Solar in Colorado - Builder Magazine

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 5:44am

Off-Grid Passive House Runs On Solar in Colorado
Builder Magazine
How? It all comes down to designing with Passive House standards, which ensures the home is properly sealed from external air and temperatures, making the interior exceptionally stable. Stylistically inspired by Japanese architecture and the local ...

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Alex Wilson creates a more resilient homestead - Treehugger

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 7:39am

Treehugger

Alex Wilson creates a more resilient homestead
Treehugger
The key point, (and the reason we are so fond of Passive House design in TreeHugger) is design for Passive Survivability- what happens when the power goes out. Passive survivability is defined by the Resilient Design Institute as “ensuring that livable ...

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Matthew Beaton's passive Shrewsbury home is a model of design - Worcester Telegram

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 4:39pm

Worcester Telegram

Matthew Beaton's passive Shrewsbury home is a model of design
Worcester Telegram
The most noticeable difference between the Beatons' passive house and the 1.5 million or so other single-family dwellings Massachusetts is the walls, and even then it's not that noticeable. You have be inside to see - the walls are so wide that each ...

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Roxbury library to host architect for energy conservation program - Torrington Register Citizen

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:11pm

Roxbury library to host architect for energy conservation program
Torrington Register Citizen
In this slide lecture, Hicks Stone, a practicing Roxbury-based architect and a certified passive house designer, will review the principals of passive house design, discussing how these can easily be incorporated into both new and existing building ...

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Coast Lines, Jan. 23, 2017: AARP offers classes for maturing drivers - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 2:03pm

Coast Lines, Jan. 23, 2017: AARP offers classes for maturing drivers
Santa Cruz Sentinel
2 at the downtown library, 224 Church St., about their Midori Haus, a 90-year-old building retrofitted in 2012 to “Passive House” standards. The Westside house combines extreme energy efficiency and comfort with the aesthetics of Arts and Crafts style.

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