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Scaling Up Passive Multi-Family: What’s Up In Massachusetts

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Two years ago, there was only one certified passive multi-family development in Massachusetts.  Today there eight affordable Passive Multi-family buildings recently completed or under construction and another 106 buildings that have least completed passive house feasibility studies and passive house energy models.

Why the change?  Learn about the evolution of incentives, policy, educational offers in Massachusetts that have led to a dramatic scaling up of passive multifamily projects.  Hear about the incremental costs affordable housing passive projects are seeing and lessons they are learning that are already bringing costs down.  Find out about educational resources available on demand to all (yes even out of state!) through Passive House Massachusetts.


March 19
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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PHMass August 2021: Multifamily Projects

Join us for our August virtual meeting featuring a presentation on Multifamily Building Incentives in Massachusetts. In August 2019, Mass Save launched its Passive House training and multifamily incentives, with the goal of transforming the multifamily market. Two years in, where do things stand? With 5,000 units in the pipeline, success! Join Kristen Simmons and […]

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Willow Creek Phase III Behind-The-Walls Site Tour

Willow Creek is a multi-phase redevelopment of Bowles Park in the Blue Hills neighborhood of Hartford, CT that provides rental and home-ownership opportunities. The project represents a commitment to enhancing the quality of life for mixed-income residents and strengthening the community through contextually appropriate sustainable design. These high performing homes utilize efficient technologies and systems […]

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The BS* + Beer Show (*building science)

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