Recordings Still Available On-Demand! – Mechanicals and Passive Buildings

There’s Still Time to Purchase Access to the Summit Recordings!

The passive building community has established best practices when it comes to the envelope.

Mechanical systems? Not so much. Low-load buildings present special challenges to practitioners and equipment manufacturers.

The Mechanical Summit brought experts together to advance the conversation about solutions.


See Full Roster of Presenters

Each day of the Summit was devoted to a key issue and explored components and practices that can create a solid mechanical systems across different climates.

Registration provides access to recordings of the live discussions and pre-recorded content from each day of the Summit:


On-Demand Recordings of Live Daily Panels (full schedule)

On each evening of the summit, presenters summarized their pre-recorded content and then engaged in conversation and Q&A on the topic of the day. Each day’s live panel counts for 2 CEUs.

On-Demand Pre-recorded Content (full schedule)IMG_5802

PHIUS hosted pre-recorded presentations from mechanical experts and manufacturers keyed to each day’s theme:

Monday, 4/19: Design Principles / Best Practices

• Balanced Ventilation Principles for Low Load Homes and Buildings
• Heat Pump Design Principles for Low Load Buildings
• Ventilation Integrated Space Conditioning
• Moving Air Efficiently & Quietly Through Ducts
• Why Your Shower Feels Wimpy: And What You Can Do About It!
• Tales from a PHIUS+ Rater/ Verifier

Tuesday, 4/20: Gap Solutions / Tools

• Heating / Cooling Load Calculation: What we have and what we need
• Controls – Threat or Menace?
• Seven Steps for Effective Project Management
• Measured vs Modeled Performance of a Senior Living Passive Building

Wednesday, 4/21: Products / Systems Designs

• Getting Passive House Mechanicals Right: Lessons learned from a builder/installer
• New PH mechanical systems and approaches for multi-family, Realize pods
• Low carbon HVAC: Centralized vs. Decentralized
• US Market Conundrum
• Dehumidification Basics
• CERV2 Smart Ventilation
• Energy Recovery Ventilation & IAQ: Can we justify more mechanical ventilation? If so, why, how, & what’s next?

Thursday, 4/22: Earth Day: Zero Energy and Carbon / Electrification

• Passive Buildings as Baseline for the New Grid
• Domatic – Intelligent Power
• Mechanical Dissonance in the Chase for Net Zero Energy
• Changing the Electrical Foundation of Buildings
• The Silver Bullet: Achieving deep decarbonization and resilience through V2X technologies


Purchase access to all recordings from the entire event or a la carte:

  1. You can register for all four days at a discount
  2. Or select individual days/panels


Access Fee (Non-Member):

One Day: $55 (each)
Full Conference Package: $200

Access Fee (PHIUS Alliance Member):

One Day: $44 (each)
Full Conference Package: $176
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