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Passive House 101: An Introduction to Passive Buildings

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Passive House 101: An Introduction to Passive Buildings

In this course, we will provide an overview of the Passive House building standard including certification metrics, common design elements, and net-zero potential, as well as the impacts Passive House has on carbon and health. Examples of various building types will be presented and information on funding opportunities will be provided. Get your questions answered on what Passive House is and how to achieve it, and see how it is expanding throughout the state and region. Both standards will be discussed.

This course is taught by Aaron Gunderson, Executive Director of Passive House Massachusetts.

Learning Objectives

• Learn what the Passive House standard is and what the requirements are.
• Learn about design & construction elements of success projects.
• Learn about the energy, carbon, and health benefits of PH buildings.
• Learn from examples of built projects in the region.

Funding Grants Available: Submit by April 11th, 2024

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.

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

Course ID#: C-2571

Background photo above is of Finch Cambridge taken by Anthony Crisafulli for Icon Architecture


May 2
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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