What we're about

THE HUB For:

• Sharing information regarding the Passive House Standard amongst Chicago Region Passive House Consultants;

• Assisting the proliferation of the Passive House movement in the United States both publicly and municipally;

• A resource for clients investigating the use of the Passive House Standard in their next project.

• A resource for the latest building science news and practice to assist the Passive House community in designing the most energy efficient buildings possible.

Membership in the PHA-Chicago provides the best opportunity to connect with others who are concerned about reducing the impact our building's have on people and the environment. Join the rapidly expanding US and international network of Passive House professionals and interested stakeholders who have already discovered that Passive House provides one of the best ways to create buildings with better indoor air quality, increased energy efficiency, greater energy independence and reduced carbon emissions.

Members gain access and contribution rights to a wealth of Passive House tools, data, resources and industry information, as well as discounts on training, education courses, PHA events, Passive House building certifications, and more.

Links for Connecting

Join the Newsletter (http://eepurl.com/c9gH-b)

Visit the Website (https://passivehousechicago.org/)

Information about Membership (http://www.phius.org/alliance/join-support/join-the-alliance-)

Upcoming events (5+)

PHIUS + Construction on Existing Buildings in Chicago. Activator for PHIUS.

Join us as we take a deep dive into the historic Chicago residential market and explore what it takes to transform an 1890s balloon framed residence into a fully compliant PHIUS+ 2018 certified home. This presentation will provide an in-depth introduction into successful passive house retrofit solutions, as well as lessons learned, coming first hand from the project’s PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant, Design Architect, and Design MEP Engineer. The following four topics will be explored in detail: (1) existing building constraints, (2) unique building code requirements, (3) VRF heating & cooling, and (4) future repeatability. Thanks to our Host this month for providing this great facility: DataBased+ in dbHMS 303 W Erie St, Ste 510, Chicago, IL 60654 Networking before and after is Encouraged. 6:00-6:15 Introductions and Updates. 6:15-7:15 Presentation by Scott Farbman and April Hughes. 7:15-7:30 Q&A followed by updates and "Off-Site Comradery & Libations" This Meeting is also an Activator for the 14th Annual PHIUS Conference being held in D.C. on December 4th - 8th. Monthly meeting are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month and feature education topics focused on Passive Buildings with an opportunity to network with passionate individuals, and experienced practitioners. Look forward to seeing you there.

Passive House Alliance Chicago ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY with Illinois Green

Please remember to register with Illinois Green Alliance for this ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY. Passive House is thrilled to be part of this tradition. Location TBD. Monthly meeting are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month and feature education topics focused on Passive Buildings with an opportunity to network with passionate individuals, and experienced practitioners. Look forward to seeing you there.

Passive House 101: Introduction to Passive House

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We’re leading off 2020 with Passive House 101! Please stay tuned for more info about presenters and location… Monthly meeting are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month and feature education topics focused on Passive Buildings with an opportunity to network with passionate individuals, and experienced practitioners. Look forward to seeing you there.

PH Alliance - Monthly Presentation and Networking

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Monthly meeting are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month and feature education topics focused on Passive Buildings with an opportunity to network with passionate individuals, and experienced practitioners. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Mechanical Systems for Passive Buildings

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