Passive House Training Resource Library


Passive House Training Tool
This new training tool was developed primarily for multi-family projects but may be helpful for other Passive House building types. The goal of the tool is to empower each project team to develop their own in-house trainings specific to their project and provide them with the resources to effectively deliver that training to tradespeople who may have never done a Passive House project previously.

An Introduction to Multifamily Passive House.
This one-hour webinar provides an overview of Passive House principles and how they relate to multifamily buildings.

Bringing Passive House to Scale
The presentation covers a variety topics including Passive House within the larger context of Net Zero and Net Positive building, compatibility of the PHIUS Standard with multi-family building types, and review of PH principles.

PHI Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant

Put on in partnership with the North American Passive House Network, this intensive 5-day course covers Passive House design, metrics, and modeling, and prepares attendees for the Passive House Institute CPHC/D exam.

Registration now open.

Dates: February 24-28, 2020
Location: Newton, MA

Certified Passive House Builders Training

PHMA is bringing the PHIUS Certified Builders Training back to Boston this coming Winter/Spring - stay tuned for updates. This three-day course offers real-world experience in the on-site implementation of passive house as well as counseling and advice to both the practical and business sides, preparing construction professionals to meet the passive house challenge.

Course Highlights
  • Learn general passive house principles
  • Classroom and field focus on envelope issues
  • HVAC considerations and testing
  • Cost optimization/bidding
  • QA/QC process
  • Certification exam

PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant

This 5-day course is designed as the second phase of the CPHC Training Program following the on-line component. The in-class course focuses on design exercises, WUFI Passive and THERM software training, and the CPHC exam.

Dates TBA for 2020

Other Training Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities through various organizations for education, certification, and training on Passive House:

Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) is focused on research, training curriculum, and technical standards and is committed to making high-performance passive building the mainstream market standard. They offer a wide variety of resources, certifications, and training programs.
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The Passive House Institute (PHI) is an independent research institute that has played an especially crucial role
in the development of the Passive House concept - the only internationally recognized, performance-based energy standard in construction.
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Emu offers professional training, consulting services, and component/systems analysis for all aspects of the design and construction of high quality building envelopes and healthy indoor environments.
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Peel Passive House Consulting was founded to support the development of the Passive House Standard in Canada and internationally. They work with developers, architects, self-builders, consultants, governments, and manufacturers to support the design, construction, and certification of Passive House and low energy buildings, both residential and non-residential. 
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Passive House Academy has been leading the way in Passive House (Passivhaus) training, development, certification and consultancy for over 15 years. PHA is proud to be one of the leading training providers globally in Passive House (Passivhaus), offering a wide range of internationally accredited Passive House Courses on both sides of the Atlantic.
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The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) is today the region’s leading membership organization promoting sustainable energy practices in the built environment. As professionals in the fields of renewable energy and building, they embrace whole systems thinking as the path to sustainability.
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