Net Zero Training Series with Burlington Electric Department!

Burlington Electric Department is offering 50% off tuition on these courses for professionals who work in Burlington. If you would like to apply for a discount, you can apply here


PHI Passive House Tradesperson Training

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November 6 - 9. 8:30am - 5:00pm each day
Location: Burlington Electric Department
Exam on November 17th at BED


Learn about the most advanced construction standard in the world, how to implement passive principles in your projects, and everything necessary to become a Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) through the International Passivhaus Institute (PHI). Open to all tradespeople and project team members with working knowledge of construction.
 

American Institute of Architects (AIA): 32 LU/HSW units


 
Passive House Consultants Training

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Phase 1 (online): Begins October 16th (complete at your leisure before November 27)
Phase 1 (in person): November 27 - December 1 
Location: Burlington Electric Department
Exam: December 1

 CPHC is the only professional passive building credential training program that includes instruction in energy modeling software and the only professional passive building credential with a continuing education program.
First launched in 2008, PHIUS established the Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC®) credential to distinguish accomplished passive house professionals in the marketplace. CPHC training was the first – and is still the only – passive building training program tailored to North America’s unique climate variations, market conditions, and building components. PHIUS, the leading North American passive building training provider, has trained over 2,000 professionals to date, including 1,350 CPHCs. 

American Institute of Architects (AIA): 63 LU/HSW units
Green Business Certification Inc.(GBCI): 32 CEU
Building Performance Institute: 27.13 CE credits


High Performance Buildings for the Trades: Practical Methods for Energy Efficient Buildings

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December 4 - 5. 8:30am - 4:30pm each day

Led by practicing experts in the field with a passion for education, this course uses a combination of full-scale models, hands-on practice, small-group discussion and exercises, and large-group presentations to look at air sealing from all angles, including: evaluating risks and opportunities in the building; designing details and scoping the project; selecting, sourcing, and installing materials; testing and evaluating results; and working with subcontractors and allied professionals.

American Institute of Architects (AIA): 14 LU/HSW units


Using PHPP in Passive House Design and Certification

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December 11 - 13. 9:00am - 5:00pm each day
Location: Burlington Electric Department

In this three-day course, participants will learn how to use the PHPP for residential building design and certification.  Participants will be guided step-by-step through the relevant worksheets, while learning the correct conventions for measurements and calculations.  Proper documentation will also covered in detail.  A case study will provide participants with practical experience in completing and documenting PHPP calculations for building certification.

American Institute of Architects (AIA): 32 LU/HSW units


Thermal Bridge Calculations

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December 14 - 15. 9:00am - 5:00pm each day
Location: Burlington Electric Department
 
In this two-day course, participants will learn the fundamentals of thermal bridging calculations for wood-framed construction.  Common junction details and their modeling conventions will be examined. Modeling techniques will be taught using Therm. Participants will be given the opportunity to perform calculations and have them reviewed in class.

American Institute of Architects (AIA): 14 LU/HSW units

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