Passive House Week in Preview: October 12, 2020

October 12, 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 Amy Egerter & Martha Campbell, RMI

This Wednesday (Oct 14), Amy Egerter and Martha Campbell from the Rocky Mountain Institute’s REALIZE initiative present at the Happy Hour. REALIZE has the goal of standardizing retrofits that are affordable and convenient using semi-industrial approaches. Come drink in Passive House knowledge at our weekly Happy Hour. Learn more.

2. NOW LIVE: Episode Eight of Passive House Podcast

In this episode, host Matthew Cutler-Welsh interviews Bronwyn Barry, board chair of North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) and the “International Keynote” speaker for the upcoming South Pacific Passive House Conference. Bronwyn recounts her discovery Passive House and her leadership in the North Passive House movement. Listen here.

3. 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 by Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:59pm ET. (Extended deadline)
Learn more here.

4. FALL CONFERENCES: Passive House around the globe

5. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Global Passive House Happy Hour
Amy Egerter and Martha Campbell, RMI (Wed, Oct 14)

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

NAPHN Lunchtime Special with Ken Levenson
An Intro To Passive House (Thu, Oct 15)

Fine Home Building’s BS+Beer Show
Wood Foundations with Doug Mike Guertin and Jake Bruton (Thu, Oct 15)

Dave Cooper & Mark Wille
#BS Fridays with surprise special guest! (Fri, Oct 16)

6. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Certified Passive House Building Training (Oct 12)

New York Passive House
High Performance Commercial Ventilation (Oct 13)

New York Passive House
Design for Moisture Control Using Stone Wool Insulation (Oct 15)

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

Passive House Accelerator
Component Spotlight with Partel (Oct 29)

Passive House Canada
120 Online Series (Nov 2)

View our full calendar here.

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