Using PHPP in Passive House Design and Certification

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Yestermorrow is pleased to offer this course in partnership with Peel Passive House. This course takes place off campus at the 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.

Intended Audience: Architects, developers, self-builders and other building professionals.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Excel, familiarity with reading construction drawings, and a general understanding of low energy buildings is expected.  Participants who lack one or more of these may find it difficult to keep up with the course material and exercises.

For questions regarding course content, please refer to the course syllabus or contact Peel Passive House
For questions regarding registrations and logistics, please contact [email protected]


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