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ONLINE – Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings (90) – 29 Jan 2024

Dates

Day 1 & 2: Monday January 29 & Friday February 2, 2023 from 10am to 12pm (PT) each day
Day 3 & 4: Monday February 5 & Friday February 9, 2023 from 10am to 12pm (PT) each day

*Dates are subject to change

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.

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.

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.

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 – $208*
Non-Member – $231

*Member prices will be displayed for current members once added to the cart

Funding Opportunities

At Passive House Canada we are committed to supporting our community in a number of ways. As a potential course participant, you might qualify for government funding that could be applied to any of our courses and certification exams. Please consult the links here to find out more about funding available in your province.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Important: please read our refund policy, available in our Course and Exam FAQs page.


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: 7 Core Learning Hours (based of live attendance of event) self-reported
OAA: self-reported