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Passive house conference on tap in March - Daily Journal of Commerce

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 3:41pm

Passive house conference on tap in March
Daily Journal of Commerce
The conference, which will take place March 29 and 30 at Hotel RL in Olympia, Washington, will include a keynote presentation by Aurash Khawarzad. In addition to serving as the director of policy and strategy at Race Forward, a social justice nonprofit ...

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Passive-Aggressive Haus - Canadian Architect

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:03pm

Canadian Architect

Passive-Aggressive Haus
Canadian Architect
The hairdryer part wasn't a pipe dream – it's a common way of describing the Passive House standard, which is the building code in much of Germany where it originates. It's also mandatory for new construction in many European cities. Yet, even though ...

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The world's First Hospital Designed "Passive House" Standard under Construction in Frankfurt - Korea IT Times (press release)

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:35am

Korea IT Times (press release)

The world's First Hospital Designed "Passive House" Standard under Construction in Frankfurt
Korea IT Times (press release)
can be seen from a great distance. After all, the future hospital building is 143 metres long and over 23 metres tall. Besides the basement and ground floor, there are a further six storeys. Following the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony in summer 2016 ...

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Muscling through power outages with solar system batteries - PenBayPilot.com

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 7:26pm

PenBayPilot.com

Muscling through power outages with solar system batteries
PenBayPilot.com
The Rector home was designed and constructed by GO Logic and is built to the Passive House Standard, a stringent German certification for energy efficiency. The house features a solar orientation, triple-pane windows and doors, a Zehnder heat recovery ...

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Technology a key driver to future zero emission targets in Vancouver - Journal Of Commerce (blog)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:00pm

Journal Of Commerce (blog)

Technology a key driver to future zero emission targets in Vancouver
Journal Of Commerce (blog)
Vancouver is aiming for zero operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 from new buildings using high-tech solutions like Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the simplicity of Passive House design. City of Vancouver assistant director of ...

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Svart, a gorgeous hotel by Snøhetta will meet the world's toughest energy standard - Treehugger

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:55am

Treehugger

Svart, a gorgeous hotel by Snøhetta will meet the world's toughest energy standard
Treehugger
PassiveHouse is for wimps; The Powerhouse standard is crazy tough. And these Norwegians do it in the dark. The Norwegian Powerhouse energy standard is far and away, the toughest in the world. In fact, I once described it as "crazy talk"- the building ...

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A House in the Maine Woods - Builder Magazine

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:45am

A House in the Maine Woods
Builder Magazine
The clients are repeat customers for both Sokol and Kruse: JLC highlighted a previous Maine Passive House project for this same couple in 2014 (see: "Framing a Two-Pitch I-Joist Roof," by Jesper Kruse, JLC 12/14). Kruse specializes in super-efficient ...

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A bunch of shell-shocked Wall Streeters met in paradise during the market meltdown — here's what scares them most - Business Insider

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:28am

Business Insider

A bunch of shell-shocked Wall Streeters met in paradise during the market meltdown — here's what scares them most
Business Insider
In the last 10 years, the "wolves of Wall Street" have become much more like passive house cats, living easy lives going long the market and watching money grow in a friendly bull market world created for them by central banks in the wake of the ...

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Tiny house, huge benefits - The Times

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 4:02pm

Tiny house, huge benefits
The Times
After getting the keys in February 2014, they set to work, with Williamson acting as full-time project manager, while living out of the van parked in the front yard. They decided to retrofit the Beehive using passive-house design principles. Williamson ...

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South Vancouver fire hall will be first built to Passive House standards - Vancouver Courier

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 3:15pm

South Vancouver fire hall will be first built to Passive House standards
Vancouver Courier
Fire hall No. 17 is being replaced by a new building constructed to Passive House standards and will also serve as a post-disaster citywide emergency hub in the event of an information technology breakdown. Photo Dan Toulgoet. Aside from the Vancouver ...

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Green apartments planned in NE Minneapolis - Finance and Commerce

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 1:17pm

Green apartments planned in NE Minneapolis
Finance and Commerce
The Hook & Ladder apartments planned for 2212, 2316 and 2320 Jefferson St. NE in Minneapolis will have one conventional apartment building and another built to “passive house” energy standards. (Submitted illustration: LHB Architects). The Landon Group ...

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Multifamily Passive House completed in Vancouver - Treehugger

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:18am

Treehugger

Multifamily Passive House completed in Vancouver
Treehugger
It has been said by some that the Passive House standard is too rigid with its "one-size-fits all energy use limits, (well suited to Germany)." But R40 and R60 are not exactly extreme these days. Vancouver has a temperate climate and hits the numbers ...

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Brookings kept building in 2017 - Brookings Register

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 8:31am

Brookings Register

Brookings kept building in 2017
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – The City of Brookings issued more building permits in 2017 than in 2016, but the total value was down $14 million, according to the city's Engineering & Community Development office. The explanation for the discrepancy is simple: People are ...

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Brookings kept building in 2017 - Brookings Register

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 8:31am

Brookings Register

Brookings kept building in 2017
Brookings Register
The total valuation for the residential construction was $16.89 million, Pearson said. A big part of the numbers are the housing developments springing up in town. “We do have some developments that have been starting,” Lanning said, including south of ...

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Hershey Montessori School Adds Sustainable Green Classroom Building - Geauga Maple Leaf

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 9:15pm

Geauga Maple Leaf

Hershey Montessori School Adds Sustainable Green Classroom Building
Geauga Maple Leaf
The 97-acre Huntsburg campus of Hershey Montessori School has a new, 13,000-square-foot Upper School classroom building officials say is the first academic building in the Midwest designed with the Passive House Institute of the United States criteria ...

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Vancouver reaches new heights with Passive House complex - Vancouver Courier

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 3:30pm

Vancouver Courier

Vancouver reaches new heights with Passive House complex
Vancouver Courier
Last summer, Passive House Canada staged an “Ice Box Challenge” to compare how fast a one-tonne block of ice would melt in a super-insulated box built to the Passive House standard, as compared to one built to existing building codes. After three weeks ...

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Hershey Montessori School to host grand opening at new Upper School in Huntsburg Township - News-Herald.com

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 7:11pm

News-Herald.com

Hershey Montessori School to host grand opening at new Upper School in Huntsburg Township
News-Herald.com
“The highly energy efficient building... will be the first school in the Midwest designed with Passive House Institute of the United States (PHIUS) criteria,” reads a Jan. 26 news release about the grand opening celebration. Ben Bowman, the school's ...

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Seattle Duplexes Showcase Sustainable Luxury - Builder Magazine

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 9:29am

Builder Magazine

Seattle Duplexes Showcase Sustainable Luxury
Builder Magazine
Anthony Maschmedt, founder and principal of Seattle-based Dwell Development, prefers to use a different term than “duplex” to describe his new project in Kirkland, Wash. “This is luxury housing—they're two large single-family homes that just happen to ...

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Are green homes worth it in the long run? - The Hindu

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 8:19am

Are green homes worth it in the long run?
The Hindu
Wall paints are the leading cause of indoor air pollution. And that's why today, eco-friendly, non-VOC paints are in such high demand. These paints contribute to your well-being by bringing down the health hazards caused by inhaling the fumes of their ...

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'Casa Pollo' Is An Eco-Friendly Home Built From Recycled Materials - Green Matters

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:14am

'Casa Pollo' Is An Eco-Friendly Home Built From Recycled Materials
Green Matters
This is a smaller passive house that focuses on energy efficiency. While most of the inside is illuminated with its large windows, bedrooms on opposite sides of the structure retain privacy. The public, open area of the household features a kitchen ...

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