We Need YOUR Passive Building Expertise at the 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference!
Optimizing the Path to Zero Energy In Seattle from September 27 - October 1, 2017

95% of all certified passive building in North America is PHIUS+ Certified

PHIUS+ Certified and Pre-Certified projects now total 1.2+ Million square feet across 1200+ units nationwide

PHIUS has trained over 1500 CPHCs, 500 Builders, 200 Raters/Verifiers and now we look to your expertise to make this year's conference even better than the last.

PHIUS is pleased to open the call for papers/presentations for the 12th Annual North American Passive House Conference & Conference Proceedings Publication. This is the leading Passive Building Conference for climate-specific Zero Energy Design, Construction, and Building Science Expertise.

Call for paper topics (35 minute contributions) and workshop (1/2-1 day) proposals: 

  • Deep building science/best passive building practice
  • New technological developments, systems and materials innovations
  • Latest policy and financial tool developments
  • Passive source-zero buildings + renewable grid solutions 
  • Case studies from all climates using all construction types: Single, Multifamily (lo, mid, hi), commercial, retrofits, source zero projects
  • International climate-specific passive building solutions

Submit your Abstracts by April 28 via PHIUS.org/NAPHC2017


WUFI Passive Version 3.1

This update includes:
New Results Reports: Site Energy Report, Source Energy Report, REM/Rate Report
Increased User Friendliness: Comment Box, F1 for Help Files, PHIUS+ Certification Tool Tips
Technical/Calculation Updates: Manual J Method for Cooling Load, PHIUS+ Source Zero Output, PHIUS Heat Pump Protocol Calculators/Devices, AHRI Calculator for Ventilation Units, Infiltration Calculation Bug-Fix

Users of WUFI Plus 3.x can download the update free of charge. Please log in to your account at the WUFI Web shop (https://wufi.de/en/webshop/), there you can find the update link in the “My Orders” menu.If you’d like to give it a test drive, Download WUFI Passive Free v3.1 here (https://wufi.de/en/service/free-wufi-versions/).

Learn more: blog.phius.org