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Passive House Podcast Ep. 120: Ralph DiNola, New Buildings Institute

Passive House Podcast cohost Zack Semke interviews Ralph DiNola, Chief Executive Officer of New Buildings Institute (NBI). The two conducted the interview in the PAE Living Building in Portland, Oregon, the site of NBI's headquarters and Oregon's first full Living Building. Ralph shares what's coming for NBI and what he sees on the horizon for building decarbonization in the United States. The importance and challenge of building retrofits loom large in the conversation. 

New Buildings Institute website: https://newbuildings.org/ 

Phius REVIVE: https://www.phius.org/standards/retrofit 

PHI EnerPHit: https://passipedia.org/certification/enerphit 

PHI OutPHit: https://outphit.eu/en/ 

RMI Realize: https://rmi.org/our-work/buildings/realize/ 

Dezeen article about the PAE Living Building:  https://www.dezeen.com/2022/08/22/zgf-pae-living-building-portland/ 

Passive House Accelerator LIVE! presentation about the PAE Living Building:  https://passivehouseaccelerator.com/videos/a-living-building-with-passive-de 

Links to upcoming events: https://passivehouseaccelerator.com/articles/passive-house-weekly-january-2-2022 

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