The scarcity of Passive House windows manufactured in North American means architects and contractors have to look overseas for these products. That is about to change.
Madison, WI (PRWEB) August 10, 2015
When the first Passive House was built in Darmstadt, Germany, there was not a single window on the market that met the stringent Passive House performance requirements. Fast-forward to today, and the situation is vastly different: a robust European market with over 200 certified Passive House window products.
In Canada and the U.S., the Passive House market is heating up. With countless low, mid and high-rise projects in the works, the demand for Passive House quality windows is increasing exponentially. Unfortunately, the scarcity of Passive House windows manufactured in North American means architects and contractors have to look overseas for these products.
That is about to change. In an effort to meet the growing demand for locally-sourced high-performance windows, the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) has organized a series of workshops designed to provide local designers and window manufacturers with a solid understanding of how to design, build, and certify a window to the International Passive House Standard.
The workshops will be hosted in three regions:
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 in Madison, WI
Monday, September 28, 2015 in Toronto, ON
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 in Vancouver, BC (in connection with NAPHN15)
Who Should Attend:
All North American window manufacturers and designers interested in learning how to design a profile to achieve certification and the qualifications required to meet the International Passive House Window Certification criteria.