Passivhaus CPD

Our Passivhaus CPD seminar introduces the design and construction principles, processes and practices behind the Passivhaus standard.  The CPD can be delivered online or onsite at your offices.

Our Passivhaus CPD seminar covers:

  • Introduction and outline
  • What is Passivhaus?
  • The history & evolution of Passivhaus in Europe.
  • Passivhaus as comfort & energy standard.
  • Design approach & methodologies.
  • High levels of insulation for floors, walls and roofs.
  • High performance glazing - why this is crucial.
  • Thermal bridge free construction - analysis & elimination with continuous insulation.
  • Airtightness - how to make a building airtight.  Covers the airtightness strategy and detailing.
  • The role of ventilation in healthy buildings.  Covers ventilation strategies, the limits to natural ventilation,indoor air quality & heat recovery.
  • Heating low energy houses.
  • The Passivhaus certification process and quality assurance.
  • The Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) for modelling low energy buildings.
  • Passivhaus in the UK in relation to building regulations and the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP).
  • UK Passivhaus case studies

What people have said about our Passivhaus CPD seminar:

“This was one of the most useful CPD seminars we have had in the office in recent years, and we would definitely recommend it.  Mischa Hewitt is an engaging presenter who introduces the ideas behind Passivhaus in a way that all our staff found accessible, whether or not they already knew much about the concept.” - Elizabeth Davis, Noma Architects, Manager

“The Passivhaus seminar was excellent, informative and well presented. Those that attended the presentation appreciated it very much and is one to add to our ‘triple A list’ of seminars.” - Robert Gurney, tp bennett, Architect

“It was a really engaging introduction to the Passivhaus Standard and a pleasure to attend.” - Joana Gaspar, AEDAS, Architect

If you are interested in our Passivhaus CPD seminar then please contact us