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Presenter: Darren Macri

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Cherry Hill, NJ

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 13453

Product Number: 15H NJPSVHSE 6 17 CDMN

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Description:

This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $279 (including shipping). Allow five weeks from the seminar date for delivery. Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Agenda:

Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):       11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:           12:45 - 4:30 pm


Understanding the Energy Efficiency of Conventional Construction

   Facts and figures on residential energy use

   History of energy-conserving residential construction

   Building code requirements

   Energy conservation incentives


Passive House Standard: Purpose, Principles and Development

   History of certifying agencies in US: PHI and PHIUS

   Passive House Standard: voluntary performance-based building envelope energy standard

   Energy calculations: how and when to perform them

   Energy calculation tools: an introduction to tools and their functionality

   Assembling a team to ensure quality and performance

   Examining common design features of Passive Houses


Architectural Elements of Passive Houses

   Siting, sizing and orientation

   Super-insulated envelope with minimized thermal bridging

   Efficient ventilation

   Ultra-efficient lights, fixtures and appliances

   Summer shading and cooling strategies

   Winter solar gain and heat retention strategies

   Integrating renewable energy technologies


Mechanical Systems in Passive Houses

   Optimizing heat gains

   Passive solar heat gains

   Indoor environmental heat gains

   Heat exchanger

   Supplemental heating

   Renewable energy system integration

   Energy-efficient appliances


Evaluating Passive House Case Studies

   Adapting Passive House for New Jersey

   Case studies: in the planning process, under construction and finished projects

Speakers:

Darren Macri

CEO and Founder of Bleu Nest; Certified Passive House Consultant & Tradesperson, LEED AP and Intus High Performance Windows Rep.
Over the last decade, Mr. Macri has been homebuilding and renovating projects consisting of multi-family condo conversions and single family townhouses.  He is the proud builder of New Jersey’s First Certified Passive House at 0.29 AHCn50.  Mr. Macri was selected to share his Passive House knowledge and hands-on experience as a presenter at the North American Passive House Conference in Vancouver.  He has also taught numerous continuing education classes and Passive House 101 Seminars.  Bleu Nest seeks to liberate people from the “average home building standard” by injecting high-performance Passive House know-how into their projects and out into the world so that we may all MAKE AVERAGE THE ENEMY and BUILD BETTER.