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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
Conventional residential energy use History of energy-conserving residential construction Energy conservation incentives Current weatherization tactics
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 Passive House energy calculations 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
Elements of Passive House Design
Siting, sizing and orientation Super-insulated envelope with minimized thermal bridging Efficient mechanical ventilation Ultra-efficient lights, fixtures and appliances - plug loads Summer shading and cooling strategies Winter solar gain and heat retention strategies Integrating renewable energy technologies
Mechanical Systems in Passive House
Heat exchangers Supplemental space conditioning for micro loads Renewable energy system integration
Evaluating Passive House Case Studies
Adapting Passive House for local climate Case studies: in the planning process, under construction and finished projects
Jason Morosko, MSME, CPHC
Vice President of Engineering with UltimateAir, Inc.
Mr. Morosko is a vice president with UltimateAir, a research, design, and manufacturing company of leading technology air-to-air heat exchangers. Mr. Morosko is a 12-year veteran in this field, and he holds bachelors and masters degrees in heat transfer engineering. He became a certified Passive House consultant, and has taught the curriculum to become a certified Passive House consultant. Mr. Morosko has built his own Passive House duplex, and he has consulted on various Passive House projects in the particular areas of mechanical systems, shell design, and ventilation.
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