Join Passive House California (PHCA) for a hands-on blower door & airtightness training workshop.

Event Date and Time: 
Sat, 05/19/2018 - 1:30pm

Airtightness is one of the 5 PH principles to make any building more energy efficient and comfortable.  Come and learn how to use a blower door to assess the airtightness of your structure, a necessary step for achieving the Passive House standard. California passed the Net Zero Energy code requirement for residential building starting January 2020.

Affordable Multi-Family Housing: Is PassivHaus Possible for the same Price as Code?

Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:00pm

California is mired in a housing crisis that will require our cities to massively increase delivery of housing over the next five years.  But does this mean we should compromise on the quality of both affordable and market-rate housing?  Can we simultaneously meet both the quantity and quality targets needed, without locking in high carbon emissions and compromised comfort or indoor air quality?  Join us for this presentation co-hosted by PHCA corporate members, the Association for Energy Affordablity, to find out more...


Association for Energy Affordablity

5900 Hollis Street, Ste.R2

Emeryville, CA 94608


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.