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150: Passive House Construction Training Course for Trades 

150A

Dates:

Day 1: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST)  

Day 2: Wednesday,  February 10, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST)  

Day 3: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST) 

 

150B 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST) 

 

150C Exam Preparation 

Date:

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST)   

 

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

This course includes online 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

  

Course Instructors

The instructor for this course is Marcel Studer.

 

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 number of learning hours: 16

BC Housing (HPO): 16

AIBC:  15 Core LUs (based on attendance of live course)

ALBNL: 15 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

AANB: 15 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

NSAA: 15 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

 

Register soon

If insufficient registrations are received by 14 days before this course is scheduled to start, it may be canceled. While we do our best to plan our course schedule well in advance, course dates, venues and instructors are subject to change.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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

If you are interested in taking one of our courses, but need some payment flexibility, we can help. You can now pay 50% of the course fee when you register and the balance within 45 days. Email us to inquire at info@passivehousecanada.com

 

150A

DATES:

Day 1: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST)  

Day 2: Wednesday,  February 10, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST)  

Day 3: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST)  

 

It is essential that those working on Passive House buildings can properly install components, accurately implement design details, and also assess the impact that changes from planned work will have on the performance of the building. Mistakes during construction can be costly, especially in high performance buildings where certification is being pursued. This online three-day course teaches the theory of Passive House building techniques and prepares participants for the Certified Passive House Tradesperson exam. It is delivered as live online classes, incorporating actual building of Passive House details relevant to the Canadian construction industry.

 

Topics 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

     

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.

Learning resources provided                    

  • Digital copy of course slides  
  • Access to webinar recordings for review

 

Professional development

Total number of learning hours: 12

BC Housing (HPO): 12 Informal CPD Points

AIBC: 11.25 Core LUs

ALBNL: 11.25 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

AANB: 11.25 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

NSAA: 11.25 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

 

 

 

If you are interested in taking one of our courses, but need some payment flexibility, we can help. You can now pay 50% of the course fee when you register and the balance within 45 days. Email us to inquire at info@passivehousecanada.com

150B Practical 

DATE: 

Wednesday February 24, 2021

 

It is essential that those working on Passive House buildings can properly install components, accurately implement design details, and also assess the impact that changes from planned work will have on the performance of the building. Mistakes during construction can be costly, especially in high performance buildings where certification is being pursued. This course teaches practical Passive House building techniques and prepares participants for the Certified Passive House Tradesperson exam. It is delivered as the hands-on portion of the course incorporating actual building of Passive House details relevant to the Canadian construction industry. Topics covered:

  • Airtightness test: How to set up a building to do an Airtightness test. We will look for leakage and how to prevent them.
  • Windows installation. The participants will have the opportunity to install a certified passive house window and how to properly handle the material.

Ventilation system. The participants will have an opportunity to see how a ventilation system with heat recovery works, the best practices of its installation.

 

Prerequisites / required knowledge and equipment/software

  • Completion of 150A

 

If you are interested in taking one of our courses, but need some payment flexibility, we can help. You can now pay 50% of the course fee when you register and the balance within 45 days. Email us to inquire at info@passivehousecanada.com

150C Exam Preparation 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 – 9am to 1pm (PST)   

The Passive House Trades exam is challenging, even for experienced building professionals. This one day exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 150A and 150B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House Trades Person. It gives participants the tools required to write a successful test. 

Overviews of each topic that could potentially be tested in the exam will be presented and participants will be able to complete example test questions, and will learn to identify common mistakes and discuss exam time management.

 

Prerequisites / required knowledge and equipment/software

  • Completion of 150A / 150B or equivalent
  • Calculator, notebook, pens and ruler

 

Learning resources provided                    

  • Digital copy of course slides  
  • Access to webinar recordings for review

 

Professional Development       

Total number of learning hours: 4

BC Housing (HPO): 4 Informal CPD Points

AIBC: 3.75 Core LUs (based on attendance of live course)

ALBNL: 3.75 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

AANB: 3.75 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

NSAA: 3.75 Core Learning Hours (based on attendance of live course)

 

 

 

 

If you are interested in taking one of our courses, but need some payment flexibility, we can help. You can now pay 50% of the course fee when you register and the balance within 45 days. Email us to inquire at info@passivehousecanada.com

03 Feb 2021 @ 9:00am PST
02 Mar 2021 @ 1:00pm PST

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