Passivhaus CPD

This 1 hour CPD seminar introduces the design and construction principles, processes and practices behind the Passivhaus standard. 

Our Passivhaus CPD seminar covers:

  • Introduction
  • What is Passivhaus?
  • History & evolution in Europe
  • Passivhaus as comfort & energy standard
  • Design approach & methodologies
  • Continuous highly insulated envelope
  • High performance glazing - why this is crucial
  • Thermal bridge free construction - analysis & elimination
  • Airtightness - strategy & detailing
  • Role of ventilation - strategy, indoor air quality & heat recovery
  • Heating low energy houses
  • Certification process - quality assurance
  • The tools: Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) modelling
  • Passivhaus in the UK - relation to building regulations, SAP & the Code for Sustainable Homes
  • UK Passivhaus case studies

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