Passive House Construction Standards & Affordable Housing Development

RiseBoro Community Partnership

September 30, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

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Add to Calendar 2020-09-30 10:00:00 2020-09-30 12:30:00 America/New_York Passive House Construction Standards & Affordable Housing Development Virtual Training via Zoom Make sure you have Zoom downloaded to your computer.

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Special Passive House ZOOM Presentation!

Ryan Cassidy, Director of Properties with RiseBoro Community Partnership (formerly Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council), will explain Passive House construction standards and the principles of super insulation, airtight building and apartment construction, eliminating thermal bridging, and energy/heat recapture/exchange. Passive House construction has been accomplished at the same costs as general construction methods, saves from 50% to 70% of standard energy usage, and is very appropriate for affordable housing development in NYC. We will also look at the potential hurdles and various crucial roles played by the CDC non-profit sponsor.

Mr. Cassidy oversees the operation of over 1800 units of affordable housing in nearly 200 buildings. He has also developed and monitored the construction of over 1,000 units of affordable housing. His development experience ranges from two-family home ownership programs to large multi-family complexes with retail and community facility components. He supervised the construction with retail and community facility components. He supervised the construction of the first multi-family affordable Passive Houses in NYC and is a PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant. RiseBoro is committed to attain Passive House standards for their entire pipeline, currently scheduled at 1,000 units across 12 projects in the next 3 years.

This event is applying for 2.5 CPHC CEUs:

Learning Objective Number 1: Describe the financing options available in NYC affordable housing new construction/renovations that provide opportunities to reach Passive House standards.

Learning Objective Number 2: List goals and objectives that are shared by affordable housing developers and Passive House construction standards.

Learning Objective Number 2: List goals and objectives that are shared by affordable housing developers and Passive House construction standards.

Presented by: Ryan Cassidy, Director of Properties with RiseBoro Community Partnership 

Virtual Training via Zoom

Make sure you have Zoom downloaded to your computer.