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Passive House Design & Construction – Winnipeg

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April 6 - 10, 2015

Manitoba Hydro Place

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Dates: April 6-10 2015
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Ave.

Course Outline

The Passive House Design and Construction course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge to set you on the path to design and build compliant Passive House buildings, meaning an 80 – 90% reduction in annual heating and cooling energy, and reduced mechanical systems.

Training material will be geared to practical applications within the Canadian building environment and building codes. The course represents the first step in becoming a certified Passive House designer or consultant, and will enable participants to be actively involved in the design and construction of Passive House buildings.

The course also helps you prepare for the PHI Certified Passive House Designer Exam.

Fees include lunches, refreshments and course materials.

Fees do not include the PHPP 8.0 software package, which is required for the course, and can be purchased here. You can use an older, free demo version of PHPP, however it doesn’t come with the support manual. Download PHPP 2007 English Demo.

What you’ll learn:
• Passive House design theory
• Building science for radical conservation
• Building envelope optimization for cold climates
• Hands‐on building performance modeling using the PHPP design software
• Mechanical system design for comfort and performance
• Thermal bridge‐free design of building assemblies
• Architectural details and technical solutions
• Detailed case study examples of current Canadian Passive House projects


To book click “Register” above and select whether you are a CanPHI West member or not on the checkout page.


Course tutor: Tomas O’Leary
Co-founder and Managing Director, Passive House Academy
Designed, built and lives in the first Certified Passive House in the English speaking world. An enthusiastic and passionate advocate for all things Passive House, a jovial and motivational educator and presenter, experienced research scientist and environmental entrepreneur. Globally accredited by the Passivhaus Institut as a Certifier of Passive House buildings and licensed training provider for the Passive House Consultant and Tradesperson programs.


Cancellation policy:
Cancellation 6 weeks before the course – 100% refund
Cancellation 4 to 6 weeks before the course – 85% refund or transfer place to another course
Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course – No refund, transfer place to another course

If the course is cancelled for any reason, it will either be rescheduled in collaboration with participants, or course fees will be refunded in full. We cannot refund travel expenses already incurred.

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