California Summer Cohort 2022

$1,770.00

The Passive House Network (PHN) and Passive House California (PHCA) are jointly offering this hybrid Certified Passive House Designer course for California professionals.

This course includes the PHI’s CPHD/C exam for international accreditation.

Please see the description below for additional information including course and exam schedule.

Exam options
Choose your exam option below. The $650 exam is included in the course cost. The exam prep schedule is indicated in the description.
Course starts in
07/08/2022 01:34 pm

The Passive House Network (PHN) and Passive House California (PHCA) are jointly offering this hybrid Certified Passive House Designer course for California professionals.

The cohort spans about 8 weeks from kick-off to completion and includes registration for the international CPHD/C exam and exam preparations (about 5 weeks).  The 8-week cohort includes PHN’s On-Demand CPHD course with 2 Live-Online Instructor-led webinars that dive into passive house calculations, plus Q&A Review & Discussion Sessions facilitated by local Passive House professionals.

Included in this course:

  • Digital Course Materials
  • Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) software (individual license) and physical manual (Requires Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher)
  • CPHD/C exam registration
  • Exam preparation materials, activities, a supplemental preparations course
  • Q&A Review sessions w/ a Passive House professional
  • 1 Site Visit to Passive House project (minimum)
  • Certificate of completion and 35 AIA LU/HSW credits
  • Upon passing the CPHD/C exam participants will receive certification as either a Passive House Designer or Passive House Consultant, depending on your qualifying credentials.

Group Course Schedule

This schedule breaks down the course content into weekly chunks of around 2-3 hours of content. Additional time requirements for the two 3-hour Instructor-led webinars will be needed, plus optional kick-off and review sessions.

Week # Start Date (Fridays) Module(s) Weekly Events
1
7/8/22

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Insulation

Kickoff: Meet & Greet

July 8th | Time TBD

Live-Online

2
7/15/22

Module 3: Airtightness

Module 4: Thermal Bridging

Module 5: Windows

Q&A Review Session #1

July 20th | Time TBD

Live-Online

3
7/22/22

Module 6: Ventilation

Webinar 1: Building Envelope

Webinar: Building Envelope

July 27th | Time TBD

Live-Online

4
7/29/22

Module 7: Heating & DWH

Module 8: Cooling

Module 9: Certification

Q&A Review Session #2

August 3rd | Time TBD

Live-Online

5
8/5/22

Module 10: Economics

Module 11: QA/QC

Module 12: Bidding

Q&A Review Session #3

August 10th | Time TBD

Live-Online

6
8/12/22

Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

Module 13: designPH

Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

August 17th | Time TBD

Live-Online

7
8/19/22

Module 14: PHPP

Q&A Review Session #4

August 24th | Time TBD

Live-Online

8
8/26/22

Module 15: Exam Prep Course & Wrap-up

Site Visit: TBD

Date | Time TBD

Location

September 28th Exam Schedule

Week # Date Time Activity
1
9/6/22
End of Day
Design Assignment Due - Required
2
9/14/22
12 Noon - 2 PM ET
Instructor-led Exam Review - Optional
3
9/21/22
10 AM - 11 AM ET
Tech Setup - Required
4
9/28/22
10 AM - 1:30 PM ET
CPHD/C Exam - Required