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Affordable Apartment Development Opens In Orenco - Patch.com

7 hours 23 min ago

Patch.com

Affordable Apartment Development Opens In Orenco
Patch.com
... MFI ($36,630 for family of four) or less on average. Where the first two phases focused on energy efficient design through Passive House certification, Phase III incorporates energy efficient design elements and is pursuing Earth Advantaged ...

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Passive House-inspired home ushers in spectacular Grand Tetons views - Inhabitat

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:29am

Passive House-inspired home ushers in spectacular Grand Tetons views
Inhabitat
Designed by Wyoming-based architecture firm kt814 for a pair of retirees who actively volunteer for the National Park Service, this Jackson Hole abode was crafted to prioritize low-maintenance comfort with passive house design principles and universal ...

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The £1million home with NO energy bills: Detached 'passive house' comes with so many mod cons it generates its own ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:29am

Daily Mail

The £1million home with NO energy bills: Detached 'passive house' comes with so many mod cons it generates its own ...
Daily Mail
From the outside it's an unremarkable renovation of an already very desirable Victorian semi. But behind its stained glass windows and period front door lies a property packed with innovations which could represent the future of energy-efficient living.

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It costs almost £1000000 - but if you buy this house you'll never pay energy bills again - Manchester Evening News

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:29am

Manchester Evening News

It costs almost £1000000 - but if you buy this house you'll never pay energy bills again
Manchester Evening News
This 'passive house' is now up for sale for the best part of £1,000,000 - but it has zero energy bills. The luxury five double-bedroom period villa is situated on prestigious Zetland Road, in the heart of trendy Chorlton.

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Registrations for Capitol Hill condos accepted beginning Sept. 15 - The Seattle Times

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:59am

The Seattle Times

Registrations for Capitol Hill condos accepted beginning Sept. 15
The Seattle Times
Janssens says SOLIS is targeted to be Seattle's first “passive house” condominium building for sale, featuring the highest energy efficiency and improved quality of light and air. The ergonomically designed studios, open one-bedrooms, one-bedrooms and ...

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Exhaustive new study looks at kitchen exhaust and household air quality - Treehugger

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 8:20am

Treehugger

Exhaustive new study looks at kitchen exhaust and household air quality
Treehugger
The passive house concept can be an effective design approach to reduce energy use and improve thermal comfort, but it should not be assumed that this type of building has inherently good indoor air quality. Severe, but not atypical, cooking events ...

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Searching Harlem for a More Efficient Home - New York Times

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 2:00am

New York Times

Searching Harlem for a More Efficient Home
New York Times
Mr. Rosado told him it was a passive-house building. “I had no idea what that meant,” Mr. Fisher said. Mr. Rosado explained that the building was constructed to certain energy-saving standards, with central heating and cooling, constant air circulation ...

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Waynflete unveils new Passive House addition - Mainebiz

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:18am

Mainebiz

Waynflete unveils new Passive House addition
Mainebiz
Geoff Wagg, head of school at Waynflete Academy, said some older students asked him earlier this week when they could get a tour of the school's new addition, which houses the lower school. "Walk over and take a look," he told them. Delighted, the ...

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Waynflete unveils new Passive House addition - Mainebiz

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:18am

Mainebiz

Waynflete unveils new Passive House addition
Mainebiz
Geoff Wagg, head of school at Waynflete Academy, said some older students asked him earlier this week when they could get a tour of the school's new addition, which houses the lower school. "Walk over and take a look," he told them. Delighted, the ...

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Sustainable house day: Northcote passive house open for visits - Herald Sun

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:01am

Herald Sun

Sustainable house day: Northcote passive house open for visits
Herald Sun
BEING green doesn't have to mean hugging trees and shivering in woollen jumpers, says Luke Middleton. Mr Middleton designed his Northcote home to be a “passive house”, a low-energy home which now generates almost double the electricity it consumes.

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People and Property: NH Real Estate and Construction News Rundown - New Hampshire Business Review

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 5:56am

People and Property: NH Real Estate and Construction News Rundown
New Hampshire Business Review
Two Bensonwood employees, Jay Leppleand Hans Porschitz, recently completed a four-day training in passive housing building, each receiving a PHIUS (Passive House Institute U.S.) certified builders certificate. The passive house building training, held ...

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A sleek artist studio with Passive House elements projects over a cliff - Inhabitat

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:29am

A sleek artist studio with Passive House elements projects over a cliff
Inhabitat
Montreal-based MU Architecture recently completed a minimalist and modern artist studio that boasts dramatic landscape views of Lake Deauville and the Laurentians' mountainous countryside in Quebec, Canada. Conceived as a multipurpose extension, the ...

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These Australian tiny cabins are designed to help us disconnect - Inhabitat

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 7:30am

Inhabitat

These Australian tiny cabins are designed to help us disconnect
Inhabitat
COULSON architects' Disappear Retreat stands out for its ability to disappear from sight… and the grid. Built to Passive House Standards, the 83-square-foot mirrored home boasts a near-invisible footprint. According to the architects, the ...

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8 enchanting homes built to the Passive House standard - New Atlas

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 3:10am

New Atlas

8 enchanting homes built to the Passive House standard
New Atlas
Today's architects have a lot of considerations to juggle when drawing up new homes, from the aesthetics to the functionality to the environmental footprint. Those placing a priority on the latter will often look to the Passive House standard as a ...

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What's in a name? I am going to use Passivhaus, not Passive House - Treehugger

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 6:04am

Treehugger

What's in a name? I am going to use Passivhaus, not Passive House
Treehugger
Most of the English-speaking world has settled on Passive House, but I am tired of being confused. Passivhaus is the term used since 1996 by the Passivhaus Institut (PHI) in Germany to define a particular form of high-performance building with a lot of ...

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What's happening at 90 design firms - Building Design + Construction (press release)

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 9:22am

Building Design + Construction (press release)

What's happening at 90 design firms
Building Design + Construction (press release)
ASHLEY MCGRAW ARCHITECTS Designing high-performance projects based on Passive House principles. BALLINGER “B:Flex” program lets employees customize their schedules for smoother work-life balance. BERGMANN Using 3D model printing for ...

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Passive building key to one Coquitlam development - The Tri-City News

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 8:58am

The Tri-City News

Passive building key to one Coquitlam development
The Tri-City News
This is not the first time Kennedy and his company, Cornerstone Architecture, has been involved in developing a Passive House. Earlier this year, an 85-unit market rental building in Vancouver called The Heights opened at Skeena and Hastings streets ...

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Germán Velázquez proves that tall Passivhaus can be beautiful - Treehugger

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 8:34am

Germán Velázquez proves that tall Passivhaus can be beautiful
Treehugger
Where most architects these days can use floor to ceiling glass, Passive House windows are very expensive. Where many buildings have jogs and other architectural elements that can add visual excitement, every jog on a Passive House has a cost, so they ...

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Module sells first home - Pittsburgh Business Times

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 6:44am

Pittsburgh Business Times

Module sells first home
Pittsburgh Business Times
Module, a Pittsburgh-based technology startup that builds modern, adaptable houses, recently pre-sold its first home to a local customer, said Module CEO Bryan Gaudio. Module launched a little over two years ago. The company built a 200-square-foot ...

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88-metre high building world's tallest Passive House - Construction and Maintenance News

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 6:30am

Construction and Maintenance News

88-metre high building world's tallest Passive House
Construction and Maintenance News
The developers and architects had set very high goals. With the Bolueta building they wanted to set a new Passive House record and at the same time ensure the quality of the building through certification. The project participants have successfully ...

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