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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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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