Designer Training

Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant (CPHD/C):

From $1,750.00

NAPHN’s Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant course is the premier training program for Passive House building professionals. Supported by a 25+ year history of global technical leadership by the Passive House Institute, and over 7 years of successful American instruction, from Maine to California, by the Passive House Academy – this course is specifically designed to teach the international Passive House Standard to American professionals making Passive House buildings in the U.S. construction industry.

With 5 days of in-class instruction, and additional e-learning modules that can be completed at one’s own pace, participants will get a thorough grounding in the critical aspects of Passive House design and construction. Participants will be able to apply the lessons learned directly to their real-world work experience, and join a team in making Passive House buildings. On successfully passing the exam, participants will receive a five year registration as an internationally accredited Certified Passive House Designer or Consultant.

This course is for all building professionals: architects,  MEP and structural engineers, builders and construction managers working in the design and construction of new build and retrofit Passive House buildings.

This course is provided in collaboration with the Passive House Academy (PHA) and the Passive House Institute (PHI), and is accredited by the AIA for 35 LUs.

For full course description and registration, make a selection below. Contact  for any inquires.

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Upcoming Designer Course & Exam Dates in the U.S.

March 12-16, 2018 – Portland, ME: More info & registration

March 24, 2018 – EXAM – hosted in following cities: New York City and Seattle

April 3-7, 2018 – Los Angeles: More info & registration

April 16-20, 2018 – Seattle: More info & registration

May 14-18, 2018 – New York City: More info & registration

June 4-8, 2018 – Pittsburgh: More info & registration

June 11-15, 2018 – Denver: More info & registration

June 8, 2018 – EXAM – hosted in following cities: New York City, Portland, ME

September 10-14, 2018 – San Francisco: More info & registration

September 10-14, 2018 – Philadelphia: More info & registration

September 24-28, 2018 – Pittsburgh: More info & registration

October 6, 2018 – EXAM – hosted in following cities: New York City, San Francisco Area.

October 15-19, 2018 – New Jersey: More info & registration

December 7, 2018 – EXAM – hosted in following cities: New York City

(Note: for courses in Canada see Passive House Canada and Maison Passive Quebec)


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