NAPHN is Hiring a Conference Coordinator!

We’re on a mission to make Passive House a household word. Join NAPHN and help us make it happen! Conference Coordinator Who we are:NAPHN is a membership-based non-profit, striving to transform the built environment, using the metrics, tools and protocols developed by the Passive House Institute. We support this work on the built environment as …

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Policy Pirates Discover Gold!

Policymaking is a fickle business, fraught with pitfalls and push-backs. Some policies work and others flounder. And every now and then, a policy, code or incentive program actually generates wildly successful outcomes. These are what we looked for when commissioning articles for our first Policy Resource Guide, naturally focusing on energy- and building-specific policies and …

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NAPHN is Hiring!

We’re on a mission to make Passive House a household word. Join NAPHN and help us make it happen! Development & Executive Assistant About NAPHN: North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) ​is an internationally recognized non-profit educational organization. We are​ ​leading the transformation of the building industry to low-energy, high-performance Passive House design and construction. …

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Building Energy Exchange Welcomes NAPHN

Building Energy Exchange welcomes North American Passive House Network as supporting partner, expanding reach and impact. New York’s energy efficiency center of excellence, the Building Energy Exchange, recognizes NAPHN as their new supporting partner. An energy efficiency center of excellence in Manhattan, the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) is an independent non-profit organization providing education, exhibits, …

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NAPHN19: What You Need to Know!

We are looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow! Here is an outline of major events and other helpful items to make your experience the best it can be. Online Schedule Sched.com – All attendees have received invites to use Sched.com for our online program. You can download the app or use it online. Search for …

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NAPHN19 Tours Announced – Register Today!

One of our favorite parts of the annual NAPHN conference is the opportunity to tour Passive Buildings and this year is no different. Join us on Saturday, June 29th and investigate the details of what makes a Passive House building superior to the rest. This year we also have a special project from Handel Architects: The House at …

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NAPHN19 Announces Dr. Diana Urge-Vorsatz as Dinner Speaker

NAPHN19 conference team are pleased to confirm Prof. Dr. Diana Urge-Vorsatz will deliver the address at our VIP Dinner, scheduled for Thursday, June 27th, at The Park. Dr. Urge-Vorsatz was part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) team that shared the Nobel Prize in 2007 with Al Gore. She is the coordinating lead …

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Canada’s Earth Tower to Be Presented at NAPHN19

Earth Tower will become the world’s tallest hybrid wood Passive House tower at 35-40 stories tall! Private developer, Delta Group, has commissioned the construction of, the Earth Tower – a 340,000 square foot mixed-use development that will become the world’s tallest hybrid wood tower at 35-40 stories tall. Beyond timber alone, this visionary project will …

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NAPHN19 Announces Pre-Conference Workshops

NAPHN19 announces the pre-conference workshops for June 25-26, in New York City, leading up to the conference on June 27-28. Check out more detailed descriptions here, click the title for more information. The workshops allow for deep technical dives into the frontiers of low-energy Passive House design, construction and operation – this year with a …

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