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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave' - WSHU

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WSHU

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Maine And Mass. Are Part Of 'Big Wave'
WSHU
Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House Institute say it's still a big ask to finance market-rate units that won't realize full energy-efficiency savings for decades. But momentum for large-scale passive housing really did start gaining last year ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - Vermont Public Radio

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:24am

Vermont Public Radio

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave"
Vermont Public Radio
Officials at the Chicago-based Passive House Institute say it's still a big ask to finance market-rate units that won't realize full energy-efficiency savings for decades. But momentum for large-scale passive housing really did start gaining last year ...

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Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex - The Real Deal Magazine

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:10am

The Real Deal Magazine

Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complex
The Real Deal Magazine
Related Companies and Hudson Companies have filed plans for the eighth building in their Riverwalk rental complex on Roosevelt Island. The developers plan to build a 21-story residential building at 460 Main Street, according to documents filed with ...

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Related to build 21-story residential building in Roosevelt Island - Real Estate Weekly

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:25am

The Real Deal Magazine

Related to build 21-story residential building in Roosevelt Island
Real Estate Weekly
The planned building would be near another Related project. The firm developed Riverwalk Crossing, a 17-story, 242-unit luxury rental tower at 405 Main Street. It also partnered with Hudson Companies to build the world's tallest passive house on the ...
Related, Hudson file plans for eighth building in Riverwalk complexThe Real Deal Magazine

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Germany, its forests and one architect's vision of green housing - Financial Times

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 9:02pm

Financial Times

Germany, its forests and one architect's vision of green housing
Financial Times
Frey is among the pioneers of the “passive house” — an ultra low-energy form of construction created in the last two decades, mainly in Germany and Scandinavia. Its key standard is annual energy consumption for heating and cooling of not more than 15 ...

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - WNPR News

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:46am

WNPR News

Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave"
WNPR News
“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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A developer built this sustainable, accessible modern house for his parents - Curbed

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 7:02am

Curbed

A developer built this sustainable, accessible modern house for his parents
Curbed
The structure is air tight, insulated, and designed to prevent thermal bridging—all elements of passive house construction that help make homes comfortable and energy efficient. It's also got solar panels. Accessible features include an elevator ...

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Greenbuild: The world's biggest green building expo is coming to Boston - Inhabitat

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 6:47am

Inhabitat

Greenbuild: The world's biggest green building expo is coming to Boston
Inhabitat
The world's biggest conference dedicated to green building is coming to Boston this November – and you won't want to miss it. The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will convene sustainable building experts, professionals and leaders for ...

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Green Kingsley home produces £1000 worth of energy by itself each year - Northwich Guardian

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 10:32pm

Northwich Guardian

Green Kingsley home produces £1000 worth of energy by itself each year
Northwich Guardian
A VET has spent £60,000 transforming his home into Cheshire's most environmentally friendly – and it could be a glimpse into the future. Chris Copeman, from Kingsley, and his partner Alex have converted their property into the county's first passive ...

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Danfoss Event Charts Transformation of Building Market - Contracting Business

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 1:19pm

Contracting Business

Danfoss Event Charts Transformation of Building Market
Contracting Business
The recent Danfoss EnVisioneering Symposium reviewed how high-performance buildings can be delivered more quickly and efficiently. Jul 13, 2017. Danfoss ...

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Danfoss Event Charts Transformation of Buildilng Market - Contracting Business

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 1:19pm

Contracting Business

Danfoss Event Charts Transformation of Buildilng Market
Contracting Business
Passive house, according to Tomás O'Leary, co-founder and managing director of Passive House Academy, is the easiest path to nearly net zero carbon emissions. “Compared to a conventional building, a passive house building uses up to 75 percent less ...

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Building of a passive house neighbourhood atop Cordova Ridge - Saanich News

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 9:09am

Saanich News

Building of a passive house neighbourhood atop Cordova Ridge
Saanich News
Each house will be two storeys with a flat roof and a secondary suite, with passive house technology that will reduce power consumption by 90 per cent compared to traditional homes. Solar panels (either Tesla solar roof tiles or photovoltaic) will ...

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World's largest mural unveiled in Russia - Inhabitat

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 7:34am

World's largest mural unveiled in Russia
Inhabitat
You wouldn't expect the first Passive House in Texas to be a DIY remodel, but that's precisely the story behind this adorable cottage. The original 1955 Austin house was in bad shape due to a lot of asbestos, lead paint and termite damage. The remodel ...

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Passive House Conference Heads to Seattle - Builder Magazine

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 10:04am

Passive House Conference Heads to Seattle
Builder Magazine
The 12th annual North American Passive House Conference Sept. 27-30 in Seattle will bring together leading builders, architects, policymakers, and energy experts to share best practices for sustainable home building. Sessions will cover climate ...

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Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge - Victoria News

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 5:00pm

Victoria News

Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge
Victoria News
Each house will be two stories with a flat roof and a secondary suite and the passive house technology that reduce power consumption by 90 per cent compared to traditional homes. Solar panels (either Tesla solar roof tiles or photovoltaic) will cover ...

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Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge - Victoria News

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 5:00pm

Victoria News

Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge
Victoria News
Each house will be two stories with a flat roof and a secondary suite and the passive house technology that reduce power consumption by 90 per cent compared to traditional homes. Solar panels (either Tesla solar roof tiles or photovoltaic) will cover ...

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Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge - Oak ... - Oak Bay News

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:27pm

Oak Bay News

Building of a passive house community atop Cordova Ridge - Oak ...
Oak Bay News
The owner of a one-acre plot on Cordova Ridge is planning a different kind of development, as he aims to build five passive housing units with renewable ...

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Going beyond 'net zero' to passive house - Utility Dive

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 6:52am

Construction and Maintenance News

Going beyond 'net zero' to passive house
Utility Dive
As has been a key focus of the Passive House Institute, focusing on the building's thermal envelope is an effective way to maintain year-long comfortable indoor temperatures in low-energy buildings. This is accomplished by perfectly insulating and ...
The PHIUS 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference to be held in Seattle, September 27 – October 1 ...PR Web (press release)
Affordable and energy efficient!Construction and Maintenance News

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The PHIUS 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference to be held in Seattle, September 27 – October 1 ... - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:20am

The PHIUS 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference to be held in Seattle, September 27 – October 1 ...
PR Web (press release)
Led by the drumbeat of the PHIUS Annual North American Passive House Conference, the number and types of buildings that meet stringent passive building energy standards is exploding—single-family, multifamily, commercial, and high-rise. Passive ...

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