Category: Passive House

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NAPHN 17 Conference and Expo – Oakland, CA

We are proud to announce that Michael Ingui will be one of the presenters at the North American Passive House Network 17 Conference and Expo.  He will be discussing The American Dream Renewed: Passive House Plus for Everyone on Saturday, October 7th at 1PM.  His presentation will primarily be focusing on our experience with two Brooklyn…

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Congrats to 105 for its Passive House Certification!

We’re happy to announce that 105 Willow Street has been certified by Passive House Institute to meet the Enerphit standard. In an effort to defy the narrow dimension of the house, we created a 2 story dining space centered on a rear bay extension that opens to a rear patio.  The focal point is accented…

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2017 New Gravity Housing Conference

We are excited to announce that Michael Ingui, along with Jordan Dentz (Levy Partnership) and David Fineehirsch (Urban Artisan) will be giving a presentation on “Real World Challenges of Passive House in the Real World Market” at the 2017 New Gravity Housing Conference in Philadelphia on Thursday, August 3rd.  He will be discussing the Passive…

Events

BIA to Host Passive House Days Kick-Off Reception

  Friday, November 11, 2016 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Carroll Gardens Passive House: 16 3rd Place, Brooklyn NY  The 2016 International Passive House Days in New York will not be complete without a kick-off party! Baxt Ingui Architects is proud to be hosting the New York Passive House kick-off event to celebrate another year of Passive House Days.…

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Manhattan Gets its First Certified Passive House

Historic Landmark Townhouse Receives Dual Certification  LEED Platinum for Homes meets Passive House this September, as Manhattan welcomes its very first Certified Passive House. A Passive House is a building which optimizes indoor air quality, offers extreme thermal comfort to its tenants, and uses up to 90% less energy than a conventional building. The meticulously…

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1st Passive Plus House in the United States!

Baxt Ingui is excited to share that 78 Third Place is the first Passive Plus House in the United States!   We would like to thank everyone on the team for their creativity and hard work. 78 Third Place is one in a series of 7 Passive Houses that was included in a highly collaborative…

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1st Certified Passive Project in Manhattan

Manhattan has its first Passive Certified project!  25 West 88th Street is both Passive Certified as well as certified LEED Platinum. Meticulously restoring the Landmarked front facade and reinstalling the original stoop that was previously removed made for an exceptionally interesting project. The combination of Passive House certified construction and LEED Platinum requirements have raised…

Events

Passive House Seminar

A Systematic & Collaborative Approach to Designing & Building a Passive House When:  Thursday, March 24, 2016 starting at 9am Where: 16 3rd Place, Brooklyn, NY (map) With over 8 townhouses in NYC targeting Passive House (5 that are in NYC Landmark protected districts, 1 that is already certified, and 1 that is also LEED Platinum),…

Events

Passive House Window Installation Seminar

When: Friday, March 4th, 2016 Where: 16 3rd Place, Brooklyn, New York (map) This is a great opportunity to learn more about the benefits of the high performance windows used in a certified passive house including better thermal and acoustic performance. Attendees will also have the opportunity to see the techniques for tighter window installations and air…