Certification schemes

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How ‘Net-Zero’ and ‘Passive’ Houses Can Cut Carbon Emissions — And Energy Bills

“Net-Zero” and “Passive House” are certification labels for ultra-low energy buildings that use very little energy to heat and cool them.   Although the origins of the passive house date back to the 1970s, its popularity only began to...
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Milestone for first ever Passivhaus school in Powys

Author: James Pugh

Source: Shropshire Star

The construction firm has completed the main works to the Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School that meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards required for Passivhaus certification.   Constructed around a timber frame that was...
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Co-housing in the UK

The scope of the project is to promote, though architecture, the set-up of a collaborative community living in passive houses. In fact, the building has shared facilities, encouraging social contacts and individual space in a community...
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iPHA Q&A Session with PHI: Component Certification with Edward Lowes

Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their new series:   iPHA Q&A with PHI!   Once a month, iPHA will sit down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work...
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Renovation of a 6-storey office building located in Saint-Etienne

The construction is an office building originally in masonry whose renovation has been designed by atelier d’architecture Rivat as architectural firm (Architecte associé: atelier des vergers).   The renovation has been completed in 2017...
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Timber hostel for pilgrims in Zegama

The construction is designated as hostel for the pilgrims of "Camino de Santiago". The architects, Naxto Ibarrexte and Inaki Del Prim, aimed to combine in their project aspects of sustainability, healthy construction with local materials...
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iPHA Q&A Sessions with PHI Building Certification with Corinna Geiger

Join the team from the International Passive House Association (iPHA) for their new series: iPHA Q&A with PHI! Once a month, iPHA will sit down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute (PHI) to hear about...
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PRIJAVITE SE_3. Središnja Konferencija o Zelenoj Gradnji i Održivom Razvoju DIGITAL

Hrvatski savjet za zelenu gradnju priprema održavanje 3. SREDIŠNJE KONFERENCIJE O ZELENOJ GRADNJI I ODRŽIVOM RAZVOJU koja će se održati u digitalnom obliku putem ZOOM platforme, kroz 4 dana i 8 panela -  17./19./24./26. studeni 2020....