2019 PHnw Annual Conference:10 Years of Building Beyond Zero 10 Years of Building Beyond Zero


  • Conference
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  • February 28 - March 1, 2019

February

28

Ends: Mar 1

PHnw and the Pacific Northwest Passive House Community are proud to celebrate 10 years of hard work bringing Passive House buildings to our region! These efforts are more critical than ever before, and so we're excited to present our 10th Annual Conference!

Conference Highlights:

  • Keynote Speaker Carly Coulson will discuss Invisible Sustainability: A design approach that exceeds 2030 targets by using integrated passive design and advanced energy modeling to create amazingly rich aesthetic spaces that are seamlessly high-performing. 
  • Keynote Speaker Kathie Dello, the Associate Director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and the Deputy Director of the Oregon Climate Service, will speak to how Climate Change is affecting our region. 
  • Keynote Speaker Astronaut Michael López-Alegría will speak at the Special Thursday Dinner Event. López Alegría held the record for the longest spaceflight at 215 days and he has spent more time spacewalking than any American.  Come find out the R-Value of the wall assembly on the International Space Station and get a perspective of our planet that very few people have ever had. 
  • Our 10th Anniversary Conference!  We will have a retrospective of the amazing work of Passive House Northwest and salute the founders and members of the organization that continue to strive for high-performance buildings in a climate of code minimum standards. 
  • Participate in the Policy Track of presentations and panels that will discuss the cutting edge changes municipalities are implementing to combat climate change in our region & beyond! These plans will help reshape code language by reaching for Zero Carbon & Zero Energy proposals that could radically change our built landscape.
  • Very Special Thursday Night Dinner with keynote astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria is available. Come find out the R-Value of the wall assembly on the International Space Station and get a perspective of our planet that very few people have ever had. 
  • Hosted at the Sentinel Hotel, one of Portland's most notable & beautiful hotels! Amazing rooms & spaces with historic architecture and a perfect downtown location for exploring one of the best urban areas in the country.  Bike the Green Loop, walk the Waterfront, or shop the Pearl—you will be at the center of it all! Click here to book your room at the special PHnw Conference rate.

     The last day to reserve room block rate is Tuesday, January 29, so reserve your room soon!  This rate includes all taxes and fees, and is actually the lowest rate available.

Who Will Be There?

  • Architects and designers
  • Builders and remodelers
  • Building products manufacturers and distributors
  • Real estate developers and appraisers
  • Energy consultants
  • Mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Home performance contractors
  • HVAC/Mechanical consultants
  • Renewable energy providers
  • Representatives of organizations that support the PH movement
  • And individuals from diverse backgrounds who are interested in learning more about PH!

The strength of this movement is based on the involvement and enthusiasm of people like you! We hope you will join us for what promises to be an exciting and informative program 


  • Location
    Sentinel Hotel
    614 SW 11th Ave
    Portland, OR 97205
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