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Green Sky Thinking- Why choose Passivhaus?

Green Sky Thinking- Why choose Passivhaus? | Passivhaus | Scoop.it

The Passivhaus Trust along with Bere Architects hosted a talk on 'Why choose Passivhaus?'as part of the Green Sky Thinking 2013 programme.The talk explored Passivhaus in practice through case studies and proven performance results at the Passivhaus certified and award winning Mayville Community Centre.

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Passivhaus Principles | Kirsten Priebe | Passivhaus Trust

Why choose Passivhaus? | Tanisha Raffiuddin | Passivhaus Trust

Mayville Community Centre | Justin Bere | Bere Architects

Princedale Road | Marion Baeli | Paul Davis + Partners

Wimbish Passivhaus | Bruce Tofield | University of East Anglia

 

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I was on the panel and talked about why Passivhaus is currently the most appropriate methodology to achieve healthy, comfortable and low energy buildings that are cheap to run.

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Why a passivhaus can insulate you from bills

Why a passivhaus can insulate you from bills | Passivhaus | Scoop.it
Are you excited by insulation?  No? Would you like a house with virtually no heating bill?  Yes? Have you heard of a passivhaus?  They're quite wonderful. A passive house (passivhaus) is a super in...
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Winners of 2013 Passivhaus Awards announced

Winners of 2013 Passivhaus Awards announced | Passivhaus | Scoop.it
The winners of the 2013 UK Passivhaus Awards were announced in London last night, and include a refurbished B&B, a social housing project and an office building.
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Guidance

Guidance | Passivhaus | Scoop.it

This publication aims to address some of the questions that have been raised as a result, and to encourage developers and others to consider Passivhaus. It covers questions centring on ‘Why choose Passivhaus’ as opposed to another approach, and includes information about: costs, complexity, aesthetics, air quality, overheating, materials, embodied energy and usability.

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Earth Day a fitting time to start talking about the benefits of “passive ...

Earth Day a fitting time to start talking about the benefits of “passive ... | Passivhaus | Scoop.it
Passive house mostly eliminates utility bills, massively reduces GHG emissions, and works with either new build or retrofit.
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Passivhaus Problems and Extreme Temps | The Energy Collective

Passivhaus Problems and Extreme Temps | The Energy Collective | Passivhaus | Scoop.it
Very low energy houses are better suited to cold climates; they consume 50% less than standard buildings and can be efficient, attractive alternatives to traditional housing, and can be achieved in cold climates through careful design.

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Passive House Plus - What is the next frontier of low energy building?

Passive House Plus - What is the next frontier of low energy building? | Passivhaus | Scoop.it
what is the next frontier in low energy building
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Architype reveals plans for UK's largest Passivhaus development - Architects' Journal

Architype reveals plans for UK's largest Passivhaus development - Architects' Journal | Passivhaus | Scoop.it
Architects' Journal Architype reveals plans for UK's largest Passivhaus development Architects' Journal According to the practice, the eco-housing scheme in Herefordshire aims to 'transform both the quality and sustainability of developer housing...
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Philadelphia Gets First Passive-Certified Homes

Philadelphia Gets First Passive-Certified Homes | Passivhaus | Scoop.it
27 townhouses will be certified to Passive House Standards.
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