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ONLINE – Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings (90) – 14 Feb 2023

Dates

Day 1 & 2: Tuesday February 14 & Thursday February 16, 2023 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (PST) each day
Day 3 & 4: Tuesday February 21 & Thursday February 23, 2023 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (PST) each day

 

Course description

An Introduction to the Passive House High Performance Buildings provides an overview of the core principles of Passive House design and building energy efficiency regulations in Canada. The course also covers the history of energy efficient buildings, energy consumption data and environmental impact, case studies and the economics of creating high performance buildings.

Recommended for

Anyone wishing to understand the basics of Passive House high performance buildings, including:

Homeowners, developers, project coordinators, realtors, subcontractors and component suppliers, architects, engineers, architectural technologists and other design professionals.

Please note this is an introductory course and does not provide the technical knowledge necessary to design and build a Passive House building. If you are ready to take on a Passive House project, we recommend registering for the Pathway to Passive House Designer/Consultant Certification (120P) series.

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding Passive House principles
  • insulation and airtightness design and construction techniques
  • Thermal bridging basic concept
  • Window placement and construction, window components and efficiency
  • Ventilation system in a Passive House building
  • Economics of Passive House design and construction
  • Case studies.

Prerequisites / required background knowledge

None

Learning resources provided

  • Digital copy of course slides
  • Recording available for 30 days following the event

Course instructor

The instructor for this course will be confirmed soon.

Course Fee

PHC Member – $198
Non-Member – $220

Professional development

Total number of learning hours: 7 (based on attendance of live course)

AIBC: 7 Core Learning Units (based of live attendance of event)
BC Housing (HPO) Training Hours: 7 CPD Informal (based on attendance of live course)
ALBNL:7 Core Learning Hours (based of live attendance of event)
AANB: 7 Core Learning Hours (based of live attendance of event)
NSAA: 7 Core Learning Hours (based of live attendance of event)
AAA webinar credits: self-reported
OAA: self-reported