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110: Introduction to Passive House Design and Construction

January 29th, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

EME 1153, UBCO Kelowna Campus
1290 International Mews
Kelowna, BC

| $225.00 - $300.00

AIBC Learning Units: 5.75 Core LU | PIBC Organized & Structured CPL Units: 7.25 | BOABC CPD credits: 5

This one day course is a 100 level foundation course. It will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the elements of the Passive House Design, which leads to cost effective, low energy buildings with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems.

What you’ll learn:
• Passive house design fundamentals

• Super insulated envelopes

• Methods for achieving extreme air tightness

• Passive house quality windows

• Leading ventilation design principles

• Passive house economics and costs, including what to consider when conducting an economic comparison

Who attends?
Construction industry professionals, architects, designers, local government, real estate agents, developers, home owners, sustainability enthusiasts and anyone interested in learning the basics of energy efficient building.

Course price:
BC residents/ CanPHI West members – $225*
BC residents/ non-CanPHI West members – $250*
Non-BC residents/ CanPHI West members – $250
Non-BC residents, non- CanPHI West members – $300

Light refreshments will be provided.
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

*Course price for BC residents is discounted with thanks to funding from the BC Provincial Government.

To become a CanPHI West member and take advantage of the member discount register here.

Course instructor: Monte Paulsen is one of Canada’s most active Passive House consultants and has extensive experience advising in a variety of projects, including: a First Nations firehall, two multi-story apartment buildings, a modular row-house terrace and several single-family residences being constructed to the international Passive House standard.


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