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Renovated Comox residence surpasses net zero home energy standards - BC Local News

Last updated: 05/24/2019

Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd. is a green high-performance custom home builder on Central Vancouver Island. They are in the midst of renovating a home in Comox and bringing it up to...

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New research raises spray foam health questions - passivehouseplus.ie

Last updated: 05/24/2019

New studies are seeking to answer questions about how spray foam insulation, and materials containing , affect indoor air quality —and some of the early results are...

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Achieving Airtightness, Why and How: The need for joined up thinking for joined up building! - Glasgow

Last updated: 05/24/2019

This popular event comes to Glasgow for Spring 2019 - book now to secure your place! A half-day seminar exploring the theory and practice of achieving higher levels of...

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Assuring Quality When Building a House – with Andrew Peel from Peel Passive House Consulting

Last updated: 05/23/2019

Andrew Peel from Peel Passive House Consulting explains why the quality assurance procedure is at the heart of the Passivhaus standard. He also feels the process can be useful...

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Fishleys Passivhaus, Herefordshire

Last updated: 05/23/2019

The project was built with a timber frame construction, insulated with Warmcel recycled newspaper insulation. The orientation of the building was a key consideration in terms of...

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The architecture studio Lucía Olano Lafita refurbishes a centenary house in Barcelona to the Passivhaus standard

Last updated: 05/23/2019

The deep energy retrofit of the home to the Passivhaus standard, delivers an estimated 63 % saving in heating, cooling, DHW and electricity consumption, in comparison to its...

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BCBEC Vancouver Luncheon: The Heights, a Passive House Journey - BCBEC

Last updated: 05/22/2019

Scott is a professional engineer as well as a graduate of the UBC School of Architecture. He also has LEED accreditation. He has been a principal of Cornerstone Architecture...

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What Do You Get for Passivhaus Certification? – with Peter Warm from WARM (Passive House)

Last updated: 05/22/2019

Peter Warm from WARM: Low Energy Building Practice explains why building to Passivhaus standard is desirable, how certification comes into the equation, and what steps will...

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Passive House Project Sets Record in the Bronx

Last updated: 05/20/2019

At first glance, you might not guess that Park Avenue Green is a record-setter. But the 15-story, 154-unit mixed-income community in the South Bronx nevertheless represents a...

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Avoiding the Risks of Poor Ventilation – with Mark Siddall from LEAP

Last updated: 05/20/2019

Mark Siddall from LEAP (Low Energy Architectural Practice) explains the circumstances under which poor ventilation can occur and why the control strategy becomes increasingly...

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