The Passivhaus Bitesize course introduces the key principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard. It is delivered in a series of half-day online sessions delivered by our training partners WARM.
Ideal for architects, estates teams, housing associations and anyone wanting to find out more about Passivhaus.
Module 1 – Fundamentals
Introduction, including overview of construction, airtightness, thermal bridging, and extra services requirements. Also touch on design to avoid overheating.
Module 2 – Construction
Detail workshops: construction of junctions and material samples, airtightness exercise.
Module 3 – Building Services
Services for building designers. What they all mean. Space requirements. Layout requirements. Simple service strategy and considerations.
Module 4 – Putting Passivhaus into Practice
Review your own project. Listen in to each other’s projects and to the practical development advice given by experienced practitioners.
UK experts – our trainers are the experts who are successfully designing/ building Passivhaus in UK. Our collective experience includes non-domestic building, large residential schemes and real Passivhaus construction experience.
Highly experienced trainers – amongst others, Bill Butcher, Eric Parks, Mark Siddall, Alan Clarke, Sally Godber, Mike Roe, Will South and Nick Grant. Not to mention Peter Warm and the rest of the WARM staff who have supported over 200 buildings in low energy design, and are Passivhaus certifiers.
Fundamentals of Passivhaus: 8th April
Construction for Passivhaus: 9th April
Building services for Passivhaus: 15th April
Passivhaus into practice: 16th April
Single sessions £102+VAT
All 4 sessions £382+VAT
Discounts available for AECB/PHT/TGR membersFurther information & Booking Passivhaus Bitesize Flyer