Passivhaus Affiliate

Sustainability training for architects: Passivhaus and other systems

Date: 28 January 2015 Time: All day
Location: Glyndwr University, St Asaph Cost: Free (conditions apply)

About the course

This course is delivered in a half-day workshop session at venues across Wales. The course is designed and delivered by the partnership of the Royal Society of Architects in Wales and the Welsh School of Architecture and is one of six Sustainable Architecture Courses. Study of 2 of these subjects contributes to achievement of this module at CQFW Level 5: 2 Credits. Speakers include Angela Ruiz del Portal Sanz of the Welsh School of Architecture

Who should take the course?

This course is designed for architects and other built environment professionals

Course benefits to you and your employer

  • This course covers the RIBA Core Curriculum subject no 2: Climate, sustainable architecture
  • The seminar will explore the core focus of the ‘Passivhaus standard’ - which is ‘to dramatically reduce the requirement for space heating and cooling, while also creating excellent indoor air quality and comfort levels’
  • Delegates will gain an understanding of the detailing aspects of Passivhaus design: glazing and shading, airtightness, orientation and ventilation.


This course is fully subsidised for those who live and/or work in one of Wales’ 15 local authority convergence areas. Please book with RSAW on 029 2022 8987 or email 

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