The 2019 Passive House Canada Conference – Call for Proposals Now Open!

The 2019 Passive House Canada Conference takes place October 17-18 at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The Call for Proposals is now open!!! Are you working on a new project? Have a new innovation, or significant lessons learned that you would like to share with the Passive House community? Submit a speaker proposal for consideration for… Read more »



Energy Efficiency and a Competitive Canada

On February 4, 2019 Efficiency Canada, along side supporters from across Canada send Minister Morneau a letter urging the Minister to leverage the power of energy efficiency in Budget 2019. You can read the letter to Minister Morneau and see Efficiency Canada’s Budget Proposal in the links below. Efficiency Canada_Letter to Minister Morneau_04Feb2019 EC Budget… Read more »



Soon to open: Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA), the City of Vancouver (the City), Passive House Canada and the Open Green Building Society are pleased to announce the launch of the Vancouver Zero Emissions Building Centre of Excellence (the Centre and/or ZEBCoE), a collaborative platform to strengthen the public, private and civic capacities to deliver zero emissions buildings.



Construction Site Tour of the Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Passive House project

Site Visit Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Passive House, 1406 Bowen Road, Nanaimo by Sarah Brewer, Passive House Canada Intern     In mid-March, Passive House Canada office staff toured the Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Passive House site with Field Superintendent Dallas Clark Renney of Saywell Construction Management. As a co-op student from the University of Victoria, I… Read more »



Bigger, higher, better-performing buildings: Passive House Canada explores large high-performance buildings at BUILDEX Vancouver

For Immediate Release                                                                                    February 07, 2018 VICTORIA – To help the building community prepare for new energy-efficiency standards in B.C., Passive House Canada and design and construction industry leaders present the latest developments in high-performance building at BUILDEX Vancouver, February 14–15. Every year, more Passive House energy-efficient six-storey multi-residential buildings, high rises and institutional buildings… Read more »



March is Passive House month in Edmonton

  Between speaking to representatives from cities around the world, presenting our Building Enclosures course to local industry, and presenting the latest policy and technical developments in cold-climate high-performance building, Passive House Canada will be spending much of March in Edmonton.



We’re planning the 2018 Passive House Conference!

We’ve begun planning for the 2018 Passive House Conference to take place in November in Vancouver, B.C., need your help to contribute ideas, expertise, time and awesomeness to make this a world-class event. To participate on the conference Sponsorship Committee, Social Events Committee, or Outreach Committee, email Passive House Canada Events Manager Gaby Dominguez, stating… Read more »