Passive House MN Happy Hour

Join us for drinks at Fair State Brewing Co-op in Minneapolis!

This is Passive House MN’s monthly Meet&Greet (happy hour) where board members and others in the local PH community get together to discuss Passive House and drink marvelous beers.

All are welcome — whether you are Passive House practitioner, building owner, supplier, real estate agent, developer, or general supporter — we hope to see you there!

June 25, 2019
6:30 – 8:00pm

Fair State Brewing Cooperative
2506A Central Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

We will share news about upcoming local Passive House events as well as CPHT (Certified Passive House Tradesperson) and CPHD/C (Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant) trainings which we’re excited to be offering in the Twin Cities starting this November!

This Meet&Greet is planned for every fourth Tuesday of the month. The venue may be subject to change but our pursuit of Passive House for everyone will remain!

Minnesota ASHRAE Chapter Education Seminar

The MN Chapter of ASHRAE is partnering with the MN Chapter of ASPE to offer a joint Educational Seminar this spring. The format will include four lecture sessions, each with an ASPE speaker and an ASHRAE speaker, and attendees will have an option of choosing an ASHRAE or an ASPE lecture for each lecture session. Lunch, mid-afternoon breaks, and afternoon social hour with two drink tickets are included with admission. Vendor tables and sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
10:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Of particular interest for Passive House folks: 3:15 – 4:15 Track #4:

Energy Recovery for a Passive House

     Speaker: Mike Woosley, Certified Passive House Designer, Business Development Manager, Swegon

Passive House is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces the building’s ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space heating or cooling. This presentation will discuss HVAC systems for Passive House design, with a focus on energy recovery systems.


NAPHN18 Conference + Expo

Don’t miss the NAPHN18 Conference + Expo Pittsburgh’s premier event for professionals & practitioners in the fields of Passive House design, high-performance building and energy efficiency. Hosted by the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN), this year’s event is from Thursday until Sunday, October 17-21, 2018 and will feature accredited sessions and many exhibitors.

Register at

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It’s official!  Today, Passive House Minnesota inked the agreement with the North American Passive House Network to become its first chapter. This is the beginning of a new journey for PHMN, NAPHN and the Passive House movement in the United States. We are thrilled to join our experienced colleagues and friends in the endeavor to promote, educate and implement the Passive House building energy standard in North America.

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Passive House Meet & Greet September 20, 2017

Passive House Minnesota is hosting a Meet & Greet Happy Hour in Minneapolis.

Opportunity to talk and learn about the Passive House Building Energy standard and meet like-minded people. There will be local craft beer and snacks courtesy of Swegon.

We will be joined by Passive House practitioners, building owners, suppliers and supporters.

September 20, 2017
4:30pm until 6:30pm

TE Studio
901 23rd Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

Please use the Contact Form to RSVP if you are looking to attend the meeting.

Come at 3pm and join us for a Board meeting if you are interested to get involved.