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Green Building of the Week: World's first Passive House Premium Building in Kaufbeuren, Germany

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

A mixed-use building in Kaufbeuren, Germany, is the first to receive Passive House Premium certification. The House of Energy has an annual heating demand of 8 kWh. According to gizmag, the buildin…

Filed under: Green Building of the Week

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Solar,Passive House,Bavaria,Germany

0 replies | 1155 views | Posted on: 12/09/2015 | Last updated: 12/09/2015

Volkswagen Punished for Emissions Cheating

by JackSawyer // Student

In September 2015 a report came out stating that 11 million of Volkswagen's cars contained software that falsified emission data. Since then, the car manufacturer has been facing a great deal of scrut…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Environment,Emissions,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Germany,cars,Volkswagen,Cheating,Software,South Korea,United States

0 replies | 1273 views | Posted on: 06/25/2016 | Last updated: 06/25/2016

Snapshot on Sustainability - We stand on the shoulders of giants

by StacySinclair // Technical writer

USGBC-LA's blog "Snapshot on Sustainability", continues this week with reflections about the past built environment- and looking ahead. This week's new post is entitled, "I see further by standing on…

Filed under: Resilience

Keywords: Germany,Energy Infrastructure,built environment,energy independence

0 replies | 506 views | Posted on: 05/24/2017 | Last updated: 05/24/2017