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This book, released by the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) provides an overview of the NAPHN Conference 2016.


Contents include:




  • Affordable Passive Housing across the Nation
  • Passive House Policy is City Policy: Report from Vancouver
  • Report from the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
  • New York’s Deep Retrofit Strategy



  • The Data Tell the Story: Selling Passive House Retrofits
  • Energy Monitoring Reality Check
  • Revealing Numbers
  • Financing Passive House
  • Strengthening the Bottom Line
  • SMART Cost-Effectiveness



  • Resiliency at the Community Level
  • Rising to the Resiliency Challenge
  • Renewables in the City
  • The Future of Energy
  • Winning with Passive House



  • Delivering Factory-Crafted Homes
  • Designing in Water Efficiency
  • Thermally Broken Detailing on Two Coasts
  • A Commercial High-Efficiency HRV Rooftop Unit
  • Thermally Broken Detailing for Commercial Buildings
  • Predesigned Envelope Systems
  • Ventilation and Airtightness: Chicken and Egg



  • Making Big Work: NYC High-Rises
  • Cornell Tech Rises
  • Chilean Bank
  • Irish Pharmacy
  • Canadian Fire Station
  • Large-Scale Retrofits



  • Lessons Learned in Pacific Northwest Multifamily
  • Multi-Unit Affordable Housing in Ottawa
  • Market-Rate Multifamily Housing
  • Never Too Cold: Maine Passive House
  • Never Too Cold: Passive Houses up North
  • Los Angeles Gets Passive
  • Mexico City Gets Passive

Quality Control


  • Long-Term Passive House Performance and Next Steps
  • Passive House Works Everywhere
  • North American Certifiers Circle
  • Passive Software Tools: PHPP9 and SketchUp
  • Design, Meet Passive House: Beautifully
  • The Architecture of Passive House as Regional Archetypes

For further information please visit the relevant NAPHN webpage at the link below.