Conferencia Passivhaus de las Americas

Conferencia Passivhaus de las Americas NAPHN is proud to be a participating host of the first Pan American Passive House Conference. Organized on the basis of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and featuring speakers from South and North America, including a keynote by Edward Mazria of Architecture 2030, a presentation by NAPHN Executive Director …

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Submit a project video

Submit a Project Video

Submit a Project Video The 2021 Conference is another great opportunity to show-off your Passive House work, no matter where it is, and in no matter what stage of completion – by submitting a video tour of your project! The rules are simple: Keep it to 5 to 15 minutes. Keep it factual. Tell us …

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Efficiency First

Efficiency First Meeting our goals for climate protection The United Nation’s IPCC highlights the substantial action needed to limit global warming. Currently, 35% of global energy consumption comes from the building sector alone. The operational stage is the largest contributor to carbon emissions, with the majority of this stemming from heating and cooling demand. Therefore, …

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Black Lives Matter

NAPHN Statement on Equity and Inclusion

NAPHN Statement on Equity and Inclusion This statement is NAHPN’s response to our social crisis of racial inequity and exclusion. The deaths of Black Americans Breonna Taylor and George Floyd ignited newfound awareness, self-examination, and reckoning across America. On June 2, 2020, NAPHN issued a statement titled Black Lives Matter and called on us all …

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2021 Conference Program is Announced

Press Release New York, NY April 15, 2021 –  The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) today announced the program for the Passive House 2021 Conference: Passive House For All. The conference will take place June 10-11 in person, in New York City, and online.  The program is organized around the idea that Passive House …

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PH2020 Session Throwback!

Making PER Work for Large Multifamily Buildings: Tools for Futureproofing Presented by Melissa Furukawa and Elena Reyes Bernal What’s the PER (Primary Energy Renewable) criteria for Passive House buildings? Why is PER so important to futureproofing, our building strategies, today? As Passive House buildings get bigger, denser, and more complex, how can PER be appropriately …

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North American Passive House Network Help Wanted Sign

Looking for a Communications Intern

The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) is looking for a communications intern to assist with social media marketing, internal and external communications, and performance tracking. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, be able to self-manage projects and deadlines, and respond well to critical feedback.

Supporting Students

Supporting Students NAPHN understands that the future of our building industry will be defined by today’s students and their teachers. We also appreciate the profound awareness students today have of our interlocking environmental, health and social crises – and that students are looking for ways to have a meaningful and positive impact. We believe Passive …

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BIPOC, Student & Faculty Conference Discounts

Putting the “all” in Passive House For All

Putting the “all” in Passive House For All As NAPHN plans the upcoming annual conference (, June 10-11, in NYC and online, the theme Passive House For All is a call to action and a challenge. The challenge is that we cannot rely on wishful thinking but must invest in the action we want to …

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