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Energy-efficient housing complex opening soon in Hebron - The Vanguard

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 9:35am

The Vanguard

Energy-efficient housing complex opening soon in Hebron
The Vanguard
The building was retrofitted using an energy-efficient design based on North American passive house standards. Estimated energy consumption, including heating, domestic hot water, and building systems, is at least 80 per cent lower than the standard.
Energy-efficient affordable housing opens in Yarmouth CountyTheChronicleHerald.ca

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Energy-efficient affordable housing opens in Yarmouth County - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 6:49am

Energy-efficient affordable housing opens in Yarmouth County
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Housing Nova Scotia will soon welcome tenants into the first multi-unit residential building in Yarmouth County. Hebron Heights, the $1.6 million redevelopment project that was constructed to passive house environmental standards, was prepped for ...

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Colorado man builds state's most energy efficient house - Inhabitat

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 3:09am

Inhabitat

Colorado man builds state's most energy efficient house
Inhabitat
Passive House is a globally-recognized building design technique that promises huge cuts in energy use for any kind of building in any climate. In a nutshell, the Passive House Design strategy relies on airtight buildings, super insulation, thermal ...

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Nick Peckham proves that sustainable living is attainable and cost ... - Columbia Missourian

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 4:09am

Columbia Missourian

Nick Peckham proves that sustainable living is attainable and cost ...
Columbia Missourian
Architect Nick Peckham stands outside his home located on Country Club Road. Though construction of the house began in September 2015, Peckham and his ...

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One radiator to heat a whole floor - Science Daily

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:58am

One radiator to heat a whole floor
Science Daily
The researchers studied two apartments and two row houses built to the Norwegian passive house standards. They made computer simulations of the buildings to figure out the optimal way to adjust the room temperature and meet user expectations in all the ...

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One radiator to heat a whole floor - Phys.Org

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 6:47am

Phys.Org

One radiator to heat a whole floor
Phys.Org
The researchers studied two apartments and two row houses built to the Norwegian passive house standards. They made computer simulations of the buildings to figure out the optimal way to adjust the room temperature and meet user expectations in all the ...

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One radiator to heat a whole floor - Phys.Org

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 6:47am

Phys.Org

One radiator to heat a whole floor
Phys.Org
The researchers studied two apartments and two row houses built to the Norwegian passive house standards. They made computer simulations of the buildings to figure out the optimal way to adjust the room temperature and meet user expectations in all the ...

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Energy Efficient Multigenerational Living in Surrey Passive House - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 6:34am

Wire Service Canada (press release)

Energy Efficient Multigenerational Living in Surrey Passive House
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"We have combined accessible large family living with affordable eco-friendly housing," said Alexander Maurer, principal at Marken Design + Consulting and a leading expert in Passive House Design and Consulting. "The two multigenerational families will ...

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Married architects design their dream home: Modern, energy efficient and cost-savingly DIY (photos) - OregonLive.com

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 5:10am

OregonLive.com

Married architects design their dream home: Modern, energy efficient and cost-savingly DIY (photos)
OregonLive.com
Williams, a passive house consultant and owner of Lyons Hunter Williams: Architecture, served as the general contractor and worked alongside concrete and framing crews with JRA Green Building and subcontractors. Every minute he could spare, he was ...

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BC First Nation Gets Active about Passive Housing - TheTyee.ca

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 10:50pm

TheTyee.ca

BC First Nation Gets Active about Passive Housing
TheTyee.ca
Yale contracted Britco to build 10 two-bedroom units in a pair of buildings that meet the high-efficiency Passive House design requirements. A six-plex in Ruby Creek reserve just south of Hope, B.C. is expected to welcome its first tenants at the end ...

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Hyde Park home first in Chicago to become a certified Passive House - Hyde Park Herald

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 4:24pm

Hyde Park home first in Chicago to become a certified Passive House
Hyde Park Herald
A historic home at 5485 S. Ellis Ave., which was built in 1890, was recently renovated and is now the first Passive House in the city of Chicago. The 3,500 square feet home, which includes five bedrooms, a rooftop terrace and hardwood floors has been ...

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Owning History: Is your building equipped to win the battle with winter? - The Independent

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 7:10am

The Independent

Owning History: Is your building equipped to win the battle with winter?
The Independent
A modern passive house (German: Passivhaus) requires little energy for space heating or cooling using aggressive insulation and thermal bridging techniques, but relies on very little airflow. A recent passive house built in Wakefield has an air flow ...

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Net Zero Starts with the Building Shell - Builder Magazine

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 10:31am

Net Zero Starts with the Building Shell
Builder Magazine
A significant difference between a Passive House (PH)-inspired, zero energy home and a standard home is that a PH-inspired, zero energy house works as one system to achieve the goal of using approximately 90 percent less energy than a standard home.

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ABC No Rio's eco-friendly revamp waylaid by a financial snafu ... - Curbed NY

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 9:08am

Curbed NY

ABC No Rio's eco-friendly revamp waylaid by a financial snafu ...
Curbed NY
The plan to revamp Lower East Side cultural space and punk haven ABC No Rio is inching closer toward reality, but the project is turning out to be just a little bit ...

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ABC No Rio's Passive House Replacement Potentially Delayed Due to Overall Lack of Funding - Bowery Boogie

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 2:02am

Bowery Boogie

ABC No Rio's Passive House Replacement Potentially Delayed Due to Overall Lack of Funding
Bowery Boogie
Punk haven ABC No Rio is taking baby steps toward demolition and rebuilding of their new Rivington Street facility. The city gave its initial nod back in July, then two months later, water, electric, and sewage utility lines were each severed. The ...

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ABC No Rio's Passive House Replacement Potentially Delayed Due to Overall Lack of Funding - Bowery Boogie

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 2:02am

Bowery Boogie

ABC No Rio's Passive House Replacement Potentially Delayed Due to Overall Lack of Funding
Bowery Boogie
Punk haven ABC No Rio is taking baby steps toward demolition and rebuilding of their new Rivington Street facility. The city gave its initial nod back in July, then two months later, water, electric, and sewage utility lines were each severed. The ...

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Landmarked Brooklyn Heights Mansion Transformed into 'Passive House' - Mansion Global

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 3:49am

Mansion Global

Landmarked Brooklyn Heights Mansion Transformed into 'Passive House'
Mansion Global
“Not only is this house exquisitely designed cosmetically, restored to its former grand single-family status with every conceivable modern amenity, but it is also a technologically advanced house with 'passive house' engineering, making it incredibly ...

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Landmarked Brooklyn Heights Mansion Transformed into 'Passive House' - Mansion Global

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 3:49am

Mansion Global

Landmarked Brooklyn Heights Mansion Transformed into 'Passive House'
Mansion Global
“Not only is this house exquisitely designed cosmetically, restored to its former grand single-family status with every conceivable modern amenity, but it is also a technologically advanced house with 'passive house' engineering, making it incredibly ...

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Want to save big on your home heating? This Montreal family knows how - CBC.ca

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 3:01am

CBC.ca

Want to save big on your home heating? This Montreal family knows how
CBC.ca
A family in Montreal's Ahuntsic neighbourhood has drastically reduced the amount of energy their home uses by tapping into a European trend. Damien and Deborah Chaveron transformed their old home as closely as they could to follow Passivhaus ...

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This Net Zero, Passive House and LEED Platinum-Certified Home Was Built by Students - Builder Magazine

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 5:51am

This Net Zero, Passive House and LEED Platinum-Certified Home Was Built by Students
Builder Magazine
Students at Kansas University's graduate-level architecture studio have built a new home that has achieved both LEED Platinum and Passive House certification. The net zero energy home, called East Lawrence Passive House, spans 1,900-square-feet, ...

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