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120C: Exam Prep, Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam
September 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Mon, Sep 7, 2020 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT
Tue, Sep 8, 2020 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT
Wed, Sep 9, 2020 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT
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 will be able to complete example test questions, including a design exercise, and will learn to identify common mistakes and discuss exam time management.
- Insulation and airtightness
- Thermal bridging
- Passive House design exercise
- Ventilation and heating
- Cumulative exercises and common mistakes
- Exam day: overview and tips
- Anyone pursuing the Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant designation
Learning resources provided
- Digital copy of course slides
- Webinar recordings
The instructor for this course will be Cillian Collins
Prerequisites / required knowledge and equipment/software
- 120A: Passive House Design and Construction, or equivalent
- 120B: Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package, or equivalent
- Calculator, notebook, pens, ruler
- Please note that PHI now requires examinees to supply a valid PHPP registration number when writing the exam. PHPP can be purchased on our website here. Please allow at least 1 week for shipping.
Total number of learning hours: Seeking Accreditation
BC Housing (HPO): seeking accreditation
AIBC: seeking accreditation
AAA webinar credits: self-reported
APEG credits: self-reported
ARIDO credits: self-reported
OPPI credits: self-reported
EGBC credits: self-reported