Here Is How Innovation Impacts The Construction Workforce Shortage Crisis

Dextall, a circular-economy construction technology company committed to empowering property owners, developers, and their partners to transform America’s built space, attacks the skilled labor issue head-on. Dextall’s digital system – capable of eliminating up to 24 months of project design coordination and construction inefficiencies – gives client stakeholders the advantage of end-to-end project cost analysis for the entire building lifecycle, starting with the earliest design stages that tap instantly into…



Ventilation | 02_Codes & Ventilation: Requirements, Standards

 Barry Stephens | Ventacity Systems | barry@ventacity.com | Transcript [divider] [table id=36/] [divider] As energy efficiency and health in buildings simultaneously advance, codes are evolving to meet these two goals. And the COVID-19 epidemic has driven these two factors to the fore in discussions across North America and the world. This session with explore evolving codes and standards, and also look at the response to the pandemic with regards…



VeriPHier Training Announced

Passive House Certification by the Passive House Institute and its worldwide network of accredited certifiers has a long track record of reliable quality assurance.  Yet as Passive House grows in adoption, financial lenders and regulators may require further onsite third-party verification.  To meet these requirements the North American Certifiers Circle is establishing a new optional third-party verification program called VeriPHy.  VeriPHy provides a framework for third-party verification and the requisite professional training…


Calling All Property Developers: The Developer’s Guide to Passive House Certification is here.

NY Passive House is proud to present A Developer's Guide to Certified Multifamily Passive House Buildings - an introductory handbook on Passive House and the resources that will help developers make a successful project. Passive House provides many direct benefits: a healthy home, a quiet home, a comfortable home, a well functioning home, an affordable home, a safe home. From low-income affordable housing, to luxury market rate housing, Passive House is the best strategy to optimize…


Passive House Meets Net Zero – Zeroing In On Energy Efficiency

  If you missed Passive House Meets Net Zero, you still have a chance to listen to a recorded streaming of the event! This education event, co-hosted with Ontario Passive House Group, focused on Net Zero Energy Homes and Buildings. Participants learned about the work of the Passive House Institute (PHI) in Germany, which has spent the last few years tackling the question what does it mean to be "Net…