The International Passive House Association (iPHA) is soliciting creative ingenuity to underscore its newly launched #EfficiencyFirst campaign. Adherents and social media followers have been challenged to use common household objects to symbolize the Passive House philosophy of maximum design synergy and minimal mechanical intervention.
“Our visual Passive House example is in need of a retrofit,” states the call for new concepts to replace the current thermographic images of an insulated thermos beside a pot idling on a coffee-maker element. The quest for new everyday items to exemplify Passive House is open until March 1.
The winning effort will be posted on the iPHA website and incorporated into a planned year of active messaging on the theme that energy efficiency is the foremost step in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The contest winner will also be offered his or her choice of complementary enrollment in the Passive House designer or PHPP expert course or free registration to the 25th International Passive House Conference in Wuppertal, Germany in September 2021.