The course is designed for experienced contractors and installers who need to learn about the materials used for passive house construction, and want hands-on experience applying the rigorous installation and detailing techniques required to achieve the demanding requirements for certification under the Passive House Standard.
Many techniques learned in this course are recognized as best practices for installers on any retrofit or new construction project for which maximizing energy savings is a goal. The knowledge and skills participants gain are easily applied to all Passive House projects. The class prepares students to take the examination for internationally recognized Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) credential from the Passive House Institute in Germany.
Design professionals responsible for specifying and overseeing passive house construction jobs also benefit from this course, which helps them to more easily inspect and assess work underway at the job site.
For registration, and more information on this course, visit the AEA CPHT course webpage.