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New Course! Introduction to Passive House Trades

Builders, take your first Passive House steps.

1-5 PM ET, October 13

NAPHN is becoming The Passive House Network.

Earlier this summer:









International Passive House Days 2021:
Sendero Verde Site Tour








The House at Cornell Tech
Site Tour, 2021








Engine 16 Historic Masonry Retrofit Conference Site Tour








Passive House Conference 2021:
Closing Plenary

Why Passive House?

You're committed to creating a sustainable built environment, but do the buildings you deliver meet your ambitious climate, health and social goals?

We provide high-quality Passive House education to stakeholders across the building industry that gets you across the goal line. Our courses connect your design and construction decisions to dramatically effective, proven results. And we provide a knowledge community to scale these efforts.

We see a world where you are empowered to make the choices that drive building performance, and successfully transform the built environment to meet the awesome challenges of our time.

Get Started

Watch our
1-HR Intro to Passive House Video

Watch a series of Intro to Passive House videos from BEEx

Attend a 1-Day Intro to Passive House Course


Attend a Builders' Intro to Passive House Class

Latest News

What is Passive House?

Passive House is a concept, an international building standard and methodology, applicable to buildings of all kinds from office buildings to hospitals, new-build and renovations,

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Because Passive House education changes how we think and work.

Get Trained

Become a Certified Passive House Professional or Tradesperson

This is a high-performance building literacy program. You will gain the knowledge to ask better questions, provide solutions, and deliver truly sustainable buildings.

Certified Passive House Designer (CPHD)

Fundamental knowledge  and credential for working on Passive House buildings. You won’t look at buildings the same way again.

Certified Passive House Tradesperson

The fundamentals, yet distilled for builder’s concerns – providing a credential and key knowledge to make those early projects successes. Get building lessons you can bring to all your projects.

Next, Get Advanced Training.

Becoming a Certified Designer or Tradesperson is just the beginning.

Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)

The PHPP is an energy modeling and design tool that empowers you to deliver predictable results. You can’t make a Passive House without it. This in-depth dive will get you off on the right foot and leverage the power of the PHPP to design with energy flows.

Thermal Bridging Calculations

As with the PHPP, thermal bridge calculations are essential for delivering predictable performance and cost effectiveness. Close the loop. The on-demand format let’s you pause and repeat until you know you’ve got it.

Retrofits Suite

A multi-part series renovating to the Passive House EnerPHit Standard across construction and building types. 

MORE COMING SOON.

Windows

This multi-part course demystifies windows and doors, the specifications, the design considerations and installation strategies. 

COMING SOON.

Design PH

DesignPH course gets you on the road to iterate designs early and often – helping the flow of optimization and project delivery.

COMING SOON.

PHribbon

PHribbon training so you can calculate embodied carbon impacts within the flow of PHPP. It will be the new normal.

COMING SOON.

Resources

Join The Passive House Network

Become a PHN member and enjoy discounts across trainings and events, special access to PHI resources and join in conversation at Chapter meetings and other events.

Connect to Passive House Practioners

Our Member Director gives you access to a range of Passive House professionals, students and advocates across the United States. Find a practitioner near you, and get the work started.

Participate in Events

The annual national & international conferences, symposiums, presentations and workshops –  these ongoing events and more – give you access to a global knowledge network.

See a Global Project Database

Passive House buildings have been successfully realized in every climate and every building type. Dig into the advanced search. See that you don’t need to reinvent the wheel.

Find a building certifier before you start

Passive House building certifiers support you in delivering a cost-effective successful project, leaving you with a deeper understanding for the next job.

Policymaker Roundtables & Reports

Working over the years on policy and Passive House, we’ve gathered some useful resources to help cities and states build momentum. Make your region a sustainability leader.

Do you qualify for building financial incentives?

More and more jurisdictions are financially incentivizing Passive House development, from market rate to affordable housing and retrofits. Find out if your project qualifies.

Do you qualify for training financial incentives?

If you’re a Black professional or live in Connecticut or Massachusetts, you qualify for financial support.  Utility incentives combined with our fellowship make the CPHD training accessible to all.

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Our sponsors are part of a community that is driving high quality and high performance. If your company is too, we want to work with you and want your support.