Intro to Passive House

Community Event

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Event Date: 

Thursday, February 28, 2019


5:30-8:30 PM




AIA Connecticut


370 James Street, Suite 402
New Haven, CT 06513

Passive House is the world’s most rigorous building energy performance standard, requiring a significant reduction in energy consumption while yielding other benefits such as superior comfort, durability, resilience, and health. It can play a major role in our energy future, contributing to our reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by moving away from fossil fuel combustion. This program is an introduction to Passive House, covering the core principles of Passive House standards and methodologies. Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the 5 principles of the Passive House standard. 2. Explore each of the principles in detail. 3. Summarize how they work together to create a long-lasting, safer, healthy, and more comfortable environment. 4. Demonstrate Passive House contributions to an overall strategy to reduce our carbon footprint. Presented by Connecticut Passive House Board Members: Philippe Campus AIA, CPHD Sara Holmes AIA, LEED BD+C, CPHD George Penniman AIA, LEED AP, CPHD Leonard Wyeth AIA, CPHD

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