Combine Passivhaus designer training with our 2018 Convention in Herefordshire!

Become a certified Passivhaus designer and spend a weekend with green building experts.

If you have been considering becoming a certified Passivhaus designer and would also like the opportunity to spend a weekend with like minded individuals and green building experts, our next training course in Hereford would be ideal.  Starting on 3rd September this Passivhaus designer training coincides with our 2018 Convention on 14th and 15th September.  This is being held in a new Passivhaus Community Centre in the rural village of Garway which is only a twenty five minute drive away.  This would give you the opportunity to network and engage with members of the influential and expert AECB community to enhance your training.   Find out more about the Convention here including the programme, speakers and site visits. Details about the Passivhaus designer training are below. 

AECB CarbonLite Passivhaus Designer Course

Venue: The Hereford Archive and Records Centre, HR2 6LA


Week 1.  3rd – 6th Sept

Learn about the fundamentals, science and construction methods needed to achieve Passivhaus.

Week 2.  17th – 21st Sept

This week covers the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP), building services for Passivhaus and a revision session to prepare you for the exam.

Trainers: Our trainers have been involved in the design, construction and certification of many successful Passivhaus projects in different sectors: Nick Grant, Alan Clarke, Sally Godber, Mike Roe, Bill Butcher.

Site visits: The course will enjoy several site visits to Passivhaus buildings with the opportunity to meet occupants and designers.The photos below show the site visit at Garway Community Centre where the AECB Convention is taking place this year.

Cost: Early bird rate now available. Take the full course for £2100+VAT for AECB members. The membership is £50+VAT.

More info:; 01752 542 546

Some feedback from last year’s course:

“Great teacher, hugely knowledgeable and very approachable, explained everything in further detail when needed”

“Delicious lunch (+ vegan option) and plenty of refreshments”

“Very competent and knowledgeable; excellent anecdotes and examples from real projects”

“So much to take in with PHPP – it was well-presented, responsive to people’s questions and I’m very HAPPY :-)”