October 23 PHCA Meeting: Windows and the Passive House Standard

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 testing standards and what it means for your projects. We'll also provide information about the upcoming Board of Directors elections to be kicked off November 20. We look forward to seeing you Sunday!  

Preparation Course for the International Passive House Designer or Consultant Exam: OCTOBER 8-9

Date: Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9, 2011, 9am-5pm
Place: Laney College, Carpentry Department: Classroom G161, 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA
Fees: $375 non-PHCA members, $345 PHCA Members

September 25 PHCA Meeting: New Adventures in Passive House

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 projects. We'll also discuss highlights from the Passive House Retrofit Event and hear your ideas for what to offer in 2012. We look forward to seeing you Sunday!  

July 24 PHCA Meeting: Air Sealing - A Meritorious Compulsion

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: Pyramid Brewery Conference Room: 901 Gilman Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

June 26 PHCA Meeting: Silicon Valley Chapter Kickoff! Project Green Home presentation & tour

Please join us for the kickoff of Passive House California - Silicon Valley Chapter at NEW VENUE Tied House Brewery in Mountain View, to learn about Project Green Home from the builder and architect. We look forward to seeing you Sunday!  

LAST CALL: Register for upcoming 2-day Passive House trainings set for June 27-28 & 29-30

Critical mass has been reached, and registration for the upcoming PHCA trainings will remain open until the start of the trainings. However, please register as soon as possible so we can plan for the appropriate numbers of participants. The classes are: