Certified Passive House Primer Course

This one day program will give attendees an in-depth insight into how Passive House bridges the performance gap focusing on the five key elements of insulation, airtightness, thermal bridging, windows and mechanical services.

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Target Participants:

This course is aimed at anyone interested in high performance buildings, including architects, designers and consultants as well as contractors, product suppliers, educators and researchers.

Duration:

6.5 hours of classroom training, from 9am to 5pm.

Format:

Combination of presentations, exercise, debate and pro-demo in the application of airtightness and window technologies.

Trainer: 

In-House Passive House Expert.

Class Size: 

Class size is typically 10 to 20 persons.

Accreditation:

This programme is accredited by the American Institute of Architects and is worth 6.5 Learning Units


 Learning Objectives:

  • Define the Passive House Standard and explain Space Heating and Cooling Demand, as well as Heating and Cooling Load;
  • Summarize key features of a range of built case study projects, including domestic and large scale commercial;
  • Overview of key construction elements including insulation, airtightness, thermal bridging, windows, energy recovery ventilation;
  • Complete a variety of hands-on classroom exercises in energy balance calculations;
  • Appreciate practical construction issues based on a 'pro-demo' by practitioners involved in airtightness and high performance window installations;
  • Understand the practicalities and benefits of using the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP); and
  • Appreciate key issues involved in designing projects to the Passive House standard.


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Certified Passive House Primer Course

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New York, December 2014

Event date - December 10th 2014

 

Course Fee:

$95 per person

This includes:

  • Tutor notes sent via e-mail
  • AIA Accreditation as well as a coffee break.

Lunch can be availed by Participants in nearby eateries.

Venue

AEA Main Office
505 Eighth Avenue Suite 1000
New York
New York, 10018
United States
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Trainer

In-House Passive House Expert.

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