RAiNA Symposium – Rainscreens & Sustainability

  RAiNA has extend an invitation to you and your organization to attend the upcoming RAiNA Education Symposium on Rainscreens and Sustainability, with a discount code DESIGN24, bringing your pass to $150, a savings of $95.   Date: Monday May 6, 2024 Time: 8:30AM - 5:45pm; Networking Event starts at 6:00pm at The Capital Burger Location: Hyatt Regency Reston, VA   This symposium promises to be an enriching experience, focusing…


Sara Bayer is going to be speaking at Reimagine Buildings ’24

The global online conference that provides the information, connections, and inspiration you need to make buildings that can change the world. Over the course of 24 hours, we'll circumnavigate the globe, unveiling a new, innovative building project every hour, complete with actionable solution sets and lessons learned. Along with AIA HSW Continuing Education credits in partnership with AIA New York State, Reimagine Buildings '24 live program sessions will also be submitted…



C+GA’s Susan Schick Link, AIA, NCARB recently participated in two panels at New York Build Expo 2024!

C+GA’s Susan Schick Link, AIA, NCARB recently participated in two panels at New York Build Expo 2024! “Exploring the Latest Trends in Residential Interior Design” covered everything from hand-crafted, artisanal materials to AI’s impact on our design processes, while “Exploring the Role of Architectural Design in Enhancing Building Security” discussed life safety and designing secure buildings. Thanks to all the panelists for two enlightened discussions! Exploring Latest Trends in Residential…


What a great day at New York Build Expo!

I had the pleasure and honor to be part of a panel of distinguished colleagues. The discussion's topic was "Healthy Sustainable Practices Addressing the Housing Crisis," and the conversation was deep and meaningful, spanning from global to local issues and solutions. I'm happy to have seen Passive House be a big part of the conversation. Thank you, Theodore Liebman, for moderating, and Allison Lane, Wendi Shafran, and Alexandra Donovan, for…


27th International Passive House Conference and Exhibition: Early bird offers extended!

The early bird offer for the 27th International Passive House Conference and Exhibition has been extended! Book your conference ticket and/or exhibition booth by 4 February 2024 to benefit from our special early bird offers! Naturally, you will get an iPHA discount as well! Ad­ap­ted to your in­di­vidu­al needs, we now also of­fer an ex­ten­ded range of stand op­tions at the Passive House Exhibition. Check out the updated exhibition sketch!…


NYPH at the Carbon Newbie Summit

The Carbon Newbies summit assembled expert speakers from various climate-related fields, who provided short and pointed explanations on the basics of climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, and what we as individuals can do about it.  The audience was excited and engaged, and the presentations initiated many interesting conversations.  Thank you, George, for your captivating and effective presentation on Passive House!   Read more


Keynote by Felix Heisel, Director, Circular Construction Lab

We are happy to announce that Felix Heisel will give the keynote speech at our Symposium on September 22 Regenerative Metropolis.   REGISTER TODAY >   Felix Heisel is Assistant Professor and the Director of the Circular Construction Lab at Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. He is a faculty fellow at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, and a graduate field member in architecture, systems engineering and matter design…


Climate Ambition Summit

The latest scientific assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has once again highlighted the urgency to act. The damage from the climate crisis is already extensive, and global greenhouse gas emissions remain at record levels. The world needs immediate and deep reductions in emissions now, and over the course of the next three decades, to limit global warming to 1.5°C degrees above pre-industrial levels and prevent the worst impacts. Meanwhile,…


Call for Papers

Retrofit. Have an impact. 27th International Passive House Conference in April 2024 in Innsbruck Darmstadt, Germany. The 27th International Passive House Conference will be held in April 2024 in Innsbruck in Austria! The focal theme of the conference will be "Retrofit. Have an impact.” In order to effectively bring the building sector on course towards climate protection, reliable energy retrofits are indispensable. The conference will take place at the University…


Winter 2023 Northeast CPHD/C On-Demand hybrid training

The Passive House Network hybrid Certified Passive House Designer course and PHI certification exam for professionals in the Northeastern states of NY, NJ, MA, CT, NH, VT, ME, PA, and RI. The hybrid format allows students to leverage the benefits of on-demand, live-online & in-person training. *Note: the CPHD exam will be given sometime in March, we will reach out with additional information. Starts January 20th The CPHD course is…


Sustainability in NYC Buildings, Avenue 8

  KEY TAKEAWAYS Local Law 97 – recently enacted legislation that tackles emissions from NYC’s largest carbon emitting sector – is big news. Local Law 97 is a first-of-its-kind legislation enacted as part of New York City’s 2019 Climate Mobilization Act that caps carbon emissions that large buildings can release each year without paying a penalty. The carbon emissions limits take effect in 2024 and become increasingly stringent thereafter. Buildings…