Passive House Week in Preview: Nov 30

November 30, 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 December 1

Tomorrow (Dec 1), we welcome guests Matt Risinger of “The Build Show” fame, and his colleagues Steve Baczek and Jake Bruton, for a not-to-be-missed edition of Passive House Accelerator Construction Tech diving into the technical aspects of thermally broken steel cantilever, the technique of the “Missouri Corner” and the technology of integrating construction materials for wall assemblies with interior comfort in mind. Get Zoom link here.

2. WED: Global PH Happy Hour with Neil Norris

Join us on Wednesday, December 2, as we welcome Graham Wright, James Ortega, and Lisa White of PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) to provide a preview of the to-be-released PHIUS+ 2021 certification, answer your questions, and solicit your input before the public comment period closes on December 7. Jennie Eber will also be on hand to share news about PHIUS goings-on on the horizon. Get Zoom link here.

3. NOW LIVE: Episode 15 of the Passive House Podcast

In this week’s episode of the Passive House Podcast, host Matthew Cutler Welsh interviews Andy Marlow of Australia’s Passivhaus Design & Construct. Andy is passionate about design, sustainability and affordability. He and Matthew talk Passive House in the South Pacific and Andy’s newest venture as well as his role as board member of Australian Passive House Association. Listen here.

4. RSVP: Passive House Canada Summit and Preshow

Passive House Canada Virtual Summit is next week (Dec 8–10). This year’s theme is “Building Resilience,” expect three days of premium Passive House content brought to you by those on the frontlines of the Passive House revolution. The Summit will kick off by taking a look back at the first Passive House in Canada that was built 10 years ago in Whistler, BC, tune in to see the progress made since and hear what’s in store for the future. Register by Dec 2 to get access to the preshow. Learn more.

5. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Passive House Accelerator Construction Tech Tuesday
With Guests Matt Risinger, Steve Baczek, and Jake Bruton (Tue, Dec 1)

Global Passive House Happy Hour
PHIUS+ 2021: Preview and Input Session (Wed, Dec 2)

NAPHN Lunchtime Special with Ken Levenson
An Intro To Passive House (Thu, Dec 3)

Fine Home Building’s BS+Beer Show
BS + Beer Show with Allison Bailes & Ross Thretheway
(Thu, Dec 3)

#BS (Building Science) Fridays
30 Years of Architecture with Doug Farr (Fri, Dec 4)

6. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

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

Peel Passive House Construction Ltd.
Panel Discussion: Passive House Careers and Opportunities (Dec 2)

Building Energy Exchange
The Future of Water (Dec 2)

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

Building Energy Exchange
Better Ventilation: Solutions for Multifamily Buildings (Dec 8)
Passive House Primer (Dec 9)

Introduction to Passive House Standards (Dec 9)

International Passive House Association
iPHA Q&A with PHI: Building Certification with Corinna Geiger (Dec 9)

New York Passive House
Production Showcase: Thermally Broken Shelf Angles (Dec 10)

Passivhaus Design Course, Spanish Lanuage (Dec 10)

Passive House Accelerator
Passive House Prefab Summit II (Dec 14)

View our full calendar here.

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