Ventilation Unit Test Data: A New Report

Ventilation Unit Test Data: A New Report

Ventilation Unit Test Data: A New Report As our climate emergency bears down, the importance of ventilation data and performance only rises. Passive House practitioners have been frustrated by the lack of shared understanding that appears to exist between Passive House generated protocols and data, and American generated protocols and data, and the institutions that …

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Announcing Passive House Pennsylvania

North American Passive House Network Announces the Relaunch of Passive House Western PA as Passive House Pennsylvania Change signifies NAPHN’s growing efforts across the Keystone state. New York, NY February 26, 2021 – The North American Passive House Network announced today that its chapter, formally known as Passive House Western Pennsylvania, will now be known …

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iPHA Launches Energy “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” Campaign

International Passive House Association launches “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” campaign The International Passive House Association and its partner organizations launch the global “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” campaign today. Using the hashtag #EfficiencyFirst, the campaign aims to raise awareness for the vital role energy efficiency in buildings plays in meeting our climate goals. The …

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Ventilation Symposium

NAPHN Announces Building Ventilation Symposium

The March 10 event will gather experts to discuss the development of Passive House ventilation metrics and future industry trends in the United States and globally, to ensure healthy indoor air quality and energy efficiency. New York, NY February 10, 2021 –  The North American Passive House Network announced today that it is hosting a …

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Meet Sara

Sara Hill is our new Education Associate. Sara is a learning systems designer, permaculturist, and DEI advocate. She brings over 6 years in the learning and talent development field with an interest in systems thinking and the neuroscience of learning. She has a life-long interest in sustainability and environmental stewardship. Sara volunteers with DESIGNxHUMANITY, a …

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10 Passive House Buildings that are not houses

This is a re-post from the iPHA blog. A common misconception is that the Passive House Standard only applies to family homes. In fact, the standard can be achieved for all kinds of buildings including office, retail, recreational and educational buildings. Indeed, in order to reduce operative energy consumption across the building sector, it is …

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NAPHN to Beta Launch All New On-Demand CPHD Training Platform!

You spoke and we listened! Over the past year NAPHN has been been diligently working on a brand new on-demand online training platform for the Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Training. And we are very excited to beta launch the platform in January 2021, so keep an eye out! The benefits of having an on-demand platform …

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Connecticut Joins Massachusetts in Providing Big Rebates for Passive House Professional Accredited Education

If you are an architect, builder, consultant, contractor, engineer, designer, or tradesperson – Connecticut, like Massachusetts, now offers a 50% cost reimbursement to participants upon successful completion of the professional certification. Take the Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD) or Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) course, get certified, and get reimbursed for 50% of the course …

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Minneapolis Connects the Dots and Establishes Leadership in Building Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis MN. December 16, 2020 –  The city of Minneapolis has instituted a new pilot incentive program to promote the construction of affordable housing to the Passive House Standard, to help meet the city’s climate emergency obligations. On December 8, the Minneapolis City Council passed resolution No 2020R-353, titled Adopting a Sustainability …

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