External Event: 110 Introduction to Passive House High – Kelowna

October 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
UBC Okanagan
University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V

Course description

An Introduction to the Passive House High Performance Buildings provides an overview of the core principles of Passive House design and building energy efficiency regulations in Canada. The course also covers the history of energy efficient buildings, energy consumption data and environmental impact, case studies and the economics of creating high performance buildings.

Recommended for

Anyone wishing to understand the basics of Passive House high performance buildings, including:

Homeowners, developers, project coordinators, realtors, subcontractors and component suppliers, architects, engineers, architectural technologists and other design professionals.

Please note this is an introductory course and does not provide the technical knowledge necessary to design and build a Passive House building. If you are ready to take on a Passive House project, we recommend going directly to 120A: Passive House Design and Construction.

Prerequisites / required background knowledge

There are no required prerequisites for this course.

Learning resources provided

  • Course manual
  • Digital copy of course slides

Course instructor

The instructor for this course will be Brett Sichello.

Professional development

Total number of learning hours: 7

AIBC Core Learning Units: 6.5

BC Housing (HPO) Training Hours: 7.00

EGBC credits: self-reported

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