Passive House Training Overview
The Passive House training overview demonstrates that no matter your background, depending on how you work with buildings, there are courses appropriate for your needs. So, while architects, engineers, and consultants are obvious candidates, these courses are meant for contractors, project managers, and a wide variety of industry stakeholders – from developers and real estate professionals to policymakers and regulators. Passive House education is a four-part process, that builds on the formal course work, to include the apprenticeship education that comes with the building certification process.
For over 26 years the Passive House Standard has been the state-of-the-art scientific foundation of high-performance and net-zero buildings, around the world. Training qualified professionals is an essential prerequisite for successful Passive House construction.
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Learn the basic principles of Passive House design and construction. An ideal entry point for anyone interested in the high-performance building standard, these courses range from 30 minutes to one day in length, and are available live and on-demand.
Core courses provide a professional certification for those working on Passive House buildings and want a recognized credential. This includes the CPHD course for architects, consultants & engineers, and the CPHT course for builders.
Specialized Passive House courses provide expert training as particular roles may require. This includes the design and energy modeling software like PHPP, Therm and Design PH, and includes deeper dives into retrofits, windows, and more.
Building certification is much more than a signpost of a building’s high quality, the certification process is an invaluable apprenticeship to the project team, as you work with experienced building certifiers. Learn from others’ experience.