DOE Challenge Home & Passive House Challenges

Sun, 05/26/2013 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm


Join us for our PHCA monthly meeting and presentation. Orientation and Passive House principles overview starts at 3.00pm. General meeting and presentation at 3.30pm. Stay for the lively conversation and networking afterwards. Entry includes beer. Free to PHCA Pro Members, $5 for Supporter members and $10 for general public.

Presentation Topic:

According to the Passive House US web site, PHIUS "works with energy leaders like the Department of Energy’s Challenge Home program, Energy Star, and others. That means when you get PHIUS+ Certification you also get recognition from other programs."

Like all things in life, the devil is in the details. This presentation reviews some of the core PHIUS+ certification requirements and how they intersect with the Challenge Home and Energy Star processes. When a performance standard like Passive House meets prescriptive standards, certification can get very interesting.

Presenter: Steve Mann, LEED AP+ Homes 
Rater: HERS/Energy Star/GreenPoint/LEED for Homes/PHIUS+ 
BPI: Building/Envelope/Multifamily 
Certified: Energy Analyst, Energy Plans Examiner, Passive House Consultant


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