On August 9th, 1-2pm, cover the basics of achieving a continuous airtight barrier in retrofits and new construction projects – essential to driving down heating and cooling demand and achieving Passive House certification.
This one hour course is apart of a larger Passive House Fundamentals series: airtightness, energy recovery ventilation, insulation and thermal bridging, and windows & doors. Registration for one of these course allows access to all four.
Todd Kimmel, CPHD, CDT, NYC Architectural Manager, ROCKWOOL
Passive House Summer School schedule:
8/2, 1-2pm: Passive House Primer
An introductory course that reviews the key principles of the Passive House building standard.
8/4, 1-2pm: Passive House Construction Primer
An introductory course on the Passive House building standard that is uniquely tailored for tradespeople, contractors, and other technical building professionals.
8/9, 1-2pm: Passive House Fundamental: Airtightness
Learn how to achieve a continuous airtight barrier in projects, essential to achieving high indoor air quality, balanced heating and cooling demand, and Passive House certification.
8/16, 1-2pm: Passive House Fundamental: Energy Recovery Ventilation
Learn about balanced ventilation systems with energy recovery that provide a constant flow of fresh, filtered air while reducing energy use.
8/18, 1-2pm: Passive House Project Process
Understand the steps necessary for certifying a retrofit or new construction project to the International Passive House standard.
8/23, 1-2pm: Passive House Fundamental: Insulation & Thermal Bridging
Learn about insulation materials and thermal bridges -conductive spots that undermine thermal performance.
8/30, 1-2pm: Passive House Fundamental: Windows & Doors
Learn how to select and install high performance window and door products without compromising aesthetics.
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.