June 13, 2017 NYPH17-web-banner-Rd2_2

NYPH17 Passive House Conference & Expo – The Place to be June 16th

Make your way to 125 West 18th Street this Friday – and you won’t regret it.  It is going to be a great day of Passive House presentations, discussions, and networking from leading professionals, practitioners, policymakers, owners and suppliers from across New York and the world. From financial analysis of Passive projects to the feasibility of […]

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November 29, 2015 passivenyc

Passive NYC: Making the Pathway to 80 by 50

Passive NYC, A snapshot of low energy building opportunities, barriers, & resources, published by the the Building Energy Exchange, demonstrates that Passive House is a force to be reckoned with: in planning the future of our cities, at every level of policy making, and in building design. And 475, with our HQ in Brooklyn, is proud to […]

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April 1, 2015 PHIcertNYtimes

New York Times: Passive House Poised To Go Big

If you make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere. Passive House builders in NYC got recognition for making it happen in last weekend’s New York Times Real Estate section. As New York Passive House trumpeted, it’s been launched above the fold. There’s so much to say about this most recent take on the […]

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October 3, 2014 OneCityBuiltToLast

New York City Points to Passive House

In statements made to coincide with the recent UN Climate Summit and the highly attended People’s Climate March, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the release of the city’s new building-focused climate initiative. In a document entitled One City: Built to Last, the New York City Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability lays […]

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August 2, 2013

Let’s Make Airtightness Normal

475 partner Ken Levenson has penned a Snapshot Column for The Sallan Foundation titled Building Efficiency and Blower Doors: Essential Responses to Sandy calling for the NYC Mayor and City Council to include blower door testing in response to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy – as a first step in making airtightness the new normal.  Read […]

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June 29, 2012

Watch the Passive Passion Documentary

Passive Passion, an engaging and informative 21 minute documentary on Passive House, by Brooklyn based film maker Charlie Hoxie is now available for full viewing, right here on the 475 High Performance Building Supply website. (more…)

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