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West Side Flats – Cold-Climate Passive House Affordable Multifamily – Lessons Learned So Far

November 10, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

Hosted by Passive House Minnesota

West Side Flats has just started construction in Saint Paul, Minnesota: five stories of affordable multi-family housing over a parking garage. This presentation will share the thrills and spills of this architect’s first Passive House experience including approach, challenges and ultimate solutions.

Learning Objectives:
1. Outline the challenges specific to designing a Passive House multifamily building that sits above a parking garage.
2. Describe the challenges presented when adopting Passive House principles late in the proces.
3. Outline solutions that resolve the challenges the wood framed multifamily project presented.
4. Apply solutions to future design processes for improved effectiveness.

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Presented by:
Nick Conniff, Project Manager, Kaas Wilson Architects
Peter Schmelzer, Construction Administrator, Kaas Wilson Architects
Ryan Stephans, MEP Engineer, Cain Thomas Associates
Elizabeth Turner, Passive House consultant, Precipitate

 

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Date:
November 10, 2020
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsdeGrpj0oE9ZSGj8WAUa4q4SmTB4XWyJa

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