Steve is a NAHB Certified Green Professional, as well as a BPI certified Building Analyst and Building Envelope Professional. Steve will be discussing a current “near
Passive House” addition and whole house retrofit project in Mount Holly Vermont. He will be presenting on the materials, costs, and techniques used and the research
done to arrive at the chosen materials and construction process.This should be a good conversation on what elements of the Passive House process are elemental and
how we can apply them cost effectively to retrofit and remodel projects.
Steve Spatz is the owner and founder of RedBarn Design and Build in Shrewsbury Vermont, a construction firm specializing in high performance residential structures
and Home Performance with EnergyStar® contracting.
Redbarn was a 2011 winner of Efficiency Vermont’s “Best of Best” awards in two categories for residential energy retrofits, as well as a 2011 winner of the Home
Builders’ Association of Southern Vermont’s Excellence in Housing Awards for residential energy renovation.
1. Review of the materials, costs, and techniques used on the project.
2. Research done leading up to design decisions.
3. To dialogue on what elements of the PH process are elemental.
4. Review cost effective solutions for applying PH technique to retrofit projects.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
• Others interested in Retrofits
Steve Spatz, owner of RedBarn Design and Build in Shrewsbury, is an Energy Star and BPI-certified contractor, as well as a National Association of Home Builders Certified Green Professional. He may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.