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Leading Passive Building Conference Showcases Proven Path for Combating Climate Change: Emissions Down, Power Up!

Registration Opens for PhiusCon 2022 Bringing High-Profile Speakers and Highlighting Cutting-Edge Technology and Ground-Breaking Net-Zero-Energy Building Designs

CHICAGO, June 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- PhiusCon, the leading passive building conference for climate-specific zero energy design, construction and building science, returns to Chicago for its 16th year from October 25-28, 2022. The much-anticipated conference, hosted by Phius (Passive House Institute US), a non-profit organization delivering what is quickly becoming the de facto industry standard for high performance zero energy building, brings together building science experts, manufacturers and attendees who all seek to reduce the impact of buildings as a contributing factor to climate change by:

The event welcomes everyone interested in learning how buildings and homes are our path to mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change - register HERE.

This year's conference focuses on the "path to net-zero," introducing new features such as a Bridge Track for those new to passive building and a slate of "Mini Keynote Addresses'' from top thought leaders in the industry on topics such as using Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) towards carbon neutral, cost-neutral high-rise affordable housing, retrofits in place, electrification of systems and passive building science, as well as several tours of notable Phius projects throughout the city and surrounding suburbs (tour tickets sold separately). PhiusCon will also host its eighth annual Phius Design Competition, displaying the most innovative, high performance Phius certified projects.

Additionally, a large exhibit hall brimming with state-of-the-art technologies and systems from leading manufacturers in the high performance building industry, relevant for passive and zero energy building, will be onsite for exploration and learning. Open during the show, the Exhibit Hall will also be open to the public for preview the night before the conference (October 25 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm) at no cost, providing a unique opportunity for those interested in exploring more about Phius and passive building. Attendees can also earn continuing education credit through AIA and Phius Professional CEUs.

High-res conference images HERE. Please credit Phius.

Confirmed featured speakers include: Zero Energy Program Director Gabriela Martin of the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation; Architect, Founder and Longtime Climate Activist Laura Nettleton of Thoughtful Balance; Architect John Woelfing of Dattner Architects; Dr. Allison Bailes, founder of Energy Vanguard; and Leading Building Scientist Joe Lstiburek. Headlining the conference as the keynote speaker is Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas H. Holm who currently serves as Institute Director of the Forschungsinstitut für Wärmeschutz e. V. Munich, the professor of building physics studied physics. More notable speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Now through June 30, 2022, attendees can save $100 on core conference admission with code "earlybird".

Register today at http://www.phius.org/phiuscon.

About Phius
Phius is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to decarbonizing the built environment by making high-performance passive building the mainstream market standard. We train and certify professionals, maintain and update the Phius climate-specific passive building standard, certify and quality assure passive buildings, certify high-performance building products and conduct research to advance high-performance building.

For Media Inquiries:
Jennifer Ritchie, Carolyn Riesinger
Revolution PR for Phius

Media Contact

Revolution PR for Phius, Phius, 1 206-354-8049, phius@revolutionpr.com



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