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  • NAPHN15 Conference

    NAPHN15 Conference October 1-2, Vancouver, BC Following the success of NAPHN 2014, this year’s event will bring together a global community of Passive House designers, builders, suppliers, government officials and policy analysts in the City of Gl...
  • June President's Message

    June President's Message To build on last month’s message regarding outreach with similarly-aligned organizations, PHnw is proud to support the Build Local Alliance’s Summer Event (you likely received an e-flyer a few days ago), which feature...
  • May President's Message

    May President's Message The PHnw Board of Directors recently held our annual day-long retreat, at which we recap the conference, consider the year ahead, and re-visit Board positions.  At this meeting, Alex Boetzel concluded his tenure as President....
  • Gunter Lang Tour

    Gunter Lang complete North American Passive House Network tour in Portland and Seattle Austrian Passive House expert Gunter Lang wound up a NAPHN-coordinated  eighteen day, eight city tour of North America with presentations in Portland and Seattle....
  • April President's Message

    April President's Message A big thank you to all attendees of last week's PHnw6 - it truly was the best event to date!  Also, a huge thank you to our sponsors and vendors, without whom this event would not have been possible.  And a p...
  • February President's Message

    February President's Message Largest Passive House project in North America passes air barrier test. The 57-unit Orchards passive house apartment building at Orenco Station between Portland and Hillsboro recently passed its air tightness test with flyin...
  • December President's Message

    New Website, New Newsletter, New Conference!   NEW is the exciting news at Passive House Northwest!!   What is currently emitting a soft red and white glow from your screen is in fact PHnw’s NEW Website! Beginning with this posting, ou...
  • June President's Message

    June President's Message Milestone for the PH Movement PHnw members and friends, I am excited to report great news this week from Hillsboro, OR, where a project broke ground, marking a significant milestone for the Passive House movement and the af...
  • International Passive House Days

    International Passive House Days and more! 11th Annual International Passive House Days Open House Tours November 7-9, 2014 The 11th annual International Passive House Day Tours are November 7 - 9 (Friday-Sunday).  Check the iPHA's website&nb...
  • International Passive House Days (2)

    11th Annual International Passive House Days! PHnw joined the international Passive House community with eight Passive House projects that were toured by the public from November 7th to 9th, 2014.   Over 100 guests toured the open Passive Houses, th...
  • Call for Presentations

    Call for Presentations - PHnw Conference PHNW6 The 2015 Passive House Northwest Conference, Tradeshow and Workshops Conference Keynote Speakers: Gunter Lang and Steve Hallet Workshop Plenary Speaker: Lloyd Alter   CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS AND WOR...