Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Intro to Passive House

February 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

PassivHaus, Passive House or PH for short: we know you have been hearing about it, if you subscribe to high-performance building. This well-known standard has made its way to the Americas and now is growing roots in Massachusetts. Come connect with the leaders at Passive House Massachusetts and learn the basics of the system.

Passive House comprises a set of design principles used to obtain a quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency and building comfort. Where did the Passive House standard come from and how has it evolved over the years? In this session, participants will learn the history of Passive House as a building concept and the differences between the national and international standards as well as how they relate to LEED and other building standards. A great opportunity to learn the basics of Passive House and get your questions answered.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the basics of Passive House principles

  2. Introduce yourself to Passive House Massachusetts and how you can learn more in upcoming sessions

  3. Find out how Passive House is being integrated into code in different areas nationally and internationally

  4. Network with other Passive House practitioners and those interested in the practice



Chapter members get a discount on this course!

Our members support our close-knit community of passionate practitioners. Join us in transforming the built environment to sustainable design practices. To use a member discount, enter your email address as a promotional code in the purchasing window.

Benefits for all membership types are the same with a few acceptions, including a 15% discount on all events. Please note membership with USGBC National is NOT membership with USGBC MA. Not sure if you are a member of USGBC MA? Check here.

Become a Member



February 21, 2019
8:30 am - 10:00 am


5th Floor “Meridian” Conf Room
50 Milk St, 5th Floor "Meridian" Conf Room
Boston, MA 02109
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!