Passive House Symposium 2021, Online, November 3

  • 3 November 2021
  • Event Host : Passive House Massachusetts
Passive House Symposium 2021
Event Description

The need for low-carbon, climate resilient, and healthy buildings is now more clear than ever and Passive House is a proven platform for net-zero, resilient, healthy, and carbon-neutral communities.

Join Passive House Massachusetts at this year's virtual symposium as we take a deep-dive look at how Passive House + Renewables = Net Zero Energy. Featuring live sessions, a keynote address, group discussions, online comment boards, presentation slides & handouts, and access to recorded content even after the event is over.


  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Passive House Massachusetts
  • Agenda
    • 9:00 am - 10:15 M
      Opening Keynote and Welcoming Remarks

      Michael Barrett (Speaker) Senator, Assistant Majority Leader, Massachusetts State Senate
      Dr. Tamika Jacques (Speaker) Director for Workforce Development, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)

      Join colleagues across the region as we kick-off this year's Symposium with a Keynote Address from State Senator Michael Barrett and Welcoming Remarks from Dr. Tamika Jacques, MassCEC.

      10:30 am - 11:30 am
      Electrification & Hot Water

      Wes Stanhope (Speaker) Building Evolution Corporation
      Pat Haydon (Speaker) Haycon, Inc.
      Michael Hindle (Speaker) Passive to Positive

      10:30 am - 11:30 am
      Project Execution: A Tale of Two Affordable Multifamily PH Buildings

      Chris Legiadre (Speaker) The Community Builders
      Julia Scannell (Speaker) The Community Builders
      Michelle Apigian (Speaker) ICON Architecture
      Gabby Aitcheson (Speaker) ICON Architecture
      Beverly Craig (Speaker) MassCEC

      12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
      Renewable Energy & Storage for High-Performing & Passive Buildings - What's Now, New, and Next

      Haskell Werlin (Speaker) Solar Design Associates
      Nick d'Arbeloff (Speaker) SunBug Solar
      Andy Toomajian (Speaker) SunBug Solar

      12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
      Net Zero Passive House in Action: A Case Study

      Bill Maclay (Speaker) Maclay Architects
      Laura Bailey (Speaker) Maclay Architects

      1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
      Indoor Air Quality & Passive House Ventilation: Is it Enough?

      Ty Newell (Speaker) Build Equinox

      1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
      Net Zero Building Code & Passive House Policy

      Hank Keating (Speaker) PHMass

      3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
      Closing Panel: The Next Frontier in PH

      Prudence Ferreira (Speaker) BR+A
      Lois Arena (Speaker) Steven Winter Associates
      Monte Paulsen (Speaker) RDH Building Science

      4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
      Virtual Reception & Happy Hour
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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