Designing with Structural Thermal Breaks for Improved Comfort, Efficiency and Moisture Control

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Concrete slabs and steel beams that project through the building envelope, such as those used in the construction of balconies, canopies and parapets, break the insulation layer and create thermal bridging. Incorporating a thermal break within structural elements significantly improves the thermal performance of building envelopes and helps avoid costly issues down the...

iPHA Webinar: Project Spotlight: Passive House car dealership in Alberta, Canada

During this Project Spotlight, the two presenters will provide an inside glimpse into a unique building typology, a Passive House car dealership in the very cold climate of Alberta, Canada. Andrew Peel, founder of Peel Passive House Consulting, and Garrett Scott, the dealership owner, provide two different views on this pathbreaking project, one being a...

AIR MANAGEMENT IN A WARM/HUMID CLIMATE

Our November Construction Tech presentation is a case study on the Beacon Hill Passive House, the first certified Passive House (Phius) in the state of Missouri. While the team had previously deployed just about every type of wall assembly out there, experimented with different waterproofing and air sealing strategies, tried different glazing packages... this was the first...

Certified Passive House Designer Training

The CPHD course is the premier core Passive House professional training for architects, engineers, consultants, developers, policymakers and more. The course is supported by the 30+ year history of global technical leadership and scientific research of the Passive House Institute. The course is structured to be flexible in timing, yet get you to the exam...

Thermally Broken Shelf Angles & Connectors

It's not too late to sign up for the "Thermally Broken Shelf Angles & Connectors" webinar hosted by BECOR! Join us for insights using FERO's thermally efficient solutions for masonry cladding supports. Read More