The Passive House Institute recently formally introduced the renewal option for tradesman certification via trades documentation. The overall procedure—with the initial inspection of trades documentation and the contract design—is based on the project documentation provided by designers. A MicroSoft Word template is available to use for submitting this information. The building does not have to… Read more »
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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 »
Passive House Canada is thrilled to invite you to join us from November 7 – 8, 2018 for the Passive House Canada Conference! The conference call for speakers received over 100 submissions by Passive House Professionals across Canada in and Europe. We look forward to announcing the conference’s preliminary program in the first week of… Read more »
The Passive House Institute is in discussion with the U.S. Green Building Council about admitting international Passive House certification as an alternative compliance path to the energy component of LEED certification. If successful, PHI sees this as promoting the international Passive House Standard in North America and globally.
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.
Passive House Canada will participate at the Cities and Climate Change Science Conference, presented next March in Edmonton by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The City of New Westminster, B.C., invites members of industry and the local public to provide written submissions on the proposed amendment to Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 7953, 2018 – Passive Design Incentives for Single Detached Homes.
Thanks to generous support from our partner, the Regional District of Nanaimo, we’re offering special discounted rates on this winter’s building enclosures master class in Nanaimo. Residents of the regional district who register for 200: Building Enclosures for High-Performance Buildings pay only $100, while course participants from outside the Regional District of Nanaimo pay just… Read more »
Mark your calendars and join your colleagues in the Greater Toronto Area for the first Toronto PHPP User Group meeting and social, February 13.
Planning on attending the 22nd International Passive House Conference in Munich, March 9-10? The Passive House Institute is extending the conference’s early bird rate until January 28th, 2018 for Passive House Canada members. After January 28, groups of eight or more members can receive a 15 per cent discount off the regular conference registration fee. (Discount… Read more »