March 15: Passive House Presentation

New York Passive House (NYPH) is hosting an event on March 15, 2011. Jotte Seghers will present some Passive House projects he has worked on in Belgium including a multifamily apartment building, a school, and an entire neighborhood. For those who are new to the green building standard, I will present “Passive House 101” with a focus on insulation.

The Passive House standard is growing quickly in New York. NYPH was founded in 2010 and now lists 15 projects on its website.

A recent study of Passive House homes in Germany showed that these houses cost 95% less to heat than typical older buildings. The article is in German, but here is a link to it via Google Translate.

Please RSVP so that security can let you into the building.