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September 2018

110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$295 - $375

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,…

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120C: Exam Preparation for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam (In-class) – Vancouver

September 29 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$585 - $675

The Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam is challenging, even for experienced architects and building professionals, so thorough preparation is essential. This two-day exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 120A and 120B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House professional. It gives participants the tools required to write a successful test. Overviews of each topic that could potentially be tested in the exam will be presented and participants…

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October 2018

Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam – Vancouver

October 6 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$545 - $595

There are two methods of becoming a certified Passive House Designer or Consultant: through submission of a certified Passive House project, or by passing the standardized international exam.  Examination dates are fixed by the Passive House Institute (PHI) and offered by Passive House Canada in cooperation with PHI. Certified Designers and Consultants will be listed on our website, as well as the international database. For information on certification via project design and documentation please see PHI’s Project Qualification page.   The exam is thorough and time-limited, and it…

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120C: Exam Preparation for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam (online) – Vancouver

October 9 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
$195 - $495

Full course runs from October 9 to November 30, 2018 The Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam is challenging, even for experienced architects and building professionals, so thorough preparation is essential. This online exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 120A and 120B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House professional. It gives participants the tools required to write a successful test.   The module is self-paced and provides…

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120A: Passive House Design and Construction

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Douglas College, 700 Royal Ave
New Westminster, BC V3M 5Z5 Canada
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$1365 - $1485

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Full course runs from October 11 to October 14, 2018. Course description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that 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…

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110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$295 - $375

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,…

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200: Building Enclosures for High Performance Buildings – Vancouver

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$325 - $385

Thermally efficient, airtight and durable building enclosure designs have evolved from existing North American practices with the introduction of many new materials to the local market in recent years. These materials include air barrier systems, improved tapes and sealants, thermally efficient cladding supports and unique fasteners, along with higher performing fenestration and insulation products. Many prefabricated building enclosure systems have also been developed and successfully integrated into recent projects. This full-day course provides an in-depth discussion of high-performance building enclosures…

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120A: Passive House Design and Construction

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$1365 - $1485

October 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Full course runs from October 25 to October 28, 2018. Course description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that 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…

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November 2018

120A: Passive House Design and Construction

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$1365 - $1485

November 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Full course runs from November 1 to November 4, 2018. Course description 120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that 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…

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Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam – Vancouver

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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$445 - $495

The Certified Passive House Tradesperson Exam is a standardized international exam set by the Passive House Institute (PHI), and is offered three times each year. Certified Passive House Tradespeople will be listed in the directory on the Passive House Canada website and also on the International Passive House Association website.   Exam details The exam is 90 minutes and must be written in person. The exam includes six interdisciplinary modules on Passive House principles and the application of those principles,…

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240: designPH Masterclass – Victoria

November 30 @ 9:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
$645 - $735

designPH was developed to simplify the design process for achieving the Passive House standard. The designPH plug-in for SketchUp provides a 3D modelling interface that works together with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP). Users can create a building model, assign building components, and select a location. A simplified annual energy calculation provides a quick test of the design. Once a compliant design is achieved, key building characteristics can be exported for integration into PHPP. In this two-day masterclass ,…

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December 2018

120C: Exam Preparation for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam (In-class) – Vancouver

December 1 @ 9:00 am - December 2 @ 5:00 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$585 - $675

The Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam is challenging, even for experienced architects and building professionals, so thorough preparation is essential. This two-day exam preparation course is specifically designed for those who have completed courses 120A and 120B (or equivalent), and who wish to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House professional. It gives participants the tools required to write a successful test. Overviews of each topic that could potentially be tested in the exam will be presented and participants…

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Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam – Vancouver

December 7 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
BCIT Downtown Campus, 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
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$545 - $595

There are two methods of becoming a certified Passive House Designer or Consultant: through submission of a certified Passive House project, or by passing the standardized international exam.  Examination dates are fixed by the Passive House Institute (PHI) and offered by Passive House Canada in cooperation with PHI. Certified Designers and Consultants will be listed on our website, as well as the international database. For information on certification via project design and documentation please see PHI’s Project Qualification page.   The exam is thorough and time-limited, and it…

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Passive House Trades Course – Vancouver (BCIT)

December 10 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 4:00 pm
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2 Canada
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It is essential that those working on Passive House buildings can properly install components, accurately implement design details, and also assess the impact that changes from planned work will have on the performance of the building. Mistakes during construction can be costly, especially in high performance buildings where certification is being pursued. This five-day course teaches practical Passive House building techniques alongside theory, and prepares participants for the Certified Passive House Tradesperson exam. It is delivered as a combination of…

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