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March 26 2014
Intro to Passive House Course in Vancouver, April 11th

Introduction to Passive House Design & Construction This intensive one-day workshop provides participants with an overview of the key principles and concept of the Passive House Standard. The course will address the fundamentals of the following topics: •Passive house design fundamentals; •Super-insulated envelopes; •Methods for achieving extreme air tightness; •Passive house quality windows; •Leading ventilation […]

March 13 2014
The Metro Van EGB & CanPHI March Social

The Emerging Green Builders of Metro Vancouver are joining the Canadian Passive House Institute (CanPHI) for a social event on Tuesday March 18th at The HiVE in downtown Vancouver. Join us for a relaxing evening of inspiring conversations and collaborations about green building technologies and Passive House design. This social event will be held following CanPHI’s Spring […]

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Conference 2013

2013-05-08---AH---Conference-Logo---V7.1-600woThe Canadian Passive House Institute (CanPHI) will host the first North American Passive House conference dedicated to cost-effective strategies for reducing building energy in cool climates. PASSIVE HOUSE NORTH 2013: Affordable energy efficiency for a changing climate will convene Sept. 27 and 28 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, B.C. 

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Certification

The arrival of Passive House building certification to Canada has sparked much interest in the process. Many are now pursuing certification, while others are simply curious to know more. To clarify the certification process and documentation requirements, a certification package has been created. If you are planning to have your project certified, it is highly recommended that you familiarize yourself with the contents of the package. This can save a lot of headache, not to mention cost, down the road. The certification package can be accessed via the Building Certification Page.

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