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Super efficient home designed for aging in place - MyAJC

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:12pm

Super efficient home designed for aging in place
MyAJC
OLYMPIA, Wash. — It's hard to know whether that warm golden glow throughout Laura and Kelly Lewis' Olympia-area home radiates from the bright lemon-yellow paint atop its elevated light-diffusing shelves, or from the national first-place awards this ...

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Modern gabled guesthouse embraces passive solar in Australia - Inhabitat

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 5:41am

Modern gabled guesthouse embraces passive solar in Australia
Inhabitat
We first were introduced to Moskovitz in 2012 when she and her firm completed the Tighthouse, the first certified Passive House in NYC. While designing her passive house, Moskovitz couldn't find many case studies on other similar houses and she felt ...

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Zero Emissions Building Catalyst Policy is Step Forward for Vancouver - Energy Collective

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 5:22pm

Energy Collective

Zero Emissions Building Catalyst Policy is Step Forward for Vancouver
Energy Collective
Vancouver, B.C.'s Zero Emissions Building Catalyst Policy constitutes a key step in implementing the City's ambitious Zero Emissions Building Plan. This policy will support industry leaders who are working toward meeting the City's goal of realizing a ...

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Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building - Multi-Housing News

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:35pm

Multi-Housing News

Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building
Multi-Housing News
Dan Morrison, a spokesperson for the Chicago-based Passive House Institute U.S., noted that building to Passive House standards entails a learning curve. Builders with experience can meet the standards at a cost just 2 percent higher than conventional ...

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The 1948 Dover Sun House used phase change materials to store heat - Treehugger

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 7:59am

Treehugger

The 1948 Dover Sun House used phase change materials to store heat
Treehugger
Pioneering solar house was designed and engineered by women. Over the years there have been many attempts and building houses that were heated by the sun; In Passive House + Magazine, Dr. Marc Ó Riain has a fresh look at the Dover Sun House, built in ...

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Green Builder Media Announces Green Home of the Year Winners - Benzinga

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 11:12am

Green Builder Media Announces Green Home of the Year Winners
Benzinga
Here's the run-through of eight exemplary and imaginative green homes which took home honors in Green Builder's 10th Annual Green Home of the Year competition. LAKE CITY, Colo. (PRWEB) April 29, 2018. This year's Green Home of the Year award winners ...

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Solar Walls, Trombe Walls, & Passive Solar Heating 101 - CleanTechnica

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 2:24pm

CleanTechnica

Solar Walls, Trombe Walls, & Passive Solar Heating 101
CleanTechnica
April 28th, 2018 by James Ayre. Solar walls, glazed solar collectors, and so-called Trombe walls are all different types of passive solar heating technologies based around the use of materials meant to absorb solar radiation (generally, dark-colored ...

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Just opening on Broadway: The Ice Box Challenge - Treehugger

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:15am

Treehugger

Just opening on Broadway: The Ice Box Challenge
Treehugger
That is the Ice Box Challenge. And the top prize is a trip to Brussels, where every building wins. Full Credits: The Challenge was made possible by the Brussels-Capital Region and Brussels Invest & Export / hub.brussels, organized with the Building ...

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Not much to see in Vancouver's first Passive House apartment block - Treehugger

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 8:11am

Treehugger

Not much to see in Vancouver's first Passive House apartment block
Treehugger
The Heights was the first Passive House apartment block in Vancouver, but there are many more on the boards. For developers, it makes a lot of sense; the cost premium on the windows is mostly offset by the savings in mechanical systems and long-term ...

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Gilford Village Knolls III will be NH's first multifamily passive complex - The Laconia Daily Sun

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:12pm

The Laconia Daily Sun

Gilford Village Knolls III will be NH's first multifamily passive complex
The Laconia Daily Sun
GILFORD — Applications are now being accepted for Gilford Village Knolls III, located at 43 Potter Hill Road in Gilford, which is nearing completion and will provide 24 brand new apartments available for those age 62 and over. Owned and developed by ...

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Passive House poised for institutional uptake - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 1:12pm

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Passive House poised for institutional uptake
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
Passive House, a voluntary standard for achieving extremely energy-efficient buildings, appears to be poised for wider uptake in institutional projects in Canada. After being largely limited to residential applications, small institutional projects are ...

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Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output - vtdigger.org

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 8:42am

Windham and Windsor Housing Trust committed to passive energy output
vtdigger.org
Joining the ranks of housing developments nationwide, the Windham and Windsor Housing Trust's (WWHT) new housing development project, The Snow Block, will meet criteria from The Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) to obtain a passive building ...

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VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence - Journal of Commerce

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:07pm

Journal of Commerce

VRCA announces Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence
Journal of Commerce
Industry and government are coming together to create a focal point for emission reduction in Vancouver. The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA), Passive House Canada and the Open Green Building Society have partnered with the City of ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:18pm

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development - Mainebiz

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:18pm

Mainebiz

Maine Wood Conference looks toward new era of development
Mainebiz
The conference, Wednesday, May 9, at Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, is a day-long discussion between architects, engineers, builders and developers designed to strengthen the supply chain between wood producers and those who use it, the ...

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Passive House standard improves thermal comfort - Climate Control News (press release)

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:53pm

Climate Control News (press release)

Passive House standard improves thermal comfort
Climate Control News (press release)
While there a plenty of benefits associated with the standard there are still obstacles to overcome as Australia is still in the very early stages of the passive house journey. Speaking at a workshop hosted by engineering and infrastructure advisory ...

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The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs - Inhabitat

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 7:02am

The United States' first Passive Plus House generates nearly all the energy it needs
Inhabitat
The architects collaborated with a team of six contractors, three engineers, Passive House consultants and eco-conscious clients to make the upgrades. Baxt Ingui Architects installed low E and argon-filled triple-glazed windows, cellulose insulation ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:43pm

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses
Stuff.co.nz
The Passive House standard doesn't specify how these should be dealt with, but a common solution is a ventilator system that extracts vapour from the kitchen and bathrooms and expels it. In conventional houses, vapour is removed with kitchen and ...

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ... - The Press

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:22pm

The Press

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ...
The Press
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house.

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The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ... - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:22pm

Stuff.co.nz

The applied science of super energy-efficient Passive Houses | Stuff ...
Stuff.co.nz
Building a super energy-efficient Passive House requires careful planning, design and applied science. WILL HARVIE reports. It's a simple house. It's a rectangle, with a pitched roof. It's got three bedrooms, two levels and is relatively modest at 157 ...

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