PHI has launched a new resource: the Timber Construction Thermal Bridge Catalog

Free for NYPH Members! The Passive House Institute recently released the Timber Construction Thermal Bridge Catalogue on Passipedia, which is now available in German. This useful catalog and tool help architects and builders estimate heat losses through thermal bridges, which is an important part of designing and modeling energy-efficient buildings. While the catalog covers typical timber construction details, significant deviations in actual construction details may require specific calculations. Learn More…


Third Avenue Development is officially Phius certified!

Third Avenue Development is officially Phius certified! This innovative eight-story building, defined by a playful façade and prominent photovoltaics, provides much needed affordable residences and the Little Scholars Early Development Center to the Morrisania neighborhood. Energy efficiency measures include the use of insulated concrete forms with energy stick, a building envelope 5-10 times tighter than a standard façade, fiberglass triple pane windows, energy recovery ventilators, split heat pumps for heating…


In celebration of Pride Month, JB&B’s Social Awareness and Inclusion Initiative (SAII) hosted their small business in-office series

In celebration of Pride Month, JB&B’s Social Awareness and Inclusion Initiative (SAII) hosted their small business in-office series in our New York office yesterday with a city favorite: Baz Bagel. Baz Bagel and Restaurant is a bagel shop and lunch counter located on historic Grand Street in New York run by Bari Musacchio and Saralyn Feinberg. Baz was inspired by their half-Jewish and half-Italian family rooted in the Lower East…


Another successful event hosted by Commercial Observer

Another successful event hosted by Commercial Observer focusing on the theme of Exploring Innovations, Public Projects, and Shaping the Future. JB&B Partner Walter Mehl moderated a panel titled "Advancing the JFK New Terminal One P3 Post COVID" alongside distinguished panelists including Quentin Brathwaite, Director at The New Terminal One; Ty Osbaugh, Global Aviation Leader and Principal at Gensler; Hersh K. Parekh, Deputy Chief Intergovernmental Affairs at Port Authority of New…


The NYSERDA team is attending the New York Solar Energy Industries Association 2024 NYC Solar + Storage Summit.

The NYSERDA team is attending the New York Solar Energy Industries Association 2024 NYC Solar + Storage Summit. The summit, for clean energy professionals from the public and private sectors, is a full-day conference focusing on the policies, programs, and solutions needed for NYC’s decarbonization. Scaling up distributed solar + storage deployment will be key to ensuring that this transition is affordable while presenting a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity for New…


SOCOTEC USA hosted its second Leadership Summit,

On June 20, 2024, SOCOTEC USA hosted its second Leadership Summit, our first in virtual format, titled "Weathering the Storm," focusing on legislative, insurance, and best practices for Florida condominium associations. Industry experts provided insights into building safety regulations, strategic management before, during, and after weather-related events, and navigating all the complexities. With over 100 attendees, the event was a huge success! Our participants included senior property managers, engineers, attorneys,…


Governor Kathy Hochul released the state’s Extreme Heat Action Plan

Today, Governor Kathy Hochul released the state's Extreme Heat Action Plan aimed at addressing the health risks of extreme heat on New Yorkers. The plan, developed by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NYSERDA, aims to coordinate interagency efforts, mitigate local impacts of extreme heat events, and prioritize state investments in disadvantaged communities who are on the frontlines of heat exposure. The plan also identifies 49 state-led actions and…



Register to join us on July 30th

Register to join us on July 30th. Discover the future of building innovation. Choose from a series of webinars on our new lower embodied carbon products across daylighting and raised access flooring. Plus, hear from elite athletes on high-performance and wellbeing. Register Today


Recent summer heatwaves have shown just how crucial it is to minimise the risk of overheating in our homes.

Recent summer heatwaves have shown just how crucial it is to minimise the risk of overheating in our homes. As our climate continues to warm, this concern will only grow and can prove fatal in extreme cases. It's time to act and ensure we deliver safe and comfortable homes. Join Passivhaus Trust online on June 26 for the third installment of the four-part Passivhaus Social Housing 2024 series: 'Passivhaus +…


We’ve had a busy spring

We’ve had a busy spring, and we are eager to share our new project openings, recent awards, team updates, and other office happenings! Among our highlights: 🏆HELP ONE wins Interior Design Magazine's 2024 NYCxDESIGN Award for Supportive Housing ⭐Fulton Community Re-Entry Center opens in the Bronx 📜Mark Ginsberg honored by IMPACCT BROOKLYN And so much more! Read our spring newsletter. Read More


Ice Box Challenge Oslo 2024!

Just a few hours left to place your bets for the IceBoxChallengeOslo 2024! ❄️ How much ice do you think will remain after a month in the little houses, with Oslo temperatures reaching 30°C? Join tomorrow's closing ceremony, where Belgian royalty will unveil the results. Don't miss a day filled with inspiring speeches featuring IG Passivhus Sverige's Simone and Linnea wrapping up their PassiveVoyage. Learn More