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Certified Passive House Designer (PHI) Training

September 6, 2023

Certified Passive House Designer (PHI) Training

About the Class

This course provides tools, techniques and tips for how to build via passive house principles for all building types, diving into Passive House building concepts and building a foundation of knowledge and skills to integrate PHI building design standards into building projects. This course is specifically designed to teach the international Passive House Standard (PHI) to design and construction professionals in the U.S. and is required prior to taking the CPHD/C professional certification exam. It can be held online or in person, and is a combination of presentation and discussion.

This 8 week training includes live online training and Q&A sessions and an in-person site visit to a PHI project in MA. Trainees who successfully complete the training are eligible to take the certification exam the final week of the course. Additional course materials including access to the on-demand Using PHPP in Passive House Design and Certification course, Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) software individual license, and supplemental exam preparation materials are also provided.

The total cost for the course is $2,295. $1400 is covered by the Express Grant, and an additional $895 fee for on-demand course materials and the certification exam is not covered by the Express Grant and must be paid out-of-pocket by the company.

Background photo above is by Steve Pancrate on Unsplash.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Outline the basic building science principles of the Passive House Standard.

Determine strategies for implementing the principles in both design and construction phases.

Describe the role of the Passive House energy model and its relationship to component selection, detailing and execution.

Explain basic energy calculations based on typical building assemblies.

Training Schedule

Week 1: Modules 1 & 2
September 6th, 2023 | 1 PM ET Kickoff

Week 2: Modules 3 – 5 
September 19th, 2023 | 12 PM ET Q&A Session

Week 3: Module 6
September 26th, 2023 | 12 – 3 PM ET Webinar

Week 4: Modules 7 – 9
October 3rd, 2023 | 12 PM ET Q&A Session

Week 5: Modules 10 – 12 
October 10th, 2023 | 12 PM ET Q&A Session

Week 6: Module 13
October 17th, 2023 | 12 – 3 PM ET Webinar

Week 7: Module 14
October 24th, 2023 | 12 PM ET Q&A Session

Week 8: Module 15 
Date TBD Site Visit

Weeks 9 & 10: Exam Prep
November 6th – November 28th, 2023

Week 11: Exam Review
November 21st, 2023 | 12 – 2 PM ET

Week 12: Tech Setup
November 28th, 2023 | 10 – 11 AM ET 

Week 13: PHI CPHD/C Live-Online Exam
December 5th, 2023 | 10 AM – 1 PM ET

Technology and Course Requirements

Live-Online courses require a personal computer or laptop with a good internet connection, speed, and audio listening capabilities. A web-camera is preferred for Live-Online sessions. Preferred web browsers are Firefox, Chrome, or Chromium-based browsers.

A Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) software individual license is provided.

For PHN On-Demand courses all lessons, topics, and quizzes must be marked complete; any required webinars must be attended; and the post-training survey must be completed. For In-Person & Live-Online multi-day courses, no more than 2 hours can be missed to receive a course completion certificate. This course will prepare you for PHI’s Certified Passive House Designer / Consultant exam.

Education Credits

35 AIA LU/HSW credits & certificate of completion. AIA credits for Live-Online and In-Person Sessions will be reported to AIA by Passive House Network (PHN) if a participant provides their AIA number during registration. All other participants can use the certificate of completion to report continuing education credits either to AIA, or other agencies that recognize the AIA CE credits.

Funding Grants Available: Submit by August 16th, 2023

The express grant is designed to help businesses of all sizes respond quickly to emerging needs and keep employees engaged. With bite-size grants for just-in-time training and no waiting periods between grants, the Express program is the Workforce Training Fund’s fastest path to funding.

The total cost for the course is $2,295. $1400 is covered by the Express Grant, and an additional $895 fee for on-demand course materials and the certification exam is not covered by the Express Grant and must be paid out-of-pocket by the company.

You could take this training for FREE. Complete an Express Grant Application.

Course ID# 1135246

Built Environment Plus

Details

Date:
September 6, 2023
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