Canadian Passive House Institute West

Introduction to Passive House Design and Construction
January 22, 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Town Hall meeting room, Vancouver City Hall
453 W 12th Ave.

PIBC Organized & Structured CPL Units: 7.25This one day course is a 100 level foundation course. It will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the elements of the Passive House Design, which leads to cost effective, low energy buildings with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems.What you’ll learn:- Passive house design fundamentals- Super insulated envelopes- Methods for achieving extreme air tightness- Passive house quality windows- Leading ventilation design principles- Passive house economics and costs, including what to consider when conducting an economic comparisonWho attends?Construction industry professionals, architects, designers, local government, real estate agents, developers, home owners, sustainability enthusiasts and anyone interested in learning the basics of energy efficient building.For more information and to register, please visit the event page: