Owner’s Roundtable #1 eBook is Out!

As part of last summer’s Passive House 2020: Choose Your Future, in a series of owner roundtable discussions, owners shared how they think about Passive House, what’s involved in the process of taking on something like Passive House, and then what choices and decisions they made along the way.  The eBook is a distillation of …

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Help Wanted

NAPHN Education Associate Wanted

NAPHN Education Associate Position  Job Overview:  Job Description: The NAPHN Education Associate will be highly organized, an effective communicator and a quick learner with experience in marketing and/or training preferred. Knowledge of green building strategies and familiarity with Passive House standards preferred, but not required. The right candidate should be adept at handling and prioritizing …

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New Resource: Financing High-Performance

The Community Preservation Corporation A new resource from The Community Preservation Corporation, Financing High-Performance: A Guide to Optimizing Energy Performance Across the Multifamily Building Lifecycle, explores the practical benefits of designing, financing, building, and maintaining high-performance new construction, as well as the non-energy benefits that add value to the physical asset and to the lives …

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Meet Madeline

Madeline Warriner is the new NAPHN office manager. She is also a dancer, educator, organizer and creative thinker, and brings to NAPHN a commitment to high-quality and efficiency that any Passive House practitioner will appreciate.  Madeline comes from an arts education background, graduating from Rutgers University with a Masters in Dance Education and a Bachelor …

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NAPHN LUNCH TIME SPECIAL: Introduction to Passive House with NAPHN Executive Director Ken Levenson

NAPHN is happy to offer this new accredited program regularly online. In this one-hour course, NAPHN Executive Director, Ken Levenson, dives into the basic principles, history, and the new frontiers of Passive House as it continues to challenge and change industry expectations. Passive House goals and methodology change the way architects and builders think and …

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What is Passive House?

Passive House is a concept, an international building standard and methodology, applicable to buildings of all kinds from office buildings to hospitals, new-build and renovations, that results in a dramatic drop in operational energy use, and more comfortable and healthy occupants – meant to aggressively mitigate our climate crisis while providing high-quality construction and resilient adaptation …

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2020 NATIONAL SOLAR TOUR

Date: Sept 28 – Oct 1Time: All DayWhere: OnlineRegister and More Info: Here The 2020 National Solar Tour brought to you by American Solar Energy Society andSolar United Neighbors is now virtual and right around the corner. This event is the largestgrassroots solar, renewable energy and sustainable living event in the nation. A collection ofsolar open houses and local …

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The NAPHN Board of Directors Has Appointed Ken Levenson Executive Director

Bronwyn Barry, the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) Board of Directors Chair, has announced the appointment of Ken Levenson as Executive Director, effective immediately. “In planning to grow NAPHN’s capacity, reach, and effectiveness, we are delighted to appoint Ken Levenson as our first Executive Director. His record as a professional with a long track …

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