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"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings - Builder Magazine

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:36am

Builder Magazine

"Invisible" Tiny House Blends With Its Surroundings
Builder Magazine
The structure is air-tight and meets many Passive House standards from around the world. No mechanical heating or cooling is reportedly needed and any other small energy demands are supplied by a photovoltaic system on one of its glass walls. Rainwater ...

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Building better homes through conscious construction - GreenBiz

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 2:04am

Building better homes through conscious construction
GreenBiz
His own home is net zero, producing at least as much energy as it consumes, and is built to the energy efficiency standards of the Passive House Institute — although, as he explained to the Bard MBA's Sven Thiessen, it also features a big rain ...

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Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 5:29am

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Take a peek inside a home built by a father-son duo in Dallas for maximum energy-efficiency. It was made to use up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a conventional house. (Published 47 minutes ago). It may look just like any home ...

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Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World! - Todayville.com

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:08pm

Todayville.com

Scott Subaru's Passive House makes the cover of Canadian Auto World!
Todayville.com
Scottsville has been pretty busy lately with their new environmentally friendly Passive House for their Scott Subaru dealership located on the North end of Red Deer on Gaetz Avenue. This unique building has been capturing the hearts and attention of ...

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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:23am

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency - Crain's New York Business

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:23am

Crain's New York Business

As DC retreats, NY goes all-in on energy efficiency
Crain's New York Business
So-called passive-house construction, which is a global energy leadership standard, is becoming more prevalent in residential buildings and being examined more closely by governmental agencies and commercial developers. Some rules have raised eyebrows ...

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Montauk House by Robert Young Architects - Architectural Record

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 6:13am

Architectural Record

Montauk House by Robert Young Architects
Architectural Record
“We didn't want anything blingy,” he says. The exterior walls facing the road feature scant, small windows, but the portions of the compound with views across the property and to the water are largely clad in high-performance glass (that captures solar ...

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Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12 - Bronx Times

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 2:47am

Bronx Times

Environmentally efficent 'passive' housing coming to CB 12
Bronx Times
“To be sure, this project will help us to pave the way for passive house development in New York and beyond.” UA Builders was also awarded contracts for Bronx projects at 764 E. 152nd Street, 915 Dawson Street, 1081 Tiffany Street, 2061-65 Ryer Avenue ...

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Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials - CleanTechnica

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 2:36pm

CleanTechnica

Passive Solar House Design Basics — Orientation, Design Elements, & Materials
CleanTechnica
Building on our earlier Passivhaus 101 and Insulation R-Value articles, I'm now going to provide an overview here of the Passive Solar House Design — with the intent being to explain the basic principles and design elements. Photo by Jim Schmid ...

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The Chorlton homes which generate their own electricity and require ... - Manchester Evening News

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:31pm

Manchester Evening News

The Chorlton homes which generate their own electricity and require ...
Manchester Evening News
On completion, later this summer, they will be Europe's first-ever 'Passive House Plus' homes - an ecologically-friendly property which is so firmly insulated and tight it doesn't need a centralised heating system.

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Navigant examines growth of “smart services” as cities set ambitious climate targets - Daily Energy Insider

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:03am

Daily Energy Insider

Navigant examines growth of “smart services” as cities set ambitious climate targets
Daily Energy Insider
In Antwerp, Belgium, an area has been designated where buildings are built to “Passive House” standards, resulting in minimal energy use for heating and cooling. And in Salzburg, Austria, an entire housing district has been renovated. Solar generation ...

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The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure - Treehugger

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 7:41am

Treehugger

The Ecoflats by Solares Architecture are a glorious failure
Treehugger
There are not a few people out there who think that the Passive House or Passivhaus concept sets an "arbitrary energy target that ignores everything else." Another critic once called it "a single metric ego-driven enterprise that satisfies the ...

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The Passion for Passive - Martha's Vineyard Magazine

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 8:57am

Martha's Vineyard Magazine

The Passion for Passive
Martha's Vineyard Magazine
Bring a late December cold front, Dr. Stephen Holland and Vivian Baguer Holland were enjoying some time at their waterfront home on Lake Tashmoo. The thermostat read 12 degrees outside but it felt like 5. Inside was a comfortable 69 degrees, despite ...

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New England Passive House Multi-Family Conference - April 6 - New England Real Estate Journal Online

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:53am

New England Passive House Multi-Family Conference - April 6
New England Real Estate Journal Online
The New England PH Consortium (phME, PHMA, VTPH, PHCT) is pleased to present: The New England Passive House Multi-Family Conference. Keynote speaker: Tim McDonald, RA, LEED AP, CPHC, CPHD, Principal, Onion Flats, Philadelphia, PA. A full day of ...

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A spec Passive House was built in Dallas. Will buyers bite? - Treehugger

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:45am

Treehugger

A spec Passive House was built in Dallas. Will buyers bite?
Treehugger
It's why I sometimes complain that it is no longer enough just to be Passive House, that walkability, toxicity (no gas!) and embodied energy matter. But we have to start somewhere. Again, the builder is doing this on spec without a client and spending ...

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10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor - Dwell

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 7:13am

Dwell

10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor
Dwell
As far as Invisible Studio is aware, the Caretaker's House is the world's first green timber building insulated to Passive House standards, and with Passive House airtightness. 10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor - Photo 22 of 26 - The construction ...

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Cheap solar energy won't end the need for deep-green buildings - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:01am

Cheap solar energy won't end the need for deep-green buildings
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
The clean energy revolution is gathering steam with tech breakthroughs, record-breaking deployment rates, free-falling prices and a new, cautious optimism about the prospects for meaningful climate solutions. As this revolution unfolds, what are the ...

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There's no alternative to Passive House - Korea IT Times (press release)

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 4:34pm

Korea IT Times (press release)

There's no alternative to Passive House
Korea IT Times (press release)
[Darmstadt/Munich, Germany] The speakers in the packed hall in Munich were unanimously clear on one thing: that the increase in construction costs in recent years was not caused by energy efficiency; instead, other parameters were responsible. In line ...

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Introducing a world first in energy efficient rooflight design - Glass on Web

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:43am

Glass on Web

Introducing a world first in energy efficient rooflight design
Glass on Web
To avert climate change, we understand the need to cut carbon emissions and conserve our precious natural resources. While UK Building Regulations have tightened to meet these ends, we have always strived to do better. Through ongoing research and ...

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Law Professor's Ultra-Efficient Home has $6 Monthly Electric Bill - University of Denver

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:17am

Law Professor's Ultra-Efficient Home has $6 Monthly Electric Bill
University of Denver
“We very strongly wanted to get the word out and use this house as sort of a showcase to let people know [they can build a sustainable home too].” Calling the three-bedroom, three-bathroom house sustainable would be selling it short. Modeled after an ...

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