Past Events

12/09/2016 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
PHCA member, Terry Nordbye, will conduct an all-day training at the Pacific Energy Center to share his hard-won wisdom for how to design an air-tight building envelope. Terry...
12/04/2016 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us to review another exciting year of high octane happenings hosted by PHCA. We'll celebrate this quintessential Passive House Holiday by reviewing how our community...
11/12/2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

WHAT: A fun day on a bicycle touring four of Palo Alto's pioneering Passive House buildings! These include a mixed-use development and three stunning homes, along a safe and...
10/16/2016 - 7:00pm to 10/18/2016 - 2:00pm
Passive House California is collaborating with our fellow NAPHN affilates and friends to promote a fact-finding mission to Brussels.  A special tour has been designed...
10/08/2016 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Graham and Alisha Irwin recently purchased a run-down “Tuscan ruin” in Fairfax. It will eventually be rehabbed into a Passive House, but right now they aiming just for “house...
10/05/2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for wine and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate the book release of
Passive House Buildings: California's Energy Future
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 
6.00pm - 9.00pm...
09/29/2016 - 1:00pm to 10/01/2016 - 11:00am
Corbett, Grace, and their new baby are on a U.S. Tour from April 2016-January 2017 in a high performance tiny house on wheels (THOW) called the #TinyLab.  Their mission is...
09/13/2016 - 8:00am to 09/17/2016 - 5:00pm
On September 13-17, 2016, Passive House California will be hosting a Passive House Designer/Consultant Training, taught by the Passive House Academy using...
08/21/2016 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Why would you build a home beyond code minimum, what are the benefits and what are the cost implications?  Hear from three local home owners about why they chose...
07/09/2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
The event has 2 components:
1. Open House:  Sven Thesen will  open up his home and describe the adventure of building the first Passive House in Palo Alto. 
This Passive...