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WEBINAR Passive House in California #WB101118A

Thu, Nov 18, 2010 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM PST

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Event Description

Join us for a special webinar discussing the Passive House standard and how it makes net-zero and energy-positive buildings feasible today in California.
FREE for Build It Green Members, only $10 for non-members.
Topic:  Passive House - A Sustainable Building Revolution in California
Description:   Expectations for building occupant comfort, health and efficiency are increasing simultaneously. The Passive House standard meets all of these requirements at once. By producing buildings with energy demands that can be met at a renewable scale of production, Passive House can future-proof our communities and put California on track to meet our greeenhouse gas emission reduction targets. The future of building is here!

An in-depth look at the Passive House standard by the leading local experts in the field, this webinar will:
  • Detail current retrofit and new construction Passive House projects and approaches in the Bay Area
  • Retrofit lessons learned and phased approaches
  • Illustrate how Passive House meets or exceeds the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan, and makes net-zero and energy-positive buildings feasible TODAY in the most cost-effective way possible
  • Explore how the Passive House standard can integrate with and enhance GPR and other green building rating systems.
Recertification CEU Value: 1.5 credits

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Michele Brown
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WEBINAR Passive House in California #WB101118A

Thu, Nov 18, 2010 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM PST

Speaker Graham Irwin and Prudence Ferreira


Graham Irwin, Essential Habitat
Graham is the Principal of Essential Habitat, a consulting firm dedicated to energy efficient, carbon neutral and sustainable construction, implemented through the Passive House standard. Graham was one of the first Passive House Consultants certified in the US, and is a founding board member of the Passive House Alliance (PHA) and Passive House California (PHCa.) He is also a USGBC LEED AP, a Build It Green Certified Green Building Professional, an NCBDC Certified Professional Building Designer, and a professional member of AIBD.
Prudence is the Founder and Principal of Integral Impact, Inc., a high-performance building and energy consulting firm with a special focus on zero and positive energy buildings and an emphasis on building physics and the Passive House energy standard. Prudence also serves as President of Passive House California. Her credentials include Certified Passive House Consultant, CA Title 24 Energy Plans Examiner, HERS + PV Rater, LEED AP, LEED for Homes Rater and GreenPoint Rater.

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