Passive House Week in Preview: October 5, 2020

October 05, 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 James Geppner Retrofit NY

This Wednesday (Oct 7), James Geppner, project manager of Retrofit NY for NYSERDA, joins us to present on retrofits and the changing building market. Come drink in Passive House knowledge at our weekly Happy Hour. Show up 15 minutes early to hear from global Passive House leaders about upcoming events. Learn more.

2. NOW LIVE: Episode Six of Passive House Podcast

Today’s episode of the Passive House Podcast features Giorgia Tzar from the International Passive House Association. Giorgia and podcast host Mattew Cutler-Welsh catch up on the last few weeks of the 24th International Passive House Conference and what’s coming down the pipeline for iPHA. Listen to the episode.

3. PH on the Frontlines: Wildfire Smoke & Indoor Air Quality

Wildfire smoke has been top-of-mind across the west coast as firefighters battle unprecedented blazes and we all experience the onset of climate change. Join us for a roundtable on Oct 8 where Passive House residents and Passive House design experts will share tweaks and additions that they are making to their ventilation systems to create havens of clean air. Learn more here.

4. LOG ON: International Passive House Conference Final Week

The International Passive House Conference enters the last week of presentations with the closing plenary on Thursday Oct 8. But don’t fret if you’ve missed earlier sessions, all sessions are recorded and available to participants. View the entire schedule here. Plus, check out the conference’s free exhibition.

5. FALL CONFERENCES: Passive House around the globe

6. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Global Passive House Happy Hour
James Geppner RetrofitNY, NYSERDA
(Wed, Oct 7)

NAPHN Lunchtime Special with Ken Levenson
An Intro To Passive House (Thu, Oct 8)

Fine Home Building’s BS+Beer Show
Building Diagnostics with Doug Horgan and Randy Williams (Thu, Oct 8)

Dave Cooper & Mark Wille
#BS Fridays Nikki Krueger (Fri, Oct 9)

Passive House Canada
Building Conversations with Chris Ballard (Wed, Oct 14)

7. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Passive House Canada
120 Online Series (Oct 5)

Certified Passive House Building Training (Oct 12)

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

Hootenannies + Design Competition (Oct 26–30)

Passive House Canada
120 Online Series (Nov 2)

View our full calendar here.

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