NAPHN Office Manager Wanted

Help Wanted

NAPHN Office Manager Position  Job Overview:  The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN), an independent national non-profit educational organization, seeks a part-time office manager, with the opportunity to grow into a full-time position, in support of its mission to transform the built environment, using the tools developed by the Passive House Institute, in a critical …

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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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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 …


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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PH2020 Day 1 Reviews Are In!

“exceedingly successful” – ”Next Level!” – ”PH2020 Virtual Conference has responded to COVID19 with lightning speed, effectively…couldn’t ask for more!” – ”Inspiring!” – “This format is so much smarter for these times.” – “…and so very close to my desk – I’ll be there again next Wednesday” – “…if you have not registered you should.” …

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The start of the PH2020: Choose Your Future conference is upon us!  Get ready for in-depth discussions with the presenters and finding new network connections from across the country and around the world. NAPHN is known for its great conferences – packed with relevant information, and energetic exchange of ideas and contacts – and this …

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Passive House Western Pennsylvania

Passive House Western Pennsylvania is a membership organization driven by a single goal: to lower energy use in buildings. We are a collaborative community of professionals and owners aspiring to improve energy efficiency in this region and around the country. Chapter Events Chapter Website

#PH2020: The First Step-by-Step EnerPHit Tower Retrofit in North America

EnerPHit Step-by-Step

Last year, Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation (CHC) in Ontario took a big, bold step in its quest to provide affordable, comfortable housing for its buildings’ occupants. CHC undertook the first EnerPHit step-by-step retrofit of a tall multifamily building in North America.  Built in 1974, CHC’s brick-clad tower, known as the Raymond Desmarais Manor, stands …

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