Let’s Make Airtightness Normal

Building Efficiency and Blower Doors: Essential Responses to Sandy By Ken Levenson, “Superstorm Sandy has produced a torrent of meetings, plans, reports, announcements and actions by city, state, federal and non-governmental organizations. Today, before their terms expire, the New York City Council and Mayor are racing to pass important legislation based on these past months …

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NAPHN Dinner at the 2015 International Passive Conference, Leipzig

The North American Passive House Network would like to extend an open invitation for dinner to anyone attending the IPHC in Leipzig this year.  This will be the 5th dinner hosted by the NAPHN at the conference.  In the spirit of the North American immigrant tradition, we welcome attendees from across the continent and around the globe to participate in …

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NAPHN14 Success in Portland, Maine

The first North American Passive House Network 2014 Conference & Expo wrapped up in Portland, Maine, last week and was by all accounts a resounding success.  Attendees hailed from across the United States and Canada.  A significant number of foreign guests and presenters lent an international flair to this event.  Passive House advocates from Germany, …

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See the NAPHN14 Conference & Expo Recap

A slideshow of NAPHN14, covering the full event held in Portland, Maine, is now available for viewing.  It was a truly inspiring event. We look forward to more great Passive House fun, inspiration and networking in Vancouver in 2015.  Download the NAPHN14 pdf slide show here.

NAPHN is now a Cooperative

On July 24th, 2014, members of the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) filed papers to formally incorporate as a cooperative corporation after operating informally since 2011. Representatives from four regional independent Passive House advocacy organizations, New York Passive House,Passive House California, passivhausMAINE, and theCanadian Passive House Institute, served as the incorporators and provided the founding officers. “The decision …

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passivhausMAINE Joins NAPHN

PassivhausMAINE is the latest leading regional North American Passive House organization to join NAPHN.   Maine is a hotbed of Passive House activity with such trailblazing practitioners as Chris Corson, Jesper Kruse, Kaplan Thompson and GO Logic – to name just a few.  The other NAPHN organization members welcome passivhausMAINE and look forward to working …

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