Passive House Week in Preview: Nov 9

November 09, 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. WED: Global PH Happy Hour with Maren Longhurst

This Wednesday (Nov 11) we welcome Maren Longhurst, architect and CPHC with Sam Rodell Architects in Spokane, Washington, to share the PHIUS-certified project, Fernan Lake House, a rammed earth home overlooking an alpine lake in North Idaho. Learn more here.

2. NOW LIVE: Episode Twelve of Passive House Podcast

Just two days after the calling of the US Presidential Election and the Biden transition team’s announcement that one of Biden’s first actions as President will be to rejoin the Paris Agreement, we are happy to share Passive House Podcast co-host’s Zack Semke interview with Dr. Diana Ürge-Vorsatz of the IPCC. Listen here.

3. REGISTER: Passive House Prefab Summit Nov 12

This Thursday (Nov 12) attend our Passive House PREFAB Summit. Prefabrication and Passive House are obvious partners, both geared for delivering superior efficiency and predictable performance. Learn which companies are delivering which products to your area. Thank you 475 High Performance Building Supply for their generous sponsorship of the Summit. Register here.

4. HOW TO: Send Us Your Passive House Project Tour Videos!

Shaun St-Amour lays down how to make a Passive House project tour video in under 3 mins. Now it’s your turn! Email us at to submit yours.

5. TUNE IN: Fall Conferences

6. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Global Passive House Happy Hour
Maren Longhurst: Fernan Lake House (Wed, Nov 11)

NAPHN Lunchtime Special with Ken Levenson
An Intro To Passive House (Thu, Nov 12)

Fine Home Building’s BS+Beer Show
Show Takeover: BS + Beer DC with Dan Hines and Nick Burger (Thu, Nov 12)

Passive House Accelerator
Passive House Prefab Summit (Thu, Nov 12)

Annual Members Meeting, Register under “Events”
(Thu, Nov 12)

Dave Cooper & Mark Wille
#BS Friday Liquid Applied Intelligent Membranes with Adam White (Fri, Nov 13)

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

7. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

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