Passive House Week in Preview: September 14, 2020

September 14, 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:
(Note: updated to include NAPHN’s #NAPHNLIVE event on Tuesday evening.)

1. WED: Global PH Happy Hour with Marine Sanchez

Rendering courtesy of Handel Architects + CORE Architects.

Rendering courtesy of Handel Architects + CORE Architects.

This Wednesday (Sep 16), Marine Sanchez, Passive House Specialist at RDH Building Science, will join us to discuss University of Toronto Scarborough Campus’ (UTSC) latest student housing project, a 10-story, 280,000 square foot Passive House residence hall featuring 750 dorm rooms and 340 restrooms. Learn more.

2. NOW LIVE: Episode Four of Passive House Podcast

Today’s episode of the Passive House Podcast features an interview with Chris Benedict and Henry Gifford, the pioneering pair of practitioners behind some of New York City’s most exciting high performance buildings, Passive House projects, and deep energy retrofits.

Listen here.

3. SAVE THE DATE: PHIUS Hootenannies in October

PHIUS’ Hootenanny Series:

Oct 26: Builders | Oct 27: Educators | Oct 28: Architects | Oct 29: Policymakers/Developers | Oct 30: Design Competition

4–6 pm CT, 5–7 ET, and 2–4 PT. Join PHIUS/PHAUS mailing lists to receive updates w/details.

4. FALL: International Passive House Events (PHI + iPHA)

Don’t miss!: 24th International Passive House Conference (Sep 20 — Oct 8).

Prepare for the conference: PHI Passive House Fundamentals Course. Apply course fee to conference registration.

Join Passive House Open Days (Nov 6–8).

5. #NAPHNLIVE This Tuesday: Keeping the Engine Warm

Passive House Minnesota presents this installment of #NAPHNLIVE: Keeping the engine warm: Cold climate certified Passive House car dealership featuring Andrew Peel, Peel Passive House. (1 AIA Continuing Ed Credit) Register here.

6. SOCIALS: Passive House/Building Science Gatherings

Passive House Canada’s Building Conversations
Chris Ballard Interviews German Vaisman, project manager, WSP and Tracy Johnson, PH homeowner (Wed, Sep 16)

Global Passive House Happy Hour
Marine Sanchez Presents University of Toronto Scarborough Passive House Student Center (Wed, Sep 16)

NAPHN Lunchtime Special with Ken Levenson
An Intro To Passive House (Thu, Sep 17)

Fine Home Building’s BS+Beer Show
ERVs vs HRVs (Thu, Sep 17)

Dave Cooper & Mark Wille
#BS Fridays (Fri, Sep 18)

7. EDUCATION: Upcoming Passive House Trainings

Passive House Canada Online 101:
Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings (Tue, Sep 15)

Passivhaus Trust:
Passivhaus for Educational Buildings: Universities (Wed, Sep 16)

New York Passive House
Window Modeling, Components, Mullions and Reveals (Tue, Sep 22)

Passive House Alliance US
Members Only Office Hours: PHIUS Certification Process Q&A with Lisa White (Tue, Sep 22)

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