The Growing Influence of Passive House on North America’s Energy Codes

On June 3rd, California’s Codes and Standards (CASE) team released a list of measures it will explore for the 2022 code cycle. The list includes a proposal to explore a ‘Passive House Prescriptive Pathway’ in the Single Family category, reflecting a growing influence on energy code development being exerted by the Passive House standard in …

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UN Deputy Secretary General Addresses NAPHN17

The North American Passive House Network was honored to have three representatives of the United Nations address the opening plenary gathering of the NAPHN17 Conference, in Oakland California, on October 6th. Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General of the UN, by video, outlined the critical role Passive House can play in achieving the UN …

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Visit a Passive House Near You This November 10-12

This Nov 10th – 12th, is the annual International Passive House Days event, (#iPHopendays & #iPHdays) – where owners of Passive House buildings, around the world, open their doors to the public to share the experience.  Hear about the process of design and construction, see the components, feel the thermal and acoustic comfort – and realize why …

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Join Us in Oakland, CA for #NAPHN2017 Passive + Renewables Conference

  #NAPHN17 is just around the corner on October 4th – 8th in Oakland, CA and our program is packed with all things Passive House – workshops, sessions, evening events and tours. If you are interested in delving further into Passive House specifics check out our Pre-Conference Workshops. Day 1 Workshops required early sign up …

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NAPHN Passive House Designer Training Courses Announced

NAPHN is proud to be providing the premier course for Passive House professionals. For over 26 years the Passive House Standard has been the state-of-the-art scientific foundation of high-performance and net-zero buildings, around the world.  Training qualified professionals is an essential prerequisite for successful Passive House construction. And the Certified Passive House Designer and Consultant …

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Scott Foster Announced as Keynote Speaker for NAPHN17 Conference & Expo

Scott Foster, Director of the Sustainable Energy Division for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and North America, will be the keynote speaker for the Annual NAPHN Conference and Expo, “Passive + Renewables,” taking place this year from Oct. 4 to Oct. 8 in Oakland, Calif. The conference, which focuses on the adoption of Passive House building strategies and brings together experts committed to a …

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Passive House Buildings : New England Forges Ahead

“The reasons for designing, building, buying or renting Passive House buildings can vary: predictably low energy bills, superior comfort, outstanding indoor air quality, or reduced carbon emissions. For all these reasons the Passive House market in New England is surging”  This book features 50 Passive House buildings across New England, as an illustration of a …

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International Energy Efficiency Finance Forum Vienna, April 25, 2017

In the leadup to the International Passive House Conference, the Finance Forum will be an interactive event that aims to develop a community of financiers dedicated to making energy efficiency the new normal across the globe. The workshop will provide a forum where investors and contractors can learn from each other in order to foster future cooperation …

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See You In Vienna!

The International Passive House Conference is the year’s premium Passive House event, where over 1000 thought leaders and innovators from around the world will gather.  You’ll find a wide range of networking opportunities! Presentations, workshops and excursions allow you to share your experience with other professionals and to learn more about the latest Passive House developments. …

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