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Briefing our architect for our house build

Last updated: 03/21/2019

Ben and Kay Adam-Smith sit down with Chris Parsons from Parsons + Whittley to run through the brief for their self build project. This podcast is slightly different to normal...

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20 Self build tips (learned from 200 podcasts)

Last updated: 03/21/2019

Ben Adam-Smith shares 20 insights about self-building that he has learned while making 200 podcasts and also tackling his own project. The road to building a house is a long...

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Passivhaus in the UK: ending the policy vacuum

Last updated: 03/21/2019

The last Passivhaus conference I attended was the very first one held in Islington Town Hall in 2010, so it was brilliant to get a chance to attend the 2018 conference held this...

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The Aggressive Pursuit Of Passive House Office Building Design

Last updated: 03/20/2019

The Aggressive Pursuit Of Passive House Office Building Design Real Estate Tweet This Share to twitter Share to linkedin A structure destined to be the nation's largest Passive...

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Lexington Parkway Passive House

Last updated: 03/20/2019

In 2011, the Clients approached TE Studio about a plan to build a new Passive House home on their lot in the Como neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota. At the time, their...

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How do Passive House buildings stay comfortable in summer? | iPHA Blog

Last updated: 03/20/2019

Passive House buildings are designed to be comfortable all year round – cozy and warm in winter (20°C), comfortably cool in summer (25°C). Due to their rigorous design and...

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Climate investment: Vancouver renews grant for passive house training at BCIT

Last updated: 03/20/2019

The City of Vancouver will continue to support the training of builders of energy-efficient homes. Councillor Adriane Carr calls it an “excellent investment” in the fight...

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Passivhaus at a tipping point - Smarter Communities Media

Last updated: 03/18/2019

View Larger Image Passivhaus at a tipping point “It is no longer new but it is still innovative,” says Jon Boorland, chief executive of the Passivhaus Trust. The zero carbon...

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A Code of Conduct for clients & contractors - Architects Cork | The PassivHaus Architecture Company

Last updated: 03/18/2019

Why? Because the RIAI form of contract specifies that the only person empowered to issue an instruction to the contractor is the architect. This is actually to protect the...

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Passivhaus News

Last updated: 03/17/2019

Back in June 2018, Nick Grant and Sally Godber delivered a Passivhaus Masterclass to an audience keenly engaged by the question of how to make better buildings by design – and...

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