Technical Details of Carriage House Retrofit

Join NYC's resident airtightness and insulation specialist, Kevin Brennan, as he reveals the construction details behind a stunning Passive House retrofit of a historic carriage house in Brooklyn.

Video, Envelope and Structure, Retrofit


Getting the WELLness into the Passive House

Radhna Saxena, a Sustainability Specialist and Associate at Atelier Ten in New York, describes how Passive House & LEED standards complement WELL and Fitwel.

Video, Health & IAQ


101: Can We Eliminate Heating and A/C

Galen Staengl of Staengl Engineering shares his insights into Passive Building system sizing, customized approaches for diverse US climate zones, and practical strategies to cut down HVAC system size and costs.

Video, Mechanical and Ventilation


A New Approach to Cold Air Distribution

Andrew Peel, founder and principal of Peel Passive House Consulting, explores the use Residential Cold Air Distribution (CAD) in sustainable building.

Video, Mechanical and Ventilation


A New Model for Affordable Passive House

Dan Whitmore, a founding member of Red Door Sustainable Housing, LLC, explores a unique multi-family project located in Seattle.

Video, Multifamily


Applying the Passive House Standard to Community Centers

Sherman Wai of RDH Building Science uses the Marpole Community Centre in Vancouver as a case study to describe how Passive House principles can be applied to community centers.

Video, Embodied Carbon


101 Series: [Un]usual Suspects Of Building Science: Details That Matter

Enrico Bonilauri, Co-Founder and CPO of Emu Passive, explores the often-overlooked facets of construction.

Video, Passive House 101


Following the Little Red Line: Developing & Executing Air Sealing Strategies for Panelized Buildings

Paul Thompson and Laura Blau (BluPath Design), Ilka Cassidy and Steve Hessler (Holzraum System), and Bryan Bleier (New Energy Works) explore the pre-certified Phius CORE 2021 Bardin Residence in New Jersey.

Video, Pre-Fab, Envelope and Structure


Illya Azaroff on the impact of NYSERDA's Buildings of Excellence Awards Program

Illya Azaroff, keynote speaker at the NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence Round 4 Awards Ceremony, shares his perspectives of the program and its impact on buildings and building decarbonization in New York State and beyond.

Video, Award