May 16 Passive Buildings California Meeting Reminder & Agenda

PLEASE NOTE revised meeting date--meeting has been moved to May 16 in honor of Mother's Day

We hope you can join us to connect with other Passive House advocates and sign on to help one or more of the revamped Committees achieve their goals. And, please consider becoming a  Passive Buildings California member before the meeting so you can leave your checkbook at home for the rest of 2010! Learn more and sign up here.

You're invited: May 5 Fussball Festival with PHIUS Founders!

  • Join Mike and Katrin for an evening of Fussball and fun
  • Hear about the latest in Passive House developments and new PHIUS services
  • Learn how the Passive Buildings California group can help promote Passive House

Date: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010
Time: 6pm - late
Place: Quantum Builders warehouse - 1454B 4th St, Berkeley (access from behind the building, off Jones St. at railway tracks.)

It's not too late: Apply for the 2010 Passive House Consultants Training!

Update:

A few spaces are still available for this training. If you're ready to apply deep energy design principles to your projects and become a Certified Passive House Consultant, we encourage you to apply! Please visit the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) website for additional details and next steps. Also, for local Chapter members, PHIUS is generously offering a training discount ($50 per phase, $150 for the series).

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CLAM Blue2 Tour 1 - See the Guts: Friday & Saturday, April 16 & 17

5 1/2 light bulbs (550 watts) is what it takes to heat the new Blue2 house during the coldest day of the year.

CLAM's Blue2 is expected to be the first new certified Passive House in California, an affordable, energy efficient, low carbon house with superior health and comfort. Carbon reduction eases climate change and preserves habitat. Blue2 is now under construction. Come see and learn what makes a Passive House work so well.

April 11 Passive Buildings California Meeting Reminder & Agenda

Please join us this Sunday to connect with other Passive House advocates and sign on to help one or more of the revamped Committees achieve their goals. And, please consider becoming a  Passive Buildings California member before the meeting so you can leave your checkbook at home for the rest of 2010! Learn more and sign up here.

It's official: 2010 Passive House Consultants' Training is coming back to California!

PHIUS is returning to Berkeley to offer the 2nd Annual Spring-Summer series of classes on Passive House principles to building professionals, the first step in becoming a Certified Passive House Consultant. Training dates have also been set for Seattle, WA and Golden, CO.

The 9-day program (divided into 3, 3-day sessions) is an overview of:

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