Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

February 2020

MultiFamily Workshop: Lessons Learned from the First Generation of Projects

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

While multifamily Passive House projects are just getting off the ground here in Massachusetts, in other parts of the US and Canada they have been in existence for many years. This workshop will explore lessons learned from many of these groundbreaking projects, including where measured performance met expectations, where it may not have, and why. Design successes worth repeating will be emphasized as well as design stumbles not repeat again. Speakers include: Dan Whitmore, CPHC, PHIUS Certified Builder training instructor…

Find out more »

Building Science for Carpenters: Advanced Framing

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join other carpenters, builders, and construction professionals for an evening of networking, presentations, and discussion on building science and construction techniques for high-performance building. Each month, we will have short presentations from guest speakers around a chosen topic and then open discussion among the group. Drinks and snacks are provided and attendance is open to all. This month’s topic: Advanced Framing Techniques, Straiges, Best Practices, and Group Discussion Free registration here.

Find out more »

March 2020

Passive House: Planning and Design Seminar

March 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

This one day seminar from instructor and Passive House expert Michael Duclos covers: Understand the energy efficiency of conventional construction. Identify the purpose, principles, and development of Passive House. Examine the architectural elements of Passive Houses. Learn about mechanical and electrical systems in Passive houses. Explore Passive House case studies Consider Passive House design for single and multifamily projects Information and registration is available through HalfMoon Seminars here. 

Find out more »

Local Environmental Action Conference

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

PHMA is proud to be a Lead Sponsor of this year's Local Environmental Action Conference, co-hosted by Toxics Action Center and Massachusetts Climate Action Network. This annual gathering brings together hundreds of community leaders and activists to share the skills you need to make change, learn more about the problems facing our health, environment and climate today, and be inspired to keep up the fight. Register before February 9 to get discounted registration.

Find out more »

POSTPONED – PHMass March Meeting: Passive House & Net-Zero Advocacy

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
BSA Space, 290 Congress St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA

**THIS EVENT HAD BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 14** Advocacy Summit: Passive House as the Platform for Net-Zero, Electrification, and Carbon-Free Buildings Join us for our special March meeting, co-sponsored by Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN), for a roundtable summit on emerging issues in the building industry including local bans on new fossil fuel infrastructure, policies to encourage building electrification, and updates to the Stretch Code for Net-Zero. Will discuss how Passive House provides…

Find out more »

Workshop: Avoiding Common Mistakes for Multifamily Passive House Designers, Developers and Builders

March 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
BSA Space, 290 Congress St, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA

**THIS EVENT HAD BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE** Presenter: David Salamon, CPHD, CPHC, Re:Vision Architecture Though this presentation focuses on helping passive house designers, builders, and developers avoid common mistakes on multifamily residences, the lessons presented will be relevant for other project types as well.  Many people who take on Passive House are not aware of the nested certifications, which can add cost and cause problems if not accounted for early.  Additionally, this presentation will illustrate where corners are often cut and…

Find out more »

POSTPONED: NESEA BuildingEnergy Boston

March 23 - March 24

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - VISIT THE NESEA WEBSITE FOR FURTHER DETAILS _________________________________________ The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show is an event designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. It brings more than 1,200 industry leaders and emerging professionals together to learn from and share ideas with each other. The theme of BuildingEnergy Boston 2020 is Transforming Existing Buildings, with additional emphasis on decarbonization and on bringing…

Find out more »

Online Passive House Social

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Passive House enthusiasts from around the world on this live-online event. From the organisers: This will be a weekly event so our passive house community can come together to continue to share all the great work that we are doing to spread something good. The passive house standard creates comfortable, healthy, energy efficient, resilient, and beautiful buildings. Lets keep our spirits high as we all deal with the COVID-19 virus in a responsible way which is staying home ,…

Find out more »

April 2020

Webinar: Passive House 101

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

An Introduction to Passive House Buildings & Design In this course, we will provide an overview of the Passive House building standard including certification metrics, 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 opportunities will be provided. Get your questions answered on what Passive House is, where it came from, and how it is expanding throughout the state…

Find out more »

Global Passive House Happy Hour (Online)

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Global Passive House Happy Hour will happen again this Wednesday April 1st at 7pm Eastern. This week's presenter will be Tim McDonald and he will be featuring his latest project called the Front Flats. Please refer to the following article that highlights this amazing project: https://www.inquirer.com/real-estate/inga-saffron/green-architecture-climate-change-design-onion-flats-tim-mcdonald-front-street-el-inga-saffron-20200305.html To register for this week’s event, please go to https://passivehouseaccelerator.com/global-happy-hour & click on the "REGISTER" icon in BLACK Our numbers keep growing each week, so come connect with over 100+ members of the…

Find out more »
+ Export Events