Passivhaus Affiliate

Tutorial: Passivhaus Classic, Plus & Premium

Date: 21 October 2015 Time: 14.00 - 17.00
Location: Room 513, Graham Hills Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XJ Cost: PHT members: £80 + VAT; Non-members: £120 + VAT.

Jessica Grove-Smith of the Passivhaus Institute will present the new Passivhaus standards and provide an overview of the new features and functionality of PHPP v9.

As Passivhaus continues to grow both in the UK and the rest of Europe, the Passivhaus Institute has introduced new categories for its building certification; in addition to the established ‘Passivhaus Classic’, there are ‘Passivhaus Plus’ and ‘Passivhaus Premium’ which include the use of rewenable energy generation in the certification assessment.

In PHPP v9, a new evaluation procedure focusing on ‘Primary Energy Renewable’ (PER) target will replace the ‘Primary Energy’ (PE) criteria with new worksheets entitled ‘Cost Comparison’ and ‘PV’.

Key topics:

  • The new Passivhaus standards:
    • Classic
    • Plus
    • Premium
    • PHI Low Energy Building
  • PHPP Version 9:
    • Variants worksheet,
    • Photovoltaics worksheet
    • PER worksheet 


14.00 - 15.00

Introducing PHPP9: What's new.


15.00 - 15.30

Variant caculations with PHPP 9


15.30 - 17.00

The new Passivhaus classes & Renewable Primary Energy

NB - Programme subject to slight changes

Further information:

Spaces are very limited so early booking is encouraged. To book, contact Roger Southcott at

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