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Cobourg talk on the Passive House Standard Nov. 2 - northumberlandnews.com

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:32am

Cobourg talk on the Passive House Standard Nov. 2
northumberlandnews.com
COBOURG — Learn about a sustainable, cost effective way of building new homes at an upcoming talk in Cobourg. The Passive House Standard is now gaining momentum in Canada and Sustainable Cobourg is hosting a presentation on the topic at the ...

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Learn more about the Passive House Standard in Cobourg - Northumberland Today

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 5:49pm

Northumberland Today

Learn more about the Passive House Standard in Cobourg
Northumberland Today
The presentation will be made by Alan Murphy, a director at Passive House Canada and principal of Green Reason, a Toronto-based sustainable building consulting and project management company. It will touch on why the Passive House Standard is a ...
Passive House plans 'Deep Dive' Vancouver eventJournal of Commerce
Media Release: 1st Passive House PLUS coming to North VancouverWire Service Canada (press release)

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Here's the first big affordable housing complex slated for East New York - The Architect's Newspaper

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 1:56pm

The Architect's Newspaper

Here's the first big affordable housing complex slated for East New York
The Architect's Newspaper
... the New York City firm is kitting out a 300,000-square-foot complex, called Chestnut Commons, with solar panels, specially-glazed windows, natural lighting, and other design features from the passive house movement that improve building performance ...

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Passive House plans 'Deep Dive' Vancouver event - Journal of Commerce

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:44pm

Passive House plans 'Deep Dive' Vancouver event
Journal of Commerce
The event will focus on current design and construction challenges, emerging solutions and best practices in high-performance building standards. With many cities moving towards more energy efficient practices, passive house could have a large role to ...

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Should EPS foam be given a clean bill of health in green building? - Treehugger

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:59am

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Should EPS foam be given a clean bill of health in green building?
Treehugger
The best way to have our buildings use less energy is to insulate them really well. But for a long time, I have also been writing about the problems of insulating with plastic foam, even writing that Polystyrene insulation doesn't belong in green building.

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Media Release: 1st Passive House PLUS coming to North Vancouver - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:30am

Media Release: 1st Passive House PLUS coming to North Vancouver
Wire Service Canada (press release)
Furthermore, this handicap accessible home is being powered by a 10 Kw Photovoltaic system set up to produce almost all of the electricity consumed over the year, making it a Passive House PLUS. The solar system will also provide power to the low ...

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Low emissions luxury - The Times

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 4:09pm

Low emissions luxury
The Times
A little more homespun, but still at the cutting edge, is the Zeb Multi-Comfort House in the town of Larvik, southwest of Oslo, which features on the cover of the latest issue of eco-building magazine Passive House Plus. Snøhetta has designed a 200 sq ...

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Emissions, eschmissions: How to (simply) reduce your carbon footprint in 2017 - Ars Technica

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 5:03am

Ars Technica

Emissions, eschmissions: How to (simply) reduce your carbon footprint in 2017
Ars Technica
The trend is catching on stateside, with hundreds of American architects certified in passive house building. There's also rising interest in similar eco-friendly design programs like Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED ...

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East New York's getting a 274-unit passive affordable building by Dattner - Curbed NY

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:18am

Curbed NY

East New York's getting a 274-unit passive affordable building by Dattner
Curbed NY
Located in a large vacant lot bounded by Dinsmore Place, Chestnut Street, and Atlantic Avenue, the building will be built to passive house standards and serve very low-income New Yorkers; about 80 apartments will be set aside for families making up to ...

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Pop Quiz With Dee Walsh - Apartment Finance Today

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 7:09am

Pop Quiz With Dee Walsh
Apartment Finance Today
While on a trip to see Passive House buildings in Berlin, Germany, with peers from the International Housing Partnership in 2010, I was inspired to build Orchards at Orenco, an affordable multifamily apartment built to Passive House standards. I didn't ...

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Why live in a house of straw? - New Atlas

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 9:23pm

New Atlas

Why live in a house of straw?
New Atlas
When I built a straw-bale house not too long ago, people laughingly recalled the tale of the three pigs at every opportunity. With the tale of the poor first pig embedded in our psyches since childhood, we can't help but think of a straw house as a ...

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Fēnix Energy Joins Green Building Experts, Making Vancouver UN Global Centre of Excellence - Markets Insider

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 6:13am

Fēnix Energy Joins Green Building Experts, Making Vancouver UN Global Centre of Excellence
Markets Insider
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On foot of the United Nations endorsing Passive House as a global standard, came the stark reminder of the importance of making buildings better. Actively involved in this space is ...

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Fēnix Energy Joins Green Building Experts, Making Vancouver UN Global Centre of Excellence - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 5:38am

PR Newswire (press release)

Fēnix Energy Joins Green Building Experts, Making Vancouver UN Global Centre of Excellence
PR Newswire (press release)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On foot of the United Nations endorsing Passive House as a global standard, came the stark reminder of the importance of making buildings better. Actively involved in this space is ...

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Ice Box Challenge: a cool test of Passive House - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 8:42pm

Ice Box Challenge: a cool test of Passive House
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Through coordination between the organizations Passive House Northwest and Passive House Canada, our team brought the boxes to this year's Seattle Design Festival. We craned them into place in the same location as last year's Ice Cube for the month of ...

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Passivhaus development in the UK shows that we can have nice things - Treehugger

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:57pm

Treehugger

Passivhaus development in the UK shows that we can have nice things
Treehugger
Passivhaus, or Passive House, is becoming so popular that it is getting hard to keep up with all the fascinating projects being done around the world. Inhabitat points us to this one that I somehow missed in Norfolk, UK that shows how far Passivhaus ...

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World's tallest passive towers set for Vancouver - REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 8:49am

REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network

World's tallest passive towers set for Vancouver
REMI Network - Real Estate Management Industry Network
A new proposed project at 1400 Alberni Street will make Vancouver home to the world's tallest passive house towers. The joint venture development by Landa Global Properties and Asia Standard Americas will feature two condo towers at 48 and 43 storeys.

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Eco-Friendly Belfast Montessori School Built Thanks to the Community - WABI

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 9:10pm

WABI

Eco-Friendly Belfast Montessori School Built Thanks to the Community
WABI
In July, they moved to their new site on congress street thanks to the help of their "Journey Home" campaign. The building was designed by Go Logic. They create passive-house-standard buildings. This school will only use 10% of the energy for space ...

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Experience energy efficiency for yourself – Passive House buildings open to public - Korea IT Times (press release)

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 9:03pm

Korea IT Times (press release)

Experience energy efficiency for yourself – Passive House buildings open to public
Korea IT Times (press release)
[Darmstadt, Germany] Passive House buildings are particularly efficient buildings and are always a theme in any discussion relating to energy efficiency. What this building standard specifically entails can be experienced first-hand by everyone during ...

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Solar-powered modern home rises within stone ruins - Curbed

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 7:06am

Curbed

Solar-powered modern home rises within stone ruins
Curbed
... the futuristic interior. Eight large skylights bring natural light into the home, as do many windows placed between or above segments of the stone wall. The home is fully insulated and built to passive house standards, and generates power from ...

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PM inaugurates Passive House Project - Daily Mirror

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 9:15am

Daily Mirror

PM inaugurates Passive House Project
Daily Mirror
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe declared opened the first Passive House Building Project in South Asia and one of only eight such factory buildings in the world at Star Innovation Center in BOI Katunayake on October 19. Minister Malik ...

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