PHPPv9 Passive House Energy Modeling Software Adopted by British Columbia Building Code

The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) v. 9, or newer, has been formally approved for use under the 2018 Building Code for the Canadian Province of British Columbia. This announcement follows the recent confirmation of the PHPP as a reliable modeling tool, validated by Standard 140-2011 – an ASHRAE protocol designed to verify the outputs …

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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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SAVE THE DATE!

We are excited to announce that the annual NAPHN19 Conference + Expo will take place in New York City on June 27-28, 2019. Join us in New York City, the epicenter of Passive House activity, with: A significant amount of trained CPHD/C & CPHT professionals An active and thriving construction industry Unparalleled government interest in …

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Aiming for that 1.5°C target? Come to NAPHN18 to hone your skills.

This week the IPCC released its momentous and headline-grabbing special report on climate change and climate action. The conclusion: limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require unprecedented changes in society, but will also bring huge benefits. Buildings will play a starring role in the climate action that is ahead of us, and Passive House practitioners will be …

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Passive House Ventilation: Fundamentals and Lessons Learned

REGISTER HERE Join NAPHN and NYPH 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 actually been commissioned. Learn more about the basics of energy recovery …

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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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Passive (House) First It’s About Resilience – Not Just Rating Systems

Join North America’s Passive House community as it convenes in a hotspot of Passive House design construction: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Thanks to a strong professional base, innovative governmental policy supporting Passive House, and a community of forward-thinking developers and housing agencies, Pennsylvania is home to one of the largest concentrations of major Passive House and other …

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