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2013-09-11 23:24:58

The Fort St. John Passive House Residence, designed by Marken Projects, has received pre-certification status from the US Passive House Institute as the project nears completion. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Fort St. John Passive House Residence, designed by Marken Projects, has received pre-certification status from the US Passive House Institute as the project nears completion. This 1-1/2 storey, 1900 square foot home with construction costs of around $200.- per square...

2013-01-29 23:02:57

The Rainbow Passive House in Whistler, British Columbia, is now the First Residential Building in Canada to Receive Certification from the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, Germany. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 The Rainbow Passive House in Whistler, British Columbia, is now the first residential building in Canada to receive certification from the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, Germany. Completed in early of 2012, the dwelling was toured by over 1000...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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