Passive House Fundamentals: Insulation & Thermal Bridging


Aug 23rd, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm



AIA Credits

1 LU|HSW per session

On August 23rd, 1-2pm, discover insulation materials and techniques to increase thermal comfort, cut energy costs, enhance resilience, and extend the lifespan of building components.

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.

Anthony Harrington, Vice President, pHdesign

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.

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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.


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