Ventilation Unit Test Data: A New Report

Ventilation Unit Test Data: A New Report

Ventilation Unit Test Data: A New Report As our climate emergency bears down, the importance of ventilation data and performance only rises. Passive House practitioners have been frustrated by the lack of shared understanding that appears to exist between Passive House generated protocols and data, and American generated protocols and data, and the institutions that …

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Announcing Passive House Pennsylvania

North American Passive House Network Announces the Relaunch of Passive House Western PA as Passive House Pennsylvania Change signifies NAPHN’s growing efforts across the Keystone state. New York, NY February 26, 2021 – The North American Passive House Network announced today that its chapter, formally known as Passive House Western Pennsylvania, will now be known …

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iPHA Launches Energy “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” Campaign

International Passive House Association launches “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” campaign The International Passive House Association and its partner organizations launch the global “Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy” campaign today. Using the hashtag #EfficiencyFirst, the campaign aims to raise awareness for the vital role energy efficiency in buildings plays in meeting our climate goals. The …

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Meet Sara

Sara Hill is our new Education Associate. Sara is a learning systems designer, permaculturist, and DEI advocate. She brings over 6 years in the learning and talent development field with an interest in systems thinking and the neuroscience of learning. She has a life-long interest in sustainability and environmental stewardship. Sara volunteers with DESIGNxHUMANITY, a …

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North American Passive House Network Announces the Appointment of Four New Board Members

New board members add critical new perspectives as NAPHN grows at the start of 2021. New York, NY. January 6, 2021 –  The North American Passive House Network announced today the appointment of four new board members to the board of directors. This brings the number of board members to ten. Alexandra Kaplan is a …

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Connecticut Joins Massachusetts in Providing Big Rebates for Passive House Professional Accredited Education

If you are an architect, builder, consultant, contractor, engineer, designer, or tradesperson – Connecticut, like Massachusetts, now offers a 50% cost reimbursement to participants upon successful completion of the professional certification. Take the Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD) or Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) course, get certified, and get reimbursed for 50% of the course …

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Minneapolis Connects the Dots and Establishes Leadership in Building Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minneapolis MN. December 16, 2020 –  The city of Minneapolis has instituted a new pilot incentive program to promote the construction of affordable housing to the Passive House Standard, to help meet the city’s climate emergency obligations. On December 8, the Minneapolis City Council passed resolution No 2020R-353, titled Adopting a Sustainability …

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