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EnergizeCT Passive House Initiative | Building Science Workshop 3: HVAC and Plumbing Trades
April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This session will prepare staff for in-field conditions and the level of detail necessary to construct Passive House buildings. During the construction of a high-performance project it is critical that the design intent is accurately implemented to achieve the desired efficiency and durability. The application of building envelope air barrier, insulation, and windows will be demonstrated through a series of mock-ups. The trainer will demonstrate both good and bad installations and show how to identify and diagnose problem locations. Come prepared with scenarios in mind to share from your projects as well.
- Application of air barrier materials at rough openings and field of wall
- Installation of windows and different air sealing strategies
- Approach to sealing penetrations through the building envelope
- Performance testing, results, and strategies to improve assembly performance
PHPP-IP Course I | An Introduction to the Passive House Planning Package (IP) (PHPP-IP).Discounts:We offer a $50 discount for NYPH members.Join NYPH Today >Continued Education Credits:Passive House Institute (PHI): 4 Learning Unites (LU)Course II Outline - Windows & Ventilation:5.0: Window Geometry6.0: Window Frames & Glass7.0: Shading8.0: Fresh Air VentilationCourse Description:The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) […]Find out more »
Register — https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7030941867668115983 Go into greater depth regarding the challenges and successful strategies employed to achieve the Passive House design criteria on significant projects in the Northeast. Topics covered include basic massing, shading and solar control; air barrier, weather barrier and thermal control layers; balanced ventilation, efficient heating, cooling and domestic hot water systems; models used to […]Find out more »
April 1 (Enrollment Deadline March 25) This course is for design/build & construction professionals who are concerned about moisture control, air sealing, thermal bridging, healthy indoor air, durability, resiliency, and affordability of high-performance.Find out more »