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WEBINAR: Intro to Passive House

Wed September 18 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

1 LU pending

Presented by The Passive House Network


Course Description:  A first step into the world of Passive House. Passive House goals and methodology change how architects and builders think and work, making the architectural design a driver of climate, health, and social solutions. This one-hour course dives into the basic principles, history, and the new frontiers of Passive House design as it continues to challenge and change industry expectations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the five fundamental principles of Passive House design and how each principle contributes to occupants’ health, safety, and welfare.
  • Describe the history of building performance efforts and its context, including extreme weather, resource scarcity, and climate change mitigation, that led to the development of the Passive House design.
  • Describe why and how hygienic ventilation is an essential defining component of Passive House design and operation – and the strategies to achieve it.
  • Outline how the Passive House design focuses on excellent energy efficiency, resulting in side benefits like great occupant thermal and acoustic comfort, improved occupant health outcomes, and economic affordability.


Wed September 18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


RI United States