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Second passive project awaits sale of first - SDSU Collegian

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:35pm

SDSU Collegian

Second passive project awaits sale of first
SDSU Collegian
Not long after the Oct. 15 ribbon cutting for Brookings' first passive house, graduate students in the Department of Architecture are already drafting plans for a second energy-efficient, single-family home that will sit just north of the first. The ...

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Fantastic TFE reader offer: $200 discount to Certified Passive House Institute Designer course, Perth or Sydney - The Fifth Estate

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:49pm

The Fifth Estate

Fantastic TFE reader offer: $200 discount to Certified Passive House Institute Designer course, Perth or Sydney
The Fifth Estate
Daniel Kress of Smart Plus Homes is offering readers of The Fifth Estate $200 off his Certified Passive House Designer full course package running in Perth from 26 November and in Sydney from 11 March. The course includes nine days learning Passive ...

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Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:03am

Globalnews.ca

Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification
Globalnews.ca
Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification. Radiance Cohousing in Saskatoon is looking to be Canada's first co-housing development to achieve Passive House certification. Nicole Stillger with the story. Cohousing complex in ...

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Wayne Turett's passive house, Turett Collaborative New York - Floornature.com (blog)

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 11:45pm

Floornature.com (blog)

Wayne Turett's passive house, Turett Collaborative New York
Floornature.com (blog)
Passive House buildings are characterised by excellent thermal insulation, triple-glazed windows, and a ventilation system that encompasses heat recovery among other details. This ventilation system means the air quality is noticeably better than in ...

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Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 5:56pm

Globalnews.ca

Cohousing complex in Saskatoon pursuing Passive House certification
Globalnews.ca
The complex has also been built to meet what are called Passive House standards and hopes to become the first co-housing development to achieve that certification. “You have to meet 15 kilowatt hours per square meter per year or space heating energy ...

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Getting through the winter without a furnace? Calgary developer says it can be done - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 5:06pm

Globalnews.ca

Getting through the winter without a furnace? Calgary developer says it can be done
Globalnews.ca
Called a “Passive House,” developer Brookfield Residential had it prefabricated and shipped over from Germany. Built with construction techniques used in Europe for years, it's designed to be up to 90 per cent more energy efficient than a standard house.

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3 cool things about a home with no furnace - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 4:52pm

CBC.ca

3 cool things about a home with no furnace
CBC.ca
Calgary passive house a testing lab for latest high-tech home energy challenges. David Bell · CBC News · Posted: Nov 09, 2018 5:06 PM MT | Last Updated: November 10. Calgary passive house 1:44. 0 comments. It's like a home-in-a-box that Ikea might sell ...

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Gorgeous, energy-efficient retreat rests among Utah's mountains - Inhabitat

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 3:00pm

Inhabitat

Gorgeous, energy-efficient retreat rests among Utah's mountains
Inhabitat
Danish interior designer Mette Axboe spent months searching for the perfect U.S. location for a family retreat, but the hunt came to an abrupt end once she set sights on an expansive lot of 10 pristine acres overlooking Utah's picturesque Park City.

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All about eaves: Giant wood overhanging roof keeps glass wall from overheating - Treehugger

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 9:32am

Treehugger

All about eaves: Giant wood overhanging roof keeps glass wall from overheating
Treehugger
I was thinking of this house as I wrote yesterday about Graham Whiting's Wild Leek Passive House, where "Careful attention was paid to advanced framing details, minimizing stud use and thermal bridging wherever possible." Whiting's house will never be ...

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Passive House and permaculture are a perfect mix - Treehugger

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:49am

Treehugger

Passive House and permaculture are a perfect mix
Treehugger
Graham Whiting of Whiting Design has been working on a Passive House design for a family of permaculture farmers south of Guelph, Ontario. TreeHugger Sami has written a lot about Permaculture, and says "the idea behind permaculture gardening is to ...

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Here's Your Chance to Visit a Passive House, This Nov. 9th Thru 11th - Core77.com

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 6:26am

Core77.com

Here's Your Chance to Visit a Passive House, This Nov. 9th Thru 11th
Core77.com
A Passive House combines thermal insulation with triple-glazed windows and heat-recovering ventilation systems, and are so well-sealed that they can dispense with heating systems altogether; warmth is captured from sunlight coming through the windows ...

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Oregon Measure 102, statewide affordable housing amendment, cruises to approval: Election results 2018 - OregonLive.com

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 8:10pm

OregonLive.com

Oregon Measure 102, statewide affordable housing amendment, cruises to approval: Election results 2018
OregonLive.com
Oregon Measure 102, statewide affordable housing amendment, cruises to approval: Election results 2018. Posted November 6, 2018 at 8:10 PM. Orchards at Orenco, a 57-unit affordable housing development that also meets Passive House energy-efficiency ...

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The Passive House Standard Is Reaching New Heights In Boston - Bisnow

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:51pm

Bisnow

The Passive House Standard Is Reaching New Heights In Boston
Bisnow
The Passive House building standard aims for projects to achieve near net-zero energy use through qualities like effective window sealing, quality insulation and heat recovery. The standard's emphasis on airtightness to reduce energy consumption has ...

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Frasers Property to build and trial first Passive House - Architecture and Design

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 12:13pm

Architecture and Design

Frasers Property to build and trial first Passive House
Architecture and Design
The Passive House is a sustainable building standard already well-established in Europe with design highlights such as double-glazed windows, continuous thermal insulation and airtight measures to reduce air leakage, better regulate temperature control ...

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Revolution XLTM Passive House Edition leads Deceuninck's energy-efficient lineup for Greenbuild - Glass on Web

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 3:20am

Glass on Web

Revolution XLTM Passive House Edition leads Deceuninck's energy-efficient lineup for Greenbuild
Glass on Web
Leading the company's energy-efficient line-up is the Revolution XL™ Tilt & Turn window and door system, which now includes a Passive House Edition window. The window is a certified Passive House Component for cool and temperate climates.

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Green movement grows brighter on campuses in Maine - Times Record

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 1:14pm

Times Record

Green movement grows brighter on campuses in Maine
Times Record
Meanwhile, on the western edge of the campus, work has already begun on Bowdoin's next building project, four apartment-style dormitories built to passive house standards, meaning they have such a tight thermal envelope that they will literally heat ...

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this bright red house in portugal has been designed to stand out - Designboom

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 2:17am

Designboom

this bright red house in portugal has been designed to stand out
Designboom
this bright red house has been designed to stand out amid the vast, uniform landscape of southern portugal. completed by lisbon-based firm rebelo de andrade, 'house 3000' is located on a 500 hectare plot populated with scores of cork trees — a ...

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Perch Harlem apartment building on market for $29.5M - New York Post

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:32pm

New York Post

Perch Harlem apartment building on market for $29.5M
New York Post
A striking, 34-unit apartment building known as Perch Harlem and built to Passive House standards is ready to change hands for $29.5 million. The Anton Group at Marcus & Millichap has been hired to sell the seven-story rental building set on a hill in ...

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Australian Passive House Association: Chief Executive Officer - The Fifth Estate

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:13pm

The Fifth Estate

Australian Passive House Association: Chief Executive Officer
The Fifth Estate
The Australian Passive House Association (APHA) seeks an enthusiastic candidate with excellent leadership and management skills and strong knowledge of Passive House Certification to perform a range of duties that will grow our organisation.

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Students build home in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity - The Auburn Plainsman

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 10:37pm

The Auburn Plainsman

Students build home in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity
The Auburn Plainsman
Robinson's home is the first certified Passive House home in Alabama. “Passive Homes are different because we use some non-traditional building techniques and extra materials to make the home super energy efficient,” said Katherine Mazade, architecture ...

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