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November 22, 2021

Passive House Week In Preview: November 22

Passive House Week In Preview: November 22

Read on for a selection of Passive House happenings, deadlines, and developments to put on your radar this week. The featured project above is the Long Branch Passive House. The project team included Ryall Sheridan Architects. Submit your project HERE for a chance to be featured.

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1. TODAY: Partel Component Spotlight 10am PST/1pm EST


Don't miss today's Passive House Component Spotlight with Hugh Whiriskey, Technical Director of Partel, who will introduce the new EXOPERM MONO SA 250 – an advanced vapor-permeable self-adhesive membrane, based on Monolithic Technology. Hugh will discuss the product design, benefits of the self-adhesive properties, and applications that can provide a long operational lifetime, reliability, and convenience of installation. Join us for this building science-based dive into Partel's newest component, and make sure to come with plenty of questions for this Geeksgiving spectacular!. Register and attend today.

2. NOW LIVE: Episode 62 of the Passive House Podcast


Guest Passive House Podcast cohosts Mary James and Ilka Cassidy interview Angela Iraldi, Senior Project Manager at Re:Vision Architecture, about her work as a PHIUS+ Verifier, Passive House's position in the green building scene in Philadelphia, the origins and evolution of Green Building United, and more. Listen here.

3. ALSO LIVE: Bonus Podcast Episodes from PhiusCon 2021


Podcast cohost Zack Semke conducted a series of interviews with Passive House leaders and practitioners while at PhiusCon 2021 last month, thanks to support from ROCKWOOL North America. We're rolling them out over the course of the next couple of weeks. Listen to the latest.

4. Register: Glavel Passive House Component Spotlight, Dec 2


Glavel's foam glass gravel made from recycled glass is ideal for lowering operational and embodied carbon emissions from buildings throughout North America. On December 2, Glavel CEO Rob Conboy will join us for a special Component Spotlight featuring a long-awaited reveal of the Glavel factory, insights into how to use Glavel in your next project, and a deep dive into your technical questions. Register now.  

5. Passivhaus Trust Winter Conference


Join Passivhaus Trust for the winter 2021 UK Passivhaus Conference, dedicated to exploring the latest best practice & delving into cutting-edge research developments, 25 November & 2 December. Fresh off of exploring the bigger picture of the climate emergency in Glasgow at COP26, the conference will be diving down into the technical & practical aspects of putting net-zero pledges into action. Learn more.

6. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Passive House Network 
CPHD On-Demand Trainings 

Smart Plus Academy 
ONLINE Passive House Designer/Consultant Course (November 22 - December 2)

Passive House Canada
Controlling Water on Roofs and Below-Grade (November 26)
PHPP Expert (November 30)

New York Passive House
ARCHITECTS FOCUS | Mainstreaming High Performance, Real Answers to Real Challenges in Lower Carbon Multifamily Development (Dec 1) Virtual Tour | Brookdale Project (Dec 2)

WUFI (December 2)
CPHC Training II (December 6)

New York Passive House & Passive House California
Durable and Resilient Retrofits - Solving with Stone Wool Insulations (Dec 9)

Passive House Network 
Factoring in Electrification: Designs for a Renewable Energy Grid (December 8)
Passive House Window Training (December 8)

Building Energy Exchange 
Performance-Based Ventilation Design for Health, Efficiency, & Compliance (December 9)

CPHC Exam (December 17)

View our full calendar here.

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