Passivhaus Affiliate

Certified Passivhaus Designer Training (Target Zero)

Date: 29 October 2014 Time: 8 day classroom training
Location: Portal Business Centres Ltd, Dallam Court, Dallam Lane, Warrington, WA2 7LT 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 29th – PH Principals, Criteria, U-Values, Heating Degree Hours, Heat Loss
  • Oct 30th – Thermal Bridging, Building Envelope, Construction Methods
  • Oct 31st – Airtightness Testing & Implementation, Thermal Imaging
  • Nov 11th – PH Windows
  • Nov 12th – Ventilation & Heating
  • Nov 13th – Economics, Site Supervision, Design Exercise
  • Nov 14th – PHPP Workshop
  • Dec 1st – PH Modelling with Google Sketchup DesignPH plugin
  • Dec 2nd – Thermal Bridging Software Training
  • Dec 3rd – Revision Day
  • December 5th Examination




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