Stacking Up: Carrick Library, America’s First Certified Passive House Public Library

Hosted by Passive House Pennsylvania, Featuring: Brandon Nicholson

Join us for an in-depth look at the Carrick Library, a new Certified Passive House library in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Learn about the design, systems, and the process of delivering this groundbreaking project.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how the project came to have high-performance Passive House goals.
  2. Outline how to approach non-residential, commercial, and institutional Passive House projects.
  3. Describe what issues to watch out for when Passive House projects go to bid.
  4. Describe how standard value engineering can endanger performance in Passive House and high-performance projects.

Credits: AIA 1 LU | PHI 1 Credit (V050_2021_US)