NYPH will be moving some of our events to virtual platforms

In this very challenging time, we are all adjusting to this new reality and taking the necessary actions to move forward with our lives. Due to COVID-19, New York Passive House has begun to make appropriate adjustments to our programming and events.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio signs executive order 52 - Commitment to Ending the Expansion of Fossil-Fuel-Related Infrastructure

STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY AGAINST ADDITION OF INFRASTRUCTURE THAT EXPANDS THE SUPPLY OF FOSSIL FUELS IN NEW YORK CITY
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Committee on Housing and Buildings votes to delete Section R408 Passive House as an alternative compliance path

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM the Committee on Housing and Buildings will be holding a hearing on Intro 1816-A. The proposed bill eliminates the very critical Section R408 Passive House as an alternative compliance path.
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Massachusetts Stretch Energy Code will include a Passive House compliance Alternative

Passive House Institute (PHI) or Passive House Institute US (PHIUS): The Specific Space Heat Demand modeled by a certified Passive House Consultant must be less than or equal to 10kBTU/sq. ft per year. Please note the criteria in R402.4, R403.2, R404 and R405 must be met.
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Denver City Council approves Green Code and lists Passive House certification as compliance path

Having identified Passive construction as a critical part of being able to realistically reach Net Zero goals, the Denver Green Code has listed Passive House certification – both through PHI or PHIUS – as a compliance path.
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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 Section R408 Passive House to be included into the New York City Energy Conservation Code

It is also critical that the proposed Passive House section of R408 in the NYStretch Energy Code become adopted into the New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC).
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Sponsor Content

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The New York City Climate Mobilization Act (CMA) demands more in energy efficiency from buildings

The new legislation requires that any building 25,000 square feet or larger will need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 from a 2005 baseline, increasing to an 80 percent reduction requirement by 2050. By Todd Kimmel, Architectural Manager for ROCKWOOL.

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Project - 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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Project - 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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Vara Fluid

Inspired by construction challenges, Partel is launching a new airtight system – VARA FLUID - superior airtightness for buildings performance. These products bring all of Partel’s expertise together to create the most effective solution that improves the energy efficiency of the building fabric. This product ensures complete coverage, is excellent for complex details, and meets the strictest environmental standards.

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Project - Mixed Use

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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Resources

Passive House tool PHPP validated by ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2017

In January 2019, the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) version 9.6 was evaluated in accordance with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140, a comparative testing method for building energy programs.

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Passive House A Standard that Empowers the Profession

“Virtually no other standard other than the Passive House Standard delivers low ener- gy buildings that can meet our [80x50] goal” Tom Eisele , NYC Mayor’s Office of Resiliency - Land Use & Buildings

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NYPH Directory

Do you have questions about an upcoming Passive House project? Want to connect to the passive house community? Browse through the NYPH directories to find a Passive House professional, manufacturer or supplier!

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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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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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Baxt
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Paul Castrucci
ZH Architects
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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.