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Introduction to Passive House high-performance buildings

June 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

An online course offered by Passive House Canada.

Course description

The Introduction to the Passive House High-Performance Buildings course 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.

The course is eligible for professional development credits for many professions.

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding Passive House principles
  • Insulation and airtightness design and construction techniques
  • Thermal bridging basic concept
  • Window placement and construction, window components and efficiency
  • Ventilation system in a Passive House building
  • Economics of Passive House design and construction
  • Case studies


This course is offered over four days as follows:

  • Day 1: Tuesday June 1, 2021 from 10am to 12pm (PDT)
  • Day 2: Thursday June 3, 2021 from 10am to 12pm (PDT)
  • Day 3: Tuesday June 8, 2021 from 10am to 12pm (PDT)
  • Day 4: Thursday June 10, 2021 from 10am to 12pm (PDT)

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