New Certification Criteria for Passive House Windows in New York City

Given an outside design temperature of 10.4 °F in the climate of New York City (according to PHPP), the installed windows must fulfill the following thermal specifications: U-Value below 0.167 BTU/(hr.ft2.°F)
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We are extremely excited to announce the launch of NYStretch Energy Code – 2020 (NYStretch)

The NYStretch includes Section R408 Passive House. - NYSERDA developed NYStretch as a statewide model code for New York jurisdictions to use to meet their energy and climate goals by accelerating the savings obtained through their local building energy codes.
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New York State Senator Brian Kavanagh supports Passive House and PHPP

Senator Brian Kavanagh requests that the New York City Department of Buildings give favorable consideration to including the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) as a Calculation software tool and alternative compliance path in the New York City Energy Conservation Construction Code
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Manhattan Borough President Supports Passive House Section of R408 in the NYStretch Energy Code

In an era where this is a failure of the federal government to acknowledge and lead on tackling climate change, it becomes imperative for cities and states to take action...
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Advanced listing in the NYPH Directory - Annual Conference & Expo Discounts - Social Media Promotions
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We need your support - Become a NYPH Member today!

Free individual membership to iPHA - Free access to the iPHA Forum - Free access to PassiPedia - Discounted price on designPH - Discounted ticket for the upcoming annual Passive House Conference in New York City - Free admission to select NYPH events
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Upcoming Events

November 2019

Marketing Passive House

  • Wednesday, November 20th

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

  • Compass, 110 Fifth Ave, 3rd Floor - Flatiron Conference Room , New York, NY 10011


October 2019

Gingerbread Passive House Competition

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  • 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Urban Green Council



Other

Flow Chelsea

This 24 story building is currently the tallest Infill Passive House building in the world. The mixed use project has 55 residential apartments as well as a commercial retail space on the ground floor. The retail space is included in the Passive House envelope.

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Mixed-Use

312 Canal Street

Located along a stretch of Canal Street in the West Tribeca Historical District, this 24,000 SF, mixed-use Passive House designed building will bring additional residential and commercial space to a fast-paced and constantly changing neighborhood.

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Residential

425 Grand Concourse

425 Grand Concourse is in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. This new mixed-use and mixed-income development will create 277 units of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families. The 26-story tower will be designed to Passive House standards, consuming significantly less energy than a conventional housing project....

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Resources

Publications

From Small to Extra Large – an introductory book on Passive House projects in New York to help inspire developers to create their own successful projects. New York Passive House members also have access to the Forum on the International Passive House Association website to share design and construction experience, for technical discussions on Passive House design and construction.

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Presentations

Whether you’re a building industry professional, policy maker or homeowner, you’ll find the right presentation and informative you can share with clients and colleagues.

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Video Library

These videos include clear explanations of Passive House basics along with brand new topics such as Passive House retrofitting and large scale Passive House projects.

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Contact Us
NY PASSIVE HOUSE INC.
55 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
P: 347-509-NYPH
E: info@nypassivehouse.org
Connect With Us
Stay informed on the Passive House building standard, project developments, upcoming events and courses. Connect with us on social media, sign up for our email newsletters or give us a call.