Job Opportunity: Project Manager

New Canaan construction firm is looking for a well-rounded Site Supervisor/Project Manager. Minimum 5 years hands-on trade field experience in construction, and minimum of 10 year management experience. Detail oriented and strong organization skills a must. An interest in and understanding of green building practices and passive house building is a plus. Must work well with clients and subcontractors. A strong knowledge base with mechanicals and electricals to understand good…


Call For Applications: 2018 to 2020 Board Member Candidates

It is time of the year again for NYPH Board Member elections! Do you have what it takes to steer NYPH to greater heights? Do you have a vision to change the landscape of New York’s built environment? Here’s your chance! NYPH is looking for fresh ideas and strong leadership to lead the organization starting Fall 2018. Successful applications will be determined by a members-only election. Click here to submit…


Job Opportunity: Project Architect

Scott Henson Architect is an award winning Architecture firm specializing in the preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse of historic buildings with a diverse portfolio of work in and around New York City. Scott Henson Architect aims to create better built buildings that use less energy while maintaining our high attention to detail and thoughtful design. Scott Henson is a Certified Passive House Designer and our office is in the final…


Volunteers Needed for the Ice Box Challenge

Challenge Details & Description Date & Time:   April 21st to May 23rd Venue:             40th Street & Broadway An experiment in high-performance building design and construction The #IceBoxChallengeNYC is a contest and a public science experiment to demonstrate how a home can be super energy efficient AND comfortable. The Ice Boxes are left outside in the sun for a month. When they are opened, the amount of ice left in each box will…


Job Opportunity: Part time Social Media/Marketing/Research Position

ZH Architects, an award-winning design firm that specializes in Passive House design is looking for a part time social media/marketing coordinator.  Ideally, we would like someone who is interested in sustainable building practices such as Passive House and CLT and would like to learn more. Candidates should have excellent visual and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively and then execute independently. Primary Responsibilities include: Maintain ZH website/social media…


Job Opportunities: Project Architects

Paul Castrucci Architect seeks energetic Architects with strong organizational, design, research and construction detailing skills. The ideal candidate will have a thorough, conscientious work approach and strong communication skills. The candidate must have the ability and willingness to work collaboratively. Knowledge of materials and craft is required. Responsibilities: • Project lead for small to medium projects from schematic design through construction •  Design concepts and visualization •  Zoning and Code analysis •  Design development…


RetrofitNY RFP

*This announcement was originally produced by NYSERDA, and is reproduced here with express permission from NYSERDA's RetrofitNY team* NYSERDA's  Request for Proposals (RFP) for RetrofitNY is now live! The RFP seeks retrofit solutions for affordable housing units in New York reaching or approaching net-zero energy performance. The RFP was released as of February 6, 2018, and NYSERDA is now accepting applications. Revolutionizing Building Renovations in New York RetrofitNY is spearheading the creation of a dynamic new…


From Small to Extra-Large – New York Passive House 2018

New York Passive House is collaborating with Low Carbon Productions on an updated and expanded book featuring completed and in-progress Passive House buildings in our tri-state area. While the 2015 book was an excellent compendium of the Passive House projects completed to that date, since then the New York region has seen phenomenal growth in Passive House activity. NYPH will use this book to further build demand for Passive House…


Job Opportunity: Business Development Manager

Klearwall triple pane windows and doors are engineered with European innovation and constructed using the highest quality materials. Triple glazing of windows and doors is increasing in importance as the USA becomes more energy conscious in its approach to construction. Passive House components are an important development in this process due to their low energy features. An important aspect of Passive Houses are Passive House windows and Passive House doors.…


NYPH18 Conference & Expo: Call for Papers

New York City – From today until December 31st 2017, NYPH is accepting abstracts for the annual New York Passive House Conference & Expo (NYPH18). If you are doing great work that you think will be of interest to others, consider making a submission or two! The deadline to submit abstracts is December 31st, 2017. As Passive House projects continue to scale in size and complexity, project teams encounter issues beyond the envelope. How to design domestic…


Sign Up for International Passive House Days

From 10 – 12 November 2017, the International Passive House Open Days, put on by iPHA and its international Affiliates, will take place for the 14th year in a row. By participating with your own Passive House home, office, or even construction site, you can share your experiences and show what Passive House is all about. This year, to recognize the commitment of those opening their projects for the International Passive…


Call for Applications: NYPH 2017-2019 Board Member Candidates

Do you have what it takes to steer NYPH to greater heights? Do you have a vision to change the landscape of New York's built environment? Here's your chance! NYPH is looking for fresh ideas and strong leadership to lead the organization starting Fall 2017. Successful applications will be determined by a members-only election. Click here to submit your application for the NYPH Board Member Candidate (2017-2019) by August 21st, 2017. …