Owner’s Roundtable #2 eBook is Out!

As part of last summer’s Passive House 2020: Choose Your Future, in a series of owner roundtable discussions, owners shared how they think about Passive House, what’s involved in the process of taking on something like Passive House, and then what choices and decisions they made along the way.  The eBook is a distillation of that …

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Introduction to Passive House Video

Passive House goals and methodology change the way architects and builders think and work, making the architecture itself a driver of climate, health, and social solutions. In this one-hour course, NAPHN Executive Director, Ken Levenson, dives into the basic principles, history, and the new frontiers of Passive House as it continues to challenge and change …

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Meet Gael

Gael Oriol is our new Communications and Administration Associate. He is an architectural designer and has been a parkour practitioner for over 10 years.  Gael is a graduate student at the City College of New York and received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the New York City College of Technology. He has studied building …

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Owner’s Roundtable #1 eBook is Out!

As part of last summer’s Passive House 2020: Choose Your Future, in a series of owner roundtable discussions, owners shared how they think about Passive House, what’s involved in the process of taking on something like Passive House, and then what choices and decisions they made along the way.  The eBook is a distillation of …

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Help Wanted

NAPHN Education Associate Job Opening

NAPHN Education Associate Position  Job Overview Job Description: The NAPHN Education Associate will be highly organized, an effective communicator and a quick learner with experience in training program administration and/or marketing preferred. Knowledge of green building strategies and familiarity with Passive House standards preferred, but not required. The right candidate should be adept at handling …

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New NAPHN Live Event! Factoring in Electrification: Designs for a Renewable Energy Grid

Electrification is the buzzword du jour for decarbonization, and it’s pushing policymakers to rethink how they structure everything, from local codes, to energy models, to how they incentivize programs focused on high performance buildings. Passive House has always provided a careful accounting of ‘source energy,’ looking closely at which fuels power which appliances and HVAC …

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PHI Certified Passive House Designer/ Consultant (CPHD/C) Training Coming up in November!

You don’t want to miss your LAST CHANCE to get into NAPHN’s CPHD/C course in 2020! Wrap up your year on a positive note, putting your best foot forward into the future of building. REGISTER HERE  Nov 16 – 20 9 AM – 5 PM EST  NAPHN’s Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant course is the premier …

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Meet Madeline

Madeline Warriner is the new NAPHN office manager. She is also a dancer, educator, organizer and creative thinker, and brings to NAPHN a commitment to high-quality and efficiency that any Passive House practitioner will appreciate.  Madeline comes from an arts education background, graduating from Rutgers University with a Masters in Dance Education and a Bachelor …

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NAPHN LUNCH TIME SPECIAL: Introduction to Passive House with NAPHN Executive Director Ken Levenson

NAPHN is happy to offer this new accredited program regularly online. In this one-hour course, NAPHN Executive Director, Ken Levenson, dives into the basic principles, history, and the new frontiers of Passive House as it continues to challenge and change industry expectations. Passive House goals and methodology change the way architects and builders think and …

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