This course is designed to deliver the fundamental understanding of how the Passive House Standard works and where the specific scientific values come from. It provides a clear outline starting with the health requirements for humans. Following with the impact of the building industry on climate change. Then, the economics of Passive House is explained. Finally, the conclusions are provided, and health, sustainability and economics findings are presented.
With the completion of the course, the attendee will have done the following hours of study:
- 2 hours lecture
- Half hour of self-assessment
After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
- Understand the basics in Passive House design and construction
- Define the health requirements for humans in buildings
- Know the impact of the building industry on climate change
- Comprehend the economic benefits of the Passive House approach
- Manage the fundamentals of health, sustainable and economical building design
- 2 hours lecture/presentation
- 0.5 hours qustions/quiz
This course is a useful overview for architects, building designers, engineers, consultants, thermal performance assessors, builders, tradespeople, and homeowners seeking to construct and design buildings that are healthy, sustainable and economical.
You will need a laptop, Mac or PC with audio and internet connection. It is highly recommended to have pen and paper ready to take notes.
Daniel started his career as a carpenter in Germany and then worked in Ireland on the biggest residential modular project in the world at that time. After 10 years in the building game, he did his studies in civil engineering and worked as a researcher for the European Union in sustainable building.
Since 2015 Daniel has been working in the Australian building industry. He started his business Smart Plus Homes in 2017 following his passion for educating and consulting the building industry regarding health and sustainable construction.
Daniel is a Certified Passive House trainer and has been teaching over 50% of Australia’s Certified Passive House Professionals.
After purchase, you will have access to the recordings for 6 months.