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Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Date: 23 November 2016 Time: 1 afternoon session a week
Location: Create Centre, Smeaton Road, Bristol, BS1 6XN Cost: 1 session: PHT members £85+VAT. Non members £105+VAT.

The Passivhaus Bitesize course, delivered by AECB carbonlite trainers, aims to explain the general principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard. The target audience is focussed at Architects and the material is focussed on design.

This course follows a different format to the Certified Passivhaus Designer course, and it is only a short introduction to Passivhaus. To sit the Passivhaus Institut exam and become a Passivhaus Designer/Consultant, please check our certified training events for upcoming courses.

AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Bitesize Training

  • AFTERNOON ONE – FUNDAMENTALS: Introduction including overview of construction, air-tightness, thermal bridging, and extra services requirements. Also touch on design to avoid over-heating.

  • AFTERNOON TWO – CONSTRUCTION: Detail workshops: construction of junctions and material samples, airtightness exercise.

  • AFTERNOON THREE – BUILDING SERVICES: Services for building designers. What they all mean. Space requirements. Layout requirements. Simple service strategy and considerations.

  • AFTERNOON FOUR – PROJECT CRIT: Bring your own project workshop and crit session. Listen in to each other’s projects and the practical development advice given by experienced practitioners.


Expert Trainers

Learn from experts who are actually successfully designing/ building Passivhaus in UK. Amongst others, Bill Butcher, Alan Clarke, Sally Godber, Nick Grant, Eric Parks, Marine Sanchez, Mark Siddall, and Passivhaus Certifiers Will South, Mike Roe and Peter Warm. Assited by Passivhaus Designers Tom Dollard and Lucy Pedler. Biographies at the AECB website/meet-the-trainers



Afternoon Sessions:                            


Fundamentals of Passivhaus

9th Nov

Construction for Passivhaus

16th Nov

Building Services for Passivhaus

23rd Nov

Crit Session bring your own drawings

30th Nov



Individual afternoon session costs  £126 incl VAT (£105 excl VAT)

There is a discount for PHT/TGR members £102 incl VAT (£85 excl VAT) per session.



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For invoices please contact Ingrid Bravo

01752 542 546


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