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PHC 150: Passive House Canada Trades Course – Nanaimo

December 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm to December 16, 2019 @ 1:00 am

This three-day Passive House Canada course teaches practical Passive House building techniques and theory about this high-performance building standard.

This course includes in-class lectures and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House elements relevant to the Canadian construction industry.

The following topics will be covered:

·         Passive House criteria and principles

·         Building ecology, comfort and economic efficiency

·         Introduction to Passive House design tools (e.g. PHPP)

·         Construction process and quality assurance

·         Thermal insulation

·         Thermal bridge-free construction

·         Windows and airtightness

·         Ventilation and heat supply

·         Building envelope specialization

This course teaches the skills and knowledge required for the Certified Passive House Tradesperson – Building Envelope Specialization exam. A separate content review will be offered for participants who are interested in writing the exam.

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December 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
December 16, 2019 @ 1:00 am


Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada + Google Map