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High-Rise Buildings Use More Energy, Release More CO2 - Energy Manager Today

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 8:16am

High-Rise Buildings Use More Energy, Release More CO2
Energy Manager Today
In 2015, Cornell University began construction on a Cornell Tech campus on New York City's Roosevelt Island that included a Passive-House, high-rise dorm building. The Passive-House designation is set by Germany's Passive House Institute and is only ...

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Harrisburg's skyline is about to get a little more crowded - PennLive.com

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:45am

PennLive.com

Harrisburg's skyline is about to get a little more crowded
PennLive.com
Hudson said the new building's plans call for platinum status, as well as construction to passive house (or Passivhaus in its original German) standards of insulation and materials. The plan, he said, would make the addition the first LEED platinum ...

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Shropshire architects appointed to landmark 'Passive House' project ... - Bdaily

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:51am

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Shropshire architects appointed to landmark 'Passive House' project ...
Bdaily
A boutique architect practice in Shropshire has been chosen to deliver a landmark 'Grand Design' project. Johnson Design Partnership, which is located on ...

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Shropshire architects appointed to landmark 'Passive House' project - shropshirelive.com

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:02pm

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Shropshire architects appointed to landmark 'Passive House' project
shropshirelive.com
Johnson Design Partnership, which is located on Station Lane in Bridgnorth, has been appointed by global property specialists Elemento Group to oversee final designs for a significant 'Passive House' in the South East of England. The concept is a ...

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Prefab homes from Go Logic offer 'rural modernism' assembled in 2 weeks - Curbed

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 7:04am

Curbed

Prefab homes from Go Logic offer 'rural modernism' assembled in 2 weeks
Curbed
Since its start in 2008, the Maine-based design-build firm Go Logic has built eco-conscious summer homes, prefab getaway cabins, and the state's first passive house. To keep up demand, the firm is launching a line of prefab passive-house dwellings that ...

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Bridgnorth architects wins passive house project - shropshirestar.com

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:05pm

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Bridgnorth architects wins passive house project
shropshirestar.com
“Elemento Group is a visionary developer and bought into how we would complete the challenging final designs and ensure that they are then project managed throughout the construction so that they deliver the energy requirements of a passive house, but ...

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Contractor sues developer of $60M River Market apartment project - Kansas City Business Journal

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:23pm

Kansas City Business Journal

Contractor sues developer of $60M River Market apartment project
Kansas City Business Journal
A few months later, Arnold Development Group LLC announced that work would begin soon on the project, which called for 16-inch-thick concrete walls and other green features to slash energy costs. Its first units were expected to be delivered in ...

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Go Logic launches line of prefab homes with New England aesthetic - Dezeen

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:23am

Go Logic launches line of prefab homes with New England aesthetic
Dezeen
The prefab dwellings were designed using passive house standards, with components and systems having been "developed and exhaustively field-tested over the past eight years", the firm said. Exterior walls panels up to 30 feet (nine metres) in length ...

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Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing - Domain News

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:24am

Domain News

Why the German concept of Passivhaus is the future of sustainable housing
Domain News
Passivhaus, which literally translates as “Passive House”, is a housing performance standard originally conceived in Germany in the late 1980s by Dr Wolfgang Feist, a physicist, and Professor Bo Adamson, a construction expert. The concept, which took ...

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A passive method for building homes in Nakusp - Arrow Lakes News

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 2:42pm

Arrow Lakes News

A passive method for building homes in Nakusp
Arrow Lakes News
A Passive House is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in buildings that require little energy for space-heating or cooling. They promise an energy usage of 15 per cent ...

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How Passive House Design Can Propel the Clean Energy Transition in Architecture - Archinect

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 9:04am

Archinect

How Passive House Design Can Propel the Clean Energy Transition in Architecture
Archinect
With reversals in US climate policy underway and a US exit from the Paris Agreement announced for 2020, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that the clean energy transition is already underway. The potentially exponential forces of market ...
How Passive House is reaching beyond its housing rootsConstruction Dive

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Pre-Fab Passive Houses Now Available - Builder Magazine

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:38am

Builder Magazine

Pre-Fab Passive Houses Now Available
Builder Magazine
The GO Home combines GO Logic's expertise in super-efficient Passive House design with an advanced process of panelized, prefab construction that has been field-tested over the past eight years. The product line—which includes year-round and seasonal ...

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Prefab 'Kiss House,' designed to passive house standards, is taking orders - Curbed

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 9:57am

Curbed

Prefab 'Kiss House,' designed to passive house standards, is taking orders
Curbed
Kiss houses, a new prefab offering on the scene stands out with a few things: passive house certification, larger sizes (it's offered in two-, three-, four-bedroom models), and a design that once won the honor of being the “Best House in the U.K. (up ...
Kiss House flatpack home can be assembled in just four daysNew Atlas

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This week in construction - Construction Dive

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:52am

This week in construction
Construction Dive
Energy-efficient construction devotees gathered in New York City last week for the 2017 New York Passive House Conference & Expo. There, architects, engineers, policy experts and others discussed and debated the building typology's move into the ...

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How Passive House is bucking the trend - Sunday Business Post

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 6:12pm

Sunday Business Post

How Passive House is bucking the trend
Sunday Business Post
Despite cries about the slow death of print media, Passive House Plus magazine is 15 years old, in its third iteration and is witnessing its strongest ever readership numbers. Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading. Please Subscribe or Log in ...

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Glo European Windows - PR.com (press release)

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:10am

Glo European Windows
PR.com (press release)
“The A7 Aluminum Series Door was specifically designed to deliver superior performance in order to meet the rigorous Passive House building standard,” says President, Russ Hellem. “We are proud to have achieved the PHIUS Certification for performance ...

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Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance - Langley Advance

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 5:56pm

Langley Advance

Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance
Langley Advance
A Langley company is at the forefront of making windows that lose less heat during cold weather and let less heat indoors during hot weather. Most Canadians ...

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Langley company making Passive House windows - Langley Advance

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 5:56pm

Langley Advance

Langley company making Passive House windows
Langley Advance
His Aldergrove firm has created fibreglass windows that meet Passive House standards, making them R-7. Passive House is a set of standards that require very little energy to heat and cool a home. The company providing its more energy-efficient ...

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A house that produces energy - Harvard Gazette

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 9:30am

Harvard Gazette

A house that produces energy
Harvard Gazette
GAZETTE: There are a lot of terms being thrown around for houses that seek aggressive energy targets: net zero, energy positive, passive house. How would you describe this house to someone? MALKAWI: We're moving away from all those definitions to the ...

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CMG's Passive Home Marries Luxury Design and Energy Efficiency - Builder Magazine

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 5:04am

Builder Magazine

CMG's Passive Home Marries Luxury Design and Energy Efficiency
Builder Magazine
Construction Management Group (CMG) is in the process of creating three luxury residences designed to Passive House Standards in Connecticut. These homes are among the few Passive Homes that incorporate high luxury design. The first, located in New ...

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