Passive Home Building

Passive Home Building is cutting edge in the US, proven in Europe, and a necessary innovation in home construction as we look to a future without reliance on fossil fuels. In this presentation, attendees will be introduced to the Passive House Building Standard, covering the key topics below.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the history of Passive Home Building which began in Germany in the 90’s
  • Explain the Passive House Standards, which include all aspects of the building construction
  • Explore important insights, including the building science behind the standards
  • Examine Case Studies of Passive Homes already in use in Europe and the US

CONTINUING EDUCATION
2 GBCI CE Hours
2 AIA LU/HSW/SD

 

SPEAKER
Gary Steps, Founder and President, Butterfly Energy Works
Gary founded Butterfly Energy Works in 2004. Over the last six years, he has become recognized as a green leader in the St. Louis area, both as consultant to green building projects and as a test pilot for emerging green technologies.  He has completed the intensive Passive House Consultant Training and attended the National Passive House in Portland. Gary is a member the Passive House Alliance and founder of the Heartland Passive House Alliance Chapter.

WHEN
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
3:00-5:00pm

WHERE
Room 129 at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, 4651 Shaw Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63110.  map
*Park and enter from the WEST side of the building.

FEE
$30 for USGBC-Missouri Gateway Members
$50 for Non-members

REGISTER
Click here to visit our Event Registration page.  Scroll down and click the “Register” button under the Passive Home Building event listing.

QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff by email or phone (314) 577-0225.

 

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