Passive House Week in Preview: Nov 23

November 23, 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 November 24

Are you a builder or tradesperson that is about to begin your first high performance build? Or do you remember that learning curve on your first project? Well, Darryl Caunt from Tri-AMM Developments Corporation is putting his 25+ years of building to the test with his first exterior insulated build. This Tuesday we will take you to Kamloops, BC where we will review his air barrier strategy and how he installed structural insulation around his windows. Register here.

2. WED: Global PH Happy Hour with Neil Norris

For this week’s Happy Hour Neil Norris from Morrison Hershfield will present on Artscape in Vancouver, British Columbia. Artscape is a seven-story building that will host gallery space and art production studios. Neil has a background in consultation and implementation of Passive House design strategies as well as 9 years of Passive House research experience. Learn more.

3. NOW LIVE: Episode 14 of the Passive House Podcast

In this episode, Zack Semke interviews Tessa Bradley, co-owner of Artisans Group in the Pacific Northwest, about her expansive portfolio of work, Artisans Group forays into prefab design and the early days of Passive House in the U.S. Artisans Group is a leading designer of beautiful, yet affordable Passive House homes in the NW. Listen here.

4. TUNE IN: Fall Conferences

5. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Construction Tech Tuesday
Darryl Caunt: Exterior Insulated Build (Tue, Nov 24)

Global Passive House Happy Hour
Neil Norris: Artscape Passive House in Vancouver (Wed, Nov 25)

BS (Building Science) Fridays
Join Dave Cooper & Mark Wille with their special guests
(Fri, Nov 27)

6. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Passive House Canada
120B Understanding & Working with PHPP (Nov 23–25)

Smart Plus Academy
Passive House Design Course (Nov 23- Dec 3)

Factoring in Electrification: Designs for a Renewable Energy Grid
(Nov 24)

Pattern of Language (Nov 24-Dec 3)

Passive House Canada
Building Enclosure Control Layers
(Nov 27)

Passive House Canada
BUILDEX Alberta (Nov 30 — Dec 4)

New York Passive House
Product Showcase: VARA by Partel (Dec 3)

View our full calendar here.

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