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Maine Builder Launches R&D Lab - Builder Magazine

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 9:31am

Builder Magazine

Maine Builder Launches R&D Lab
Builder Magazine
Drawing on the firm's experience in Passive House design and construction, the GO Lab will identify critical gaps and opportunities in the construction marketplace and respond with next-generation building products that make use of Maine's abundant ...

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Harlem Welcomes Manhattan's First Passive House - Architectural Digest

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:36pm

Architectural Digest

Harlem Welcomes Manhattan's First Passive House
Architectural Digest
Perch Harlem—Manhattan's first multifamily rental building constructed to the Passive House standard, a rigorous environmental model that requires buildings to be completely air-sealed, so they demand less energy for climate-controlled interiors ...

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Harlem Welcomes Manhattan's First Passive House - Architectural Digest

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:36pm

Architectural Digest

Harlem Welcomes Manhattan's First Passive House
Architectural Digest
Buildings created in the Passive House standard have an "envelope" that's completely sealed to stop air leakage, Benedict explains, which is achieved using highly insulated materials. "Passive House, as a general rule, relies on the enclosure of the ...

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Omni breaks ground on homeless sanctuary - Real Estate Weekly

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:10pm

Omni breaks ground on homeless sanctuary
Real Estate Weekly
Morris II is currently one of the largest such passive house developments under construction in the United States. It will be designed with an airtight building envelope, continuous insulation, high performance windows, and energy recovery ventilation ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In New England Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - Rhode Island Public Radio

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 5:28am

Rhode Island Public Radio

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In New England Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
Rhode Island Public Radio
“We want to make it so that if a building is not a passive house, then people say, 'Oh well, that's a real negative, I would rather do something that is a passive house: it's just better,'" Gordon said. Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House ...

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Penn State establishes international ties for sustainable building education - Penn State News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 11:50am

Penn State News

Penn State establishes international ties for sustainable building education
Penn State News
Freihaut's time in Europe also included attending a passive house conference in Vienna, Austria. Passive house is a rigorous, yet voluntary, standard for building energy efficiency, resulting in buildings that need little energy for heating and cooling ...

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Good Natured - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 3:46pm

5280 | The Denver Magazine

Good Natured
5280 | The Denver Magazine
He started over with an open floor plan based on the German engineering philosophy called Passive House (in German, Passivhaus), which uses concepts like an airtight, über-insulated envelope; strategic solar orientation; innovative ventilation; and ...

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Passive House practitioners aim to spread standard beyond single-family homes - Building Design + Construction (press release) (registration)

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 5:27am

Building Design + Construction (press release) (registration)

Passive House practitioners aim to spread standard beyond single-family homes
Building Design + Construction (press release) (registration)
Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) wants to expand acceptance of the standard in the commercial and institutional markets. As more buildings achieve certification, they provide proof-of-concept and data that can inform design decisions and influence ...

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Place your bets: Ice Box Challenge puts passive houses to the test - Vancouver Courier

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 1:19pm

Place your bets: Ice Box Challenge puts passive houses to the test
Vancouver Courier
As part of the Ice Box Challenge, Passive House Canada hosted a kickoff event at Vancouver's Olympic Village Square on July 27, where they placed a one-tonne ice block in a super-insulated box built to Passive House standards, and another tonne of ice ...

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Passive House practitioners aim to spread standard beyond single-family homes - Building Design + Construction (press release) (registration)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:08am

Passive House practitioners aim to spread standard beyond single-family homes
Building Design + Construction (press release) (registration)
Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) wants to expand acceptance of the standard in the commercial and institutional markets. As more buildings achieve certification, they provide proof-of-concept and data that can inform design decisions and influence ...

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Ice Box Challenge highlights new Passive House standards - Western Investor (subscription)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:04am

Western Investor (subscription)

Ice Box Challenge highlights new Passive House standards
Western Investor (subscription)
On July 27, two structures were placed at Vancouver's Olympic Village – one built to the BC Energy Code and one built to a Passive House standard. One tonne of ice was placed in each structure and the public is invited to guess how much ice will be ...

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South Korea, Passive House Based Gov't Zero Energy Certification System Officially Launches - Korea IT Times (press release)

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 6:28am

Korea IT Times (press release)

South Korea, Passive House Based Gov't Zero Energy Certification System Officially Launches
Korea IT Times (press release)
According to a related industry, 'Urban Renewal' seeks to maximize the insulating performance of exterior walls and windows by Passive House and minimize the use of new and renewable energy sources such as geothermal energy and solar powers.

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Men's Club scholarship fundraiser is Aug. 5 - Green Bay Press Gazette

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 6:17am

Men's Club scholarship fundraiser is Aug. 5
Green Bay Press Gazette
The energy-efficient Passive House is based on design software developed by German engineers and adapted to North American climates and results in structures that have significantly lower energy requirements for heating or cooling (which can also be ...

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Field9: architecture hires Eric Kent as project manager - Richland Source

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 5:39am

Richland Source

Field9: architecture hires Eric Kent as project manager
Richland Source
FiELD9: architecture is a full service architecture firm located in Mansfield. Providing community minded architecture with a modern sensibility and an eye towards sustainability in north central Ohio since 2010 and Certified Passive House design since 2016.

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