Passive House North 2013 - Vancouver, Canada


Fri 27 Sep 2013 – Sun 29 Sep 2013
Westin Bay shore, downtown Vancouver

The 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. Program Affordability, cold climate challenges, large wood structures, multi-family housing, prefab construction, high-performance window design, heat recovery ventilation, airtightness testing and a consideration of the Passive House standard as a pathway to Net Zero Energy will be among the many topics. Featured speakers include Wolfgang Feist of the Passive House Institute (Darmstadt), Tomas O’Leary of the Passive House Academy (Wicklow & NYC), and Tim McDonald of Onion Flats (Philadelphia). Also speaking will be Henry Gifford, aka ‘The Boiler Man’ (New York City) and Harold Orr, one of the creators of Canada’s landmark Saskatchewan Conservation House. More info & registration: