Worcester Passive House (WooPH) Interest Group


Worcester Passive House and High Performance Interest Group is about supporting high performance building and passive house thinking and action in the greater Worcester building design and development community. The group meets (remotely for the time being. Each meeting takes on a particular high(er) performance building topic. Most topic discussions are led by group members and some feature guest speakers. Hosted by Building Evolution Corporation.

Upcoming Events

Mill Building Electrification with minimal refrigerant

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Wesley Stanhope of Building Evolution Corporation (BEC) will discuss how large historical multi-family buildings can not only accommodate Heating and Cooling upgrades eliminating fossil fuels, but can do so with […]

Past Events


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByXL3CqQ0rg Mike Ragan from Mitsubishi Electric discussed unique applications of refrigerant-to-water heat exchangers in VRF heat pump systems, reducing the amount of refrigerant in the system or outright eliminates refrigerant […]

Cost Estimating for Passive House

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezo42gw6jdc Ken Neuhauser and Wesley Stanhope of Building Evolution Corporation (BEC) discussed the cost impacts of higher performance buildings and passive house improvements. What are the impacts of Passive House […]

Ventilation and Air Purification

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctYHeYNyhm4 Kevin Seaman President of Seaman Engineering Corporation (SEC), discussed ventilation and air purification strategies for buildings, including options available to promote IAQ, such as ionizing air purification, UV light […]

Building Commissioning; Everything is Connected

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V746_Wl03C8 Wesley Stanhope and Ken Neuhauser of Building Evolution Corporation (BEC) explain that buildings are comprised of potentially competing system that are expected to work in harmony with each other. […]

Triple-Decker Renovations: What is Value?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS8SwxdAXaw This month, Chris will continue our examination of Worcester’s housing stock with a presentation on simple – and complex – measures to improve a building’s performance. Chris’s experience specialized […]

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