Building Carbon Zero California: implementing efficiency for cities and regions

Event Date and Time: 
Wed, 03/20/2013 - 8:00am

This day-long symposium will focus on large-scale commercial, institutional and educational projects. We will look at how cities and regions can implement Net Zero strategies and discuss what the impediments (and incentives) are for doing so now.

Our lineup of speakers currently includes:

PG&E Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA (map)

Passive House Modern Retrofit Tour (and Mechanical Systems Presentation)

Event Date and Time: 
Sun, 02/24/2013 - 3:00pm

The February PHCA monthly meeting will be held at a current One Sky Homes project in Sunnyvale. Allen Gilliland and Bronwyn Barry will give a tour of this 'mock-Eichler' modern retrofit project, being built to the EnerPHit (Retrofit Passive House) standard.

One Sky Homes Project Jobsite
1019 Valley Forge Drive, Sunnyvale, CA (map)

December 2 : Annual General Meeting, Holiday Party and "Meet the Candidates" Event

Event Date and Time: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 3:00pm

Please join us at Pyramid Brewery in Berkeley for this special meeting to highlight PHCA's accomplishments in 2012 and meet the 2013 Board of Directors candidates in preparation for 2013 Elections. The food and best beer will be served early.  We look forward to seeing you Sunday!

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

PHA Thermal Bridge Calculations Course

Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 11/26/2012 - 8:00am

The US Passive House Academy returns to San Francisco with this hands on course focused on calculating thermal bridges, calculating psi values and importing data from Therm into PHPP to determine the effect on energy balance. See the Passive House Academy website for details.

Course fee: $425 (Discount available for PHCA Members!)


San Francisco, CA

PHA Certified Passive House Consultant Training

Event Date and Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:00am

The US Passive House Academy returns to San Francisco to offer this eight day detailed and technical course covering all aspects of Passive House Design including building envelope, mechanical systems and PHPP. Timed in advance of Certified Passive House Consultant exam, the course will cover principles that can be applied to all building types, including commercial, domestic, new build, and retrofit projects.

AIA continuing education credits will also be available for qualified attendees.

San Francisco