Whether you are a resident, an investor or a politician, this free online course will help you understand the science behind the Passive House concept. Learn how it can help to have a positive impact on your life, your bank account and even your city! This course is part of the EU funded project Train to NZEB.
Get a clear overview of the Passive House standard, certification requirements and the various elements to consider when designing and constructing Passive House buildings. By taking this course you can start to prepare for the international Certified Passive House Designer exam or better follow along a PHPP/designPH workshop. It is available in several languages.
Learn how to use the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) for residential building design and certification. You will be guided step-by-step through the relevant worksheets, while learning the correct conventions for measurements and calculations. In addition, a case study will provide you with practical experience in completing and documenting PHPP calculations!
The course gives you a good understanding of Passive House certification of buildings and helps you to deepen your own competences. You learn why certification is important and how the certification process works. How to find a suitable certifier? How does the certification have to be documented? You will also get references to resources that contain important information for certification. This course was produced in collaboration by Peel Passive House Consulting, MIZU Passive House Consulting and RDH Building Science. Some examples that may be given in the course might refer to the Canadian climate conditions.The course is divided into three sessions and consists of video lectures on various topics related to the process of cetrtification of Passive Houses.