Pro Tour of Manhattan Passive House Retrofit

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New York, NY
Friday, October 2, 2015

On October 2nd, NESEA hosted a Pro Tour of a Passive House retrofit in Manhattan! The project team was striving for Passive House EnerPHit certification, LEED Platinum certification, and committed to healthy “Red List” compliant materials. The tour was be led by Janus Welton, CSBA, LEED AP BD+C EcoArchitecture DesignWorks, PC and other project team members and concluded with a reception and presentation.

CEUs: 2.5 AIA LU|HSW and 2.5 GBCI CEUs and certificates of participation are available

Member registration: $25 | Non-member registration: $35

Project Details:

Wall Assemblies with improved thermal envelope + minimization of thermal bridging:

  • SIP panels
  • Intello air barrier membrane
  • Proclima tapes
  • Sto-Gold air barrier
  • Dense-packed cellulose
  • Aerogel Thermablok
  • Foam glass

Heating/cooling and ventilation:

  • Mitsubishi heat pumps
  • Zehnder ERV air system

Other Green Features:

  • Passive House windows and doors
  • Green roof system
  • Rainwater collection system
  • Sun Drum Solar PV /SolarThermal panels


12:30 PM Doors open, networking and coffee
1:00 PM Welcome by NESEA, overview of the project specs
2:00 PM Tour of the site
3:30 PM Reception and refreshments
4:00 PM Presentation; Q&A with project team
5:00 PM Event concludes


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