Welcome to Passive House Northwest!

PHnw is a community of Certified Passive House Consultants and others involved with high-performance building.  Our goal is to promote highly energy efficient construction through implementation of the Passive House standard. We are motivated by the long-term protection of the environment and climate; the promotion of sustainability, quality, and durability in building construction; the creation of a built environment that is healthy for its inhabitants; and the advancement of energy independence and the reduction of operating costs for building occupants and owners.

Passive House is the world's leading standard for energy efficient construction. It combines building enclosure efficiency and passive solar strategies in a system for designing and building cost effective, comfortable, energy efficient buildings. Its effectiveness has been demonstrated in projects in every climate zone around the world, ranging from single family homes to very large commercial and institutional structures. More than 50,000 examples have been completed worldwide.

 Building a Carbon Zero Northwest - Register Now!

Register now for Building a Carbon Zero Northwest:  March 10-11 at Ambridge Event Center. Mark your calendars - you won’t want to miss it!


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2016 Pre-Conference Workshops

Thursday, March 10 8am-11:30 am - Ambridge Event Center

Introduction to WUFI Passive - Graham Wright

What’s New: PHPP9 and Primary Energy - Renewable (PER) - Dylan Lamar, Architect, Certified Passive House Consultant & Certifier
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January President's Message

Happy new year!  2016 is off to a busy start for Passive House Northwest, with much to report.

First, thank you to our members for voting on the proposed amendments to both our Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation.

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