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Full Schedule Announced For NYPH17: Towards Market Transformation - Benzinga

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 12:14am

Full Schedule Announced For NYPH17: Towards Market Transformation
Benzinga
Passive House building standards are continuously cited by governments across Europe and North America as a vitally important for delivering the carbon emissions reductions required by the Paris Climate Agreement and are uniquely equipped to adapt ...

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7 Strategies to Keep In Mind When Building a Green Home - Earth911.com

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 4:46am

Earth911.com

7 Strategies to Keep In Mind When Building a Green Home
Earth911.com
Many builders and architects have experience building green homes, including homes built to the LEED or Passive House standard. Selecting experienced building professionals can help streamline the process and ensure their familiarity with green home ...

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How air conditioning shaped modern architecture—and changed our climate - Curbed New Orleans (blog)

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:05am

Curbed New Orleans (blog)

How air conditioning shaped modern architecture—and changed our climate
Curbed New Orleans (blog)
Some, like Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion model, a $6,500 passive house prototype that utilized “thermo-ventilation,” may have been technically advanced, but were aesthetically a bit of a dud. Americans wanted style, and the emerging school of ...

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1st Certified Passive House PLUS slated to start construction in Vancouver - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 4:36pm

Wire Service Canada (press release)

1st Certified Passive House PLUS slated to start construction in Vancouver
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"The new Vancouver building bylaws promote highly energy efficient green buildings and the Passive House standard is the preferred way to achieve it," said Alexander Maurer, principal at Marken Design + Consulting and a leading expert in Passive House ...

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New door leads from the dog house to the Passivhaus - Treehugger

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 8:22am

Treehugger

New door leads from the dog house to the Passivhaus
Treehugger
It is like they used to say about the internet; in a Passivhaus, nobody knows you're a dog. You always have to wait until some human opens the door to the yard. Regular pet doors won't work because Passivhaus, or Passive house, puts strict limits on ...

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Covestro polyurethane walls build passive prefab house - British Plastics and Rubber

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 4:43am

British Plastics and Rubber

Covestro polyurethane walls build passive prefab house
British Plastics and Rubber
The house uses only 15 kilowatt-hours per square metre in a year, fulfilling the passive house standard. Covestro's wall panels weigh 100 kilograms, providing fuel savings for transport, with easy installation. The single-story 'House of Nations' has ...

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Global delegation in county for passive housing training plan - New Ross Standard

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 4:23pm

New Ross Standard

Global delegation in county for passive housing training plan
New Ross Standard
The delegation will also visit Ireland's first affordable certified Passive House and Nearly Zero Energy Building social housing project at The Moyne which has been constructed by Michael Bennett and Sons, Building Contractors, for Wexford County Council.

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Global delegation in county for passive housing training plan ... - Enniscorthy Guardian

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 4:10pm

Enniscorthy Guardian

Global delegation in county for passive housing training plan ...
Enniscorthy Guardian
A delegation of world leaders in sustainable energy will visit County Wexford on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of locating Ireland's first Passive House ...

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Spot the Passivhaus - Treehugger

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 7:19am

Treehugger

Spot the Passivhaus
Treehugger
This is not quite true; most Passive House buildings do have active heating or cooling systems, but they are often very small. These days many have little more than an air source heat pump, which is what Ryall's team specified for the studio. The ...

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Notes from Vienna: What can we do to make Passivhaus popular? - Treehugger

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:49am

Treehugger

Notes from Vienna: What can we do to make Passivhaus popular?
Treehugger
Regular readers will know that I am a fan of Passivhaus or Passive House, where buildings use very little energy. I was recently asked to be part of a panel at the International Passivhaus Conference in Vienna, where architect Helmut Krapmeier gave us ...

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Airflow MVHR unit is Passive House certified - Modern Building Services (blog)

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:21am

Airflow MVHR unit is Passive House certified
Modern Building Services (blog)
Airflow Developments' DV245 Adroit MVHR unit is Passive House certified and designed for larger homes of up to 400 m2. Airflow is up to 929 m3/h at 100 Pa. Units can be controlled from a PC, table or smartphone. An Adroit unit can also be connected ...

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Meet CPE's 2017 Stars to Watch: Alison Novak, The Hudson Cos. - Commercial Property Executive

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 1:32pm

Commercial Property Executive

Meet CPE's 2017 Stars to Watch: Alison Novak, The Hudson Cos.
Commercial Property Executive
What Others Say About Her: “Alison and I have closed numerous financings together over the last 10 years starting with a 44-unit condo in 2007 and more recently a $105 million construction loan for the world's largest Passive House building (the House ...

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Peace Dale passive house is built to last - The Independent

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 7:02am

The Independent

Peace Dale passive house is built to last
The Independent
The model is known as a “passive house,” the basic principles of which include continuous insulation, heat and recovery ventilation, high performance windows and using optimal solar gain. Passive building is not inherently “net zero” or “net positive ...

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Elizabeth Scott is building a high-tech home with old-fashioned grace - The Altamont Enterprise

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 1:48pm

The Altamont Enterprise

Elizabeth Scott is building a high-tech home with old-fashioned grace
The Altamont Enterprise
The architect who designed Scott's house, Richard Pedranti, said Europe has 30,000 to 50,000 passive houses while the United States has just 350. He contrasted the passive-house movement with that of the solar homes popular in the 1970s. “In our ...

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New Prefab Houses Reduce Energy Consumption By up to 90 Percent - TrendinTech

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 3:10am

TrendinTech

New Prefab Houses Reduce Energy Consumption By up to 90 Percent
TrendinTech
With a Passive House, it doesn't matter whether it's, raining, sunny, or even snowing outside, inside you will be using up to 90% less energy consumption than your typical home, which can amount to as much $1,000 per month in savings. On top of the ...

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Unique Home In Squirrel Hill Aims To Lower Your Utility Bills - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 8:16pm

CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Unique Home In Squirrel Hill Aims To Lower Your Utility Bills
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If high utility bills irritate you, you may want to check out a new home in Squirrel Hill. Passive House building is pretty rare around here. In fact, its owners believe there may only be three like it in the Pittsburgh area ...

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Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move April 20, 2017 - Kings County Politics (registration)

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 4:58am

Kings County Politics (registration)

Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move April 20, 2017
Kings County Politics (registration)
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams earlier this week continued his celebration of Earth Week by hailing the passage of a resolution at the Brooklyn Borough Board that called for the New York City building code to be adjusted to Passive House ...

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Eagle Bluff to host sustainable home tour on April 22 - Bluff Country Reader

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:55am

Eagle Bluff to host sustainable home tour on April 22
Bluff Country Reader
CHARLIE WARNER/NEWS LEADER This super efficient home, overlooking the Root River valley several miles north of Preston, was built by Joel and Barbara Mielke. It is one of three homes that will be part of the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center's ...

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Squirrel Hill couple's new house advances the local passive-house movement - PGH City Paper

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:01am

PGH City Paper

Squirrel Hill couple's new house advances the local passive-house movement
PGH City Paper
Others have included ACTION-Housing's retrofit of a former YMCA as McKeesport Downtown Housing; ACTION's newly built, multi-unit Uptown Lofts on Fifth; and a single-family retrofit in Shadyside by architect and local passive-house pioneer Laura ...

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International Passive House Conference 2017 - Dexigner

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 4:24am

Dexigner

International Passive House Conference 2017
Dexigner
"Passive House is a sustainable and cost-effective solution for the 'Nearly Zero Energy Building' and other national and regional requirements," commented Professor Dr. Wolfgang Feist, Director of the Passive House Institute. "Because it works ...

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