New York Passive House (NYPH) Board of Directors Elections – Fall 2020

The Board will support the work of New York Passive House and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by our executive director, the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.
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Special Announcement | The Next NYPH President and the first Executive Director

On behalf of the New York Passive House Board of Directors, it is a great pleasure to announce that Stas Zakrzewski has been elected President and Andreas Benzing has been appointed the organization’s first Executive Director.
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AIANY supports the approval of the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)

The American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY) is writing in support of the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP). PHPP should be an approved energy modeling software package by New York State for demonstrating compliance with the New York State Energy Code.
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24th International Passive House Conference - early bird discounts until - August 10

Explore the 24th International Passive House Conference's program for the first-ever online conference! Digital presentations, Passive House Building tours and networking opportunities, as well as access to the digital Passive House exhibition, are all included in this year's conference ticket. Make sure to take advantage of the early bird discounts until 10th August 2020.
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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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There are many ways for your company to get involved as a corporate partner - Support Us Today!

Advanced listing in the NYPH Directory - Annual Conference & Expo Discounts - Social Media Promotions
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New York Passive House was incorporated 10 years ago on June 28 2010

Our stated pupose was to promote the Passive House building energy standard through public outreach, education, support of industry professionals and advocacy. Provide Marketing opportunities for NYPH membership, and support the success and vitality of the Passive House community.
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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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Upcoming Events

September 2020

Product Showcase | Design for Moisture Control using Stone Wool Insulation

  • Thu, Oct 15 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Webinar | ROCKWOOL


May 2020

24th In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce

  • Sept 20 - Oct 8 |

  • Online | Passive House Institute


Upcoming Training

September 2020

DesignPH | 07_Window: Modeling, Components, Mullions and Reveals

  • Tue, Oct 6, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Webinar


Ventilation | 05_HVAC Retrofits: Energy savings, IAQ, healthy buildings

  • Tue, Oct 13, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Webinar


Sponsor Content

Membrane | FourSevenFive

ADHERO and VISCONN Flex Their Airtight & Waterproof Might

The Pro Clima self-adhered membrane ADHERO is known for its great versatility: applicable as a commercial WRB, pitched roof underlayment, and as CLT waterproofing.

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Project | Baxti Ingui Architects

Before & After: Less is More

The construction of a new public building demands the highest standards of both safety and durability. As part of the steel frame system structure, Partel EXOPERM ™ MONO DURO 200, an advanced fire-rated membrane, was chosen and installed to address these challenges and also to provide a high level of fire safety that protects the structure from potential damage.

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Membrane | Partel

Partel EXOPERM MONO DURO 200

Why Partel EXOPERM MONO 150? - EXOPERM MONO DURO 200 is an energy-efficient, diffusion permeable membrane, which provides long-lasting UV protection and increased fire resistance.

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Insulation | ROCKWOOL

Case Study | High performance CLT enclosures

Paving the way for further growth of tall wood construction in the North American market, Origine is a 13-storey, 92-unit residential tower located on the banks of the Saint-Charles River in the Pointe-aux-Lièvres district of Quebec City

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Projects | Handel Architects

Passive House Facade Design and Construction

Sustainability Standards in a Time of Climate Crisis - In May of 2019, the Anthropocene Working Group voted to designate a new geologic epoch, the Anthropocene, an era in which people have become a major geological force (Subramanian, 2019). Human civilizations have reconfigured the Earth’s surface and the atmosphere around it

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Project | Paul A. Castrucci Architects

Woodlawn Senior Living

Now in construction, the 80-units of Affordable Independent Residence for Seniors (also known as ‘AIRS’), provides a healthy and safe home environment for its residents. The project, designed by PCA to meet Passive House standards, dramatically reduces both energy consumption and operational costs while providing superior air quality and occupant comfort.

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Project | Dattner Architects

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 | ZH Architects

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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Our Sponsors
FXCollaborative
Rockwool
Handel
amBenzing
Baxt
MAP
Partel
Paul Castrucci
ZH Architects
Monadnock
Rockwool
Four Seven Five
Dattner
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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.