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Honeoye Falls Home Named Most Energy Efficient in United States, Canada - Spectrum News

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 2:35pm

Honeoye Falls Home Named Most Energy Efficient in United States, Canada
Spectrum News
With the help of an air source heat pump, 16 inch walls filled with insulation, passive house windows and heat recovery ventilation the air tight enveloped home has become a popular Upstate New York attraction. It is Garbacik Construction company's ...

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Largest Passive House project underway in Vancouver - Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 3:04am

Largest Passive House project underway in Vancouver
Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)
The largest Passive House project in Canada is under construction in the East Hastings corridor of Vancouver Heights. Named The Heights, the six-story mixed-use building will feature retail space on the first level and 85 units of rental housing above.

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Passive House Completed Near Boulder - Builder Magazine

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:53am

Builder Magazine

Passive House Completed Near Boulder
Builder Magazine
Andrew Michler, the building's owner, architect, and builder, tells Boulder Weekly that it is the state's most energy-efficient house. By using superior insulation and ultra-efficient south-facing windows, the home relies almost entirely on its natural ...

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Breakthough Construction: Passive Homes Go Prefab - Energy Manager Today

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 2:17am

Energy Manager Today

Breakthough Construction: Passive Homes Go Prefab
Energy Manager Today
When Elizabeth Scott ordered a new energy-efficient home for her property in rural Guilderland, New York, a factory in Searsmont, Maine that manufactures passive house components went to work. Ecocor High Performance Buildings, a construction firm that ...

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Prefab home offers energy efficiency - Albany Times Union

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 6:55am

Albany Times Union

Prefab home offers energy efficiency
Albany Times Union
based passive house architect Richard Pedranti and Chris Corson, founder and technical director of Searsmont, Maine-based passive house components manufacturer Ecocor. "We started doing prefab passive house panels in 2012," Corson said.

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A passive house takes an active stand for the environment - Boulder Weekly

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:16am

Boulder Weekly

A passive house takes an active stand for the environment
Boulder Weekly
The building is in fact Colorado's first internationally certified “passive house,” or, according to Michler, a house built according to a “globally-recognized building design technique that promises huge cuts in energy use.” By using super tight ...

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NK says Pax Futura will be Seattle's first Passive House apartment units - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:00am

NK says Pax Futura will be Seattle's first Passive House apartment units
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
NK Architects said it is designing what will be Seattle's first apartments built to meet Passive House standards at 3700 S. Hudson St. in the Columbia City neighborhood. Cascade Built is the developer and general contractor for the four-story building ...

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How 'negawatts' help the building industry fight climate change - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:00am

How 'negawatts' help the building industry fight climate change
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
The genius of Passive House design (and other energy-efficient building approaches based on rigorous building science) is that it recognizes the building itself — its skeleton and skin — as a technology. Passive House innovation therefore improves ...

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Ultra-green house in Seattle marries aesthetics and sustainability - Inhabitat

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 8:07am

Inhabitat

Ultra-green house in Seattle marries aesthetics and sustainability
Inhabitat
This ultra-green house for a Seattle family of four has achieved an exceptional level of sustainability without compromising on aesthetics. Shed Architecture & Design designed the Madrona Passive House as a net-zero residence for former Microsoft ...

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Movers & Shakers: March 21 - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:18pm

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Movers & Shakers: March 21
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
She earned an LEED Ap Building Design + Construction certification and in 2016, became a Certified Passive House Consultant. Donna King has celebrated 20 years with The Inn on Westport, serving as executive director since 1996. As Kyrsten Fokken ...

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Hill Country Contemporary Originated in the Factory - Builder Magazine

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:58am

Builder Magazine

Hill Country Contemporary Originated in the Factory
Builder Magazine
In collaboration with Bensonwood, a company that specializes in sustainable timber, as well as local high-performance builder Matt Risinger, Aamodt / Plumb built an airtight, Passive House–compliant envelope in the time it would have taken to complete ...

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The rise of Passive House: Q+A with Darren O'Dea, Australian Passive House Association Chairman - Architecture and Design

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:34pm

Architecture and Design

The rise of Passive House: Q+A with Darren O'Dea, Australian Passive House Association Chairman
Architecture and Design
Darren O'Dea is the Chairman of the Australian Passive House Association (APHA), and principal of building physics at Melbourne's Inhabit. O'Dea's technical and consulting expertise has covered environmental and carbon management, corporate social ...

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Stunning mountain passive house uses burnt cedar cladding - Inhabitat

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:52am

Stunning mountain passive house uses burnt cedar cladding
Inhabitat
Tucked into the sloping mountainside near historic Park City, Utah sits a modern, passive solar dream home marked by a plunging roof that slices through its middle. The 2100 square foot residence designed by Salt Lake City-based Axis Architects ...

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New Building Approved Without Modifications for Vacant Lot - CityLand

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 2:00am

New Building Approved Without Modifications for Vacant Lot
CityLand
New development on triangular-shaped corner lot will employ passive house technology and have a facade clad with etched bronze panels. On March 7, 2017, the Landmarks Preservation Commission considered and approved a certificate of ...

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Passive progressive - Otago Daily Times

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 10:02am

Otago Daily Times

Passive progressive
Otago Daily Times
Passive House Institute NZ treasurer Guy Shaw says an entire passive house could be heated with a bathroom fan heater or the equivalent of a hairdrier: ''Most of the year, you don't need heat and when you do, it's not much at all.'' The Crumps are yet ...

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City of Fort St. John considering using Passive House for an office space, Public Hearing scheduled - Energeticcity.ca

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 4:12pm

Energeticcity.ca

City of Fort St. John considering using Passive House for an office space, Public Hearing scheduled
Energeticcity.ca
The Passive House has been selected as the 'optimal' location for CDI staff to use for the duration of the agreement. The agreement will still allow for continued tours and demonstrations of the Passive House while accommodating CDI office space and ...

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Cornell Tech Maintains Commitment to Sustainability Through World's Tallest Passive Building - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 7:40pm

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Cornell Tech Maintains Commitment to Sustainability Through World's Tallest Passive Building
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
In addition to being one of the biggest ongoing initiatives at the University, Cornell Tech's campus on Roosevelt Island hosts the world's tallest passive house residential building. The 26 story dorm stands 270 feet tall and houses approximately 350 ...

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PassivDom is a passive tiny 3D printed carbon fiber autonomous solar powered marvel - Treehugger

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 9:04am

Treehugger

PassivDom is a passive tiny 3D printed carbon fiber autonomous solar powered marvel
Treehugger
TreeHugger loves Passive House, and loves Tiny House, loves 3D printing and hates zombies. So of course we are going to be fans of the PassivDom, a 36m2 (387 SF) design from Ukrainian engineer Max Gerbut and his team that has a lot of interesting ...

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Vancouver Aims for Zero Carbon by 2030 - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:00am

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Vancouver Aims for Zero Carbon by 2030
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Passive House is a rigorous international standard for energy efficiency that that reduces energy use for heating and cooling by 80 percent. This standard has grown in popularity recently. Vancouver is a hotbed, with 600 Passive House projects ...

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Get up to speed with Passive House at unique summer university programme - Specification Online

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 7:54am

Specification Online

Get up to speed with Passive House at unique summer university programme
Specification Online
This price includes all social activities as well as accommodation in OeAD's passive house student properties in Vienna. The cost also includes accommodation for participants for almost a week after the programme, enabling them to explore the city at ...

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