Speaker Series: October 12, 2016: Italian Market Passive House-Up on the Roof!

Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection


Invites You to Join Us

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM

West Chester, PA Borough Hall

401 East Gay Street

Room 240


To Participate in Our Program 


Italian Market Passive House-Up on the Roof!


Laura Blau, AIA award winning architect and principal of BluPath will provide us with a review of her Italian Market Passive House project.

Below is the outlined agenda she has for the meeting:


A Overview of Passive House Standard

1.Particulars ot PHIUS +

2.Zero Energy Ready Homes

B. Overview of project design, layout and features

1. orientation to south

2. front and rear decks

3 constraints of site

C. Unique aspects of this project

1 make up air unit for standard kitchen venting

2 raised plinth

3 foam free construction

D. Important of a qualified team, committed owner

1. Early pricing and constructability input from a PHIUS Certified Builder

2.Engineering team with knowlege of Passive House princples

3. Air tightness expert at early stages to strategize sequencing

4.attention to details follow through and site supervision


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