Who should attend
This course is aimed at Building Professionals, including Architects and Mechanical and Electrical Engineers

Course Objectives
Definition of a Passive House Basic
Principles of Designing a Passive House
Ventilation and Heating
Principles in a Passive House
Fundamentals on thermal comfort during the summer
Electrical energy
Principles of drawing energy balances (PHPP)
Basics of economic efficiency calculation
Invitations to tender and allocation Construction site management and quality control
Information and support for occupants
Refurbishments using Passive House components

Course Description
Combination of lectures by Passive House experts, group exercises, workshops, exchange with experienced contractors, site visit(s) and hands-on training in the use of PHPP software (Passive House Planning Package). Please contact CITA Skillnet for fee details.

Free to unemployed persons who meet CITA Skillnet criteria

CITA Skillnet Manager: Suzanne Purcell - Phone: (01) 470 4440 - email: spurcell@cita.ie

Prerequisites
Depends on experience and / or qualifications

Duration - 8 Day