Virtual Town Hall | Climate Mobilization – ACT NOW

NYPH invites you to reimagine the future of New York City buildings at a Passive House Town Hall. The event will include presentations and panel discussions featuring key policy-makers, designers, and developers, as well as interactive sessions addressing the urgency of Local Law 97. The Town Hall will explore Passive House as a strategy for reaching the landmark legislation’s efficiency mandates while making the city more equitable and affordable. It…



Envelope Solutions for Passive House Designs

 Jason Cattelino (Technical Consultant) and Jim Muhaw (Area Manager-Northeast) with Rothoblaas USA will present envelope solutions that will provide strategies for air tightness and waterproofing in passive house designs for low-energy, healthy, comfortable, and durable buildings.  Learning outcomes: Brief overview of the goals of Passive House Design Interior Air Tightness Strategies: Offer the differences between Vapor Stops, Vapor Barriers and Vapor Control Membranes. Exterior Weather Resistant Barriers: Offer the differences…


How To Prepare For High Performance Windows

475 High Performance Building Supply + Sash and Frame team up for this in-person training event followed by happy hour. Your windows are nice, but how’s your install? Windows are often big, heavy, fragile, and in Passive House buildings, windows are the most valuable components. When aiming for high performance, you want to make sure windows are properly installed. It’s about your building enclosure: one wrong move and your exterior…


Window Specs and Submission Processes

Frontloaded: Dealing with specs, u-values, little-e acoustic, and the NYC DOB submission process. With a switchover to an automated DOB project system, New York City now requires a more rigorous up front paperwork filing process. When it comes to windows and doors, understanding the specification and testing thresholds being requested by the DOB versus what's being requested by the passive house community adds another layer of complexity. In this talk…


PHLab | Passive House Live Sync is an add-in for Autodesk® Revit®

Presented by PH Live Sync, organized by NYPH Summary: All the hard work is done for you! Simply and quickly sync your BIM model with the PHPP. Make design changes directly to your BIM or within the PHPP and then re-sync all your changes in seconds! Spend more time designing and less time on data entry. Easily sync the relevant BIM data to the PHPP…then sync any updates made in…


Ken Soble Tower – Hamilton Ontario A path-breaking retrofit in EnerPHit

The presentation will focus on one of the first retrofit projects in North America, the 18-story Ken Soble Tower was recently awarded with the EnerPHit standard. The architect, the passive house designer and the passive house certifier will present the details of the project and give an insight into their collaboration, which was fundamental for the successful realisation. This iPHA member webinar will last approximately 90 minutes and is worth…


Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD/C) Hybrid On-demand Training

  About the Course: PHN’s Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant course is the premier training program for Passive House building professionals with: ● 12-week hybrid on-demand and live online instruction. ● 8 weeks class instruction and 5 weeks exam preparation and assignments. ● Culminates with on-site visit, location to be determined. ● 4 Q&A sessions led by local CPHD practitioners. ● 2 required webinars led by PHN Trainers ● 7 additional…