Site Walk- Avesta Meadows Passive House
May
6
4:30 PM16:30

Site Walk- Avesta Meadows Passive House

A comparison of three multi-family buildings in differing stages of construction.  Come take a close look at one “Pretty Good” buildings and two passive house buildings.  Architects and builders motivated to share their experiences and their evolving perspectives through this exciting project.

Join architect, Michal Laleta, builder Ryan Sylvia from Allied Cook Construciton and developer Todd Rothstein and Tyler Norod from Avesta for a three presentations, site tour and question + answer session.  

Car pooling recommended!

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Flixo Course - Model Thermal Bridges for High Performance Buildings
May
13
to May 14

Flixo Course - Model Thermal Bridges for High Performance Buildings

Flixo Course - Model Thermal Bridges for High Performance Buildings

  • Mon, May 13, 20199:00 AM  Tue, May 14, 20194:30 PM

  • StudioHPDC (map)

In this 2-day course, participants will explore thermal bridge modeling using Flixo to be able to understand the impact of design details on the energy performance of High Performance Buildings/ Passive House Buildings. We will first cover the concepts and protocols for thermal bridge modeling. Then, participants will have the opportunity to model several common thermal bridge types using Flixo, with guidance from the instructors. By the end of the course, participants will have completed at least five thermal bridge models. All participants should arrive with the 30-day free Flixo Trial software (version 8) pre-loaded on their computer. Course limited to first 20 registered.

Details and Registration are here.

Intended Audience: Architects, engineers, energy modelers, Passive House consultants, designers and other building professionals who want to build on their skills of thermal bridge modeling.


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NAPHN -Conference NYC
Jun
27
to Jun 28

NAPHN -Conference NYC

NAPHN 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE + EXPO

Build The World We Want: Implementing Low Carbon Solutions

For all conference related inquiries, please email conference@naphnetwork.org.

CALL FOR PAPERS

We are excited to announce that we are accepting proposals for sessions and workshops, with the following deadlines below:

Conference Sessions Proposals, February 1st, 2019 – Submit here
Workshop Proposals, March 7th, 2019 – Submit here

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Historical Retrofits: a path to Passive House
Feb
25
5:00 PM17:00

Historical Retrofits: a path to Passive House

HISTORIC Passive House RENOVATIONS TICKETS HERE
Three professionals share their experience in the challenges of historic retrofits.  With considerations ranging from exterior appearance, interior logistics installation of ventilation and heat/cool appliances and delivery systems, preservation of original features and complexity of insulating brick exteriors, sourcing of appropriate materials.  All of these issues loom large for the historic buildings of Maine cities and rural communities.

  

Audience Q+A period emphasized.  Bring your questions!

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