Tessa Smith and Madison House to Headline Next WED's Passive House Happy Hour (May 6)


Please Note: Our Global Passive House Happy Hour is reverting to its ORIGINAL TIMESLOT (4pm Pacific, 7pm Eastern, 12 midnight London). We know this is tough for our friends in Europe, and hope to create programming that is more reasonable for the CEST timezone soon!

Tessa Smith, co-founder of Artisans Group, is a trailblazer of Passive House practice in the Pacific Northwest. Winner of numerous design and Passive House accolades, including PHIUS’ Best Project by a Young Professional Under 35 awards for both 2017 and 2018, Tessa combines her inimitable style with formidable building science chops to deliver beautiful high performance buildings, oftentimes on tight budgets. She’s a mainstay at Passive House conferences thanks to her wit and insights, so we’re excited to have her join us next week for the May 6 (May 7 on the other side of the date line) Global Passive House Happy Hour.

Tessa will present about Madison House, recently featured in Sheri Koones’ book, “Downsize.” She’ll share small Passive House design moves, construction lessons learned, and some slick architectural Passive House detailing. Please join us!

Tessa Smith, Passive House designer-extraordinaire of Artisans Group.

Tessa Smith, Passive House designer-extraordinaire of Artisans Group.

About our Global Passive House Happy Hours

Fast. Factual. Fun. These open, FREE gatherings are a (virtual) place for the global Passive House community—and anyone interested in low-carbon building design—to come together, hear from the world’s top practitioners, and meet one another. They’re fast-paced, high-energy, and habit-forming. They are also open to all, regardless of geography, profession, experience level, or favorite certification type. Come drink in some Passive House knowledge and camaraderie.


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