Letter to the City of Minneapolis

Proposed Minneapolis Homes Policy

November 11, 2020

Minneapolis City Council and Staff,

We would like to commend the City of Minneapolis’ stated desire for all new buildings to be net zero energy and achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, and for the desire to put real money behind these goals.

But we are compelled today to notify you, as your local building professionals, leaders and experts, that the city of Minneapolis is moving forward with a sustainability plan that does not scientifically add up to meeting their own Climate Action Plan.

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Passive House 2020 – Choose Your Future

Passive House 2020 - Choose Your Future

Don’t miss Passive House 2020: Choose Your Future, NAPHN Conference, now online. The largest gathering of Passive House professionals and suppliers, to date, in the US. Its core mission is to demonstrate and discuss how (and why) building owners, developers, and occupants are choosing Passive House to improve outcomes, minimize uncertainty and risk, provide more control, increase performance and enhance well-being.

Every Wednesday Afternoon, 1-4 pm EST for 6 weeks from June 24-July 29.

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Free Online Lunch & Learn Friday, May 15 at Noon: High Performance Roof Daylighting with 475 High Performance Building Supply

Passive House Minnesota is partnering with 475 High Performance Building Supply’s Jeremy Latriano, CPHT, on a lunch and learn session which covers design considerations for roof daylighting of all types and sizes – commercial or residential, flat or pitched roof, light tube or wall-to-wall roof glass. Proper integration and design decisions result in roof daylighting that addresses energy, light, health, ventilation, comfort, and overall wellness of both occupants and the longevity of the building envelope.

The lunch and learn qualifies for 1 AIA CEU

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