Tradesperson Training

The aim of further training for the ”Certified Passive House Tradesperson” certificate is to convey an overall impression of the interdisciplinary Passive House concept to tradespeople involved in construction within the appropriate time.

Contact trainings@naphnetwork.org  for any inquires.

Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT):

A 5 day course that teaches practical Passive House building strategies with theory – with a  combination of in-class exercises and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House details relevant to the US construction industry. Topics include:

  • Passive House criteria and principles
  • Construction process and quality assurance
  • Thermal insulation and thermal bridge-free construction
  • Airtightness
  • Windows and doors
  • Ventilation and heating and cooling systems
  • Building envelope specialization

This course is for all building professionals: tradespeople, site supervisors and general contractors who will be involved in the construction of Passive House building – as well as architects,  MEP and structural engineers, builders and construction managers.

NAPHN does not provide this course currently.  Current course providers include:

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

For full description and registration select a course.

Upcoming Tradesperson Course Dates in the U.S.

Learn about the most advanced construction standard in the world, how to implement passive principles in your projects, and everything necessary to become a PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT). Emu Systems, located in Denver, Colorado, is offering two training opportunities this February 2018. For out-of-towners, the “Get ‘Er Done” Track, from February 20 to 23, is the perfect opportunity for you to visit Denver this winter. Open to all tradespeople and project team members with working knowledge of construction. More Information.

Emu System – Track 1: February 10-11, & 17-18, 2018 – Denver, CO: Registration
Emu Systems – Track 2: February 20-23, 2018 – Denver, CO: Registration

AEA – February 20-24 – Bronx, NY: More info & registration
AEA – May 21-25 – Bronx, NY: More info & registration
AEA – November 13-17 – Bronx, NY: More info & registration


Contact training@naphnetwork.org  for any inquires.