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Passive House Canada Trades Course 150 – NANAIMO

December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - December 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Overview

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

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.

Professional Development

  • BC Housing (HPO): 24 CPD points

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Details

Start:
December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Vancouver Island University
900 5th Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5 Canada
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