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North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo
Building Certification Pathways & Our Post Carbon Future

GBCI: 0920009518

Hear a moderated panel discussion explore the characteristics and benefits of different energy efficiency programs.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
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Reaching our post carbon future is job #1. Building energy efficiency programs are critical to success, yet there are a number of evolving options such as Energy Star, LEED, PHIUS+ and Passive House. A moderated panel discussion will explore their characteristics and how they might secure a post carbon world together.

Objectives

  1. Describe the goals of a post-carbon world and how Passive House supports that goal.
  2. Describe the basic characteristics of various energy efficicieny certification options.
  3. Outline commonalities and differences between programs.
  4. Describe how the various certification systems might work more closely toward the common goal of a post-carbon world.

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo

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Intermediate

Created by

Urban Green Council


Leaders

Jessica Grove-Smith | Passive House Institute
Jon Jensen | MaGrann Associates
Katrin Klingenberg | PHIUS

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