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A pocket of Passivhaus projects popping up in Ontario cottage ... - Treehugger

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 2:51pm

Treehugger

A pocket of Passivhaus projects popping up in Ontario cottage ...
Treehugger
One of the complaints often made about the Passivhaus or Passive House standard of building is that it is expensive, perhaps a higher standard than people ...

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Passive House Ices the Competition - Builder Magazine

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:12am

Builder Magazine

Passive House Ices the Competition
Builder Magazine
Building science experts from 50 countries gathered at the Passive House Conference held in Vienna, Austria, in April. During the event organizers built two different mini houses for an ice block competition to show the effectiveness of the rigorous ...

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There's a warm welcome in the Wicklow hillsides - The Times (subscription)

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 4:01pm

The Times (subscription)

There's a warm welcome in the Wicklow hillsides
The Times (subscription)
Crouching on a hillside in Kilbride, in Co Wicklow, the Dowds' contemporary home is visually striking and very much part of the passive house family. Aine Dowd is the sister of Tomás O'Leary, founder of the Passive House Academy, and the house was ...

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Naturally cooled Otunba Offices has a small footprint but a large social impact - Inhabitat

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:15pm

Naturally cooled Otunba Offices has a small footprint but a large social impact
Inhabitat
The project utilizes passive house principles to achieve a high energy performance. Its orientation provides natural shading, while a double layer of vegetation, flexible louvers and natural ventilation lower the reliance on mechanical cooling systems.

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Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind - Forbes

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 7:02am

Forbes

Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind
Forbes
The design for the modern home for sale overlooking the Ponus Ridge Land Trust in New Canaan, Conn., strikes a serene setting. On 1.74 acres, the sprawling residence measures about 4,000 square foot with four bedrooms - each with en-suite baths - and ...

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Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind - Forbes

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 7:02am

Forbes

Creating A Passive House With Luxury In Mind
Forbes
The design for the modern home for sale overlooking the Ponus Ridge Land Trust in New Canaan, Conn., strikes a serene setting. On 1.74 acres, the sprawling residence measures about 4,000 square foot with four bedrooms - each with en-suite baths - and ...

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Fort's lone passive house seeking certification - Fort Saskatchewan Record

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 2:57pm

Fort Saskatchewan Record

Fort's lone passive house seeking certification
Fort Saskatchewan Record
The property sitting at 17 Cottonwood Crescent in Westpark may be the first passive house built in Fort Saskatchewan once certified by the owners. Residents had a chance to tour the property through a regional Eco Solar Home Tour on June 3. Home owners ...

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Casa Aguila receives county's first Passive House certification - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 4:40pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Casa Aguila receives county's first Passive House certification
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Adams presented the couple with the Passive House certification at a ceremony on May 26 at the home, which overlooks the San Pasqual Valley and Cleveland National Forest. Also attending were Pauline Lis, executive director of San Diego Green Building ...

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Welcome home to Milton: Gov. Scott, officials celebrate Elm Place grand opening - Milton Independent

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:07am

Milton Independent

Welcome home to Milton: Gov. Scott, officials celebrate Elm Place grand opening
Milton Independent
And while SASH conserves healthcare expenditures, the building conserves energy: Elm Place is the first multi-family facility in the state to be built to super-efficient “passive house” standards. Heating the entire building requires about as much ...

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Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 5:29am

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The four-story, bright green building has solar panels on the flat rooftop and is the first multifamily building in the city to be certified as a Passive House by the Passive House Institute U.S., according to Avesta Housing. As a energy efficient ...

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Two icehouses are sitting atop the Pa. Capitol steps: Here's why - PennLive.com

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 5:15am

PennLive.com

Two icehouses are sitting atop the Pa. Capitol steps: Here's why
PennLive.com
Each of the structures contains a block of ice and, according to Heidi Kunka of the U.S. Green Building Council, the ice inside the 2009-era structure will melt two or three weeks sooner than the passive house. "We're trying to raise awareness about ...

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Icehouse experiment builds case for green buildings - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 9:01pm

Icehouse experiment builds case for green buildings
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
HARRISBURG — If an ice chunk can pass judgment on human behavior, the 1080-pound cube in the shed on the steps of the state Capitol is meant to become ...

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Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments - Press Herald

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 3:20pm

Press Herald

Portland to unveil affordable, energy-efficient apartments
Press Herald
The four-story, bright green building has solar panels on the flat rooftop and is the first multifamily building in the city to be certified as a Passive House by the Passive House Institute U.S., according to Avesta Housing. As a energy efficient ...

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United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ... - MilTech

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 2:03am

MilTech

United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ...
MilTech
The North American Passive House Network has announced Scott Foster, Director of the Sustainable Energy Division for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and North America as the keynote speaker for the Annual Conference and Expo, ...

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United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ... - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:05am

PR Web (press release)

United Nations Representative, Scott Foster, Confirmed as Keynote Presenter for 2017 North American Passive House ...
PR Web (press release)
The North American Passive House Network has announced Scott Foster, Director of the Sustainable Energy Division for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and North America as the keynote speaker for the Annual Conference and Expo, ...

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Allentown's newest affordable housing for older residents has grand opening - Allentown Morning Call

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:09pm

Allentown Morning Call

Allentown's newest affordable housing for older residents has grand opening
Allentown Morning Call
Construction adhered to "passive house" standards for energy efficiency, meaning it will be far cheaper to heat and cool and result in lower utility bills for residents. PICTURES: Sacred Heart Apartments Opening. PHOTO GALLERY: Grand opening ceremony ...

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EMerge Alliance – Passive House Institute US Launches Joint Standards Effort - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 9:03am

EMerge Alliance – Passive House Institute US Launches Joint Standards Effort
PR Web (press release)
The EMerge Alliance and Passive House Alliance US (PHIUS) jointly announced a cooperative effort to create an integrated active electrical power standard to enhance existing PHIUS building standards. A single technical standards group, co-chaired and ...

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Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent - Scranton Times-Tribune

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 3:54am

Scranton Times-Tribune

Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent
Scranton Times-Tribune
Passive House Institute officials were so enamored with Milford architect Richard Pedranti's flagship design that they worked it into their training and certification process for WUFI Passive, computer software that helps architects design buildings ...

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Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent - Citizens Voice

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 1:00am

Owners of passive house cuts electricity costs by 98 percent
Citizens Voice
Passive House Institute officials were so enamored with Milford architect Richard Pedranti's flagship design that they worked it into their training and certification process for WUFI Passive, computer software that helps architects design buildings ...

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