Presenter Resources

Path to Zero –

Comfort, Health, Resilience, Carbon Action

The North American Passive House Conference is the leading passive building conference for climate-specific zero energy design, construction, and building science expertise.


Congratulations on being selected to present at the 13th Annual North American Passive House Conference in Boston, Massachusetts! We are pleased to have accepted your paper and presentation proposal. You will be assigned a presentation slot as soon as we have received your registration. We also ask that you expand your abstract into a 5-6 page paper to be published in the Conference Proceedings publication. (Please use this paper template (download .docx) when submitting your final draft.)

Once you’ve committed to presenting, please check the Core Conference schedule (coming soon) or Pre-Conference Workshop schedule (coming soon) for your presentation time. Exact schedule will be available after the July 1 RSVP deadline.



June Notification of Paper Acceptance + Invitation to Present If accepted, you are invited to expand your abstract/findings into a 5-6 page paper, and present those findings/information during the Core Conference days of the 13th Annual North American Passive House Conference (September 21-22). Your final paper will be published in the 2018 Conference Proceedings.
July 1 Deadline to RSVP + Register to confirm your intent to submit a paper & present at NAPHC2018 Two (2) Presenter discount-rate Core Conference registrations granted per accepted abstract.

All presenters are eligible to register for Pre-Conference Workshops and the Passive Projects Tour at the PHAUS Member rate.

July 1 Initial Draft of Paper due for Technical Committee Review Download Paper template

Click to submit your draft

ALL SUMMER GET EXCITED! Tweet/Facebook etc using official Conference hashtag: #NAPHC2018 !
July 27 Technical Committee returns comments
August 24 Final Paper due for inclusion in Conference Proceedings Publication Accepted format: Paper template, Word (.doc/.docx), do not submit PDFs

Limit inclusion of Images/Graphics/Diagrams; papers will be printed black/white

Page limit: 5-6 pages (11 pt Times), limit includes graphics

Click to submit your Final Paper

September 3 Presentation Slides due for review PHIUS will arrange for CPHC®, AIA & other learning credits & will supply CPHC/AIA required intro/conclusion slides on location. Per AIA requirements, logos may only appear on the first and last slide of your presentation.

Click to submit your Slides

September 19-23, 2018 Present at 13th Annual North American Passive House Conference Workshop dates: September 19-20

Core Conference/Presentation dates: September 21-22

(Tour: September 23)



Payment requested within 2-weeks of invoicing

Conference presenter registration cancellations made by August 1, 2018 to will receive a 75% refund. Cancellation requests made by August 31, 2018 will receive a 50% refund. Conference presenter cancellations made September 1 or later will not be refunded. All cancellations forfeit their presentation slot in the Core Conference schedule.