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Landmarked Brooklyn Heights Mansion Transformed into 'Passive House' - Mansion Global

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 3:49am

Mansion Global

Landmarked Brooklyn Heights Mansion Transformed into 'Passive House'
Mansion Global
“Not only is this house exquisitely designed cosmetically, restored to its former grand single-family status with every conceivable modern amenity, but it is also a technologically advanced house with 'passive house' engineering, making it incredibly ...

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Want to save big on your home heating? This Montreal family knows how - CBC.ca

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 3:01am

CBC.ca

Want to save big on your home heating? This Montreal family knows how
CBC.ca
A family in Montreal's Ahuntsic neighbourhood has drastically reduced the amount of energy their home uses by tapping into a European trend. Damien and Deborah Chaveron transformed their old home as closely as they could to follow Passivhaus ...

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This Net Zero, Passive House and LEED Platinum-Certified Home Was Built by Students - Builder Magazine

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 5:51am

This Net Zero, Passive House and LEED Platinum-Certified Home Was Built by Students
Builder Magazine
Students at Kansas University's graduate-level architecture studio have built a new home that has achieved both LEED Platinum and Passive House certification. The net zero energy home, called East Lawrence Passive House, spans 1,900-square-feet, ...

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Green homes for a green future - Athens Messenger (registration)

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 5:40am

Green homes for a green future
Athens Messenger (registration)
Jason Morosko reconstructed a 850 square-foot, two bedrooms and two bathrooms, modular home with the Passive House construction standard in November. Morosko rents the modular home to the same tenants who lived in the modular home before it was ...

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Sustainable Leelanau County Home Breaks the Mold on Energy Efficiency - MyNorth.com

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 7:52am

MyNorth.com

Sustainable Leelanau County Home Breaks the Mold on Energy Efficiency
MyNorth.com
The Passive House (Passivhaus in German) design concept was developed in 1989 by researchers Wolfgang Feist, of Germany, and Bo Adamson, of Sweden. Passive House design conserves energy over the lifetime of a building by using high levels of ...

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Sustainable Leelanau County Home Breaks the Mold on Energy Efficiency - MyNorth.com

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 7:52am

MyNorth.com

Sustainable Leelanau County Home Breaks the Mold on Energy Efficiency
MyNorth.com
The Passive House (Passivhaus in German) design concept was developed in 1989 by researchers Wolfgang Feist, of Germany, and Bo Adamson, of Sweden. Passive House design conserves energy over the lifetime of a building by using high levels of ...

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Passive House Building Boom Brings Us Closer To A Low Carbon Future - Huffington Post Canada

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:52am

Passive House Building Boom Brings Us Closer To A Low Carbon Future
Huffington Post Canada
This low-tech, "passive" approach to thermal comfort -- in contrast to active approaches that rely on complex mechanical systems -- is the cornerstone of the Passive House movement and a strategy used by thousands of green buildings around the world.

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Kansas University students build net-zero home with LEED Platinum and Passive House certification - Inhabitat

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 1:59am

Inhabitat

Kansas University students build net-zero home with LEED Platinum and Passive House certification
Inhabitat
Every year, students of the graduate level architecture studio design and build sustainable structures, which include the recently completed East Lawrence Passive House, a solar-powered home that's achieved both LEED Platinum and Passive House ...

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Sustainable apartments in KC's River Market will the be world's largest 'passive house' - Startland News

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 8:52am

Startland News

Sustainable apartments in KC's River Market will the be world's largest 'passive house'
Startland News
Slated for an October 2017 opening, Second and Delaware is a “Passive House Certified” building, which reduces energy consumption by 70 to 90 percent, Arnold said. Located in Kansas City's River Market district, the building will feature 16-inch ...

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Sustainable slate tiles dress this Danish family's energy-efficient “Future House” - Archinect

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 12:26pm

Archinect

Sustainable slate tiles dress this Danish family's energy-efficient “Future House”
Archinect
Built from 2014-2015 in a new residential development in Holbæk, Denmark, 65 kilometers from Copenhagen, Future House was designed to a high-degree of European energy standards, combining passive house designs with maintenance-free materials.

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Passive house building boom shows low-carbon future may be closer than we think - Straight.com

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 6:39pm

Straight.com

Passive house building boom shows low-carbon future may be closer than we think
Straight.com
The number of Passive House units in North America has quadrupled in the last year, from 500 to over 2,000 units, and a quarter of these are in Vancouver alone. Once the projects on the books are completed, North America will boast nearly 2 million ...

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How Passive Houses Yield Aggressive Savings - Philadelphia magazine

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 7:34am

Philadelphia magazine

How Passive Houses Yield Aggressive Savings
Philadelphia magazine
Pedranti is one of a handful of American builders and architects who champion “passive house” construction. “Passive house” buildings, which are becoming increasingly popular in Europe, are super-insulated, virtually airtight structures that rely on ...

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Passive affordable housing project Beach Green Dunes opens in Queens, NY - Construction Dive

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 7:15am

Passive affordable housing project Beach Green Dunes opens in Queens, NY
Construction Dive
An affordable housing lottery has opened for 100 units in a seven-story, 94,000-square-foot multifamily building that meets Passive House standards, located in Rockaway, Queens, NY, Curbed New York reported. The application deadline is Feb. 6, 2017.

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Red Hook Passive House music studio will use 90% less energy than buildings built to code - Inhabitat

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 6:17am

Inhabitat

Red Hook Passive House music studio will use 90% less energy than buildings built to code
Inhabitat
If Passive Home design is music to your ears, you'll think architect Ryan Enschede's new Red Hook music studio deserves a standing ovation. The ambitious project will see an aging brick building in Brooklyn's old shipyard district converted into an ...

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Non-towable tiny house blends sustainability and Scandi-chic - New Atlas

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 2:36am

New Atlas

Non-towable tiny house blends sustainability and Scandi-chic
New Atlas
Following two years of research, Tiny House Scotland recently completed its first model, the NestHouse. Sporting a Scandinavian-style design and a focus on energy-efficiency, the movable – but non-towable – tiny home starts at £17,000 (US$21,500) for ...

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VIDEO: Passive House project in East Vancouver - Journal of Commerce

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 8:28am

VIDEO: Passive House project in East Vancouver
Journal of Commerce
The Heights is a Passive House project in East Vancouver, a multi-level residential complex that is one of the biggest projects of its kind in Canada. The Journal of Commerce spoke to City of Vancouver green building planner Chris Higgins about ...

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Enniscorthy's new social housing will be the first passive house scheme in country - Enniscorthy Guardian

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 4:20pm

Enniscorthy Guardian

Enniscorthy's new social housing will be the first passive house scheme in country
Enniscorthy Guardian
Enniscorthy's new social housing will be the first passive house scheme in country. Amy Lewis. Published 10/12/2016 | 00:00. 0 Comments; Share. Email. Passive houses at Madeira Oakes. Enniscorthy will receive €1.5m in government funding to purchase ...

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First passive building in the Rockaways unveils its affordable apartments - Curbed NY

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:33am

Curbed NY

First passive building in the Rockaways unveils its affordable apartments
Curbed NY
One of these projects is Beach Green Dunes, a sleek new building constructed to Passive House standards, complete with roof garden, courtyard, fitness center, and, in a nod to Robert Moses, parking. More importantly, all 100 of the building's units are ...

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Lottery opens for 100 units in Far Rockaway's new Passive House, from $653/month - 6Sqft (blog)

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 7:08am

6Sqft (blog)

Lottery opens for 100 units in Far Rockaway's new Passive House, from $653/month
6Sqft (blog)
It was originally announced as Beach Green North, and at the time was on track to become the largest Passive House in the country (it's since been surpassed). The seven-story, 94,000-square-foot structure includes studios, one, two, and three bedrooms ...

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