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The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesWilton house meets Passive House Institute standards in energy efficiencyThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesAppearances aside, the two houses share a German-born building design called Passive House, adopted by and administered through the Passive House Institute US. The designed is based [...]
Sun, Sep 24, 2017
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Solar Decathlon 2017 Teams Arrive at New Site in Denver; Begin ...GlobeNewswire (press release)DENVER, CO, Sept. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Collegiate teams involving hundreds of students from the United States and Europe arrived today at the ...and more [...]
Sat, Sep 23, 2017
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Goshen NewsFirst Goshen co-housing homes under constructionGoshen NewsMiller added he envisions the co-housing community blending together where residents are quick to help each other, are able to walk or bicycle to nearby downtown, and are interested in energy efficiency. “That is what is exciting to me,” Miller said ... [...]
Sat, Sep 23, 2017
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Coffs Coast AdvocateCoffs architects have next generation in mindCoffs Coast AdvocateBecause at least half of all houses built today will be around in 50 years, she said it was also necessary to design for climate change, which included the possibility of cyclones moving further south, as well as the Coffs [...]
Sat, Sep 23, 2017
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Homes that Pass the "Energy Efficiency Sandwich" TestMarkets InsiderDuring Energy Awareness Month in October, homeowners, builders and remodelers are encouraged to choose the right kind of "bread" to make their houses as energy efficient as possible. "When thinking of a house, healthy living begins with reliable ... [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
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New York TimesDe Blasio's Gap on Climate Policy? It's Under His Front Door - The ...New York TimesMayor Bill de Blasio leaving his home in Park Slope in 2013. The three-story house is one of two that the mayor owns in Brooklyn, which are now under scrutiny ...and more [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
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Co.Design (blog)The City Of The Future Is In Beta Testing At Cornell's New Tech HubCo.Design (blog)To achieve high energy efficiency, Passive Houses have extra insulation to prevent heat loss and gain and complex mechanical systems that turn heat in the air into energy. Handel Architects had to design heat-exchange systems [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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The GuardianTyne Valley company constructing energy efficient housesThe GuardianNot having a thermal bridge increases energy efficiency and reduces condensation. His houses also use twice as much insulation as a standard home, in place of the bridge. The additional insulation is a trend throughout the home: in the walls, floor and [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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Domain NewsSustainable House Day 2017: The most innovative homes across AustraliaDomain NewsCosting $300,000 to build and including 20,000 litres of roof-harvested water storage, the lovely home and office operates with a 7.1-star energy efficiency. Sustainable House Day is on Sunday, September 17. Access to houses is either free or by [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
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The Journal PioneerTyne Valley company building energy efficient mini homesThe Journal PioneerThe houses have no thermal bridges; this means there are no areas that have higher heat, or cold transfer than others. Not having a thermal bridge increases energy efficiency and discourages condensation, which causes low air quality and other [...]
Thu, Sep 07, 2017
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