About the Passive House community
The Passive House movement is taking Australia by storm. In recent years the number of certified builders and designers in the country has doubled annually, as Aussies warmly embrace the Passive House approach. Australia is now home to dozens of affordable, energy-efficient, comfortable homes and offices, with more Passive House dwellings being completed each month.
Now it’s your turn to get involved. Smart Plus Academy’s range of Passive House short courses are designed for anyone with an interest in producing or living and working in Passive House buildings. The courses have no academic prerequisites – you just need to want to know more about the potential of this revolutionary design approach.
Learn the benefits of Passive House for both building occupants and the planet. Discover why the Passive House approach is widely used in Europe to design and construct buildings that meet the EU’s strict near Zero Energy Buildings requirements. Find out why Passive House can be adapted to any climate zone and how Australia’s temperature extremes can be tamed through strategies such as airtightness, eliminating thermal bridges and installing high quality windows.