Yestermorrow Design/Build School: Passive Design/Build™ Boot Camp, July 31 - August 3, Waitsfield, Vermont

  • 31 July 2023 To 3 August 2023
  • Event Host : Yestermorrow Design/Build School
  • Event Location : Waitsfield VT Campus, 7865 Main St, Waitsfield, VT, 05673, United States
Yestermorrow Design/Build School: Passive Design/Build™ Boot Camp, July 31 - August 3, 9am-5:30pm
Event Description

The Passive Design/Build™ Boot Camp, specifically, combines Emu’s CPHT coursework with our unique, hands-on Passive Pod Workshop. The Boot Camp is a 4-day all-in-one educational experience that includes 2 days of classroom learning, 2 days of workshop, and access to a remote, online CPHT professional accreditation exam. After passing the exam, students earn the PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) credential.  

Sample Schedule:

Day 1: Classroom - Intro to Passive, Insulation, Thermal Bridges, Fenestration.

Day 2: Classroom - Retrofits, Airtightness, Moisture, Ventilation, Heating/Cooling.

Day 3 & 4: Hands-on workshop designed to examine the WHY behind your building science decisions and simulation of on-site job roles. Student teams will build Emu’s unique “Passive Pods” and test them against each other and against a “Code Pod”

We will meet each day from 9am-5:30 pm with a half hour break for lunch at noon. 

The registration deadline for this course is July 17. If we have space, we will accept registrations after this deadline subject to an additional $50 registration fee. 

Emu’s training and services use the Passive House standard as an anchor point for making measurable and informed decisions toward high-performance construction. Emu is accredited with the international Passive House Institute as an Education Provider of course material in preparation for the exam to become a Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT).

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Yestermorrow Design/Build School
  • Cost
    • $2100
  • Event type
    • Event - Other

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