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North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo
Making Big Work: From NYC Highrises to the American Prairie

GBCI: 0920009504

Learn about the challenges and opportunities of big Passive House projects like mixed-use high rise development in NYC.

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About

US industry is in a critical phase, as large Passive House building projects are being developed, and new questions arise as to the challenges and opportunities.  NYSERDA funded a detailed study led by FXFOWLE to examine these questions in NYC mixed-use high rise development.  And the Arnold Development Group is building a super-sized Passive multi-family project in Kansas City.  Find out what makes big projects work.

Objectives

  1. Describe common challenges in making very big Passive House buildings.
  2. Outline the goals and results of the NYSERDA funded study on mixed-use high rise development.
  3. List challenges and successful strategies to overcome them, in big low-rise development.
  4. Compare challenges between a big high-rise building and a big low-rise buildings.

Series

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

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Intermediate

Leaders

Ilana Judah & Daniel Piselli | FXFOWLE
Josephine Zurica | Dahger Engineering
Tomas O'Leary | Passive House Academy

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