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Modern mountain makeover - Otago Daily Times

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:34am

Otago Daily Times

Modern mountain makeover
Otago Daily Times
Though the property is not certified as a passive house, they say that applying passive house principles was a ''logical approach'', and the design team, builder and materials were all chosen with that in mind. Both new wings face north to maximise ...

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With $4.6M deal for uber green project at 13th and Pike, developer leaps ahead in race to build new Capitol Hill condos - CHS Blog (blog)

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:49am

CHS Blog (blog)

With $4.6M deal for uber green project at 13th and Pike, developer leaps ahead in race to build new Capitol Hill condos
CHS Blog (blog)
Developer Solterra slapped down the cold, hard cash in a transaction reported to the county Monday for the former Fran's Chocolates building and a 2016-approved plan to build Capitol Hill's (and Seattle's) first Passive House-certified mixed-use ...

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Capitol Hill's first new condos in a decade will be super-green at former Fran's Chocolate HQ - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 3:18pm

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Capitol Hill's first new condos in a decade will be super-green at former Fran's Chocolate HQ
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
Seattle development company SolTerra is the new owner of a property on Capitol Hill, where it's planning this condominium project called Solis. It will be built using a super-green design and construction technique called "passive house." The site at ...

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Old Victorian home in Brooklyn gets incredible Passive House retrofit - Inhabitat

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 9:18am

Old Victorian home in Brooklyn gets incredible Passive House retrofit
Inhabitat
Retrofitting an old house into a Passive House is a challenging feat to say the least, but when done right, it can be amazing. When Bo and Itzy decided to turn their old Victorian home in Brooklyn into a passive home, they took on the ambitious project ...

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Old Holloway Passive house is all about comfort and luxury - Treehugger

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:15am

Treehugger

Old Holloway Passive house is all about comfort and luxury
Treehugger
Juraj Mikurcik self-builds a gem of straw and wood that demonstrates everything there is to love about Passive House design. In a recent post we noted that Juraj Mikurcik's Old Holloway Passivhaus was nominated for a UK Passive House Trust award; here ...

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Capitol Hill site sells for Solis: 45 'passive-house' condos - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:01am

Capitol Hill site sells for Solis: 45 'passive-house' condos
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Solis will meet passive-house standards for energy use, so that only minimal heating and cooling will be required. Green features will include a very tight building envelope, high-performance windows, doors, insulation, ventilation systems and air seals.

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Commercial wood building first to meet passive house energy standards - woodworkingnetwork.com

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:31pm

woodworkingnetwork.com

Commercial wood building first to meet passive house energy standards
woodworkingnetwork.com
The WIRL is noteworthy in that it is the first industrial building in North America certified to rigorous Passive House energy standards. Certified Passive House buildings use up to 90 per cent less energy for heating and cooling and up to 70 per cent ...

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The 11 Most Beautiful New Buildings in Brooklyn - The Bridge

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:32pm

The Bridge

The 11 Most Beautiful New Buildings in Brooklyn
The Bridge
... the awards-program notes. The back of the house uses recycled slates from the Coney Island boardwalk. All told, the residence meets New York's passive-house standard for energy conservation. Architect: Paul A. Castrucci; builder: Blue Line ...

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Sioux Falls apartments to be energy efficient, affordable - Rapid City Journal

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 4:32am

Sioux Falls apartments to be energy efficient, affordable
Rapid City Journal
Costello's second building, which will be called Majestic Ridge, will be Energy Star certified. The developer is installing monitoring devices in both to track energy efficiency and see if the utility savings of Passive House design makes a difference ...

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Canadian organizations participate in UN high performance building initiative - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 4:16am

Journal of Commerce

Canadian organizations participate in UN high performance building initiative
Journal of Commerce
VANCOUVER — Passive House Canada and the Vancouver-based Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx) both recently participated at the UN headquarters in New York in an effort to establish international centres of excellence for high performance ...

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Aussie 'recyclable house' references iconic galvanised steel woolsheds - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 7:50pm

Stuff.co.nz

Aussie 'recyclable house' references iconic galvanised steel woolsheds
Stuff.co.nz
... building techniques and tweaked them here and there to improve recyclability, thermal efficiency, building longevity and indoor air quality. READ MORE * Uber eco home in heart of Sydney * Dunedin family downsizing to passive house in urban commune

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Our Home — A builder's construction notes - Athens Messenger

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 2:13am

Our Home — A builder's construction notes
Athens Messenger
We are building a “passive house inspired” 2,200-square-foot house. The roof is on and insulation is about to be blown in. My approach is to build a super-efficient house, at the lowest construction cost. For this house we did a thickened edge slab ...

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South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:02pm

South Dakota apartments to be energy efficient, affordable
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards — a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn, the ...

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South Dakota Apartments to Be Energy Efficient, Affordable - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:02pm

South Dakota Apartments to Be Energy Efficient, Affordable
U.S. News & World Report
The building will be South Dakota's first multi-family housing structure designed to meet international Passive House standards — a rigorous energy efficiency credential that only a couple of other projects in the state have attempted to earn, the ...

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Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production - Treehugger

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 1:28pm

Treehugger

Report from Healthy Building Network slams PVC production
Treehugger
PVC had been creeping back into green building; Green icon Interface now offers vinyl flooring, and more affordable PVC windows are going into Passive House designs. After reading this report, it is time to reconsider, and to reiterate: Plastics do not ...

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Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should - Treehugger

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 9:38am

Treehugger

Why you shouldn't replace old windows, except when you should
Treehugger
Because while I love old buildings and old windows, I also love the idea of Passivhaus or Passive House, the super-comfortable, super-insulated houses with super-expensive windows. Even the best of these windows still just have the insulating value of ...

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Media Release: Greater New York Passive House Residence is slated to break ground - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:20am

Wire Service Canada (press release)

Media Release: Greater New York Passive House Residence is slated to break ground
Wire Service Canada (press release)
"A house that is designed and built to the Passive House Standard provides exemplary comfort all year round. While the standard is known for rigorous energy consumption benchmarks, it also has rigorous comfort benchmarks," says Alexander Maurer, ...

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13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs - New York Magazine

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:02am

New York Magazine

13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore Thumbs
New York Magazine
Walking around the city, one often encounters architectural anomalies: a glassy, undulating Gehry, say, or an alley of colorful Greek Revivals. But there are certain outliers that are so jarring, looking as if they've been plopped down from outer space ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ... - Markets Insider

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 3:48am

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ...
Markets Insider
VANCOUVER, Canada, and STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The two storey plus walk out basement residence uses up to 90 per ...

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Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ... - Benzinga

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 1:06am

Greater New York Passive House Residence is Slated to Break ...
Benzinga
Canadian Passive House expert Marken Design + Consult has designed a modern single family residence aiming to achieve the stringent Passive House ...

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