2022 MREA - The Energy Fair
Window Thermal and Structural Performance
November 10, 2020: VRF for Passive & High Performance Homes: This webinar will discuss the concept of Passive & High-Performance homes and the application of Residential Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems to meet their design and efficiency requirements. It reviews the technology and advantages of Residential VRF Systems and their performance in cold climates, the process used to properly size cooling and heating equipment, and the benefits afforded by Residential VRF Systems.
October 13, 2020: Build SMART offers factory assembled systems which incorporate improved products from lumber, sheathing, insulation, sealants and windows to meet any desired performance target and a quality that can be appreciated from all industry trade perspectives. Anyone that aspires to higher levels of building performance must pay particular attention to the quality and continuity of their: Structural Assembly; Air Control Layer; Thermal Control Layer; Water; Control Layer; and Climate-Specific Design.
475 High Performance Building Supply
July 14, 2020: Smart Enclosure: 21st Century Advanced High-Performance Building – With carbon reduction deadlines fast approaching to mitigate the worst effects of climate change, architects, engineers and builders must maximize the positive impact of their work – providing not just optimized comfort and safety but also energy efficiency and negative carbon emissions. By reviewing common assembly types, and how we can make them more durable, ecological, efficient and lower carbon, participants discuss not just a framework of building delivery, but a guide and toolkit for professionals to implement actionable solutions, today.
March 10, 2020: PHA-WI attended the the 2020 B4 Conference and held a meet and greet for members and conference attendees who were interested in learning about passive house and the push for net zero carbon.
CPHC Education Process
December 17, 2019: Meghan Hawkins presented on her experience with the Certified Passive House Consultant training and certification process.
Passive House on Mud Lake Tour
November 24, 2019: Christi Weber of PHA-WI presented to a group of UW-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning students who are competing on a Solar Decathlon project later this year. The students were able to tour the Passive House on Mud Lake to learn about passive building principles.
Door Open Milwaukee - Domus Matris
September 28, 2019: PHA-WI partnered with Door Open Milwaukee to showcase the only certified passive house in eastern Wisconsin. Learn more about the tour in our blog post. Domus Matris Architect - Bruce W. Zahn - Architect CPHC
MREA: The Energy Fair - Custer, WI
June 21 - 23, 2019: PHA-WI will be in attendance and member will provide educational presentation.