Passive House 101: An Introduction to Passive House Buildings & Design | September 5, Worcester, MA

  • 5 September 2019
  • Start time : 10:00 AM
  • End time : 11:30 AM
  • Event Host : Passive House Massachusetts
  • Event Location : Worcester Sustainability Hub, 912 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01610, United States
Passive House, Worcester
Event Description

Passive House 101: An Introduction to Passive House Buildings & Design

Passive House is an building performance standard that delivers a high level of energy savings and carbon reduction for all building types, including homes, offices, and schools, while providing a healthy and comfortable space to live and work.

This course will include an overview of the Passive House building standard, and a discussion of certification requirements (including common design elements and net-zero potential, as well as the impacts Passive House has on carbon and health).

Examples of various building types will be presented and information on funding initiatives will be provided. Get your questions answered on what Passive House is, where it came from, and how it is expanding throughout the region.

Offered for free through the MassSave Passive House program. 

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Passive House Massachusetts
  • Agenda
    • 1. Learn what the Passive House standard is, what the requirements are, and why it matters.
      2. Learn about common design elements of Passive House buildings.
      3. Learn about examples and case-studies of successful Passive House buildings.
      4. Learn about policies and funding initiatives impacting Passive House and how they are expanding in the region.
  • Sponsors
    • MassSave Passive House
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Training

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