Davis Square Architects’ Alena Parunina is now a Certified Passive House Consultant! Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) certification is a rigorous training that teaches design professionals, raters, and engineers principles of Passive House design and building science, as well basics of energy-modeling software. Buildings designed to meet the PHIUS+ Passive Building Standard are ultra-efficient and recognized by superior air quality, thermal comfort and durability. Alena has always been a strong advocate of sustainable design and has worked on all of the firm’s Passive House projects, and we’re proud of her accomplishments and commitment to a healthier built environment. Congratulations, Alena!