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150: Passive House Canada Trades Course - Saskatoon - 2019 Oct 22

22 Oct 2019 @ 8:00am CST
24 Oct 2019 @ 5:00pm CST

This three-day course teaches practical Passive House building techniques and theory about this high-performance building standard.

This course includes in-class lectures and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House elements relevant to the Canadian construction industry.

The following topics will be covered: 

·         Passive House criteria and principles

·         Building ecology, comfort and economic efficiency

·         Introduction to Passive House design tools (e.g. PHPP)

·         Construction process and quality assurance

·         Thermal insulation

·         Thermal bridge-free construction

·         Windows and airtightness

·         Ventilation and heat supply

·         Building envelope specialization


Please note: This course teaches the skills and knowledge required for the Certified Passive House Tradesperson - Building Envelope Specialization exam. A separate content review will be offered for participants who are interested in writing the exam.


Recommended for

  • Tradespeople, site supervisors and general contractors who will be involved in the construction of Passive House building.
  • It may also be of interest to designers, architects, architectural technologists and developers. All theoretical components of this course are covered in 120A: Passive House Design & Construction.

Participants should have prior knowledge/experience in the construction industry or related fields.


Professional development

Total learning hours: 24

8 tickets left.
Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Part A - Members
18 Oct 2019
Sale Ended
Part A - SRHBA Members (15% discount)
18 Oct 2019
Sale Ended
Part A- Non-Members
18 Oct 2019
Sale Ended

22 Oct 2019 @ 8:00am CST
24 Oct 2019 @ 5:00pm CST

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