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Flatpack MADi house pops up in a matter of hours - New Atlas

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:23pm

New Atlas

Flatpack MADi house pops up in a matter of hours
New Atlas
Italian architect Renato Vidal has created a prefabricated foldable house that takes less than a day to install once on site. The M.A.Di home is an economic flat-packed housing solution that is not only sustainable, but designed to last and withstand ...

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Giant Passive House in Vancouver … Trackless Electric Train … Bad Tesla Conference Call (Cleantech Talk #39) - CleanTechnica

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 1:01pm

CleanTechnica

Giant Passive House in Vancouver … Trackless Electric Train … Bad Tesla Conference Call (Cleantech Talk #39)
CleanTechnica
Episode #39 of Cleantech Talk is here! A giant passive house project in Vancouver, a trackless train, and an unsatisfactory Tesla conference call stole the show in our opinion, so that's what we discussed. You can listen to this episode and subscribe ...

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Office building is prefab, passivehouse, mostly wood, and beautiful too. - Treehugger

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 9:54am

Treehugger

Office building is prefab, passivehouse, mostly wood, and beautiful too.
Treehugger
That's why it's fun to show tweets like this from Architect Paul Testa in the UK, demonstrations of Passive House projects that aren't houses, like this administrative building designed by Hermann Kaufmann, the Illwerke Zentrum Montafon (IZM) in Rodund ...

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Calgary first Passive House takes insulation to the next level - MetroNews Canada

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 6:10am

MetroNews Canada

Calgary first Passive House takes insulation to the next level
MetroNews Canada
There's lots of ways to go about it, but after much research they settled on passive house technology. The idea, which originated in Germany, is to take insulation to the extreme. Her house is basically air tight, although a high quality air exchange ...

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Passive House Partnership Brings Building Education to Northeastern BC - Business Examiner (press release) (blog)

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:21am

Journal of Commerce

Passive House Partnership Brings Building Education to Northeastern BC
Business Examiner (press release) (blog)
Passive House Canada, the Real Estate Foundation of B.C., the City of Fort St. John, the West Moberly First Nations, and the Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George have joined forces to provide courses and events for the public and construction ...
Journal Of Commerce - Passive House Days starts in VancouverJournal of Commerce

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Passive House Days starts in Vancouver - Journal of Commerce

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 9:11am

Journal of Commerce

Passive House Days starts in Vancouver
Journal of Commerce
"People around the world are benefiting from living and working in high-performance buildings," said Passive House Canada CEO Rob Bernhardt in a press release. "Industry leaders from across the Vancouver region come together during Passive House ...

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Passive House education coming to Northern BC - Journal of Commerce

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:40pm

Passive House education coming to Northern BC
Journal of Commerce
Passive House Canada has partnered with the Real Estate Foundation of B.C., the City of Fort St. John, the West Moberly First Nations and the Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George to provide courses and events for the construction industry and ...

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Michigan's first hyper-energy-efficient "passive house" to break ground in Ann Arbor - Concentrate

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:02pm

Michigan's first hyper-energy-efficient "passive house" to break ground in Ann Arbor
Concentrate
Ann Arbor-based Architectural Resource is set to break ground on what is expected to be the first Michigan home to meet the stringent energy-efficiency requirements of the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS). The architectural firm is hosting a ...

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COP23 is Also About Passive House - Korea IT Times (press release)

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:30am

Korea IT Times (press release)

COP23 is Also About Passive House
Korea IT Times (press release)
building sector. The Passive House Institute from Darmstadt is also on the ground at the COP23 in Bonn. In addition, a delegation will be visiting a new Passive House student residence during the conference. As part of the Passive House Open Days ...

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One of Brooklyn's most expensive townhouses finds a buyer - Curbed NY

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 6:19am

Curbed NY

One of Brooklyn's most expensive townhouses finds a buyer
Curbed NY
... outdoor spaces, including an expansive roof deck. It was also built to passive house standards (Baxt Ingui, an architecture firm with lots of experience in that realm, helmed the redesign), so the new owner is getting a space that's both lovely and ...

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Passive House an active housing solution for Yale First Nation - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:01am

Passive House an active housing solution for Yale First Nation
Journal of Commerce
Not only are the homes cheaper to heat, they also meet the high energy-efficiency standards of Passive House (PH), a voluntary standard for reducing a building's ecological footprint. To tell attendees of Buildex Calgary 2017 the story of how a housing ...

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Passive House buildings open to public - Construction and Maintenance News

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:45am

Construction and Maintenance News

Passive House buildings open to public
Construction and Maintenance News
Passive House buildings are particularly efficient buildings and are always a theme in any discussion relating to energy efficiency. What this building standard specifically entails can be experienced first-hand by everyone during the International ...

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Homeowners say region could lead in green energy - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 6:53pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Homeowners say region could lead in green energy
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The homeowners of Southern California's first Certified Passive House, located in Ramona, are launching an effort to bring more manufacturing of green energy products and technologies into San Diego County. “We need to start building in this region.

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Peek into a Passive House during the Open House - Treehugger

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:53am

Treehugger

Peek into a Passive House during the Open House
Treehugger
It is not quite the same thing in North America. It is still a bit of a niche product, not helped by an unfortunate schism that has created two standards in the United States, the International Standard and PHIUS. The Passive House concept started in ...

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World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in Vancouver's West End - Straight.com

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:18pm

Straight.com

World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in Vancouver's West End
Straight.com
Asia Standard Americas Ltd. and Landa Global Properties have proposed a pair of 43- and 48-storey towers in the West End, which the companies describe as the “largest Passive House in the world”. Passive House is a recognized standard for designing ...

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Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:54am
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North Van could be in line for its first passive house - North Shore News

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:41am

North Shore News

North Van could be in line for its first passive house
North Shore News
The passive house building energy standard originated in Germany in the late 1980s and has emerged as possibly the world standard in ultra-energy efficient building techniques, explained Alexander Maurer of Marken Design + Consulting, a project ...

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The House by Handel Architects at Cornell Tech - Architectural Record

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:31am

Architectural Record

The House by Handel Architects at Cornell Tech
Architectural Record
As part of its aspiration to create a state-of-the art campus, Cornell included the Passive House goal in its request for proposals issued in 2012. But the developers—the Hudson Companies and Related—were under no contractual obligation to pursue it.

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World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in West End of Vancouver - Straight.com

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:19pm

Straight.com

World's tallest passive house-standard buildings proposed in West End of Vancouver
Straight.com
Asia Standard Americas Ltd. and Landa Global Properties have proposed a pair of 43- and 48-storey towers in the West End, which the companies describe as the “largest Passive House in the world”. Passive House is a recognized standard for designing ...

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GO Homes Marry The Best of Passive and Prefab - Builder Magazine

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:26am

Builder Magazine

GO Homes Marry The Best of Passive and Prefab
Builder Magazine
Belfast, Maine–based design/build firm GO Logic has been constructing energy-efficient custom homes in New England for nearly 10 years. As a green-building pioneer, the firm was meeting the rigorous Passive House standard before many U.S. builders ...

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