November 09, 2020


The Global Passive House Happy Hour is held Wednesdays at 4 pm (Pacific), 7 pm (Eastern), midnight (British), and 11 am (Thursdays, Australian Eastern). Join us 30 minutes early for pre-show networking and stick around following the main event for our After Hour!

Fernan Lake House is a rammed earth home overlooking an alpine lake in North Idaho. The interior spaces are flooded with natural light, basking in the incredible scenery, and are über-comfortable in a challenging climate. This PHIUS-certified project is an excellent case study for the design freedom that is possible even in exceptionally high-performance homes.

This week we welcome Maren Longhurst, architect and CPHC with Sam Rodell Architects in Spokane, Washington, to share the project with us at the Global Passive House Happy Hour. Maren brings a wealth of knowledge in high-performance architecture and utilizing modeling tools to optimize Passive House design. In 2018, she joined the PHIUS Trainer team and has discovered a latent passion for teaching Passive House principles to the next generation of certified professionals.

Join us on November 11 at the Global Passive House Happy Hour to hear Maren’s insights!

About Our Global Passive House Happy Hours

Fast. Factual. Fun. These open, FREE gatherings are a (virtual) place for the global Passive House community—and anyone interested in low-carbon building design—to come together, hear from the world’s top practitioners, and meet one another. They’re fast-paced, high-energy, and habit-forming. They are also open to all, regardless of geography, profession, experience level, or favorite certification type. Come drink in some Passive House knowledge and camaraderie.


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