Passive House Week in Preview: Dec 21

December 21, 2020


Happy Monday! Read on for a selection of Passive House happenings, deadlines, and developments to put on your radar this week. Do you have Passive House news that we should share in a future edition? Email us at:

1. TUE: Ian Robertson at Construction Tech Tue (Dec 22)

This week Ian Robertson joins the Construction Tech crew to talk about 6 “PH”lavors of timber. By day, Ian is senior designer at AA ROBINS architect in Vancouver, Canada. By night? Well, some call him “Passiv Ninja.” He’ll talk the technique, technical, and technology of designing with and installing NLT, LVL, DLT, Mass-OSB, LSL, and glulam beams. Get Zoom link for all our Construction Tech Tuesdays here.

2. WED: 2020 Wrapped, 2021 Envisioned (Dec 23)

Has it been 40 weeks of the Global Passive House Happy Hour already? Time flies when you’re talking Passive House. This week’s global gathering, our last of 2020, is all about Y‑O‑U, our audience and comrades in Passive House designing, planning, engineering and building. We want to celebrate the end of a crazy year with our favorite nerds and get your feedback on the Happy Hour and all things Passive House Accelerator. Get Zoom link to all our Happy Hours here.

3. NOW LIVE: Episode 18 of the Passive House Podcast

Luc Plowman, CPHC and Passive House certifier at Detail Green in Beechworth, Australia, joins Passive House Podcast co-host Matthew Cutler-Welsh for this episode’s interview. Luc shares his perspectives on the Australian Passive House scene, the power of experiential learning in convincing builders and homeowners that Passive House is the way to go, and the “aha!” moments that he has witnessed as people engage in this learning. Listen here.

4. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Passive House Canada
120 Series Pathway to Passive House Certification (Jan 11)

Building Energy Exchange
Passive House Primer (Jan 13)

New Heat Pump Technologies to the Rescue
(Jan 19)

Building Energy Exchange
Climate Mobilization Act Primer (Jan 26)

View our full calendar here.

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