9th Annual North American Passive House Conference
Bay Area, CA
September 10-14, 2014


To all the presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees–you made it a fantastic few days for the passive building community. Special thanks to PHCA for making the tour a great success.

Check out the Breakout Session schedule for links to presentation slides, as they’re made available.

*NEW* – 2014 Conference Proceedings PDF now available for purchase!

See you next September–in Chicago! (We’ve got a little architecture we’d like to show you.)

keynote speakers:

bill rose & achilles karagiozis

Rose-Bill-wbrWilliam B. Rose is a Senior Research Architect at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Seichi Konzo, the principal author of double-wall superinsulation—the Illinois Lo-Cal House—was his university mentor. Mr. Rose’s university research is on energy and water in buildings. He is the author of the book Water in Buildings, and for 12 years he was the handbook chair of the ASHRAE committee responsible for the ASHRAE Handbook chapters on building envelopes.


KaragiozisDr. Achilles Karagiozis is a Director of Building Science at Owens Corning and is responsible for leading, shaping, driving, educating and training others in energy efficiency and green building science at Owens Corning. His activities involve feeding Owens Corning’s innovation pipeline with customer-inspired and building science-informed solutions.


Joe LstiburekAlso Joe Lstiburek is leading a Pre-Conference Workshop on Building Science Fundamentals.

Joseph Lstiburek, B.A.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D., P.Eng., is a principal of Building Science Corporation and an ASHRAE Fellow. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Building Science at the University of Toronto. He is a building scientist who investigates building failures.

 Conference Attendees

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