Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop (Classroom)

BRE Academy
Course summary
1 day
Full time
Next available date: Enquire for more information - Watford
Professional Training

Course description

Passivhaus Introduction and Workshop (Classroom)

The Passive House energy standard focuses on minimising the requirement for space heating and cooling and maximising indoor comfort levels. It is the fastest growing low-energy and comfort standard in the world.  

This training course, designed to align with the latest Passive House developments, introduces you to the Passive House principles, specification and certification criteria. You are also introduced to the Passive House Planning Package with a hands-on workshop, familiarising you with the design and certification tool used to model Passive House.

Key features and benefits

  • Designed and led by industry experts
  • Individual attention due to small class sizes
  • Comprehensive course materials
  • CPD Certification

Suitability - Who should attend?

This introductory course is designed for those interested in Passive House and low energy design and construction. It also forms a natural platform for those wanting to attend the Certified European Passive House Designer course offered by the BRE Academy and Strathclyde University.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

As well as gaining CPD certification, learners who complete this course will:

  • Understand the Passive House standard
  • Learn Passive House’s basic principles
  • Become familiar with the Passive House outline specification and certification requirements
  • Gain experience with the PHPP

Training Course Content

This 1-day course is split into a morning and afternoon session, covering the following:


  • Introduction to the Passive House standard
  • Passive House in the UK
  • Basic principles
  • Outline specification
    • Fabric
    • Services
    • Airtightness
  • Certification requirements


  • PHPP introduction
  • PHPP workshop

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

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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