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Oboy, we visit the Cykelehuset Ohboy!, an apartment building built around bicycles - Treehugger

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:44am

Treehugger

Oboy, we visit the Cykelehuset Ohboy!, an apartment building built around bicycles
Treehugger
... Copenhagen to visit. Because it is not only a fifteen minute walk from the Central Train Station, but it's a multifamily building built around bicycles being the prime mode of transportation. Oh, and it's built to the tough Passivhaus (Passive ...

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Passive House in a box - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:01am

The Globe and Mail

Passive House in a box
The Globe and Mail
The Passive House is designed to use 90 per cent less energy than comparable new homes, in line with government goals for lower carbon emissions. The Calgary project is also giving builders an opportunity to get hands on experience at state of the art ...

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Passive houses built in the Sea to Sky Corridor - Squamish Chief

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:45am

Squamish Chief

Passive houses built in the Sea to Sky Corridor
Squamish Chief
Through a more efficient building shape, solar exposure, super insulation, air tightness and ventilation with heat recovery, a passive home conserves 80 to 90 per cent of the energy used in conventional construction, according to the Canadian Passive ...

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Isle of Man Passive development short listed by Build It magazine for 2017 Best Eco Home in UK - isleofman.com

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 2:38am

isleofman.com

Isle of Man Passive development short listed by Build It magazine for 2017 Best Eco Home in UK
isleofman.com
A Passive House development in Port St. Mary by Isle of Man based Design & Build developers, Complete Construction Services and Energy Services & Renewable Technology specialists SNX Ltd. has been shortlisted for the 2017 Best Eco Home award by ...

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Free-flowing flower garden oasis - The Register-Guard

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 4:20pm

The Register-Guard

Free-flowing flower garden oasis
The Register-Guard
2477 Lincoln St.: Built to Passive House standards, this three-story home's large exterior doors, movable walls and rolling doors make living spaces reconfigurable and adaptable. A large deck encourages outdoor living. 985 Tiara St.: The first ...

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The International Reach of the Passive Housing Standard - Builder Magazine

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 4:59am

Builder Magazine

The International Reach of the Passive Housing Standard
Builder Magazine
Exponential growth of Passive house is happening in places like New Zealand, Antarctica, China, Sweden, and Spain- making it a truly international effort. The international passive house community embraces diversity by sharing a common goal and lessons ...

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Zeroing in on energy: Planned buildings expected to make as much energy, or more, than they burn - Charleston Post Courier

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:16am

Charleston Post Courier

Zeroing in on energy: Planned buildings expected to make as much energy, or more, than they burn
Charleston Post Courier
Passive House, also known in via its German translation, Passivhaus, is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space ...

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Capitol Core - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:01am

Capitol Core
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
Capitol Core is a six-story, 17-unit apartment building on a 2,700-square-foot site at 215 Boylston Ave. E. in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. The building maximizes the small infill lot with a linear design. All the apartments are corner units ...

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Clare Miflin on Weaving Together Urban and Natural Design Systems - Food Tank (blog)

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 9:03am

Food Tank (blog)

Clare Miflin on Weaving Together Urban and Natural Design Systems
Food Tank (blog)
Having designed buildings to meet LEED, Passive House, and Living Building Challenge rating systems, Miflin sees the importance of rigorous metrics but also feels that inspiration, hope, and vision also have a crucial role to play. In developing the ...

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When zero equals more: Planned buildings expected to make as much energy, or more, than they burn - Charleston Post Courier

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 12:01pm

Charleston Post Courier

When zero equals more: Planned buildings expected to make as much energy, or more, than they burn
Charleston Post Courier
Passive House, also known in via its German translation, Passivhaus, is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space ...

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Local consultant renovates barn into energy efficient workshop: talk and tour, Sept 9 - SoutholdLOCAL

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 5:19am

SoutholdLOCAL

Local consultant renovates barn into energy efficient workshop: talk and tour, Sept 9
SoutholdLOCAL
Nick Scaglione, a passive solar building consultant, and his wife renovated a barn into his aesthetically pleasing workshop that conforms to Passive House standards. The talk will be followed by a tour of the workshop. The doors open at 9:30 a.m. for ...

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MEREDA's DevelopME's Lunch & Learn Series: “Breaking into Development”, Part Two: “Out to Bid: Managing the ... - Bangor Daily News

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 8:58am

MEREDA's DevelopME's Lunch & Learn Series: “Breaking into Development”, Part Two: “Out to Bid: Managing the ...
Bangor Daily News
She has most recently helped guide the successful management of two large-scale Passive House projects in Maine – Village Centre Apartments in Brewer and Bayside Anchor in Portland. A third Passive House project, a new Lower School for Waynflete in ...

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PHFA Embarks On Harrisburg Office Tower Expansion - Commercial Property Executive

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 4:21am

Commercial Property Executive

PHFA Embarks On Harrisburg Office Tower Expansion
Commercial Property Executive
In an effort to receive LEED Platinum and Passive House certifications for the expansion, the office building will use natural lighting and rely on a highly efficient heating and cooling system, including a 36-panel solar photovoltaic system to derive ...

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In the Bronx, 22 affordable apartments are up for grabs in an eco-friendly building - Curbed NY

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:53pm

Curbed NY

In the Bronx, 22 affordable apartments are up for grabs in an eco-friendly building
Curbed NY
The units are unique in that they're in one of the borough's only buildings that has been constructed to passive house standards, and one of the few in the city that has been designated as low-income housing. It was designed by Curtis & Ginsberg ...

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Wiederholt joins TKDA - BusinessNorth.com

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:49am

BusinessNorth.com

Wiederholt joins TKDA
BusinessNorth.com
Named as a Top 40 Under 40 award winner by Professional Builder, Wiederholt has been a member of the Passive House Alliance Board of Directors for five years. “We are pleased to have Jay lead this diverse and growing sector for TKDA,” said DJ Heinle, ...

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Apply for 22 energy-efficient apartments at a passive house in the Bronx from $865/month - 6Sqft (blog)

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:44am

6Sqft (blog)

Apply for 22 energy-efficient apartments at a passive house in the Bronx from $865/month
6Sqft (blog)
Applications are currently being accepted for 22 affordable apartments at 3365 Third Avenue in the Bronx neighborhood of Morrisania. Developed by Bronx Pro Group and designed by Curtis+Ginsberg Architects, the project meets the passive house standard ...

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Viewing Victoria's Passive Houses - CleanTechnica

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 8:03am

CleanTechnica

Viewing Victoria's Passive Houses
CleanTechnica
When I first interviewed Rob Bernhardt in 2014, you could count the number of British Columbia's passive houses on your fingers. The Bernhardts built the first certified passive house in the Victoria region. Rob went on to become the CEO of Passive ...

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PHFA spending $17M-18M on new Harrisburg office tower - Central Penn Business Journal

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:41am

Central Penn Business Journal

PHFA spending $17M-18M on new Harrisburg office tower
Central Penn Business Journal
PHFA wants to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum and Passive House certifications for the building, which would be the first commercial structure on the East Coast to achieve both, Hudson said. "It will be state of ...

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PHFA spending $17-18M on new Harrisburg office tower - Central Penn Business Journal

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:09am

Central Penn Business Journal

PHFA spending $17-18M on new Harrisburg office tower
Central Penn Business Journal
PHFA wants to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum and Passive House certifications for the building, which would be the first commercial structure on the East Coast to achieve both, Hudson said. "It will be state of ...

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Five Fundamental Passive Building Principles - Builder Magazine

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 5:20am

Builder Magazine

Five Fundamental Passive Building Principles
Builder Magazine
The most common Passive building certification in North America is PHIUS+, administered by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). All PHIUS+ certified buildings are automatically eligible for the DOE's Zero Energy Ready certification because PHIUS+ ...

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