Online Course: Passive House Retrofits: Part 1, March 21, 1-5 pm

  • 21 March 2023
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 05:00 PM
  • Event Host : Built Environment Plus, Passive House Network (PHN)
Online Course: Passive House Retrofits: Part 1
Event Description

The Passive House standard is not just for new construction. Breathe sustainable life into old buildings using the Passive House Institute EnerPHit standards in your retrofit projects. Learn how existing structures can benefit from retrofits to move a structure from a low to high-performance building.

Applying the passive house standard to existing structure has its own unique challenges. Take a look at the passive house standard from the perspective of retrofitting existing structures. Through case studies of successful retrofits,how to upgrade a building with respect to airtightness, insulation, thermal bridge reductions, high-performance windows, and ventilation. Plus learn about the EnerPHit standards and process.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

- Outline the basic requirements of the different Passive House EnerPhit Certifications

- Explain exterior and interior insulation options for Passive House retrofits

- Describe the airtightness options and techniques used in Passive House retrofits

- Describe the unique thermal bridging situations in retrofits.

- Highlight the important considerations of window replacements and detailing

- Explain proper vent systems in retrofits

- List heating and cooling options for retrofits

- Identify the key aspects of the PHPP related to retrofits

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Built Environment Plus, Passive House Network (PHN)
  • Cost
    • $400.00
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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