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.