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Energy from subway tunnels could heat and cool thousands of homes

Last updated: 07/13/2019

Another good reason to pile density onto subway lines: Almost free heat and cooling. A few years ago we noted a good reason to take the subway: It's warmer below. Then-Mayor...

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A Passivhaus barn that embraces contextual design – with Lisa Jackson

Last updated: 07/06/2019

Planning consultant Lisa Jackson talks us through her Fox Barn Passivhaus self build project. Lisa has been running her planning consultancy business for the last 7 years. She...

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How Passive House design created this gutsy little home on a steep site

Last updated: 07/04/2019

On an impossibly steep site in Dunedin, Rafe Maclean designs a warm and welcoming little home for his family around Passive House principles The house high on Dunedin’s Māori...

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Reach Code Study reveals big opportunities to improve CA's multifamily buildings

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Passive House California (PHCA) recently submitted their first Reach Codes study to the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) consultant team charged with analyzing the cost...

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Practice - ONE SEED Architecture + Interiors

Last updated: 07/02/2019

Passive House Canada Trained Designer, LEED AP Architect + Interior Designer + Principal Allison founded One SEED in 2008 in order to pursue her passion for smaller scale...

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Passive Retrofit: A Systematic Approach

Last updated: 07/02/2019

Passive Retrofit: A Systematic Approach View Original Article If we’ve learned anything through our experience with Passive House it is that the details and installation...

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Competition: Passivhaus council housing, Wolverhampton

Last updated: 06/30/2019

Wolverhampton City Council is seeking an architect for new Passivhaus dwellings on three sites The team chosen for the estimated £640,000 contract will draw up plans for three...

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Work starts on Scotland’s first community-owned Passivhaus certified homes

Last updated: 06/29/2019

Building work has started on three family-sized passivhaus certified homes in the village of Closeburn in Dumfries and Galloway. These homes, in the ownership of the local...

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NAPHN19 Passive House Conference: Build the World We Want

Last updated: 06/29/2019

Want to learn more about Passive House design? Build the World We Want, occurring June 27–28, in New York City. NAPHN and NYPH are bringing sessions focusing on the frontiers...

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Passivhaus News

Last updated: 06/29/2019

Planning has recently been won for a terrace of 10 new affordable custom-build homes aiming for the Passivhaus standard in Stocksbridge, Sheffield by PHT member Paul Testa...

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