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North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo
Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT): In The Country & City

GBCI: 0920009521

With completed homes in Canada and a planned mid-rise multifamily building for Manhattan, find out what makes Cross-laminated timber Passive Houses cost effective and compelling.

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Cross-laminated timber construction in combination with Passive House performance is becoming the ultimate statement in sustainability and comfort. With completed homes in Eastern and Western Canada and a planned mid-rise multifamily building for Manhattan, find out what makes CLT Passive Houses cost effective and compelling.

Objectives

  1. Describe the sustainabile qualities of CLT construction.
  2. Outline why CLT construction is suitable for Passive House buildings.
  3. List some of the lessons learned in using CLT in home construction.
  4. Describe the primary challenges in using CLT construction in an urban context.

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

Malcolm Isaacs & Tomaz Stich | CanPHI
Stas Zakrzewski | Z+H Architects
Matthew Lee | PW Lee Properties LLC

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