Save the Date for the Passive House Canada conference! November 7-8

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 July.

Passive House Canada is collaborating with the UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and the Canadian Wood Council, which will be holding annual conferences alongside ours in the same facility. The week’s conference events are aligned by a focus on the emerging market transformation within the building and forestry industries and the overlaps and intersections in trends and opportunities these industries are experiencing.

The conference is an incredible opportunity to demonstrate and learn how, in relation to buildings, the UN can achieve its Sustainable Development Goals, Canada can meet its Paris Commitments and achieve the goals identified in the Pan Canadian Framework, Build Smart and the Greening Government Strategy, moving forward on Net Zero Ready buildings.

Passive House Canada’s program takes place on November 7 and 8, and complements the UNECE program, which begins November 5, and Wood Council’s program, scheduled for November 6. Conference-related tours are scheduled for November 9, including tours of Vancouver-area Passive House buildings.

For more information on the conference website visit https://conference.passivehousecanada.com/

For opportunities to be a conference sponsor, or to be part of our Solutions Centre please visit: https://conference.passivehousecanada.com/sponsorship-kit/


PHI seeks to determine how the building energy standards compare

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.


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.


Special offer on Nanaimo Building Enclosures Master Class

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 $150—down from $275.


PHI offers conference discount for Passive House Canada members

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 does not apply to workshop fees, tours, or evening events.)


Special offer on Halifax courses! Up to $800 cash back on tuition. Act now!

We are excited to offer a special promotion for Passive House Canada courses in Nova Scotia this winter. Through a generous partnership with Efficiency Nova Scotia, you can receive up to an $800 refund on your tuition.

When you register for 120A: Passive House Design and Construction, January 24 – 27, in Halifax, Efficiency Nova Scotia will reimbuse $300 of your tuition. If you also register for 120B: Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP), March 01-03, Halifax, Efficiency Nova Scotia will refund $200 of your tuition.

There’s more: You can get an additional $300 cash back if you refer a colleague who registers for 120A.


Big thanks to our BUILDEX Vancouver exhibitors

Thank you to our awesome exhibitors for joining us at the Passive House Pavilion at BUILDEX Vancouver, February 14-15.

By taking part in the pavilion, they’ll be reaching more than more than 14,000 builders and designers attending Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture and interior design  industries.