Passivhaus Affiliate

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Date: 1 October 2014 Time: 8 day classroom training
Location: Capital Business Centre, 22 Carlton Road, South Croydon CR2 0BS Cost: £1150 PHT members, £1250 non members (£250 extra for international examination)

The Target Zero course is aimed at qualified and motivated building professionals who have a passion to learn the art of Passive House design, the world’s leading standard in low energy, sustainable construction. 



8 days classroom training 

  • Practice Multiple Questions online with our exam simulator -
  • Passivhaus Designer Study Folder (over 800 pages printed in colour)
  • Continuous Assessment with Assignments (design exercises & calculations)
  • PHPP Exercises



  • Passive House Standard – Basics, Principals & Criteria
  • Building Envelope & Construction Techniques
  • Windows and Doors
  • Heating, Cooling, De-Humidification & Domestic Hot Water
  • Ventilation
  • PHPP Introduction
  • Economics
  • Practical Implementation and Site Supervision
  • PHPP & Thermal Bridging software workshop -  Note: It is recommended that participants have the latest version of the PHPP software, however a version will be provided for the software training.
  • Revision and Exam Preparation


Provisional Course Dates:

  • Oct 1st        –        PH Principals, Criteria, U-Values, Heating Degree Hours, Heat Loss
  • Oct 2nd       –        Thermal Bridging, Building Envelope, Construction Methods
  • Oct 3rd        –        Airtightness Testing & Implementation, Thermal Imaging
  • Oct 6th        –        PH Windows
  • Oct 7th        –        Ventilation & Heating
  • Oct 8th        –        Economics, Site Supervision, Design Exercise
  • Oct 13th      –        PHPP Workshop
  • Oct 14th      –        PH Modelling with Google Sketchup DesignPH plugin
  • Oct 15th      –        Thermal Bridging Software Training
  • Oct 16th      –        Revision Day
  • Oct 18th      –        International Examination  (9am to 1pm)




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