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Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge - Oak ... - Oak Bay News

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:27pm

Oak Bay News

Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge - Oak ...
Oak Bay News
The owner of a one-acre plot on Cordova Ridge is planning a different kind of development, as he aims to build five passive housing units with renewable ...

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Going beyond 'net zero' to passive house - Utility Dive

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 6:52am

Construction and Maintenance News

Going beyond 'net zero' to passive house
Utility Dive
As has been a key focus of the Passive House Institute, focusing on the building's thermal envelope is an effective way to maintain year-long comfortable indoor temperatures in low-energy buildings. This is accomplished by perfectly insulating and ...
The PHIUS 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference to be held in Seattle, September 27 – October 1 ...PR Web (press release)
Affordable and energy efficient!Construction and Maintenance News

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The PHIUS 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference to be held in Seattle, September 27 – October 1 ... - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:20am

The PHIUS 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference to be held in Seattle, September 27 – October 1 ...
PR Web (press release)
Led by the drumbeat of the PHIUS Annual North American Passive House Conference, the number and types of buildings that meet stringent passive building energy standards is exploding—single-family, multifamily, commercial, and high-rise. Passive ...

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Lawsuit, other delays interrupt 'greener-than-green' River Market apartment construction - Kansas City Star

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 5:01am

Lawsuit, other delays interrupt 'greener-than-green' River Market apartment construction
Kansas City Star
The internationally touted apartment project on the edge of Kansas City's River Market was supposed to be open by now. Instead, the $62 million “passive house” development, promising better energy efficiency than the highest LEED-certified standards, ...

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David Barr's passive house design wins WA's medium-density housing competition - Architecture and Design

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 1:26am

Architecture and Design

David Barr's passive house design wins WA's medium-density housing competition
Architecture and Design
David Barr's winning design – an as-yet unnamed project that will now be constructed as the first stage of the Cockburn Coast Redevelopment – is a pre-fabricated, passive house block of medium-density housing that will produce more energy than it ...

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Bayside Anchor Brings New Support to Portland Neighborhood - Apartment Finance Today

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 9:17pm

Apartment Finance Today

Bayside Anchor Brings New Support to Portland Neighborhood
Apartment Finance Today
Bayside Anchor is built to Passive House standards to be extremely energy efficient. The super-insulated building envelope uses a double-wall construction. Panelized outer walls were manufactured off-site while interior walls were built on-site. The ...

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Innisfil man lives without a furnace in his passive house - Simcoe.com

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 5:56pm

Simcoe.com

Innisfil man lives without a furnace in his passive house
Simcoe.com
A passive house is a low-energy home that meets guidelines for air intake, insulation, heat and energy recovery in order to become certified. Alex's two-storey home was built without a furnace and uses sunlight and air circulation to maintain its ...

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Editor's Picks #471 - Archinect

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 3:07pm

Archinect

Editor's Picks #471
Archinect
Plus, Zack Semke highlighted the potentials of Passive House Design. Daniel Piselli chimed in "Great, timely article. Passive House is no longer a fringe concept. Its being proven feasible in the US on projects of multiple scales & types by a growing ...

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about architecture's house W in beijing overcomes weather conditions using passive design - Designboom

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:20am

about architecture's house W in beijing overcomes weather conditions using passive design
Designboom
atelier about architecture invites architecture and technology research institute of tsinghua university to carry out a half-year professional examination after the realization of 'house W' with the aspiration of building a passive house that ...

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about architecture's house W in beijing overcomes weather conditions using passive design - Designboom

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:10am

Designboom

about architecture's house W in beijing overcomes weather conditions using passive design
Designboom
atelier about architecture invites architecture and technology research institute of tsinghua university to carry out a half-year professional examination after the realization of 'house W' with the aspiration of building a passive house that ...

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22nd International Passive House Conference: Passive House, It's Worth It - Korea IT Times (press release)

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:04pm

Korea IT Times (press release)

22nd International Passive House Conference: Passive House, It's Worth It
Korea IT Times (press release)
In view of the international climate objectives, providing both affordable and energy efficient living space has become a challenging task for cities and communities. Solutions for solving this dilemma will be discussed at the 22nd International ...

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Game changer: North Shore CDC embarks on 'Lighthouses' project - The Salem News

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 3:54pm

The Salem News

Game changer: North Shore CDC embarks on 'Lighthouses' project
The Salem News
"The cool thing about The Lighthouses is we're planning it with passive-house guidelines," Northcutt said. "Our model is that our rents include heat and hot water, and the residents pay for electric. But for us, the cost to operate the building will be ...

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Game changer - The Salem News

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 3:05pm

The Salem News

Game changer
The Salem News
"The cool thing about The Lighthouses is we're planning it with passive-house guidelines," Northcutt said. "Our model is that our rents include heat and hot water, and the residents pay for electric. But for us, the cost to operate the building will be ...

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Posts tagged “passive house - UrbanCincy

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:08am

UrbanCincy

Posts tagged “passive house
UrbanCincy
Since you basically don't have any communication from inside air to outside air, the filtration system for a passive house is a little different. This is an add-on equipment that you put on top of your furnace which cleans the air and filters it way ...

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Prefab zero energy passive house wins WA's missing middle comp - The Fifth Estate

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 1:06am

The Fifth Estate

Prefab zero energy passive house wins WA's missing middle comp
The Fifth Estate
David Barr Architects has won Western Australian land development agency LandCorp's Step Up Housing Design Competition with a prefabricated, zero-energy passive house design. The winning submission will become WA's first multi-residential project ...

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Kirio smart homes don't just alert you to problems, they can fix them - Digital Trends

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 3:32pm

Kirio smart homes don't just alert you to problems, they can fix them
Digital Trends
“Even the builder had never lived in a passive house,” he said. Instead, Rougier built his own, which would eventually become Kirio, a built-in home automation system that controls everything from lights to heating and cooling to the water tank. And it ...

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New York underwater - The Real Deal Magazine

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 11:21am

The Real Deal Magazine

New York underwater
The Real Deal Magazine
Because those small and mid-sized properties are rarely vacant and tend to change hands often, their owners are less likely to incorporate technology like solar and wind power or passive-house standards. In addition, some owners are not financially ...

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CSHQA has a new architect-in-training - Idaho Business Review

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 4:11am

Idaho Business Review

CSHQA has a new architect-in-training
Idaho Business Review
In 2016, she received her BArch with a minor in Natural Resources from Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. She is a PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant, and is pursuing an architecture license. CSHQA is a full-service ...

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Waikato building company moves toward passive housing - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 10:32pm

Stuff.co.nz

Waikato building company moves toward passive housing
Stuff.co.nz
The couple own Brown Construction Ltd, which holds the only eHaus​ licence in the region - eHaus is the leading New Zealand provider of passive house design and build service. These homes consume 75 to 90 per cent less energy than conventional ...

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Jamaica 'Tree of Life' is the neighborhood's largest affordable housing complex to date - QNS.com

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:26pm

QNS.com

Jamaica 'Tree of Life' is the neighborhood's largest affordable housing complex to date
QNS.com
“Tree of Life combines city investment, innovative programs like Voluntary Inclusionary Housing, and vital federal resources to create 174 affordable homes – a third of which are permanently affordable – in a passive house development that will bring ...

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