Windows & Shades: Key Components for Comfort & Building Efficiency

Event Date and Time: 
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 6:00pm

The Passive House (PH) standard is based on 5 core principles to meet the required energy targets:

1) Continuous (climate determined) insulation;
2) Thermal bridge free design;
3) High efficiency windows & shading;
4) Building envelope airtightness;
5) Continuous ventilation.

Steelcase WorkLife Center Showroom
1150 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015


Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Training - San Francisco

Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 09/10/2018 - 9:00am

Passive House California is pleased to collaborate with the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) to host another designer/consultant training here in California.  


San Francisco, CA

California's All-Renewable Energy Future

Introducing Passive House Plus and Premium

Figure 1. Renewable energy sources are incentivized with PER factors (Logo use with permission, PHI. Original Illustration by author.)


2016 Passive House California Book

PHCA, in collaboration with Low Carbon Productions, is pleased to announce the release of our first book documenting the Passive House building pioneers that have been working here in California since the methodology was first introduced to us in 2008.

Passive House Buildings: California's Energy Future

PHCA is collaborating with Low Carbon Productions to produce our first book of Beacon Projects located here in California.  We're inviting sponsors to show off the products being used in these exemplary buildings across our Golden State.

Passive House Accelerates - NAPHN16

Last month, NYPH hosted the largest Passive House conference in North America - the NAPHN16 Conference & Expo. With over almost 800 attendees of diverse professional backgrounds, it was incredibly motivating to see the sheer passion and commitment to decarbonize our built environment. The conference program book –Passive House Accelerates is now available for download.