North America

Passive NYC - A snapshot of low energy building opportunities, barriers, & resources   This briefing released by the Building Energy Exchange (BEEx), draws on resources from New York and abroad and from the opinions of those in the city’s passive house community, to better understand the challenges and possibilities of adopting low energy and passive design building standards.   Contents include:   Executive Summary   Overview  
Post date: 17 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

New York Passive House (NYPH) is a non-profit that is affiliated with the International Passive House Association (iPHA). NYPH is dedicated to promoting the Passive House building energy standard in New York City and State through public outreach, education, profes­sional and technical support, and advocacy.   For further information please visit the NYPH website at the link provided below.
Post date: 17 Feb 2017
Type: Link

Passive House Northwest (PHnw) is a community of Certified Passive House Consultants and others involved with high-performance buildings, with the goal to promote highly energy efficient construction through implementation of the passive house concept.  
Post date: 13 Feb 2017
Type: Link

Passive House California (PHCA) is a network of professionals and owners working to build healthier, more comfortable and resilient buildings.   The mission of PHCA is to educate the public about the Passive House building performance standard to help create healthy, comfortable, durable, energy- and resource-efficient buildings and communities.   Since 2008, the group has been working to:  
Post date: 13 Feb 2017
Type: Link

The North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo 2017 (NAPHN17): “Passive + Renewables” will be held on 4-7 October 2017, in Oakland, California. The event aims to promote and accelerate the adoption of Passive House building strategies in North America and facilitate cooperation among those who share the vision for a post-carbon all renewable energy future.  
Post date: 13 Feb 2017
Type: Evento

The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) fosters an open Passive House community with the mission to support advocacy member organisations to promote, advocate and mobilise the building industries of North America to implement the international Passive House Standard and improve the quality and sustainability of the built environment. The intent of the organisation is to maintain a small footprint and minimise any potential financial demands on member groups.   Activities of NAPHN:  
Post date: 13 Feb 2017
Type: Link

This book, released by the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) provides an overview of the NAPHN Conference 2016.   Contents include:   Policy  
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

This book, released by Passive House Northwest (PHnw), presents 45 Passive House projects located in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The document showcases a diverse range of Passive House buildings, from small single-family homes to a growing list of multifamily projects.    Contents include:  
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Passive House in Different Climates. The Path to Net Zero   This book introduces the seven Passive House principles, to help create super-insulated, airtight buildings that require minimal energy use to heat, cool, dehumidify, and ventilate, providing good levels of indoor air quality and year-round comfort. Seventeen case studies in four climate zones---marine, cold and very cold, mixed-dry and hot-dry, and mixed-humid and hot-humid---and in ten countries, show how to achieve net-zero energy regardless of the building’s location or type.  
Post date: 9 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

This book, released by Passive House California (PHCA), presents 32 Passive House buildings located across California and documents how the Passive House Standard is being utilised to meet the State’s goals of carbon reduction and climate change.   Contents include:  
Post date: 9 Feb 2017
Type: Publication