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Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada

July 2018

120B: Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) – Vancouver

July 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course Details Understanding and Working with PHPP will enable you to take on your first Passive House project. It provides step-by-step instruction for using the PHPP energy modelling software, which is essential for designing a Passive House building. Participants will learn the structure, inputs and outputs of PHPP, and how to select appropriate climate data sets and record building measurements. The course includes modelling a sample Canadian project, where participants will assess building heat loss, energy demand and summertime overheating…

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September 2018

110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings

September 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$295 – $375

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,…

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120C: Exam Preparation for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam (In-class) – Vancouver

September 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$585 – $675

The Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam is challenging, even for experienced architects and building professionals, so thorough preparation is essential. This two-day exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 120A and 120B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House professional. 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…

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October 2018

Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam – Vancouver

October 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$545 – $595

There are two methods of becoming a certified Passive House Designer or Consultant: through submission of a certified Passive House project, or by passing the standardized international exam.  Examination dates are fixed by the Passive House Institute (PHI) and offered by Passive House Canada in cooperation with PHI. Certified Designers and Consultants will be listed on our website, as well as the international database. For information on certification via project design and documentation please see PHI’s Project Qualification page.   The exam is thorough and time-limited, and it…

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200: Building Enclosures for High Performance Buildings – Vancouver

October 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$325 – $385

Thermally efficient, airtight and durable building enclosure designs have evolved from existing North American practices with the introduction of many new materials to the local market in recent years. These materials include air barrier systems, improved tapes and sealants, thermally efficient cladding supports and unique fasteners, along with higher performing fenestration and insulation products. Many prefabricated building enclosure systems have also been developed and successfully integrated into recent projects. This full-day course provides an in-depth discussion of high-performance building enclosures…

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November 2018

120A: Passive House Design and Construction

November 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$1365 – $1485

November 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Full course runs from November 1 to November 4, 2018. Course description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be used to demonstrate current best practices and teach concepts of…

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December 2018

120C: Exam Preparation for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam (In-class) – Vancouver

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - December 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$585 – $675

The Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam is challenging, even for experienced architects and building professionals, so thorough preparation is essential. This two-day exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 120A and 120B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House professional. 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…

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Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam – Vancouver

December 7, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$545 – $595

There are two methods of becoming a certified Passive House Designer or Consultant: through submission of a certified Passive House project, or by passing the standardized international exam.  Examination dates are fixed by the Passive House Institute (PHI) and offered by Passive House Canada in cooperation with PHI. Certified Designers and Consultants will be listed on our website, as well as the international database. For information on certification via project design and documentation please see PHI’s Project Qualification page.   The exam is thorough and time-limited, and it…

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February 2019

PH 120B: Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) – Vancouver

February 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - February 26, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course Details Understanding and Working with PHPP will enable you to take on your first Passive House project. It provides step-by-step instruction for using the PHPP energy modelling software, which is essential for designing a Passive House building. Participants will learn the structure, inputs and outputs of PHPP, and how to select appropriate climate data sets and record building measurements. The course includes modelling a sample Canadian project, where participants will assess building heat loss, energy demand and summertime overheating…

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March 2019

PH 120C: Exam Preparation for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam

March 15, 2019 @ 8:30 am - March 16, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course Details The Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam is challenging, even for experienced architects and building professionals, so thorough preparation is essential. This online exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 120A and 120B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House professional. It gives participants the tools required to write a successful test. *Please allow at least two weeks prior to the exam to register for the online module to…

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PH 120A: Passive House Design and Construction – Vancouver

March 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - March 31, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be used to demonstrate current best practices and teach concepts of cost assessment. Participants will have the opportunity to solidify their learning with interactive exercises throughout the course. 120A…

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August 2019

120A: Passive House Design and Construction – Vancouver

August 8, 2019 - August 11, 2019
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course Description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be used to demonstrate current best practices and teach concepts of cost assessment. Participants will also have the opportunity to solidify their learning with interactive exercises throughout the course.…

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September 2019

120B: Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) – Vancouver 19-21 Sept 2019

September 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - September 21, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course Description Understanding and Working with PHPP will enable you to take on your first Passive House project. It provides step-by-step instruction for using the PHPP energy modelling software, which is essential for designing a Passive House building. Participants will learn the structure, inputs and outputs of PHPP, and how to select appropriate climate data sets and record building measurements. The course includes modelling a sample Canadian project, where participants will assess building heat loss, energy demand and summertime overheating…

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October 2019

120A: Passive House Design and Construction – Vancouver 3-6 Oct 2019

October 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - October 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course Description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be used to demonstrate current best practices and teach concepts of cost assessment. Participants will also have the opportunity to solidify their learning with interactive exercises throughout the course.…

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Mobilizing Building Adaption and Resilience (MBAR) Workshop

October 7, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 6:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Come participate in a full-day interactive workshop with leading building practitioners in Canada who are working to mobilize the construction sector’s capacity to improve climate adaptation and resilience in building design and renovations.  Participants will learn how to improve buildings to mitigate the health and financial risks posed by climate change (such as flooding, overheating, severe storms, wildfire smoke) and to work towards a low carbon resilient future. Presenters & Facilitators Wilma Leung – Senior Manager, Technical Research & Education,…

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November 2019

120B: Understanding & Working with PHPP – Vancouver Nov 14-16

November 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - November 16, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course Description Understanding and Working with PHPP (Passive House Planning Package) will enable you to take on your first Passive House project. It provides step-by-step instruction for using the PHPP energy modelling software, which is essential for designing a Passive House building. Participants will learn the structure, inputs and outputs of PHPP, and how to select appropriate climate data sets and record building measurements. The course includes modelling a sample Canadian project, where participants will assess building heat loss, energy…

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December 2019

120A: Passive House Design and Construction – Vancouver – 2019 Dec 12-15

December 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - December 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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Course description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be used to demonstrate current best practices and teach concepts of cost assessment. Participants will also have the opportunity to solidify their learning with interactive exercises throughout the course.…

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