Passive House Week in Preview: October 19, 2020

October 19, 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 Features Susan Jones’ Keynote for phME Fall Forum

This Wednesday (Oct 21), Susan Jones will kick off passivhausMAINE’s Fall Forum at the Global Passive House Happy Hour. Jones, an award-winning architect and CLT (cross laminated timber) champion, will present on carbon-sequestering power of wood-based construction materials and Maine’s forest economy. Learn more.

2. NOW LIVE: Episode Nine of Passive House Podcast

Passive House Podcast host Matthew Cutler-Welsh interviews Harley Weston of Solaire Properties about mining, helicopters, and Passive House development in Australia. Listen here.

3. passivhausMAINE Fall Forum October 21–23

After Susan Jones’ Wednesday evening keynote at the Global Passive House Happy Hour, Thursday and Friday of the passivhausMAINE Fall Forum will feature programming organized into three tracks centered on Zero Carbon, Retrofits, and Students. Register here.

4. SUBMIT: PHIUS 6th Annual Design Competition

This juried competition recognizes fully certified passive building projects of all types and climate zones. This is your chance to showcase your work and celebrate the great strides being made in the field of passive building!
Submissions are due today (Monday, October 19) at 11:59pm ET.
Learn more here.

5. FALL CONFERENCES: Passive House around the globe

6. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Global Passive House Happy Hour
Susan Jones’ phME Fall Forum keynote (Wed, Oct 21)

NAPHN Lunchtime Special with Ken Levenson
An Intro To Passive House (Thu, Oct 22)

Fine Home Building’s BS+Beer Show
Training the Trades with Heather Thompson, Bob Kovacs and Kate Stephenson
(Thu, Oct 22)

Dave Cooper & Mark Wille
#BS Fridays Patty Lloyd of Leopardo talks: “Dual Certification of LEED & WELL! & What is ILFI?” (Fri, Oct 23)

7. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Whitney Museum NYC
Sustainability Symposium: The Whitney Museum of American Arts Transformation to Mitigate Super Storms
(Oct 22)

Passivhaus Trust
Does Passivhaus Make a Healthy Building? (Oct 22)

Vancouver Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx)
A Pattern Language from Passive House (Oct 20, 22, 27, 29)

Passive House Accelerator
Component Spotlight with Partel (Oct 29)

Passive House Canada
120 Online Series (Nov 2)

CPHC Training (Nov 2–20)

View our full calendar here.

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