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2014-09-04 16:21:46

Falmouth-based company invests $10-$15 million in sustainable campus FALMOUTH, Maine, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TideSmart Global, an experiential marketing and media firm, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to initiate the construction of Viridescent House, the first net-positive building in Maine. The building is part of a $10-$15 million investment TideSmart Global is making in its sustainable campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143152 The Viridescent...

2014-07-09 08:30:38

Expanded program includes more tech, more Net Zero, more commercial and multifamily case studies, more international content - and a little more time to register CHICAGO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) released the schedule of breakout sessions for the 9(th) Annual North American Passive House Conference today. The two-day main conference sessions will be held September 12-13 in San Francisco. The full schedule is online at:...

2014-06-30 23:04:22

Brad Hall of New Energy Works Timberframers Construction Group, recently certified as a Passive House Tradesperson, will lead the company’s incorporation of Passive House practices for their energy efficient timber frame homes. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 New Energy Works is dedicated to learning the evolving building techniques for high-performance, energy efficient homes and now will include Passive House principals in the design and construction phases of new homes. Brad...

2014-06-23 08:31:30

Company's unparalleled design flexibility allows for ultra energy efficiency and capability to accommodate larger sizes WARROAD, Minn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Windows and Doors will be at the national AIA Convention in Chicago, June 26 to 28, 2014, to display their wide range of products and capabilities. As a made-to-order window and door company, Marvin is beloved by architects for their ability to work with any kind of project regardless of size, architectural style...

2014-06-13 08:25:05

Sessions to focus on Net-Zero, building resiliency, the growing multifamily sector, building science fundamentals and cost-effective climate-specific passive building standards CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) announced today that William Rose, pioneering building scientist, will deliver the keynote address at the 9(th) Annual North American Passive House Conference in San Francisco, during the opening plenary on Friday, September 12, 2014....

2014-05-28 23:13:25

Priority Energy adds affordably priced, passive-house certified (PHIUS) windows by Intus to their energy efficiency product mix. Priced for the everyday builder, these high performance windows will lower energy consumption, improve indoor air quality and increase the comfort level in all homes. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Priority Energy recently added the European-made Intus window line to their selection of energy efficiency products and services. Until now, windows of this...

2014-05-15 08:28:44

The construction firm's high performance remodeling work at the Glasswood building in southeast Portland wins ORA's Commercial Interior and Commercial Specialty award categories. PORTLAND, Ore., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General contractor Hammer & Hand [http://hammerandhand.com] received two 2014 Outstanding Remodeling Achievement awards from the Oregon Remodelers Association at last night's awards dinner at NW Natural in Portland, Oregon. Photo -...

2013-10-30 23:30:26

At World of Modular 2014, the modular building industry’s largest convention, expert speakers will discuss best practices research, lean construction, the integration of modular and site built, sustainability and much more. More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppliers are expected at the event, slated for March 21-24 in San Antonio, Texas, and hosted by the Modular Building Institute. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 At World of Modular...

Energy Savings Could Be Huge With Proper Home Weatherizing
2013-10-22 05:14:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If every homeowner in the US took steps to winterize their homes during the coldest months of the year, the country as a whole could save up to $33 billion annually in energy costs, researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered. Berkeley Lab scientist Jennifer Logue and her colleagues set out to determine how much energy is wasted from houses that are leaky or drafty. Furthermore, they...


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