Passive House Week in Preview: Nov 16

November 16, 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: Construction Tech Tuesday Launches This Week

Construction Tech Tuesdays kicks off November 17 with an onsite look at a huge skylight installation in a Passive House retrofit in New York. Like our Wednesday Happy Hour, the Passive House Accelerator Construction Tech Tuesday is a free program beginning at 4pm Pacific/7pm Eastern. Expect fast-paced presentations from weekly guest experts, followed by lively exchange between presenters and audience members moderated by hosts Kevin Brennan, Shaun St-Amour and Mark Wille. Learn more.

2. WED: Global PH Happy Hour with Elena Reyes & Marisa Egea

The next night, Wednesday the 18, we’ll welcome Elena Reyes, PHI consultant and certifier with experience in Mexico and India, and Marisa Egea, architect and Passive House certified trainer in Mexico, who will present on Passive House pilots in Monterrey, Nogales, Morelia and Guadalajara, Mexico. Learn more.

3. NOW LIVE: Episode 13 of the Passive House Podcast

In this episode, Passive House Podcast host Matthew Cutler-Welsh interviews Peter Bielski, owner of Ethos Homes in New Zealand, about his experience building single family Passive House projects in a construction industry landscape of bare minimum building energy code requirements. Listen here.

4. TUNE IN: Fall Conferences

5. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Construction Tech Tuesdays
Michael Ingui: Skylight Installation in Brooklyn Retrofit
(Tue, Nov 17)

Global Passive House Happy Hour
Elena Reyes & Marisa Egea: Passive House in Mexico
(Wed, Nov 18)

Passive House Canada
Building Conversations with Chris Ballard (Wed, Nov 18)

Passive House Alliance Chicago
Deep Dive Into Warm Water: Electrify Water Heating in Passive House Construction (Wed, Nov 18)

NAPHN Lunchtime Special with Ken Levenson
An Intro To Passive House (Thu, Nov 19)

Fine Home Building’s BS+Beer Show
BS + Beer Show (Thu, Nov 19)

New York Passive House Construction Focus
Constructability of Passive House (Thu, Nov 19)

BS (Building Science) Fridays
Join Dave Cooper & Mark Wille with their special guests
(Fri, Nov 20)

6. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

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