Recent Newsletters

Our April meeting will focus specifically on mechanical VENTING and how to productively recover some of that hot air. We're also proud to announce a few exciting events and collaborations, which you can read about below.
Passive House California is pleased to partner with dasHAUS to bring this excellent exhibit of current German building technology to San Francisco. Join us on Sunday, February 26th, for a special edition of our monthly meeting, featuring a site tour... Read More
Join us for drinks, snacks and a demonstration of the future of Passive House. (Really!) We’ll have a micro-brew beer from local Linden Street Brewery, wine, soft drinks and some tasty bites.
Results are in! Four new board members will be seated for two-year terms on January 1, 2012: Dave Calkins Craig Hollow Kurt Hurley Sylvia Wallis They will join these remaining board members, who have one year of their two-year terms... Read More
Please join us at Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley for this special meeting to highlight PHCA's accomplishments in 2011 and meet the 2012 Board of Directors candidates. We look forward to seeing you Sunday! Place: Pyramid Brewery Conference Room: 901... Read More
Dear Passive House California Members & Supporters, Nominee applications for the 2012 PHCA Board of Directors are due by midnight next Tuesday, November 15. PHCA seeks passionate, committed individuals throughout California to help take the... Read More
Please join us at Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley to learn (through an actual Passive House project) how critical window selection can be in making or breaking the heating demand requirement, and hear about differences between U.S. and European window... Read More
Date: Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9, 2011, 9am-5pmPlace: Laney College, Carpentry Department: Classroom G161, 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CAFees: $375 non-PHCA members, $345 PHCA Members This review course is intended for people who have already... Read More
Please join us at our regular meeting venue, Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley, to learn about contractor Terry Nordbye's newest retrofit project, where he's applying Passive House principles and lessons learned from his previous Blue I and Blue II... Read More
Please join us at our regular meeting venue, Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley, to learn about air sealing and how to achieve the stringent 0.6 ACH required for the Passive House building energy standard. We look forward to seeing you Sunday!   Place:... Read More

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