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Passivhaus Contractor Training (AECB CarbonLite)

Date: 9 -11 February 2021 Time: 13:00 - 17:30
Location: Online Cost: £225+VAT for PHT members, £250+VAT for non-members.

AECB CarbonLiteAn online course tailored to all contractors and builders who are involved in any level of low-energy building construction.

Please note: this course will not cover any practical exercises. Further details on dates and costs next year for a classroom practical session and tradesperson examination will follow.

The course centres on core Passivhaus (fabric-first) building techniques that are suitable for every level of new build and renovation project, and includes both theoretical & practical sessions.

The course is managed on behalf of CarbonLite trainers and the AECB by WARM Low Energy Building Practice.


Passivhaus Contractor Training

Passivhaus Contractor Training - fitting wood fibre sarking board

Centred around the core building techniques you need to achieve the pioneering Passivhaus standards, the course covers all the essential aspects of low-energy construction, including what it means practically when implemented on site.

The course covers the following areas:

  • Energy standards and Passivhaus principles
  • Fundamental aspects for achieving Passivhaus, including insulation, high-performance glazing, airtightness, thermal bridging and ventilation
  • How to ensure quality is delivered on site


Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson qualification

Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson

This course is a step towards qualification as a Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson, which is one of the highest international quality marks available to demonstrate competence in the field of low-energy construction.

Dates for an additional classroom practical session, revision session and exam will be set when it is practicable to do so.

Please note: completing this course does not qualify participants for Certified European Passivhaus (CEPH) Designer status. If you wish to become a CEPH Designer, please take our Passivhaus Designer Course.


Course fees

Passivhaus Trust / AECB members - £225+VAT

Non-members - £250+VAT



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For further information, contact the training team on 01752 542 546 or email training


Further information

Passivhaus Contractor Training [PDF]

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