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MEREDA's DevelopME's Lunch & Learn Series: “Breaking into Development”, Part Two: “Out to Bid: Managing the ... - Bangor Daily News

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 8:58am

MEREDA's DevelopME's Lunch & Learn Series: “Breaking into Development”, Part Two: “Out to Bid: Managing the ...
Bangor Daily News
She has most recently helped guide the successful management of two large-scale Passive House projects in Maine – Village Centre Apartments in Brewer and Bayside Anchor in Portland. A third Passive House project, a new Lower School for Waynflete in ...

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PHFA Embarks On Harrisburg Office Tower Expansion - Commercial Property Executive

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 4:21am

Commercial Property Executive

PHFA Embarks On Harrisburg Office Tower Expansion
Commercial Property Executive
In an effort to receive LEED Platinum and Passive House certifications for the expansion, the office building will use natural lighting and rely on a highly efficient heating and cooling system, including a 36-panel solar photovoltaic system to derive ...

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In the Bronx, 22 affordable apartments are up for grabs in an eco-friendly building - Curbed NY

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:53pm

Curbed NY

In the Bronx, 22 affordable apartments are up for grabs in an eco-friendly building
Curbed NY
The units are unique in that they're in one of the borough's only buildings that has been constructed to passive house standards, and one of the few in the city that has been designated as low-income housing. It was designed by Curtis & Ginsberg ...

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Wiederholt joins TKDA - BusinessNorth.com

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:49am

BusinessNorth.com

Wiederholt joins TKDA
BusinessNorth.com
Named as a Top 40 Under 40 award winner by Professional Builder, Wiederholt has been a member of the Passive House Alliance Board of Directors for five years. “We are pleased to have Jay lead this diverse and growing sector for TKDA,” said DJ Heinle, ...

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Apply for 22 energy-efficient apartments at a passive house in the Bronx from $865/month - 6Sqft (blog)

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:44am

6Sqft (blog)

Apply for 22 energy-efficient apartments at a passive house in the Bronx from $865/month
6Sqft (blog)
Applications are currently being accepted for 22 affordable apartments at 3365 Third Avenue in the Bronx neighborhood of Morrisania. Developed by Bronx Pro Group and designed by Curtis+Ginsberg Architects, the project meets the passive house standard ...

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Viewing Victoria's Passive Houses - CleanTechnica

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 8:03am

CleanTechnica

Viewing Victoria's Passive Houses
CleanTechnica
When I first interviewed Rob Bernhardt in 2014, you could count the number of British Columbia's passive houses on your fingers. The Bernhardts built the first certified passive house in the Victoria region. Rob went on to become the CEO of Passive ...

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PHFA spending $17M-18M on new Harrisburg office tower - Central Penn Business Journal

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:41am

Central Penn Business Journal

PHFA spending $17M-18M on new Harrisburg office tower
Central Penn Business Journal
PHFA wants to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum and Passive House certifications for the building, which would be the first commercial structure on the East Coast to achieve both, Hudson said. "It will be state of ...

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PHFA spending $17-18M on new Harrisburg office tower - Central Penn Business Journal

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:09am

Central Penn Business Journal

PHFA spending $17-18M on new Harrisburg office tower
Central Penn Business Journal
PHFA wants to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum and Passive House certifications for the building, which would be the first commercial structure on the East Coast to achieve both, Hudson said. "It will be state of ...

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Five Fundamental Passive Building Principles - Builder Magazine

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 5:20am

Builder Magazine

Five Fundamental Passive Building Principles
Builder Magazine
The most common Passive building certification in North America is PHIUS+, administered by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). All PHIUS+ certified buildings are automatically eligible for the DOE's Zero Energy Ready certification because PHIUS+ ...

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Prefab Passive House-Inspired Design a Response to the Affordable Housing Challenge - The Urban Developer

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 8:10pm

The Urban Developer

Prefab Passive House-Inspired Design a Response to the Affordable Housing Challenge
The Urban Developer
TeamMTL have called their concept the Deep Performance Dwelling (DPD), a net-zero energy capable house that combines passive house-inspired design and a Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal system. Together, these systems ensure ...

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It's time to change the way we talk about prefab - Treehugger

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 2:42pm

Treehugger

It's time to change the way we talk about prefab
Treehugger
After writing about the Deep Performance Dwelling, which I described as “Passive House and Prefab”, Scott Hedges of Bygghouse, “ a building technology company focused on commercializing Scandinavian approaches to energy performance in buildings”, ...

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Deep Performance Dwelling built in Montreal for Solar Decathlon China 2018 - Treehugger

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 1:30pm

Treehugger

Deep Performance Dwelling built in Montreal for Solar Decathlon China 2018
Treehugger
The DPD is also designed to the Passive House standard, which can be a challenge in a city like Montreal; there is a reason that an unofficial anthem for Quebec is Gilles Vigneault's “Mon pays, ce n'est pas un pays, c'est l'hiver” (My country is not a ...

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These Philly building projects are finalists for the sustainability-focused Groundbreaker Awards - Generocity

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 7:43am

Generocity

These Philly building projects are finalists for the sustainability-focused Groundbreaker Awards
Generocity
This Passive House level, deep-energy retrofit, hosts art and music instruction, adventure-based play and a small café. Wynne Senior Residences; 2001 N. 54th St. — Wynne Senior Residences is a new four-story, 51-unit senior rental project located in ...

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Fort Club sets fall lectures - Daily Union

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 7:31am

Fort Club sets fall lectures
Daily Union
Come learn about passive house building standards. This presentation will briefly introduce the history of the passive house standard; describe the basic principles of the design methodology; discuss benefits and financial implications; and present ...

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These Solar Glass Bricks Let in Light While Generating Energy - Builder Magazine

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 5:26am

Builder Magazine

These Solar Glass Bricks Let in Light While Generating Energy
Builder Magazine
Curbed's Barbara Eldredge takes a look at a new solar-cell-embedded glass brick product that generates electricity while also streaming in daylight and providing natural insulation—one of the essential features of a passive house. Dubbed Solar Squared ...

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Passive House wins Ice Box Challenge - Journal of Commerce

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 3:07am

Journal of Commerce

Passive House wins Ice Box Challenge
Journal of Commerce
VANCOUVER - Passive House technology beat the heat at the Ice Box Challenge in Vancouver. Passive House Canada set up two structures, one built to BC Building Code standards and the other to Passive House standards, and filled them with one tonne ...

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Could This Glass Brick Be the Solution to Solar Energy's Design Problems? - Architectural Digest

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 3:02pm

Architectural Digest

Could This Glass Brick Be the Solution to Solar Energy's Design Problems?
Architectural Digest
This allows the unobtrusive building material to store energy from the sun while letting in natural light and offering some thermal insulation—a huge deal for Passive house construction. Their structure allows them to be installed vertically (i.e. in ...

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Old Morningside Public School to become housing for senior citizens - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 9:32am

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Old Morningside Public School to become housing for senior citizens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
... and creation of a corner plaza -- won tax credits from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, generating $12.5 million of the cost, and an innovation and design award from the PHFA for community impact and adherence to Passive House standards.

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These solar glass bricks let in light while generating energy - Curbed

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 7:06am

Curbed

These solar glass bricks let in light while generating energy
Curbed
In addition to generating electricity, the glass architectural blocks let in natural light and provide thermal insulation, one of the key features of a passive house. Named Solar Squared, the large square bricks contain a set of optical elements ...

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Passive House confab in Seattle - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 12:01am

Passive House confab in Seattle
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
The Passive House Institute US 12th annual North American Passive House Conference is Sept. 27 – Oct. 1 at Motif Hotel at 1415 Fifth Ave. in Seattle. The theme is “The Path to Zero Source Energy.” The 70 presentations will educate builders, architects, ...

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