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How to go green in your home - La Crosse Tribune

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:00am

How to go green in your home
La Crosse Tribune
Wasting energy, specifically how the home is heated and cooled, should be one of the main areas of focus. Looking to build a home from the ground up? Why not consider building a passive house? Passive homes are the ultimate in home efficiency and part ...

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Design Recipes: How to go green in your home - Sioux City Journal

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 6:28am

Design Recipes: How to go green in your home
Sioux City Journal
Europe has been the leader for decades and now the United States is finally catching up. The trend right now is to be not only environmentally friendly, but also to not waste resources. Sustainability, many believe, is the key to healthy living. One of ...

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Brothers Renovate a Barn on the Family Farm for an Energy-Efficient Weekend Retreat - STLtoday.com

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 4:25am

STLtoday.com

Brothers Renovate a Barn on the Family Farm for an Energy-Efficient Weekend Retreat
STLtoday.com
Beyond adapting the architecture to serve as a unique house, they wanted to update it with modern-day energy efficiency, using passive-house technologies. The idyllic property is full of pastoral beauty, with creeks, ponds, meadows, wetlands and ...

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Keeping Passive House Principles in Mind - Carlisle Sentinel

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 4:05am

Carlisle Sentinel

Keeping Passive House Principles in Mind
Carlisle Sentinel
Penn designed the house with passive-house values at the forefront. Though it is not completely passive, it is highly energy efficient. The walls have insulation with a high R-value, and the envelope is very tight. Low-e passive sun glass on the south ...

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This Beautiful Energy Efficient Home in Colorado Saves Money in Style - Wide Open Country

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:53pm

Wide Open Country

This Beautiful Energy Efficient Home in Colorado Saves Money in Style
Wide Open Country
“After years of building, research, and writing about green design, I became fascinated with the concept of Passive House design, which was originally pioneered in Germany,” Michler says. “In Europe, hundreds of buildings have been built to consume 90 ...

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Proposed Norwegian office building will generate more power than it uses - Curbed

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 9:14am

Curbed

Proposed Norwegian office building will generate more power than it uses
Curbed
If buildings that meet the rigorous qualifications of passive house construction seem impressive, or projects that attain the Living Building standard, such as the Bullitt Center, represent the cutting edge of sustainable design, a recently announced ...

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Design Recipes: A sustainable, energy-efficient home - The Detroit News

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 1:54pm

The Detroit News

Design Recipes: A sustainable, energy-efficient home
The Detroit News
Why not consider building a passive house? Passive homes are the ultimate in home efficiency and part of a growing movement. The color green. Green is a color that many people associate with health and healthy living. With greenery being this year's ...

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A Colorado Man Has Built The Most Energy Efficient House in the State - Collective Evolution

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 1:09pm

Collective Evolution

A Colorado Man Has Built The Most Energy Efficient House in the State
Collective Evolution
“I was keen to put Passive House design to the test in the Colorado Rockies, where the winters can be brutal and living off-grid comes with a tiny energy budget,” he said. “The house I ended up building definitely lives up to its promises in terms of ...

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Free workshops, seminars for healthier living, gardening - The Register-Guard

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 3:09pm

The Register-Guard

Free workshops, seminars for healthier living, gardening
The Register-Guard
More than three-score free seminars on sustainable living and gardening, as well as home improvements, are scheduled for all three days at the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show this Friday through Sunday in Eugene. Stage locations are in the Lane ...

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Energy-efficient housing complex opening soon in Hebron - Nova News Now

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:59pm

Nova News Now

Energy-efficient housing complex opening soon in Hebron
Nova News Now
The complex will be operated by the Western Regional Housing Authority. The building was retrofitted using an energy-efficient design based on North American passive house standards. Estimated energy consumption, including heating, domestic hot water, ...
Energy-efficient affordable housing opens in Yarmouth County | The ...TheChronicleHerald.ca

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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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