Open Windows and Ventilation

Written by Mike Woolsey. Several construction concepts exist that intend to dramatically reduce building energy consumption. Among the concepts is Passive House, which describes ways to design and construct buildings so that their heating and cooling energy use is 75% less than most new buildings. A certified Passive House will have met both energy-savings and …

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New Certification Criteria for Passive House Windows in New York City

Energy Efficiency and High Comfort The Passive House Standard provides high energy efficiency, as well as high quality and high comfort. The components of each Passive House building must be selected to meet the energy targets, as well as to ensure a comfortable indoor environment. Suitable component qualities can effectively be identified with the Passive …

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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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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: Build the World We Want – Announces Program Highlights!

Global Experts to Speak at North America’s Premier Passive House Event North American Passive House Network is pleased to announce the program highlights for NAPHN19, occurring June 27-28, in New York City.  From new university buildings, to large office buildings and multifamily retrofits, conference sessions will probe the frontiers of low-carbon building, design and operation. …

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Become an NAPHN19 Exhibitor Today!

NAPHN19 EXHIBITOR & SPONSORSHIP Participate in NAPHN’s Conference and Expo – Build the World We Want: Implementing Low Carbon Solutions! This year NAPHN is partnering with New York Passive House (NYPH) to bring you the largest gathering of professionals working with Passive House technology in the United States to date – NAPHN19, June 27-28 in …

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CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR CONFERENCE SESSION AND WORKSHOP PROPOSALS Participate in NAPHN’s Conference and Expo – Build the World We Want: Implementing Low Carbon Solutions! This year NAPHN is partnering with New York Passive House (NYPH) to bring you the largest gathering of professionals working with Passive House technology in the United States to date – NAPHN19, …

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