April 12, 2018


Passive House Technology & Commercial Retrofitting

Presenter: Ted Sheridan, AIA, ASA, CPHD, LEED AP, Partner Ryall Sheridan Architects

Overview: New York’s “80 x 50” plan, which requires involved countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent by 2050, is a program that informs how end-users make energy consumption choices and depends on them increasing their use of non-fossil fuel / renewable energy sources.  The clearest path to achieving this goal is to rapidly retrofit a majority of New York City buildings to the Passive House standard—radically reducing the amount of energy they require for heating and cooling.  A case study Passive House, LEED Gold commercial retrofit in Brooklyn will be presented. 

Ted Sheridan AIA, ASA, CPHD, LEED AP, is a partner at Ryall Sheridan Architects in New York. He earned his Bachelor of Environmental Studies and his Professional Architecture Degree at the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  Before entering the field of architecture, Mr. Sheridan worked in the sciences for the Atomic Energy Commission of Canada at the Deep River Nuclear Research Facility in Deep River, Ontario and Canadian Industries Limited in Toronto.  Mr. Sheridan’s areas of expertise include high-performance, low energy building design and the science of architectural and musical acoustics.  An instrument maker, and musician he has instructed courses on architectural acoustics and the physics of musical instruments at the Parsons School of Design in New York and has lectured on the subject at the University of Virginia, Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, New York University and UMASS Amherst.

This lecture is accredited for 2 LU/HSW credits through the American Institute of Architects.

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Passive House Technology & Commercial Retrofitting

April 12, 2018, 12-2PM

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