110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings - Hamilton

12 Jul 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm EDT

110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings


Course description                                                 

An Introduction to the Passive House High Performance Buildings provides an overview of the core principles of Passive House design and building energy efficiency regulations in Canada. The course also covers the history of energy efficient buildings, energy consumption data and environmental impact, case studies and the economics of creating high performance buildings.


Recommended for

Anyone wishing to understand the basics of Passive House high performance buildings, including:

Homeowners, developers, project coordinators, realtors, subcontractors and component suppliers, architects, engineers, architectural technologists and other design professionals.

Please note this is an introductory course and does not provide the technical knowledge necessary to design and build a Passive House building. If you are ready to take on a Passive House project, we recommend going directly to 120A: Passive House Design and Construction.


Prerequisites / required background knowledge

There are no required prerequisites for this course.


Learning resources provided                    

  • Course manual
  • Digital copy of course slides  


Course instructor

The instructor for this course will be German Vaisman 


Professional development

Total number of learning hours: 7

OAA Core Learning Units: 6.75

APEG credits: self-reported

ARIDO credits: self-reported

OPPI credits: self-reported 


Register soon

If insufficient registrations are received by 14 days before this course is scheduled to start, it may be cancelled.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Important: please read our refund policy, available in our Course and Exam FAQs page. 

Ticket Name Sale Ends Price Quantity
Intro to Passive House Design - Member
09 Jul 2019
Sale Ended
Intro to Passive House Design - Non-Member
09 Jul 2019
Sale Ended

12 Jul 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm EDT

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