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Passive Houses Get Good Graphic Explanation

The New York Times has a great graphic explanation of the principles of the Passive House, "airtight buildings that use heat from appliances and even the occupants' bodies for warmth." The Times notes that while they are popular in

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Become A Famous Fashion Designer

Look into passive house construction...

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from Vimeo

Passive House Explained in 90 Seconds

I'm a Passive House enthusiast. I'm involved in this great movement to create highly energy efficient buildings that use 80 to 90% less energy. But how? I get asked often what a Passive House is. This is the low down in 90 seconds.

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Passive house wall buildup The IG passive house shows on the fair this wall construction. With 50cm wall is u=0.1 achieved. Exactly what I promoted 1991.

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Passive House, Bessancourt, France | Karawitz Architecture

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from TreeHugger

Promising New Passive House Designs for Bulgaria

Passive-house design with little to no increase in energy consumption | Tailor-made for helping bring Bulgarian sustainable technology to the forefront of 2014 design trends |

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from Inhabitat

Amazing Passive Home in Freezing Wisconsin Uses Less Energy Than a Hair Dryer to Stay Warm!

Passive House, which is heated with the same energy required to run a hair dryer!

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While this is actually an indoor space, it brings the outdoors in. By creating a greenhouse addition to the home, you allow for the natural cleansing of the air circulating within the home. It also acts as a passive solar area if floored with a heat-retaining tile. Many advantages to such design.

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passive solar/thermal heat gain for the house as well as food, nice.

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