Passive House SB9 & ADUs in CA’s Milder Climates

Passive House design is becoming increasingly popular in Southern California due to its focus on energy efficiency, making it a leading example of high-performance design…

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“17 Mile Haus: A Passive House Design Journey”

Passive House design is receiving heightened interest across the country due to growing awareness of the impact of buildings on carbon emissions. This presentation will look…

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The Benefits of Right-Sizing Plumbing in Homes & Apartment Buildings

Effective July 1, 2024, the Appendix M, Peak Water Demand Calculator (WDC) will become part of the California Plumbing Code. Instead of using flow rates…

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Selecting & Sourcing High-Performance Building Products

Recording of Passive House California (PHCA) Community Meeting | January 2024 Source 2050 is a multi-vendor marketplace offering over 500 envelope, fenestration, and mechanical solutions for…

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Exterior Shading Devices | Passive House

In most of California’s climate zones it makes sense to select and position shading devices can have significant impact on comfort and energy consumption. Taking…

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The Power of Existing Buildings | Save money, improve health, and reduce environmental impacts

Carl Elefante was right when he said, “no amount of new green construction will get us where we need to go if we ignore existing…

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Domestic Hot Water in Multifamily Passive House Projects

Moving from fossil-fuel boilers to other forms of domestic hot water heating can be challenging, but it’s doable. This training, featuring Redwood Energy’s Sean Armstrong…

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Case Study | Single Family Embodied Carbon Focus: 17 Mile Haus

PHribbon Case Studies, showcase real world examples and the professionals working on them. Find out the latest and ask questions! The PHN PHribbon allows Passive…

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Passive House 101 Cram Session

Passive House is a revolutionary approach to building design that aims to create ultra-energy-efficient buildings that are comfortable, healthy, and resilient. In this video, we…

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Passive House Multi-Family – Good for All is Good for One

How Passive House Qualities Benefit both Occupants & Owners Target Audience:  Building owners, developers, code reviewers, planning officials and design professionals interested in learning about…

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Is Cost the Barrier to Passive House Performance?

A Look at First Costs for Sixteen Multifamily Buildings. NAPHN report by Bronwyn Barry, NAPHN Board Chair, looks at cost assumptions, barriers, and the reality of…

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“Owners Manual “published by the North American Passive House Network (NHPHN)

The Owners Manual was published by the North American Passive House Network (NHPHN) in 2020. Please see link below to read online publication.

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