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July 5, 2021

Passive House Week In Preview: July 5

Passive House Week In Preview: July 5

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: [email protected]

1. TUE: Joise Constantini Shares PH Window Install Details


Josie Constantini joins us on the July 6 episode of Construction Tech Tuesday to dive into the technique, technology, and technical aspects of Passive House window installation details. Currently, Josie is a project manager at Schilthuis Construction and a PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant. Learn more.

2. WED: The Hidden Story of Building Injustice, Satpal Kaur


Satpal Kaur, recent recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award by Building Design+Construction, will share The Hidden Story of Building Injustice at the Global Passive House Happy Hour on July 7. Satpal brings decades of experimental building science experience to her work as an architect with an emphasis on Passive House and energy efficiency.  Learn more.

3. NOW LIVE: Episode 46 of the Passive House Podcast


Mary James and Ilka Cassidy interview Grace Park-Bradbury, general manager west and head of strategic initiatives for Blocpower. Since Blocpower’s founding in 2014, the company has retrofitted more than 1,000 buildings in disadvantaged communities in New York City, with projects underway in 24 cities. Grace discusses her role in stitching together financing incentives for their customers, ensuring that health and comfort are not exclusively available to those with money. Listen here.

4. 2021 New Gravity, Accelerated Edition 


Passive House Accelerator is partnering with Green Building United for the 5th annual New Gravity housing conference: 2021 New Gravity, Accelerated Edition. New Gravity is focused on discussing and promoting policies and practices that support high-performance affordable housing. This year will feature four virtual interactive sessions ranging from technical insight on projects to broader market transformation discussions, and participants will be joining across the globe! Learn more.

Wednesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 22 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PT. Attendance is Pay What You Wish (sliding scale fee). CEUs TBA.

5. Save the Date: Fall Conferences & Summits

25th International Passive House Conference (September 10-11)
The conference is planned as an in-person event in the historical City Hall of Wuppertal, Germany, on September 10 and 11. There will also be online offerings accompanying the event to reach a global audience. "Last year's online conference opened a lot of doors for us and helped us reach even more international participants. Learn more. 

Tower Retrofit Symposium 2021 Passive House Canada (September 22-23)
Across Canada, tall buildings are on the cusp of a major market shift, driven by our need to drastically reduce emissions and capture a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform deep energy retrofits. Building owners also need to reduce operating costs while providing high-performing homes and office space. Learn more.

PhiusCON Registration Open! (October 12-15)
Register by July 15 for a substantial early bird discount. For now, in person attendance is capped--so if you want to be there, don't delay.

Two days, five tracks, three keynotes--Joe Lstiburek will provide the finale on Friday, October 15. We'll have the conference and preconference grids soon! 

South Pacific Passive House Conference (November 25-17)

PHINZ along with APHA and AUT will host the next South Pacific Passive House Conference in Auckland, November 25th-27th this year. More details to come.

Currently there is a call for papers. Click here to find out more.

7. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings 


Passive House Accelerator Construction Tech Tuesday
PH Window Install Details: Josie Constantini (Tue, July 6)

Global Passive House Happy Hour
The Hidden Story of Building Injustice: Satpal Kaur (Wed, July 7)

BS + Beer Show
Project Drawdown (Thu, July 8)

#BS (Building Science) Fridays
Joe Konopacki: Insight Property Services (Fri, July 8)

8. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House TrainingsNYSERDA

Peel Passive House Consulting 
Certified Passive House Designer Course (July 6-29)

International Passive House Association
Project Spotlight: How to Develop Sustainable Urban Neighborhood (July 7)

Passive House Canada 
A Pattern of Language (July 7)

Passive House Canada 
Passive House 101 (July 11)

CPHC Training Phase II (July 12)

New York Passive House
PHPP-IP Course III (July 13)

Building Energy Exchange
Passive House Primer (July 20)

1-Day Introduction to Passive House Standard (July 21)

Australian Passive House Association 
Monash Woodside and Chancellory (July 21)

New York Passive House 
Townhall | Climate Mobilization - Act Now! (July 22)

Urban Green Council
GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green (July 22)

CPHC Exam (July 23)
Selling Passive House Building | How to make the pitch to clients with Josh Edmonds (July 27)
Mobile Office Tour with Dan Welch (July 29)
CPHB Training Phase II (August 3)
CPHC Training Phase II (August 9)

Emu Passive 
In-Person CPHT Class in Denver, CO (August 9-10)
In-Person Passive Pod Workshop for PHI and PHIUS pros in Denver, CO (August 11-12)
CPHT Exam Online/In-Person in Denver, CO (August 13)

Australian Passive House Association 
The Cost of Passive House (August 18)

Emu Passive 
Autumn Early Crew Early Bird Registration Ends (August 31)

CPHC Training Phase II (September 13)

View our full calendar here. 

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