Getting to Zero National Forum, Oct 12-14 2016

The nation’s leading policymakers, design professionals, building owners and commercial real estate representatives will gather at the 2016 Getting to Zero National Forum to share perspectives on the growth of ZNE, learn about best practices for successful projects and collaborate on opportunities for ZNE to transform the built environment. A 10% discount off ticket registration is available for New York Passive House members! Use this link to have the discount code…


Passive House experts present sustainable solutions for new builds & retrofits

International Conference returns to Darmstadt for anniversary of building standard 20th International Passive House Conference Darmstadt, Germany  •  April 22-23, 2016. (Press Release, Passive House Institute, 23 April 2016) Darmstadt, Germany. A tried and tested solution is already available for buildings of the future: the Passive House Standard combines maximum efficiency with optimal comfort. How this works, was demonstrated by experts from all over the world on 22 and 23…


New Database Provides Overview of Passive House Components

Convenient search for certified products (Details at conference in Darmstadt)   20th International Passive House Conference Darmstadt, Germany  •  April 22-23, 2016. (Press Release, Passive House Institute, 19 April 2016) Darmstadt, Germany. Whether just browsing or to find a specific product – a new online database provides a detailed overview of components for Passive House construction. All of the products, which have been independently tested and certified with reference to their energy-relevant…


NAPHN16 Passive House Conference & Expo Preview Video

NAPHN16 Conference & Expo on June 13-14, 2016! New York Passive House (NYPH) and North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) present the Third Annual North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo. The two-day conference and expo features state-of-the-art building strategies, components and professional development necessary for us to decarbonize by 2050, the #1 public policy goal of our time. SEE THE DEVELOPING PROGRAM HERE With presentations and workshops by scientists from the Passive House…


NAPHN16 Tickets – Best Price During March 22-23 FLASH SALE

Get your tickets for #NAPHN16 The Third Annual North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) Conference & Expo will be held June 13th and 14th, 2016, in NYC The conference will feature industry leaders discussing the critical aspects of Passive House adoption: finance, policy, retrofits, technology, big buildings, net-zero, multifamily and commercial buildings.  View the conference program here. The scientific consensus is clear–we must decarbonize by 2050 to prevent the worst effects…


Pioneers of German “Energy Revolution” will be at Passive House Conference in Darmstadt

Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker and Franz Alt will discuss building sector potentials   20th International Passive House Conference Darmstad, Germany  •  April 22-23, 2016. (Press Release, Passive House Institute, 24 February 2016)  Darmstadt, Germany. Eminent guests are expected at this year’s Passive House anniversary celebration: two of the masterminds of the German "energy revolution" will come to Darmstadt on 22 and 23 April. At the 20th International Passive House Conference,…


LAST DAY for Discounted Tickets to 20th International Passive House Conference 2016

Top-class presentations, interactive workshops and an informative exhibition provide new inspiration and information about Passive House. The 20th International Passive House Conference brings you back to the place where it all started – the city which boasts the first Passive House building and hosted the first-ever Passive House Conference. Come celebrate 25 Years of Passive House with us! The 20th International Passive House Conference will be held in Darmstad, Germany…


NYPH to Host 2016 NAPHN Conference

NAPHN 2016 Conference & Expo: Achieving 80% carbon reductions by 2050, is announced for 2016. NY Passive House is proud to host the Third Annual North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo (NAPHN16).  NAPHN16 will be held on June 13th and 14th, 2016, in New York City.  The Conference & Expo will featuring the state-of-the-art building strategies, components and professional development necessary to achieve 80% carbon emissions reductions by…


Designing Sustainable Buildings Made Fun: Enhanced Planning Tool Released

English version of PHPP 9 to be presented at NAPHN Conference in Vancouver (Press Release, Passive House Institute, 16 September 2015) [caption id="attachment_5546" align="alignright" width="397"] Photo Credit: Passive House Institute / Cyrill Rückner, Oliver Rückner, Andreas Gäde[/caption] Darmstadt, Germany. The tried and tested PHPP tool for designing energy efficient buildings is available in a brand-new version. This upgrade not only allows reliable calculation of the energy demand in accordance with…


Submit Your Project to the NAPHN Passive House Design Awards 2015

Apply to the NAPHN Passive House Design Awards 2015! These awards recognize individuals, companies and projects that are spearheading the Passive House movement in North America, celebrating the design and construction quality of Passive House projects as part of a continuing history of excellence in low energy design. The winners will be announced at the dinner at Bridge’s restaurant on October 1st, hosted by Lloyd Alter (purchase tickets here). Learn more and submit…


NAPHN15 Conference & Expo – Register Before August for Best Price

There are many reasons to attend NAPHN15 October 1-2 in Vancouver BC.  It has the best Passive House program of any building conference in the Western Hemisphere - ever: http://naphn15.canphi.ca/schedule/.  No fluff.  No BS. Early bird ticket sale ends August 1st so don't wait and register here. 38 speakers confirmed - Passive House designers, builders, sustainability experts and policy advisors from around the world Keynote speaker - Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Director for Centre…


Call for Papers for the International Passive House Conference 2016

Forum for energy efficient construction returns to Darmstadt on its anniversary (Press Release, Passive House Institute, 29 July 2015) "Darmstadt, Germany. Big anniversary for the International Passive House Conference: from 22 to 23 April 2016 this central event for energy efficient construction will take place for the twentieth time running. Experts from around the world can now submit their abstracts for the conference program. A special focus of the event…