Certified European Passive House Designer (Virtual Classroom)

BRE Academy
Course summary
5 days
2,100 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 13/09/2021 - Online courses
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2,100 GBP

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Course description

Certified European Passive House Designer (Virtual Classroom)

Passive House is an energy performance standard that focuses on minimising the requirement for space heating and cooling and maximising indoor comfort levels.

This training course, delivered by a trainer from the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, in partnership with the BRE Academy, provides the training needed to pass the Passive House exam, set by the Passive House Institute (PHI).

Learners are provided with the skills needed to achieve the Certified European Passive House qualification and contribute to the design of residential Passive House projects.

Key features and benefits:

  • Designed and led by industry experts
  • Learn from home
  • Comprehensive course materials

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is designed for those seeking to achieve the Certified European Passive House qualification and gain skills in designing Passive House projects. It is also suited to those interested in building energy standards.

Members of the following organisations are eligible for a 15% discount:

  • RIAS
  • RIBA
  • AECB
  • Passivhaus Trust

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successfully passing this course enables you to gain the Certified European Passive House qualification. You will gain skills and knowledge in the concept and application of Passive House, enabling you to contribute to the design of residential Passive House projects.

Training Course Content

This course covers the following content:

  • Passive House facade details
  • Construction heat bridges
  • Passive House windows
  • Air-tightness and Blower Door Test (demonstration)
  • Thermography (demonstration)
  • Ventilation & MVHR (design, commissioning and testing)
  • Summer comfort
  • Quality Assurance during planning, on site and commissioning
  • Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)
  • Financial calculations for PH decision making

Course delivery details

This course involves 30 hours of self-study via online modules before a one-week intensive virtual training programme. It is important that this self-study work is completed to maximise your benefit from the virtual training programme.  

Please note: as part of this course, you are required to purchase the PHPP 9 (2015 or newer) software and manual, available from the AECB for £160+VAT.

Why choose BRE Academy

100 years of experience in the built environment

More than 13,000 learners since 2015

100s of hours of CPD content for built environment professionals

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BRE Academy is a leading CPD recognised international training platform for built environment experts. We have trained over 10,000 professionals worldwide in 3 core areas: sustainability and BREEAM, fire safety, BIM and construction. Courses are conducted live virtually or online,...

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