It's not too late: Apply for the 2010 Passive House Consultants Training!


A few spaces are still available for this training. If you're ready to apply deep energy design principles to your projects and become a Certified Passive House Consultant, we encourage you to apply! Please visit the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) website for additional details and next steps. Also, for local Chapter members, PHIUS is generously offering a training discount ($50 per phase, $150 for the series).


PHIUS is returning to Berkeley to offer the 2nd Annual Spring-Summer series of classes on Passive House principles to building professionals, the first step in becoming a Certified Passive House Consultant. Training dates have also been set for Seattle, WA and Golden, CO.

The 9-day program (divided into 3, 3-day sessions) is an overview of:

  • Principles of Passive House Design: Heat Transfer, Airtightness, Super-insulation, Ventilation and Moisture Control
  • Instruction in the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP), the powerful and precise energy modeling software
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Construction Examples
  • Materials Selection
  • Quality Assurance