Affordable Passive House Commercial Buildings - Secrets Revealed

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

High performance commercial buildings cost 10- 25% more to build than conventional buildings, right? Adam Cohen of Passiv Science has been designing and building high performance commercial buildings at costs comparable to typical new construction and achieving Passive House level results. This workshop will explain the basics of Passive House design principles specific to commercial buildings. It will then go into the details of how buildings like dental clinics and college dormitories can be built at market rate while achieving Passive House standards. Integrated Project Management will be discussed as will details, equipment, controls and areas for capturing money typically left on the table in conventional design-bid-build project delivery situations.

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Cambridge Complex