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Passive House Design and Construction (120A) for Architects – Vancouver (AIBC)

August 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm to August 9, 2018 @ 12:00 am

Full course runs from August 8 to August 10, 2018.

Offered in partnership with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

Course Description

If you are an architect or professional with training in building envelope design, take advantage of this three-day condensed Passive House Design and Construction course. This course is equivalent to 120A and 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.

Recommended for:

Building industry professionals (especially architects) with professional training in building envelope design who are going to be involved in the design and construction of Passive House buildings or EnerPHit (retrofit) projects.

Prerequisites / required background knowledge:

A strong background in building envelope science for cool-temperate to cold climate construction is recommended. It is assumed that the participants can read blueprints and have a thorough understanding of design and construction terminology. This course does include some use of mathematical formulas.

Professional development

AIBC Core Learning Units: 21

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Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC)
Suite 100, 440 Cambie Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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