NYC Chapter Passive House Webinar Series, Part 1: Intro to the PHIUS+ 2015 Standard and WUFI Passive
Description: This is a recording of a NYC Chapter webinar, held on Feb 16, 2017.
This is the first of a 3-part series about passive house standards. We will start by exploring the development of the climate-specific PHIUS+ 2015 standard developed by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). This webinar will generally review how to achieve certification for new and existing buildings. Additionally, this will include an overview and demo of the WUFI® Passive energy modeling software, which is used for project design and optimization, as well as for demonstrating compliance with the PHIUS+ 2015 standard. WUFI Passive is a powerful user-friendly passive building energy modeling software tool developed by Fraunhofer IBP that is uniquely suited to the North American market.
Part 1 of the series qualifies for 1 PHIUS CPHC CEU, which must be self-reported with a code that will be provided at the end of the webinar.
Part 2: An Intro to the Passive House Institute (PHI) and PHPP, presented by Edward May, NYPH (Coming in March 2017!)
Part 3: A Practitioner’s Perspective to the PH Standards, various presenters (Coming in April 2017!)
Link with instructions on how to download WUFI Passive Free:
Link to the PHIUS+ Certification GuideBook referenced in the presentation:
Lisa White has been with Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) since 2012 and currently serves as the Project Certification Manager. She is also an instructor for Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC®) and WUFI Passive software trainings. White holds a degree in Environmental Sustainability with a minor in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and she is currently pursuing her Master’s in Energy Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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