ONLINE – Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings (90) – 7 Dec 2021
Day 1-2: Tuesday December 7 & Thursday December 9, 2021 -10am to 12pm (PST) each day
Day 3-4: Tuesday December 14 & Thursday December 16, 2021 -10am to 12pm (PST) each day
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.
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.
- 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
There are no required prerequisites for this course.
Learning resources provided
- Digital copy of course slides
- Recording available for 30 days following the event
The instructors for this course will be confirmed shortly.
PHC Member – $198
Non-Member – $220
Total number of learning hours: 7
AIBC: 7 Core Learning Units (based of live attendance of event)
BC Housing (HPO) Training Hours: 7 CPD Informal
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
APEG credits: self-reported
ARIDO credits: self-reported
OPPI credits: self-reported
EGBC credits: self-reported