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Passive House Video Tutorials

Training Subject: Environmental Sustainability
Company: Passive House Academy
CPD Category: 3 Structured CPD points
Contact: Art McCormack/Tomas O’Leary
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Website http://www.energyquarter.ie/passive-house/passive-house-tutorials/
Address: Passive House Academy
Block 6
Broomhall Business Park
Rathnew
Co. Wicklow
Telephone 0404 25777
Fax: 0404 25745
Further Information:

Programme Objectives:

This 3 hour e-learning programmecovers the essential aspects of Passive House, the most demanding energy efficiency standard on the planet.

Programme Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course a participant will be able to:

1. Define the Passive House standard for both new-build and retrofit construction.

2. Appreciate the variety of projects that can be built to the Passive House standard.

3. Explain the importance and benefits of Passive House standard insulation and airtightness.

4. Calculate the annual transmission heat losses through opaque building elements.

5. Calculate whether the airtightness standard required by Passive House is met based on blower-door test results.

6. Devise a strategy to ensure that complete continuity of insulation and airtightness is achieved on Passive House projects.

7. Understand key insulation and airtightness calculations performed by the Passive House Planning Package.