Home Calendar Master Class ONLINE: Site Supervisor –18 Apr 2023

ONLINE: Site Supervisor –18 Apr 2023

Do you already know what is im­port­ant when build­ing Pass­ive Houses, have worked on Pass­ive House con­struc­tion sites your­self and/or at­ten­ded a Pass­ive House Trades­per­son course?

If so, now is the time to ac­quire in-depth know­ledge and ex­pand on your skills for co­or­din­at­ing and suc­cess­fully ex­ecut­ing com­plex and lar­ge res­id­en­tial and non-res­id­en­tial Pass­ive House / En­erPHit pro­jects on-site.

Dates

Day 1 & 2: Tuesday April 18 & Thursday April 20, 2023 from 9am – 1pm (PT) each day
Day 3 & 4: Tuesday April 25 & Thursday April 27, 2023 from 9am – 1pm (PT) each day

Overview

This masterclass is designed for existing Certified Passive House Tradespeople to build their knowledge of other professional groups and activities which are integral to the construction of Passive Houses, with a focus on im­proving com­pet­en­cy on Pass­ive House con­struc­tion sites.

Certification for “Passive House Site Supervisor” (SiteS) can be used as a stand-alone training and certification for building professionals who are already certified as Passive House Tradespersons.

Please note: This ad­di­tion­al cer­ti­fic­ate can only be used in con­junc­tion with a val­id Pass­ive House Trades­per­son (CPHT) cer­ti­fic­ate. Ad­di­tion­al cer­ti­fic­ates do not have to be re­newed them­selves. They are auto­mat­ic­ally re­newed by the re­new­al of the main CPHT cer­ti­fic­ate. This new “add-on seal” is used in conjunction with a valid “main seal” (Tradesperson seal).

Course description

The module “Passive House Site Supervisor” (SiteS) can be used as a stand-alone training and certification for building professionals who are already certified as Passive House Tradespersons.

The goal of the SiteS course is to provide Passive House practitioners with in-depth knowledge for coordinating construction sites of complex and/or larger residential and non-residential Passive House and EnerPHit projects. Through the review of numerous examples and practical information, it also aims at providing concrete knowledge and illustrating the skills and responsibilities that are essential to successfully executing Passive House building design on-site.

The course contains topics about construction management, opaque and transparent elements of the building envelope, airtightness and mechanical services, all viewed from the perspective of the supervision of the construction site of Passive House and EnerPHit buildings. The effects of the various construction site relevant aspects on the energy balance with PHPP are also explained.

Topics

  • Construction management
  • Opaque thermal envelope: foundation and building structure
  • Opaque thermal envelope: thermal insulation
  • Airtightness
  • Windows and doors
  • Curtain wall facades
  • Mechanical systems

Learning outcomes

  • Provide with in-depth knowledge for coordinating construction sites of complex and/or larger residential and non-residential Passive House and EnerPHit building projects.
  • Deliver concrete knowledge and illustrate the skills and responsibilities that are essential to successfully executing Passive House building design on-site through the review of numerous examples and practical information, particularly topics of Passive House construction management, opaque and transparent elements of the building envelope, airtightness and mechanical services. Additionally, the effects of the various construction site relevant aspects on the energy balance with PHPP are highlighted.
  • Review issues that are relevant to most situations, no matter the place while providing the possibility to identify specific aspects that may be subject to national, regional or local norms, materials, staff and traditions

Learning resources provided

  • Digital copy of course slides

Prerequisites / required background knowledge

  • Passive House Tradesperson Certification

Recommended for

Certified Passive House Tradespeople wishing to improve competency on Passive House construction sites.

Course Instructors

The instructors for this course will be Marcel Studer, Chris Petit and Luiz Bezerra.

Course Fee

PHC Member – $945
Non- Member- $1,050

Exam Fee

PHC Member – $675
Non- Member- $750

*Exam date will be confirmed shortly.

Click here to download the learning targets for the exam.

**Please note that this course is limited to 20 participants and will be live-only.

Register soon

If insufficient registrations are received by 14 days before this course is scheduled to start, it may be cancelled. While we do our best to plan our course schedule well in advance, course dates, venues and instructors are subject to change.

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: 15 (based on attendance of live course)

AIBC Core Learning Units: TBC Core LUs (based on attendance of live course)
BC Housing (HPO): TBC CPD Informal (based on attendance of live course)
PHI: 20 Credit points (based on attendance of live course) K016_2023_CA
ALBNL: TBC Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
AANB: TBC Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
NSAA: TBC Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)
AAA: self-reported