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NAPHN18 PASSIVE HOUSE CONFERENCE + EXPO (member discount available)

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

AIA Member Registration Details: A $50 discount is being offered for AIA Members who attend the two day session. Use code NAPHNAIA for the discount, and put “AIA Pittsburgh” into the website field when you register.

October 17-21, 2018 | Pittsburgh, PA

Join North America’s Passive House community as it convenes in a hotspot of Passive House design and construction: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Thanks to a strong professional base, innovative governmental policy supporting Passive House, and a community of forward-thinking developers and housing agencies, Pennsylvania is home to one of the largest concentrations of major Passive House and other deep green development on the continent. Don’t miss the NAPHN18 Passive House Conference + Expo.

 

MAIN CONFERENCE:
SATURDAY EVENTS & GENERAL EXHIBITION

10:30 – 11:00am: Visit Exhibition and Morning Break
12:00 – 1:00pm: Lunchtime Speaker: Cohen; Making the Turn, Changing an Industry by Changing Yourself
1:00 – 1:30pm: Visit Exhibition
3:30 – 4:00pm: Visit Exhibition and Afternoon Break
4:00 – 4:45pm: Panel Discussion; Active Back and Forth
4:45 – 5:15pm: Closing Pleanry
4:45 – 5:15pm: NAPHN 2019
5:30 – 6:30 pm: Cash Bar/Networking

ROOM 1: INCENTIVES & LARGE BUILDINGS

8:00 – 10:00am: 
Financial and Incentives Panel Discussion
11:00 – 11:30am: 
Byrne; PH University of Toronto Scarborough’s 750-bed Student Residence
11:30 – 12:00pm: 
Garrick & Woodall; Scaling New Heights: Passive House at Scale

1:30 – 2:00pm: 
Moeils & Arena; Large Scale Passive Houses, Applying Lessons Learned


ROOM 2: SOCIAL EQUITY & INCLUSION

11:00 – 12:00pm: 
Primary Energy Renewables Panel


ROOM 3: RETROFITS

8:30 – 9:30am: 
Ingui; Passive House Retofits, Essential Lessons, and Game Changing Realities
9:30 – 10:00am: 
Everhart; EnerPHit – Phased, but Unfazed
10:00 – 10:30pm: 
Petit & Alessi; Enerphit-ing buildings and creating affordable housing: Lessons learned retrofitting with interior insulation
11:00 – 12:00pm: 
Arena & Parnass; Lessons from an EnerPHit Industrial Building in Sri Lanka

1:30 – 2:00pm: 
Blau, Davey, and Hanson; Hybrid Ware/House: Italian Market Passive House
2:00 – 3:00pm: 
Dentz & Waring; Reaching for the Stars: Inside the Workings of a RetrofitNY Team


ROOM 4: HEALTH & WELLNESS

8:00 – 8:30am: 
Gardner; Is Polyurethane Insulation Really That Bad?
8:30 – 9:30am: 
Spohn; Measuring a Healthy Home Environment

1:30 – 2:30pm: 
Bonilauri; The Passive House Gold Rush: Sifting for Valuable Metrics in a Torrent of Data Points


ROOM 5: SOLUTIONS USING PASSIVE HOUSE

8:00 – 8:30am: 
Collins & Okhoya; Use of Computational Design in Early Design Decisions for Passive House
8:30 – 9:00am: 
Pusey & O’Donnell; Air Tightness Requirements of the PH Standard
9:00 – 9:30pm: 
Nieto & Kimmel; (Certified) Passive House Details for Commercial Buildings
9:30 – 10:00am: 
Hood & Dean; West Vancouver Passive House – Beauty and Efficiency
10:00 – 10:30pm: 
Flechas; Valleyview Town Hall – Ultra-Low-Energy Building
11:00 – 11:30pm: 
Kearns & Byrne; S, M, L – Many Sizes, Different Challenges
11:30 – 12:00pm: 
On & James; Passive House Child Cares (Made Easy!)

1:30 – 2:00pm: 
Macri; New Jersey’s First Certified Passive House
2:00 – 3:00pm: 
Windows Panel
3:00 – 3:30pm: 
LaBine; Thermal Bridges Make Me Want to Psi!


ROOM 6: INNOVATIONS

8:00 – 8:30am: 
Cohen; Design for Manufacture and Construction (DMC)
8:30 – 9:00am: 
May; Designing for Comfort: New Approaches for Detailed Window Modeling
9:00 – 9:30am: 
May; Managing Cooling in the PHPP
9:30 – 10:00am: 
Lewins; How Passive House Performs across BREEAM®, LEED® and WELL Building® and Reduces the Performance Gap
10:00 – 10:30am: 
Higgs & Ghomeshi; Charting New Territory in Passive House: Vancouver Fire Hall No. 17
11:00 – 12:00pm: 
Curtain Wall Panel

1:30 – 2:00pm: 
Chong & Bernhardt; Passive House Design for Commercial Offices – Scaling Up, Design Tools, Overheating, and a Client’s Motivation
2:00 – 2:30pm: 
Whartnaby; Insulated and Conditioned Basements as a Passive Cooling Strategy in Climate Zone 5 (Pittsburgh)
2:30 – 3:00pm: 
Stanford; Passive House @ 10,000 ft Passive Houses in extreme conditions
3:00 – 3:30pm: 
Paulsen & Sanchez; Seven Products North American Passive House Designers Need

Details

Date:
October 20
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.expologic.com/registration/dsp_eventMain.cfm?eventID=980

Organizer

NAPHN
Phone:
412-361-5302
Email:
ggardner5260@gmail.com
Website:
https://naphnconference.com/

Venue

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd. 3rd Floor, West Atrium
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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