Solar Decathlon Slam (Palo Alto): A look at what worked (& what didn't) from the Contestants

Event Date and Time: 
Sat, 05/21/2016 - 4:00pm

PHCA will host Ed May, team lead from the 2015 Solar Decathlon winning project, SURE HOUSE, to talk about how Passive House helped their project capture the Grand Prize. Ed will join other Solar Decathlon participants (TBA) to share details of what went right, what went wrong, and how we can implement the lessons learned at the Solar Decathlon in our own local projects.

Mitchell Park Community Center  

3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Solar Decathlon Slam (SF): A look at what worked (& what didn't) from the Contestants

Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 2:30pm

PHCA will host Amanda Waal (Dura Home - NYC College of Technology) and Steve Scribner (Empowerhouse - Parsons New School and Stephens Institute), team leads from the 2015 & 2011 Solar Decathlon projects, to talk about how Passive House helped their projects in this complex competition.

DPR Construction

945 Front Street

San Francisco, CA 94111

Make it Tight - Building Enclosure Air Tightness Training

Event Date and Time: 
Fri, 06/03/2016 - 1:00pm

475 and Passive House California bring you a comprehensive event about building enclosure airtightness and how to achieve it. 

In this 4-hour comprehensive training, learn:

Laney College, G160 - Carpentry Department

900 Fallon Street

Oakland, CA 94607

PHPP and DesignPH Training

Event Date and Time: 
Mon, 10/03/2016 - 8:30am

PHCA is hosting PHPP and DesignPH training in early October. The location, exact dates and registration info will be confirmed in June but start planning now!

- designPH – 2 Day Class
- PHPP – 3 Day Class

Location and dates/times will be confirmed in June. 

Learn about Building Envelope Technology!

Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 06/02/2016 - 5:30pm

Join us to learn more about key components in building envelope technology!

Two HSW / CEU's will be presented: Exterior cladding Innovation Rain screen designwith ultra compact surfacing and Exterior Air Barrier Systems - High Performance Building

Wine and Tapas will be served. AIA members receive 50% off the ticket price. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit Habitat for Humanity GSF.

More info here.


Cosentino Center San Francisco, 322 E Grand Avenue, S. San Francisco CA 94080

Laney College Passivhaus Opening Celebration

Event Date and Time: 
Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:00pm

453 Ashton Avenue

Oakland, CA