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  • Introduction

    Welcome to this teaser!

    There are ten topics: each one is divided into sub-units including a video presentation, followed by further material and a short quiz that you can take several times if you have a Moodle account.

    In this teaser you can go through the following sub-units for free:

            1.1 What is a Passive House?
            1.2 Passive House and NZEB
            5.1 What is a thermal bridge?

    We hope you have an enjoyable experience. For more information, please download the learning targets covered in the full version of the e-learning course "Passive House Fundamentals".

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

    The Passive House Team

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    1 - PASSIVE HOUSE : Principles, aim and scope

    1.1 What is a Passive House
          > Review quiz

    1.2 Passive House and NZEB
          > Review quiz

    1.3 Economics, life cycle costs
          > Review quiz


    Final quiz about the Passive
    House principles
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      2 - BASICS : Heat and humidity

      2.1 Heat transfer
            > Review quiz

      2.2 Humidity basics
            > Review quiz

      2.3 Humidity in the building
            > Review quiz


      Final quiz about physical basics
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        3 - BUILDING ENVELOPE : Opaque elements

        3.1 Continuous insulation layer
              > Review quiz

        3.2 Insulation materials
              > Review quiz


        Final quiz about opaque elements
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          4 - BUILDING ENVELOPE : Transparent elements

          4.1 Passive House windows
                and installation
                > Review quiz
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            5 - BUILDING ENVELOPE : Thermal bridging

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            6 - BUILDING ENVELOPE : Airtightness

            6.1 Importance of airtightness
                  > Review quiz

            6.2 Airtightness implementation
                  basics
                  > Review quiz

            6.3 Airtightness testing basics
                  > Review quiz


            Final quiz about airtightness
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              7 - TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT : Ventilation

              7.1 Why do we need to ventilate
                    > Review quiz

              7.2 Ventilation concepts for a
                    Passive House
                    > Review quiz

              7.3 MVHR anatomy and
                    specifications for certification
                    > Review quiz


              Final quiz about ventilation
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                8 - TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT : Heating and DHW

                8.1 Heat supply for space heating
                      and Domestic Hot Water
                      > Review quiz

                8.2 Heat storage and distribution
                      > Review quiz


                Final quiz about heating
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                  9 - TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT : Cooling

                  9.1 Passive House in warm
                        conditions
                        > Review quiz
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                    10 - PHPP

                    10.1 Energy balancing with PHPP
                            > Review quiz

                    10.2 Renewables
                            > Review quiz

                    10.3 PER and classes
                            > Review quiz


                    Final quiz about PHPP
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                      Final Assessment

                      Final assessment

                      This assessment will be only available once.
                      In case of success, you will be granted a certificate of participation.

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                        Further training opportunities

                          

                        Certified Passive House Designer & Consultant course

                        6th to 14th November 2017 in English

                            at the Passive House Institute, Darmstadt (Germany)



                        PHPP & designPH Workshops

                        > 13th to 16th November 2017 in English

                        > 19th to 22nd September 2017 in German

                        at the Passive House Institute, Darmstadt (Germany)

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