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Passive House open house, workshop planned - Brookings Register

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 8:48am

Brookings Register

Passive House open house, workshop planned
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – An open house and on-site presentation of South Dakota State University's Passive House project at 902 Third Ave. in Brookings will be from noon-2 p.m. Saturday. Department of Architecture faculty members will lead a discussion of this ...

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The Powerhouse movement seeks to inspire net-positive buildings - GreenBiz

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:09am

The Powerhouse movement seeks to inspire net-positive buildings
GreenBiz
As another criterion for Powerhouse certification, a building must also meet the Passive House Norwegian Standard 3701. A passive house is one that takes advantage of passive energy such as sunlight for light heating needs and uses continuous ...

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Passive Solar Design vs Passive House - Architecture and Design

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 7:28pm

Architecture and Design

Passive Solar Design vs Passive House
Architecture and Design
Passive House (or PassivHaus to our European cousins) is taking off in a big way in Australia but what it is and how is it different to Passive Design or Passive Solar Design. Here at Envirotecture we have been designing Passive Solar homes for nearly ...

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Foreign countries help Ukraine in implementation of telemedicine - Kyiv Post

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 5:17am

Kyiv Post

Foreign countries help Ukraine in implementation of telemedicine
Kyiv Post
Foreign countries help Ukraine in carrying out the implementation of the telemedicine program, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said. “Computer programs that will provide telemedicine to us will come from Canada. The German experience will be ...
Foreign countries help Ukraine in implementation of telemedicine – PoroshenkoInterfax-Ukraine

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Passive House is on the rise in Australia - The Fifth Estate

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 7:09pm

The Fifth Estate

Passive House is on the rise in Australia
The Fifth Estate
The South Pacific Passive House Conference wrapped up late on Sunday 6 May following a packed day of site tours that included the presentation of a certification plaque for a recently completed house by Maxa Design. The record attendance and breadth of ...

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Brechin United Church redevelopment receives city's blessing - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 6:01am

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Brechin United Church redevelopment receives city's blessing
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Work on a whole different kind of Brechin United Church can now begin. Nanaimo city council, at a meeting last Monday, unanimously approved a development permit for the church, located at 2020 Estevan Rd. A new, smaller church will be part of a ...

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Local kids eat healthy and teach adults about climate change: Valley Views - cleveland.com

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 9:08am

cleveland.com

Local kids eat healthy and teach adults about climate change: Valley Views
cleveland.com
The school opened a new building this year constructed according to the sustainable building standard of the Passive House Institute. It is the first school in the Midwest to use the standard, which strives to cut energy consumption by 90 percent and ...

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Built to Spill - Highlands Current

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 2:17pm

Built to Spill
Highlands Current
He told her she should consider a “passive” house. “When I explained passive housing to her, she said 'Why would I want to do it any other way,' ” says Hartford. Passive housing refers to designing a house to have as small a carbon footprint as ...

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Housing affordability - Economic feasibility - by Brett Pelletier - New England Real Estate Journal Online

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:17pm

New England Real Estate Journal Online

Housing affordability - Economic feasibility - by Brett Pelletier
New England Real Estate Journal Online
Whether incentivizing energy savings through LEED, Passive House, and Deep Energy Retrofits by underwriting some or all of the projected savings, will help deliver housing more affordably. The appraiser must understand the upside and the ...

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City of Vancouver looks to push emissions to zero - Journal of Commerce

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:09pm

Journal of Commerce

City of Vancouver looks to push emissions to zero
Journal of Commerce
“We have eight projects going through the design and construction, including a fire hall that I think is the first passive house fire hall in Canada. It's a small step forward but by the city demonstrating leadership and sharing those learnings it's a ...

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New wood engineering centre officially opens in Prince George - Journal of Commerce

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 4:32am

Journal of Commerce

New wood engineering centre officially opens in Prince George
Journal of Commerce
The research lab cuts energy consumption by up to 90 per cent and uses up to 70 per cent less energy overall compared to a similar standard building, which approaches passive house criteria, explains a release. “This new lab is a magnificent addition ...

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Department of Architecture to hold passive house open house, workshop - SDSU Collegian

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 5:00pm

SDSU Collegian

Department of Architecture to hold passive house open house, workshop
SDSU Collegian
An open house and on-site presentation of South Dakota State University's Passive House project at 902 3rd Avenue in Brookings will be May 19 from noon to 2 p.m. Department of Architecture faculty members will lead a discussion of this student-designed ...

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Super efficient home designed for aging in place - MyAJC

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:12pm

Super efficient home designed for aging in place
MyAJC
OLYMPIA, Wash. — It's hard to know whether that warm golden glow throughout Laura and Kelly Lewis' Olympia-area home radiates from the bright lemon-yellow paint atop its elevated light-diffusing shelves, or from the national first-place awards this ...

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Modern gabled guesthouse embraces passive solar in Australia - Inhabitat

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 5:41am

Modern gabled guesthouse embraces passive solar in Australia
Inhabitat
We first were introduced to Moskovitz in 2012 when she and her firm completed the Tighthouse, the first certified Passive House in NYC. While designing her passive house, Moskovitz couldn't find many case studies on other similar houses and she felt ...

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Zero Emissions Building Catalyst Policy is Step Forward for Vancouver - Energy Collective

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 5:22pm

Energy Collective

Zero Emissions Building Catalyst Policy is Step Forward for Vancouver
Energy Collective
Vancouver, B.C.'s Zero Emissions Building Catalyst Policy constitutes a key step in implementing the City's ambitious Zero Emissions Building Plan. This policy will support industry leaders who are working toward meeting the City's goal of realizing a ...

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Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building - Multi-Housing News

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:35pm

Multi-Housing News

Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building
Multi-Housing News
Dan Morrison, a spokesperson for the Chicago-based Passive House Institute U.S., noted that building to Passive House standards entails a learning curve. Builders with experience can meet the standards at a cost just 2 percent higher than conventional ...

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The 1948 Dover Sun House used phase change materials to store heat - Treehugger

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 7:59am

Treehugger

The 1948 Dover Sun House used phase change materials to store heat
Treehugger
Pioneering solar house was designed and engineered by women. Over the years there have been many attempts and building houses that were heated by the sun; In Passive House + Magazine, Dr. Marc Ó Riain has a fresh look at the Dover Sun House, built in ...

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Green Builder Media Announces Green Home of the Year Winners - Benzinga

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 11:12am

Green Builder Media Announces Green Home of the Year Winners
Benzinga
Here's the run-through of eight exemplary and imaginative green homes which took home honors in Green Builder's 10th Annual Green Home of the Year competition. LAKE CITY, Colo. (PRWEB) April 29, 2018. This year's Green Home of the Year award winners ...

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Solar Walls, Trombe Walls, & Passive Solar Heating 101 - CleanTechnica

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 2:24pm

CleanTechnica

Solar Walls, Trombe Walls, & Passive Solar Heating 101
CleanTechnica
April 28th, 2018 by James Ayre. Solar walls, glazed solar collectors, and so-called Trombe walls are all different types of passive solar heating technologies based around the use of materials meant to absorb solar radiation (generally, dark-colored ...

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Just opening on Broadway: The Ice Box Challenge - Treehugger

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:15am

Treehugger

Just opening on Broadway: The Ice Box Challenge
Treehugger
That is the Ice Box Challenge. And the top prize is a trip to Brussels, where every building wins. Full Credits: The Challenge was made possible by the Brussels-Capital Region and Brussels Invest & Export / hub.brussels, organized with the Building ...

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