Passive House Canada

Passive House Design and Construction Course
November 17, 2016 - 9:00am - November 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
British Columbia

The Passive House Design and Construction Course is aimed at all current and aspiring building industry professionals who are motivated to learn how to build to the world’s most advanced and energy efficient construction standard.

This foundation course is offered in three modules. Each module can be taken separately, or they can be taken together in a combination that meets your needs.

Part A can be taken on its own and provides a comprehensive foundation in Passive House design and construction. These are the principles that need to be thoroughly understood in order to write the Certified Passive House Designer / Consultant exam. Part A covers the technical, social, economic, and policy elements of the standard. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will demonstrate current best practice.

Part B is meant to enable you to take on your first Passive House project. This segment of the course offers a step by step guide to using Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) to design to the Passive House standard. Participants will model a sample project in PHPP.

Part C is an online exam prep module that is self-paced. This module provides slides and exercises to help prepare you to write the Certified Passive House Designer / Consultant exam. 

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