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CESA 1501 Passive House Tradesperson – Envelope Specialization
January 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Online Delivery January 21 to March 18, 2021
Offered by BCIT, this 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of residential Passive House construction to ensure that that builders, site supervisors, general contractors, tradespeople, and designers or consultants have the applied knowledge to build to the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, Passive House window and door installation practices, and an introduction to ventilation and mechanical systems for Passive House homes.
Students will develop a solid understanding of Passive House planning principles, standard metrics, certification requirements, processes, and quality control best practices.
Course includes an exam preparation session to ensure students are prepared to earn their certification as an International Passive House Tradesperson by completing the Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam (standard international exam set by the Passive House Institute and offered in Canada by Passive House Canada).
Course is delivered fully online with 7 passive house industry expert instructors providing online lectures and live construction demonstrations in the BCIT High Performance Building Lab.
Watch the course teaser to see what others are saying about online delivery of BCIT’s usual hand-on courses: https://commons.bcit.ca/zeroenergybuildings/
9 weeks with live lectures on Thursdays:
- January 21, 2021 – March 18, 2021 from 1PM-5PM