NAPHN19 Presentation Submission
From December 17th to February 1st, we are accepting applications for the next Passive House conference - NAPHN19! The conference & expo will be held on June 27th and 28th, 2019 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.
All inquiries in regards to submissions can be forwarded to
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Selection Criteria
Conference theme: Build the World We Want: Implementing Low Carbon Solutions

Core mission of NAPHN19: To demonstrate, investigate and discuss how professionals and policymakers are utilizing and implementing Passive House today in their workplace. From fully certified buildings to rethinking how their work and the built environment is approached in new ways with Passive House methodology to make critical climate impacts. How are professionals and policymakers making Passive House work for them, and in the process, showing the transformation in how they work.

• Proposals should avoid focusing on specific products/services
• Proposals will have rich data to support concept and focus on implementation of the
Passive House Standard
• Proposals are encouraged to have highly technical focus
• Proposals should include practical guidance to attendees

Below is a list of technical and policy area topics. Each should be viewed through the lens of finding and implementing appropriate Passive House solutions in your work. Show how that process is transforming the way you think, communicate, work and implement low carbon solutions every day. Abstracts adhering to the guidelines and suggested topics below will be prioritized in the approval process.

• Strategies to reduce energy in multifamily and commercial buildings
• Efficient design of domestic hot water systems in large buildings
• Passive House retrofits (EnerPHit)
• Basis of decision-making for investors / valuation of Passive House buildings
• Renewable / sustainable energy supply / PER
• Ventilation and indoor air quality
• Implementation of climate adaptation/resiliency
• Commissioning / Facility Management / Monitoring
• Quality assurance: benefits of certification
• Building materials in focus: economics / ecology / embodied energy
• Fire and sound protection in Passive House buildings
• Tools / Digitization / BIM

Terms and Conditions
By submitting this proposal/abstract, I agree to the following terms for participation laid out by the NAPHN19 Organizing Committee:

1. If accepted, I agree to email content slides to the organizers at for review and approval no later than Monday,
May 13th, 2019.
2. No self-promotional or product-specific content shall be included in the presentation
material. (Logo and name on first & last slide only.)
3. Presentation content shall be made available to attendees in .pdf format as reference
material. (NAPHN will post to the NAPHN website after the event.)
5. Presenters shall receive a heavily reduced registration access to the conference and
workshops. ($150/per presenter vs. $450/pp for full registration.)
6. A maximum of two presenters per proposed session shall be allocated the presenter
registration discount. Additional presenters may be included in the proposal but only
two presenter discounts per session shall be included.
7. Presenters shall be formally thanked and recognized in the conference program and
website. We appreciate the effort that goes into crafting a great presentation.
8. The NAPHN19 organizers shall distribute feedback forms on sessions to attendees.
Results shall be shared with all presenters.

Thank you for your interest in presenting at NAPHN19!

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