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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NAPHN LIVE

NAPHN LIVE is a periodic online event, hosted by one of the NAPHN Chapters, featuring content of particular interest to that Chapter’s Members. Topics can range from technical details, to project overviews, to subjects ranging from marketing to political action. The content is typically geared to provide a continuing education credit. NAPHN LIVE events are …

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The Growing Influence of Passive House on North America’s Energy Codes

On June 3rd, California’s Codes and Standards (CASE) team released a list of measures it will explore for the 2022 code cycle. The list includes a proposal to explore a ‘Passive House Prescriptive Pathway’ in the Single Family category, reflecting a growing influence on energy code development being exerted by the Passive House standard in …

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Event – Passive House Ventilation: Fundamentals and Lessons Learned

Upcoming Event: REGISTER HERE Join NAPHN and NYPH on July 31st from 9am-12pm at Building Energy Exchange for Passive House Ventilation: Fundamentals and Lessons Learned. The event will discuss energy efficient ventilation as a key component of every Passive House project. Application of energy recovery ventilation in multifamily residential projects is the new norm. To date, however, few projects have …

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Certified Passive House Tradesperson Training with Emu Systems in Denver, CO

Learn about the most advanced construction standard in the world, how to implement passive principles in your projects, and everything necessary to become a PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT). Emu Systems, located in Denver, Colorado, is offering two training opportunities this February 2018. For out-of-towners, the “Get ‘Er Done” Track, from February 20 to …

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Scott Foster Announced as Keynote Speaker for NAPHN17 Conference & Expo

Scott Foster, Director of the Sustainable Energy Division for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and North America, will be the keynote speaker for the Annual NAPHN Conference and Expo, “Passive + Renewables,” taking place this year from Oct. 4 to Oct. 8 in Oakland, Calif. The conference, which focuses on the adoption of Passive House building strategies and brings together experts committed to a …

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