Virtual Tour of Wythe Windows Factory New Jersey: NJPH and GreenHomeNYC
Tuesday May 5, 2020 - Virtually from 50 Spring Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446
We absolutely need windows in buildings, providing a sense of place and beauty, health-inducing natural light, and an option for natural ventilation. But windows are often the weakest part of the building envelope, where much of the thermal losses, air leakage, and excess solar gain happens. It doesn’t, however, have to be that way: Innovative frame and glass materials and how they are configured together can be optimized to create windows that give all the benefits while dramatically reducing the adverse effects.
Wythe windows factory has been a game-changer when it pioneered local supply for super high-performance windows meeting Passive House and other stringent national building and sustainability standards.
Got an hour? –Come learn how the raw materials are turned into state-of-the-art windows in the Ramsey NJ factory. You can do without getting off your couch on a short virtual tour planned for 5/5 at 4:00 PM, followed by Q and A with Wythe windows team. The Tour will be led by Darren Macri the co-founder of the factory and the founding member and former president of New Jersey Passive House.
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4:00-5:30pm: Presentation by Darren Macri
Come learn about a factory focused on making some of the most high-performance windows delivering them nationally.
POSTPONED - STAY TUNED Candela Lofts Presentation and Member Tour
Tuesday March 10, 2020 - 7 Seventy House - 770 Jackson Street, Club Room - 14th Floor, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Are you curious about the design of comfortable, resilient and healthy buildings? Do you want to know more about how to accomplish these goals while creating a market rate development?
Join New Jersey Passive House for our biggest Passive House presentation and meet-up of the year for a presentation and NAPHN members-only tour of the recently completed Candela Lofts Passive House Development in Hoboken. Bijou Properties, nastasi architects, and bldgtyp will present their integrated team approach to building a successful market rate Passive House multi-family housing project. Stay for snacks and drinks after the presentation to mingle with attendees and manufacturers to learn how you can build passive.
Following the presentation, a select number of NAPHN members can join the team for an exclusive private tour of one of the Candela Lofts apartments and have the unique opportunity to discuss the project in more detail with the team members first hand. Space for the tour is limited and is on a first come first served basis. Not a NAPHN member? No problem. Click here to become a member and gain access to the members only tour.
This event is for all building professionals and anyone interested in high performance building including policy makers, owners, developers, real estate professionals, and those interested in learning more about sustainable design.
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Candela Lofts Presentation and Member Tour:
6-7pm: Presentation by nastasi architects, Bijou Properties, and bldgtyp
7-8pm: Wine and cheese gathering and networking
7-8pm: NAPHN members only tour of Candela Lofts and fireside chat with the project team and manufacturers *Limited spots are available for the tour on a first come first served basis
8-10pm: Informal meetup and drinks with NJPH members at Pilsner Haus
Presentation: $10.00 - Presentation and wine/cheese gathering.
Presentation and Candela Loft Tour/Members Only: FREE - Presentation and tour free to members of NAPHN affiliates. For a list of affiliates, see here.
Friday January 17, 2020 - Jersey City Hall Caucus Room - 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Come join us on January 17th, 2020 to open a new decade of PH in New Jersey for a meeting and roundtable knowledge sharing with NJPH founders. Our team will discuss many hot PH topics including PH residential renovation projects; new guidelines on PH in educational facilities; an experimental PH project in Edgewater, NJ; PH certified manufacturing in Ramsey, NJ; our work with Jersey City Climate Action Group; and much, much more. Q&A and open discussion to follow. We'll meet at 5:30pm in the Jersey City Hall Caucus Room: https://goo.gl/maps/qDFsyJY1uzz43xDt7
Build The World We Want: Implementing Low Carbon Solutions
Tuesday - Saturday June 25-29, 2019 (Includes Workshops & Tours) - Metropolitan Pavilion - 125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011
Don't miss the NAPHN19 Conference + Expo in NYC - the largest gathering of
professionals working with Passive House technology in the U.S. to date! This
premier event centered on Passive House design, high-performance building
and energy efficiency will be hosted by the North American Passive House
Network (NAPHN) and New York Passive House. NAPHN19 schedule:
Pre-conference Workshops on Tuesday & Wednesday, June 25 & 26.
Conference & Expo on June 27, 12:00pm - 5:30pm.
Conference & Expo on June 28, 9:00am - 5:30pm.
Post-conference Tours will be held on Saturday, June 29.
Register at: naphnconference.com
Whole-House Ventilation Systems Event
Thursday, April 25th @ 6:30PM - Skylounge - 615 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306
Whether it’s a single-family house, a multifamily high-rise or a commercial space, fresh air is a basic human need, but supplying it in sufficient amounts without investing an enormous amount of energy in reconditioning the fresh air is only possible through heat recovery ventilation.
But what does that mean in practice for various space configurations and building types? What are the key considerations early on in the design, and where should attention be focused as the equipment installed on site and integrated in the building? Come join a Zehnder presentation by John Rockwell and lively discussion at Skylounge (in Journal Squared) in Jersey City 6:30 PM on April 25th.
Fall 2019 - NJIT College of Architecture and Design - Newark, NJ
Come learn how to be a certified Passive House designer, and get all the knowledge you need in order to pass the PHI Certified Passive House Designer exam. This class is broken up into two portions - an in-person week-long session, followed by another week-long online module that you can take at your own pace. The certification exam will be given after the class.
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Let’s celebrate the season! Holiday NJ Passive House Get-Together
Thursday, December 13th @ 6:30PM - The Montclair Brewery -
101 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042
Come celebrate with NJPH a great year! For more information contact: Jim Muhaw
or 201-602-6374. Local Montclair craft beer will be available
and we will pass around “The Can” to contribute to ordering in pizza, etc.
This will be a presentation and discussion on the Smart Enclosure lead by Ken Levenson, 475 High Performance Building Supply Founder and Chief Operating Officer, along with two case presentations by our local design/build community. Find out more in the link below: