Outline:

The Passive House approach is well known for the benefits it brings to the planet. But what are the advantages for the actual occupants of Passive House homes and offices?

This course aims to familiarise you with the wide range of benefits associated with Passive House living, including a reduction in heating and cooling costs. You will discover the risks that conventional houses pose to our health and how the Passive House approach addresses these.

The course will first focus on the health and thermal comfort advantages of Passive House. Next, comes an analysis of the security and safety challenges we face at home and how these can be addressed. We will talk about how economics and sustainability link together in the Passive House approach. Finally, we will discuss what to look for when building or buying a Passive House home.

 

CPD Points:

Upon the completion of the course, students will have carried out the following study components:

  • 2 hours of lectures
  • 0.5 hour of self-assessment

 

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand the basics benefits of the Passive House approach
  • Define the health and thermal comfort requirements needed within homes
  • Understand the threats posed by potential power shortages
  • Understand the impact the building industry has on climate change
  • Grasp the economic benefits of the Passive House approach
  • Make educated decisions on how to choose building professionals.

 

Access:

After purchase, you will have six months’ access to the course recordings.