Passive House Week In Preview: May 31

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: Reduce the Time-to-Tap, Gary Klein

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Gary Klein may have the secret to saving $500-$1,000 per apartment and reduce time-to-tap for hot water. The key? Better plumbing starts with the floor plan. Join us for the 26th episode of Construction Tech on June 1. Gary will focus on reducing costs, operating expenses, and energy output for hot water in a 35-unit apartment building. Learn more.

2. WED: Owl Woods Passive House, Talina Edwards

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On June 2 Bold Construction's Jermey Huerta and Paul Warwick, and Cornerstone Architecture's Scott Kennedy and Luke Han will present The Peak multifamily Passive House. Join us for this comprehensive Passive House construction and design presentation with Paul, Jeremy, Scott, and Luke. Learn more.

3. NOW LIVE: Episode 41 of the Passive House Podcast

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Matthew interviews Jose Sosa, founder of the Panama Chapter of the Latin American Passivhaus Institute. He trained as a structural architect in Panama City before attending New York City College to complete a Masters in Sustainability in the Urban Environment. Professionally, he’s worked in both Panama and New York, often on high-performance projects. Listen here.

4. Save the Date: Spring Conferences & Summits

Passive House For All: North American Passive House Network (June 10–11)
This hybrid (in-person + virtual) conference will center around the accessibility of Passive House. Attendees can expect the usual programming such as specialized technical, process, and policy of Passive House with a specific emphasis on environmental, health, and social crises. Register here. P.S. more affordable rates are available for students this year!

Centering Equity in Passive House Community Workshop (June 24)
Centering Equity in Passive House is a presentation and workshop to offer a practical path for companies to either begin the discussion or improve upon existing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within their firms. The presentation (developed from the Centering Equity in the Sustainable Building Sector initiative of NAACP) asks members of the Passive House community to challenge themselves, their companies and organizations, to take on self-identified commitments which build up the next generation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) professionals in the design, engineering, construction, and management of the Passive House movement across North America. Co-presented by Astrid Countee and Johnny Rezvani. Register here.

Passive House Open Days 2021 (June 25-27)
Are you enthusiastic about the Passive House concept and its advantages? Then take part in the Open Days and motivate others to join the movement by sharing your knowledge and experiences! Learn more.

5. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

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Passive House Accelerator Construction Tech Tuesday
Reduce the Time-to-Tap: Gary Klein, Gary Klein Associates (Tue, June 1)

Global Passive House Happy Hour
The Peak Multifamily Passive House: Bold Construction and Cornerstone Architecture (Wed, June 2)

International Passive House Association
iPHA Webinars: Summer Comfort with Passive House (Wed, June 2)

BS* + Beer Show
Energy Modeling (Thu, June 3)

#BS (Building Science) Fridays
Preview Party - Passive House for All Conference NAPHN (Fri, June 4)

phiusGEB - Net Zero for the Renewable Future (Tue, June 15)

6. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Castaño & Asociados Passivhaus
CPHD, Spanish Language (May 31- July 15)

Passive House Canada 
Introduction to Passive House High-Performance Buildings (June 1-10)
Pathway to Passive House Trades Certification 150 Series (June 2)
Pathway to Passive House Designer/ Consultant Certification 120 Series (June 7)
Cold Climate Webinar Series (June 9)

Australian Passive House Association 
Certified Passive House Designer Course (June 1-24)
Certified Passive House Trades Person Course (June 3- July 15)

CPHC Training Phase II (June 7)

Passivhaus Trust
Keeping Cool | Avoid Summer Overheating (June 11)

Passive House New Zealand 
Public Talk with Guy Shaw (June 12)
Passive House Annual Hui (June 13)

Live-Online CPHD Training (June 16-17, 24-25)

CPHB Training Phase II (June 21)

Online CPHT Training and Exams (June 24 - August 8, deadline to enroll June 17)
Online CPHT Q&A Session (June 25)

Passive House Canada
Built in Canada: Lessons Learned from Passive House Projects (June 25)

Passive House New Zealand 
Marketing Passive House (June 29)

CPHC Training Phase II (July 12)

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

View our full calendar here.

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