Passive House Western Pennsylvania (PHWPA) is a membership organization dedicated to lowering energy use in buildings.  PHWPA’s goal is to provide education, promote awareness, transparent resource sharing, and advocacy for Passive House strategies for commercial and residential buildings in our region.  In pursuing this goal we will foster a collaborative network to unify the Passive House community in this region and in the country.

Showcase Projects

  • Midtown Passive House

    Midtown Passive House

    The goal of this project was to design to the passive house standard and achieve certification from PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) for the production home builder Brookfield Homes. Brookfield Homes objective was to offer this passive house as an energy efficient upgrade option to their existing base plans offered at the Midtown development.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Introduction to Passive House!

    June 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  2. NAPHN 2017 Conference

    October 4 - October 7
  3. NAPHN 2018 Conference in Pittsburgh!

    October 1, 2018