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Study Suggests How Barriers to Passive House Projects Can Be Reduced

Posted February 19th, 2015 by Russ Weiser

PHNW Conference 2015

Authors Julie Kriegh (Kriegh Architects), Mike Fowler (Mithun Architects) and Russ Weiser (HKP architects) will be presenting a study at the upcoming Passive House Northwest Conference in Seattle on March 27th, 2015 entitled,

“Agile + Elegant + Passive House: Increasing Perceived Value while reducing Perceived Risk”

The presentation will analyze barriers to Passive House construction in order to understand the Perceived/Value/Risk Dynamic; Learn from the software industry- Describe 10 steps of integrated project delivery using Agile methods to align values and achieve greater assurance for successful outcomes; Describe how to reduce risk and attract funding using Agile integrated project delivery; and Show how to incorporate innovative financial incentives for new construction projects.

Passive House construction will save energy over the long run and provide the comfort and health benefits people want if the initial barriers can be reduced.  Come join us at the Passive House Northwest Conference to see how this can be accomplished.

Click this link to be directed to the March 27th Passive House Northwest 2015 Annual Conference page.  Earlybird Registration ends February 23rd, 2015