Green Building Tour in Brighton Township, Western Pennsylvania Passive House (PHWPA) - 1/11, 4 pm

  • 11 Jan 2017
Event Description

Green Building Tour: Passive House in Brighton Township
Western Pennsylvania Passive House (PHWPA)
January 11, 2017, 4-6 pm

Join GBA and Passive House: Western Pennsylvania (PHWPA) for a tour of a Passive House under construction!

Join us on the tour, and you’ll get to sport one of GBA’s snazzy hard hats! Afterwards, be sure to stop into the New England-esque town of Beaver to visit some of their cool shops and eateries!

What is a Passive building? In short, it involves an extreme energy efficiency (targeting 60-70% energy use reduction) and performance verification that is proven through an air tightness test with rigorous passing standards. For more information regarding the Passive House Standard, please visit the PHWPA website.

Gary Gardner of Covestro is inviting GBA and others out to Beaver, Pennsylvania for an in-depth tour of the site of his new residence, which happens to be built according to the Passive House Standard! This is a unique opportunity to see how this stringent energy building standard is being implemented in a residential setting.

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