Next Gen Series, Scale: Exploring the Extents of Passive House (WED 2/8 at 9am PT/12pm ET)

The Designer's Roadmap to High Performance HVAC

The Designer's Roadmap to High Performance HVAC

Barry Price and Cramer Silkworth kick off the first Construction Tech edition of 2023 and will join us to talk through lessons learned while designing high performance HVAC systems, focusing on the spatial management of components, how clients interface, and the related challenges. Their presentation will include tips on PH principles for placement of mechanical rooms, using BIM modeling of HVAC as planning tool, the importance of walk throughs during, pre, and post construction, advanced pre-construction coordination, real world dimensions for components of HVAC systems...and more!

Barry Price (Barry Price Architecture) is a NCARB Certified and Licensed Architect and a Certified Passive House Designer. He has designed homes and structures in and around the Hudson Valley. Barry's designs elevate his structures from buildings to works of Architecture, integrating modernism with high-performance building techniques and regional materials to achieve enduring compositions of light, space, and line.

Cramer Silkworth (Baukraft Engineering) is a Professional Engineer providing mechanical system design for energy-efficient buildings. Since 2012 he’s done consulting, design, and verification for residential and small-scale commercial projects, and has also taught courses in building science at Parsons the New School for Design, The City College of New York, and The Rhode Island School of Design, as well as the Passive House Consultant/Designer course.

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, January 25th, and will be followed by a lively Q+A session

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