Pennsylvania Summer Cohort 2022

$1,770.00

The Passive House Network (PHN) is offering this hybrid Certified Passive House Designer course for Pennsylvania professionals.

This special course offering extends PHN member savings to all professionals and 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
06/24/2022 10:21 am

The Passive House Network (PHN) and Passive House Pennsylvania Chapter are co-hosting this hybrid Certified Passive House Designer course for Pennsylvania professionals, with support from our promotional partner Green Building Alliance (GBA).

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
6/24/22

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Insulation

Kickoff: Meet & Greet

June 24th | Time TBD

Live-Online

2
7/1/22

Module 3: Airtightness

Module 4: Thermal Bridging

Module 5: Windows

3
7/822

Module 6: Ventilation

Webinar 1: Building Services

Webinar: Building Envelope

July 14th | Time

Live-Online

4
7/15/22

Module 7: Heating & DWH

Module 8: Cooling

Module 9: Certification

Q&A Review Session #1

July 21st | Time

Live-Online

5
7/22/22

Module 10: Economics

Module 11: QA/QC

Module 12: Bidding

Q&A Review Session #2

July 28th | Time

Live-Online

6
7/29/22

Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

Module 13: designPH

Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

August 4th | Time

Live-Online

7
8/5/22

Module 14: PHPP

Q&A Review Session #3

August 11th | Time

Live-Online

8
8/12/22

Module 15: Exam Prep Course & Wrap-up

9
8/19/22

Site Visit: Name

Date | Time

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