High-Performance Building Envelopes: Building Science, Not Rocket Science!

Thu, 06/13/2013 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Build It Green Green Building Workshop

Learn how to integrate more insulation, airtightness strategies, strategically placed windows, and other common-sense measures to reduce the heating demand required for your next project by 80%. Sound too good to be true? Katy Hollbacher, Principal of Beyond Efficiency, and Terry Nordbye, an experienced Passive House builder, will walk you through a variety of their completed projects and share detailed hands-on strategies with proven results. Food is provided.


  • 5:30-5:45 Sign In, Food
  • 5:45-6:00 Networking
  • 6:00-7:00 Topic Presentation
  • 7:00-7:30 Open Discussion


Pre-registration at Build It Green is encouraged and incentivized and is available until 2:30pm on Thursday, June 13th. 

  • Pre-Registration Prices: $10 /Members $15 /Non-Members
  • Door Price (Not Pre-Registered): $15 /Members and Non-Members

San Francisco Department of the Environment

1455 Market St #1200 
San Francisco CA