Professional Trainings | Webinars
Passive House Designer/Consultant course (CPHD/C)
Become a competent Passive House planner by learning everything from how to define the thermal envelope to how to overcome frequent planning and construction challenges. This course will take you into the details of Passive House buildings to ensure that the desired energy savings are actually achieved and that the building will perform as planned!
Course audience and requirements:
These modules are aimed at all building professionals, including architects, engineers, contractors and builders. You need to have some basic knowledge of building physics and be able to use Microsoft Excel.
There are several course options, including blended learning, but they all cover the topics below over a period of 5 to 10 days. For more detailed information, please have a look at these learning targets. Some course providers also offer an additional revision session to best prepare for the Certified Passive House Designer / Consultant exam. ON DEMAND TRAINING
Passive House Tradesperson Course (CPHT)
Learn how to build a Passive House building! Gain a good understanding of the interactions and interdependency of building components in a Passive House project. This course also enables you to assess the energy efficiency of any planning modifications and to solve problems with the designers involved in construction due to a similar knowledge base.
Course audience and requirements:
These modules are primarily aimed at trades people, but other building professionals may join as well, to get familiar with the realities of the building site. You need to have some basic trades people training.
Over 3 to 5 days, the basis for a high quality building site are ensured by conveying trades people an overall impression of the interdisciplinary Passive House concept. Course participants may choose between the Building Envelope or Building Services Specialization, or take both
Professionals specializing in Passive House construction can develop a deep knowledge base and optimization skills with in-depth specialized work. Subjects include: DesignPH introduction, advanced DesignPH and PHPP; PHPP training, multifamily buildings, Therm, WUFI and more. For more information please check the upcoming training calendar.
Thermal Bridging Training | On-Demand
Thermal bridge calculations are critical for designing Passive House performance and optimizing HVAC system sizing, enclosure durability, and occupant comfort. Go at your own pace, learn the basics, and the tricks of the trade. MORE INFORMATION
PHPP Energy Modeling Training | On-Demand
PHPP energy balance calculations are the heart of Passive House design tools, giving you command of the performance outcomes of your design decisions, as you pursue architectural excellence. REGISTER
There are two methods for Designers/Consultants, as well as Tradespeople, to renew their certificates. One method is by supplying building documentation for a certified Passive House, EnerPHit retrofit or PHI Low Energy Building project, where full responsibility for the building design and the project planning using PHPP has been exercised by the applicant. The other method is through continuous education activities and the accrual of Credit Points (CP). There are many opportunities to participate in continuing educational events, such as relevant courses, webinars, events or engagement in Passive House teaching activities.
Please click here to “Earn further credit points to renew the certificate” or “Design and document a certified Passive House”