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PH 101: Introduction to Passive House

Are you newly interested in Passive House concept and want to learn more? Or you never heard about it and want to learn about a strategy to make our buildings meet the climate crisis carbon reduction imperative?

Please join New York Passive House (NYPH) - a not-for-profit organization that facilitates the exchange of information and experiences, among local, national and international practitioners of the Passive House building standard - to find out what the Passive House standard entails.
Ken Levenson, President of NYPH, will present the basics of Passive House design and construction and showcase typical sustainable strategies used to achieve critical energy savings.

1 AIA credit is offered.



Building to the Passive House Standard reduces our buildings’ operational energy demand to an optimized extent through passive measures and components such as insulation, airtightness, heat recovery, solar heat gains, solar shading and incidental internal heat gains. Passive House reliably delivers up to approximately a 90% reduction in heating and cooling demand and up to a 75% reduction in overall primary energy demand when compared to our existing building stock– meant to aggressively meet the climate crisis carbon reduction imperative while making a comfortable, healthy and affordable built environment.



Ken Levenson
Partner, 475 High Performance Building Supply (475) & President of NY Passive House

Ken is an architect with over 20 years experience, a Certified Passive House Designer, a founding board member of the North American Passive House Network and of New York Passive House. Observing the gap between high performance buildings and the US building supply industry, Ken took on the task of establishing 475. The company supplies the US market with carefully selected products that focus on what matters most in high-performance, ecological, low-energy construction.

Please find more info and register here.

Or come at the event and pay at the door.


PART OF the Climate Week NYC 2014.


September 17, 2014 at 6:15pm - 7:15pm
RAB Lighting
535 W 24th St
New York, NY 10001
United States
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Martin Geib ·
$10.00 USD · Purchase tickets

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