Passive House Design and Construction (120A)
Date: March 5, 7, 19, 21, 26, 28, April 2 and 4, 2024
Time: 9am – 1pm
Duration: Eight four-hour sessions
Format: (Virtual) Instructor-led Live Course
Price: $2,300.00 + HST
This course is Gold Seal accredited (4 Credits)
Overview: This course covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be used to demonstrate current best practices and teach concepts of cost assessment. Participants will also have the opportunity to solidify their learning with interactive exercises throughout the course.
Who Should Attend: Recommended for building industry professionals and individuals who are going to be involved in the design and construction of Passive House buildings or EnerPHit (retrofit) projects, including: architects, engineers, design professionals, site supervisors, general contractors, building inspectors, city planners, homeowners, investors and suppliers of high performance building materials that may be used in Passive House construction.
There are no prerequisites for this course, however it will be assumed that the participants can read blueprints and have a basic understanding of construction terminology. This course does include some use of mathematical formulas.
Facilitator(s): Passive House Canada