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Tue 01.19.2016

Dialing in the Efficiency of Large Building Envelopes: Meeting the Carbon Challenge with Climate-Specific Passive Building Standards


When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

Where: At The Center   

This presentation will focus on the potential of accurate, cost-optimized, climate-specific design guidelines to dial in the energy efficiency of the building envelope for large-scale buildings. Critical envelope details for large-scale multifamily and commercial passive case studies will be reviewed. The case studies will illustrate that the technology to reach ambitious passive building standards for large buildings is available and economically feasible today.

Speaker: Katrin Klingenberg, Executive Director, Passive House Institute US | PHIUS

Katrin Klingenberg is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). PHIUS promotes the adoption of Passive Building principles in North America through consultant training and certification, project certification, and educational efforts for building professionals and the general public. In 2003, Klingenberg designed and completed the first home built to meet the Passivhaus standard in the United States. She has designed and consulted on numerous successful Passive House and Building projects across North America’s varied climate zones since. In addition to her executive role she is the lead instructor for PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant training. In that role she directs curriculum development. She also directs the technical and research programs of PHIUS, and is a licensed architect in Germany.

Organized by: AIANY Building Enclosure Council
Price: Free for AIA members: $10 for non-members



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