Passive House Consultant

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Website RDH

Making Buildings Better - For over 20 years, RDH has continued to lead change in making buildings better through the integration of science, design, and construction expertise.

Passive House Consultant – Toronto

Is purposeful climate work in your future? Is your career pursuit in the built environment? Are you energized by seeing the direct impact of your work? Do you want to work with and learn from the best building science experts in Passive House? Read on.

The Passive House Consultant will be involved in a variety of project work as a technical specialist and/or project manager to support projects focused on energy and carbon emission reduction related to the built environment. With a team of project managers and technical staff, you can expect to contribute to projects focused on low carbon and high performance buildings pursing the Passive House standard through both the International Passive House Institute and PHIUS.

Your contribution will be fundamental to addressing the climate emergency.


The Passive House standard delivers high quality, low energy, low carbon buildings that can be applied to nearly all building types and sizes. The ‘enclosure first’ design philosophy guides projects through the most stringent performance targets. As the demand for Passive House buildings grows, the need for professionals who are experienced in Passive House design and energy modelling is mounting.


We are seeking an experienced professional who has a strong interest in energy efficiency, and climate adaptation and mitigation. You have the ability to collaborate with clients, design teams, and internal team members on multiple projects, leading and switching gears as needed in a fast-paced environment. You are organized, communicate well, and can interpret technical analysis to deliver practical guidance to project teams.


  • Experience: Certified Passive House Designer or Consultant designation (CPHC/CPHD), or working towards designation, with 2-3 years experience in Passive House design or consulting.
  • Special Skills: Passive House energy modelling software PHPP and/or WUFI Passive. Understanding of building science, heat transfer, and thermodynamics fundamentals, related to energy efficient building technologies.
  • Passion: Work with a team of project managers and technical specialists to influence change through energy and carbon analysis.
  • Role: Technical and project leadership including Passive House modelling and review; design guidance, report and presentation development and review.
  • Attributes: Results-oriented, people person, life-long learner, communicate clearly, curious, questioning, detail-oriented, organized, and analytical.


RDH is an amazing place to work. A role with RDH is a career commitment to learn and grow alongside inspiring and dedicated people who care deeply about making buildings better.

We are an employee-owned consulting firm with 300 employees in nine offices across North America. Our core area of business is the integration of building science engineering, architecture, and construction management to optimize the performance of the building enclosure (walls, windows and roofs). Since our beginnings in 1997, we have become industry leaders in North America and continue to grow as we focus on technical excellence and delivering high-quality projects.

We offer a positive workplace with incredible teams, opportunities for professional growth, development and ownership. As well as your background, we seek alignment with RDH’s core values: 1) commit to excellence, 2) act with integrity, 3) work as a team 4) do what it takes, and 5) always learn.

Our collaborative teams fuel our mission of Making Buildings Better. We seek balanced representation in our teams, and to achieve a welcoming and inclusive community for all people who share a passion for our values and mission. We believe diverse thought, ideas, and voices make us great – people of different identities, races, ethnicities, genders, ages, orientations, religions, abilities, education, cultures, and skills. We are committed to equity through building teams based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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