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... Thermal Mass Sunspace, an inside-out Mooney Wall, plus many material and labor saving construction ideas into a house that is energy efficient, solar ...

Green Passive Solar Magazine Highlighting the Sustainable, Renewable, Green Building Technologies of Passive (and Active!) Solar Design

We'll start off our discussion here of passive solar home design elements by focusing on the most important one — building with the solar orientation, ...

Passive solar design features have helped define what energy-efficient buildings look like. Have newer design practices left them behind?

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The next step of the project was to decide upon where to construct the actual solar home. After scouting around the campus, eventually we settled on a ...

Colorado man builds state's most energy efficient house

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Located in Austin, Pfeiffer's Net Zero Escape project (pictured here) demonstrates how climate-responsive, site-specific design produces comfortable spaces ...

Brookfield Residential building its first Passive House in Canada

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One way to lower costs is to specify as many fixed windows as possible, since fixed windows cost less than operable windows. This passive solar home was ...

In this case, building science is informing a passive design. Passive houses generally achieve energy savings of ...

Ania Kania-Richmond stands with her husband Kit Richmond and children Aren and Theo in front of their certified 'passive house' in the neighbourhood of ...

... massive walls to store the heat of the day and to warm their homes at night. Due to America's persistent dependence on fossil fuels, passive solar ...

Paul A. Castrucci Architect Passive House features and design. Key features include energy recovery

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At the same time the clients set out to meet the Passive House building standard. The project was completed in January 2016 and will be Idaho's first PHIUS+ ...

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Passive House buildings don't look especially different from other buildings - this approach to construction is a performance standard, not a prescriptive ...

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Inside a solar greenhouse. Passive Solar Design Building the Energy-Efficient Home

The WHA Passive House Employee Apartments is a 24 rental unit, multi unit residential building (MURB) located in the Cheakamus Crossing Neighbourhood in ...

Airtight construction controls the transfer of heat and moisture into and through the building envelope. Thermal bridge-free assemblies avoid the envelope ...

Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables features Ankeny Row and Orchards at Orenco, two multifamily housing projects for which Green Hammer ...

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The third step in this project was to build a solar home out of cardboard using daylighting ideas and techniques. We first designed a home and then built it ...

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Since then, this pioneering Passive House project has been producing its own electricity, thus fulfilling the criteria of a Passive House Plus building.

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... of the "C" projects high over the steep valley slope and acts like a monocular frame to a stunning view of the classic rural Ontario cultural landscape.

In a Passive House energy-use typically decreases by 90% compared to traditional buildings and temperatures are even and comfortable in all rooms and from ...

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BC First Nation Gets Active about Passive Housing. Partnership between Yale and modular building company sprouts affordable green homes.

Are Passive Houses a good investment? Yes, absolutely - with an eighty to ninety percent reduction in annual heating/cooling fuel consumption the energy ...

Modern day passive style homes were built in the United Stares as far back as the 1940's and with a large resurgence in the 1970's and now today.

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The author and the south face of his Montana home equipped with a simple solar air heater.

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A quarter of homes in the Florida Keys are estimated to have been destroyed by Hurricane. Modular-home builders ...

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