105: Passive House Canada Trades Course

October 22, 2019
Saskatoon

This three-day 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 

Please note: 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. 

Recommended for

  • Tradespeople, site supervisors and general contractors who will be involved in the construction of Passive House building.
  • It may also be of interest to designers, architects, architectural technologists and developers. All theoretical components of this course are covered in 120A: Passive House Design & Construction.

Participants should have prior knowledge/experience in the construction industry or related fields.

https://passivehousecanada.silkstart.com/events/105-passive-house-canada-trades-course 


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