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Publicity and Event Notification about TerraHaus

  • 2012 Evergreen Award from Eco-Structure

http://www.eco-structure.com/award-winners/residential.aspx

  • 10/13/2012 TerraHaus and Unity House on Maine Solar Tour
  • 10/2012 Maine Home and Design: Bright-minded Home (Interview with Jesse Pyles, our Sustainability Coordinator)

http://www.mainehomedesign.com/bright-minded-home/1920-bright-minded-home-october-2012.html

  • July 19, 2012 TerraHaus wins EcoHome Grand Award!

http://www.ecohomemagazine.com/award-winners/terrahaus-unity-maine.aspx

http://www.builderonline.com/green-design/ehda-grand-award-terrahaus.aspx

  • Summer 2012 TerraHaus profiled by Maine Chapter of American Institute of Architects

http://aiamaine.org/awards2012/terrahaus/#1

  • 4/20/2012 Another popular blog picks up TerraHaus: Passivhaus Standard in CannonDesign
  • 4/16/2012 Living and Learning in TerraHaus, a Passive House Residence Hall. 2012 Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference, University of Maryland.
  • 11/11/2011 Passive Pioneers: G O  Logic sets a New Bar for Energy -Efficient Building

http://www.mainebiz.biz/news48675.html?utm_source=enews&utm_medium=Daily&utm_campaign=daily+111111

  • 10/20/2011 Unity College receives Environmental Leadership Award for the TerraHaus project from the Belfast Chamber of Commerce.

http://www.belfastmaine.org/frontpage

  • 10/10/2011 Fox, Douglas and Hanna Kreitzer. Living and Learning in a Passive House Residence Hall. AASHE Conference. Pittsburgh. October 10, 2011.

Living and Learning in TerraHaus

  • 9/29/2011 MPBN Radio: Unity College Unveils New Ultra-efficient Dorm 

http://www.mpbn.net/News/MaineNewsArchive/tabid/181/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3475/ItemId/18264/Default.aspx

  • 9/8/2011 Jetson Green: Unity College gets Passive House

http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/09/terrahaus-passive-house-unity-college.html

  • 9/8/2011 Treehugger: Unity College Scores Again with TerraHaus that’s Passivhaus

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/unity-college-terrahaus.php

  • 9/6/2012 Mother Nature Network’s Matt Hickman: Unity College’s Deep Green Student Hausing

http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/unity-colleges-deep-green-student-hausing

  • 9/1/2011 GreenBuildingAdvisor: Unity College’s TerraHaus Debut (This is the second article on TerraHaus run by one of the most respected sources of information on green building)

http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/green-building-news/unity-college-s-terrahaus-debut

  • 8/27/2011 Bangor Daily News: A Green House: Unity College Builds Country’s First Passive House Residence Hall

http://bangordailynews.com/2011/08/26/news/midcoast/a-green-house-unity-college-builds-country%E2%80%99s-first-passive-house-residence-hall/

  • 8/22/2011 Portland Press Herald: Unity Strives for ‘Greenest Campus Ever’

http://www.pressherald.com/news/unity-strives-for-greenest-campus-ever_2011-08-22.html?searchterm=passive+house

  • 8/26/2011 Morning Sentinel: Green Dorm Ready for Students

http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/gree-terrahausready-for-students_2011-08-25.html

  • 7/6/2011 National Fenestration Rating Council News: College Dorm Looks to High Performance Windows to help Exceed Building Standards

http://nfrcnews.blogspot.com/2011/07/college-dorm-looks-to-high-peformance.html

  • Maine>Ahead Magazine: ReVision Energy Part of Three Solar Installations in Central Maine (TerraHaus’ solar thermal system)

http://www.maineahead.com/revision-energy-works-to-increase-renewable-energy-in-central-maine/

  • 7/2/2011 Radio Green Earth Interview: Off Grid Home (Doug Fox and Matt O’Malia public radio interview on TerraHaus and Unity House)

http://radiogreenearth.org/blog/?p=3218

  • Off the Grid News: A New Model for Efficient Homes (Popular online magazine picks up TerraHaus story)

http://www.offthegridnews.com/2011/07/25/a-new-model-for-efficient-homes/

  • Talking Stick: The Authoritative Source for Campus Housing (see page 10)

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/acuho/talkingstick_20110708/#/2

  • WLBZ-TV: Unity College Green Dorm Moving Forward

http://www.wlbz2.com/news/article/164725/315/Unity-College-green-dorm-moving-forward

  • WABI-TV: Unity College Green Dorm

http://www.wabi.tv/news/21347/unity-college-green-dorm

  • Interview with the International Passive House Magazine

http://the-passive-house-magazine.info/blog/iphm-interview-doug-fox-terrahaus-unity-me/

  • Unity College to build first passive house-certified dormitory in the nation

http://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/04/30/news/midcoast/unity-college-to-build-first-passive-house-certified-dormitory-in-the-nation/

  • Unity College Going Even Greener (WLBZ broadcast)

http://www.wlbz2.com/news/article/156250/2/Unity-College-going-even-greener

http://waldo.villagesoup.com/place/story/unity-college-to-host-april-13-lecture-about-passive-house-project/390888

http://www.svweekly.com/joom1511/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6043:unity-college-to-host-april-13-lecture-about-first-in-the-nation-project&catid=33:campus&Itemid=215

  • Passive House slated for Maine College

http://www.earthtechling.com/2011/02/passive-house-slated-for-maine-college/

  • First Student Passive House to House Ten Students

http://www.aashe.org/forums/first-student-passive-house-country-house-10-unity-college-students

  • TerraHaus on AASHE Spotlight

http://www.aashe.org/node/25850

  • Passive House Magazine: Unity College aims for Passive House Certification

http://the-passive-house-magazine.info/iPHM/unity-college/

  • The Colby Echo: Dorms get Greener (nice article about our passive house from our neighbor, Colby College)

http://thecolbyecho.com/local/941

  • Bangor Savings Bank Donates $25K to TerraHaus Project at Unity College

http://www.unity.edu/NewsEvents/News/UCTerraHaus311.aspx

  • Gearing up for a Passive House Residence at Unity College

http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/green-building-news/gearing-passive-house-residence-unity-college

  • Design Charrette for Student Passive House

http://sustainabilitymonitor.wordpress.com/2010/10/19/the-kendeda-fund-project-design-charette/

  • GO Logic Homes of Belfast Awarded Contract for Passive Solar Residence Hall at Unity College

http://www.unity.edu/NewsEvents/News/UCPassiveStandard10510.aspx

  • Unity College awarded grant by The Kendeda Fund

http://www.unity.edu/NewsEvents/News/KendedaVS910.aspx

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