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Victoria: Intro to Passive House

February 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings

Course description

An Introduction to the Passive House High Performance Buildings 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.

Recommended for

Anyone wishing to understand the basics of Passive House high performance buildings, including:

Homeowners, developers, project coordinators, realtors, subcontractors and component suppliers, architects, engineers, architectural technologists and other design professionals.

Please note this is an introductory course and does not provide the technical knowledge necessary to design and build a Passive House building. If you are ready to take on a Passive House project, we recommend going directly to 120A: Passive House Design and Construction.

Prerequisites / required background knowledge

There are no required prerequisites for this course.

Learning resources provided

  • Digital copy of course slides

Course instructor

The instructor for this course will be Sandra Rohler

Professional development

Total number of learning hours: 7

AIBC Core Learning Units: 6.5

BC Housing (HPO) Training Hours: 7.00

EGBC credits: self-reported

Register soon

If insufficient registrations are received by 14 days before this course is scheduled to start, it may be cancelled. While we do our best to plan our course schedule well in advance, course dates, venues and instructors are subject to change.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Important: please read our refund policy, available in our Course and Exam FAQs page.