Passivhaus Affiliate

Building Energy Modelling Using PHPP

Date: November 2022 Time: Spread over 6 weeks
Location: Online Cost: £870 + VAT

For further details and queries, please contact: 0845 4569773, 


The Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB) and TUDublin are collaborating to offer a professional level academic online CPD course focusing on Building Energy Modelling using PHPP.

This CPD course will enable you to gain knowledge from highly experienced technical professionals, where you will learn:

  • Appraise the Passivhaus Standard and PHPP as an energy analysis tool.

  • Critically apply the PHPP tool in the energy analysis of the geometry and fabric of a conventional Irish building with typical forms and construction.

  • Critically apply the PHPP tool in the selection of building services and plant for the provision of heating, cooling, and hot water in an Irish building of typical construction.

  • Apply the PHPP design tool at a professional level to optimise the design of a building to Passivhaus Standard.


By completing this course you will have:

  • Accumulated 100 hours of CPD.

  • Attained 10 UK Credits/ 5 EU ECTs (Masters level)

  • Acquired 50 PHI credit renewal points towards PHI Certification renewal.



This course is aimed at built environment professionals. We recommend that you have a knowledge of UK construction systems, an ability to read building plans and an understanding of basic algebra. It is also necessary to be proficient in CAD or BIM.

Criteria for application:

  • Registered Architects/ Architectural Technologists/Building Surveyors or Chartered Engineers.

  • Other technical design professionals subject to a minimum (Irish) 2.2 Level 8 or (UK) Honours 2.2 level 6 qualification plus 2 years minimum relevant accredited professional experience, or equivalent.

  • Certified Passivhaus Designers or those who have experience designing Passive Certified House plus 3 years minimum relevant industry experience/accredited professional experience, or equivalent.

  • Those who have completed the PHT Bitesize PHPP course or the AECB CLR CarbonLite Retrofit course plus 3 years minimum relevant industry experience/accredited professional experience, or equivalent.



The CPD course runs for 6 weeks on a part-time basis commencing on Wednesday 3rd November, and includes:

  • Series of online lectures and interactive webinars.

  • Self-directed learning during and outside contact hours.

  • Project-based formative online exercises: Application of Passivhaus energy performance metric to a building case-study.

  • Summative online assessment: application of software tools and standards-based methodologies to achieve a defined performance target.


£870 + VAT 



Register via the onine booking form. For any further queries, please contact: 0845 4569773,  


Further Information

AECB Training – Building Energy Modelling Using PHPP

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