NAPHN PHribbon

The NAPHN PHribbon empowers American Passive House designers to calculate the embodied carbon of a given design within the PHPP energy balance calculating tool. It gives users unparalleled power to forecast the carbon emissions impact of their design.

In addition, the NAPHN PHribbon makes using the PHPP quicker, easier, and it utilizing the PHPP information beyond just energy. It’s written by Tim Martel, a Certified Passive House Designer, Chartered Architectural Technologist, and Passive House expert. It is produced by the AECB, UK.

If you want your building designs to maximize positive climate impact, don’t just build a Passive House, utilize the NAPHN PHribbon and let’s push for carbon negative buildings across the US!

The NAPHN version of PHribbon is for the USA, and uses the US IP units PHPP version. The NAPHN PHribbon Embodied CO2 module utilizes information from the Building Transparency EC3 database, and EPA CO2 figures for electricity, the end of life of materials, and the end of life pathway.

The NAPHN PHribbon is currently being beta tested and we expect its release by Fall.