Passive House Construction Primer


Sep 8th, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm



AIA Credits


Learn the basic principles and best practices of Passive House construction in this one-hour introductory course. The Passive House Construction Primer is a slightly more technical version of our original Primer, and is ideal for contractors, tradespeople, and anyone else interested in gaining an overview of high-performance construction strategies.

This course provides an overview of the following principles of Passive House design and construction, and offers tips for their successful implementation:

  • Airtight Construction
  • Continuous Insulation
  • Thermal Bridge-Free Construction
  • High-Performance Windows & Doors
  • Energy Recovery Ventilation

This training was developed in partnership with PHN– the Passive House network – as part of a comprehensive pathway of Passive House education and certification. Learn more about PHN’s courses here.


  • Passive House / High Performance
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