Happy MLK, Jr. Day! 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. TUE: Emily Rhea & Lindsey Elton at Construction Tech Tue
Tomorrow (Jan 19) Lindsey Elton, founder of Eco Achievers, and Emily Rhea, project manager and rater for Eco Achievers, will join the Construction Tech Tuesday team to talk the technique, technology, and technical strategies of testing commercial spaces, obstacles, and insights from third-party experts, modeling, site inspections, and testing for ACH. Learn more.
2. WED: Lois Arena, VRF Lessons Learned, at PH Happy Hour
On Wednesday (Jan 20) Lois Arena will present on VRF lessons learned at the Global Passive House Happy Hour. Lois, director of Passive House Services at Steven Winter Associates, is a Passive House all-star who has had a hand in some of North America’s most significant PH projects. Join us on Wednesday evening to hear to get the inside scope on VRF. Learn more.
3. NOW LIVE: Episode 22 of the Passive House Podcast
Brett Seriani of Seriani Designs in Australia combines a background in structural engineering and architectural design to his Passive House practice. In this episode, he joins cohost Matthew Cutler-Welsh to discuss Passive House and the impact that structure can have on both operational and embodied carbon emissions. Listen here.
4. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings
Passive House Accelerator Construction Tech Tuesday
Emily Rhea & Lindsey Elton, Eco Achievers: The Truth of the RED Door (Tue, Jan 10)
Global Passive House Happy Hour
Lois Arena, Steven Winter Associates: Lessons Learned VRF (Wed, Jan 20)
Heating with Wood, John Siegenthaler P.E (Thu, Jan 21)
#BS (Building Science) Fridays
Susan Rowley: Bike Racks Save the World Again (Fri, Jan 22)
5. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings
New Heat Pump Technologies to the Rescue (Jan 19)
Intro to PH Standard (Jan 20)
Call for Papers Deadline for June Conference (Jan 25)
Building Energy Exchange
Climate Mobilization Act Primer (Jan 26)
Member Office Hours with James Ortega and Lisa White (Jan 26)
AIA New York
ResArch Practice Series: High-Performance Homebuilders (Jan 26)
CPHD/C Training ONLINE (Jan 27)
PHPP Course (Jan 28)
iPHA Q&A with PHI: Susan Winkel (Jan 28)
PHIUS + 2021 Launch (Feb 2)
Passive House Canada
150 Series: Passive House Construction Course for the Trades (Feb 3)
PHIUS 2021 + Prescriptive Path (Feb 11)
View our full calendar here.
Brett joins Matthew to discuss his entree to Passive House and his academic work examining the interplay of Passive House and structural engineering.
Technical. Technique. Technology. (Tuesdays)
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