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PASSIVHAUS Trades COURSE 3.0:
Why Become a Passivhaus Tradesperson?
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Why take this course now
Climate Change is happing now
We need to act today if we want to avoid a climate disaster. With this qualification you can contribute to this global effort every day at work.
Your Clients Deserve The Best
Did you experience thermal discomfort in buildings? Don’t let your clients suffer the same.
Improvements On Every project
These courses will significantly improve your sustainable design practice.
Be A Front Runner
The Passivhaus movement is growing exponentially fast and joining today will mean you are one of the leaders of change.
Building regulations are changing
Australia's and New Zealand's building regulations are changing rapidly. England and the European Union already require nearly zero energy buildings.
Design Buildings for the extremes
Let your client enjoy the comforts of their home in any weather event.
Your certified Passivhaus
With experience in construction and sustainable building, Daniel has a dual master’s degree in Civil and Structural Engineering, specializing in building physics and science.
His passion for sustainability led him to contribute to a European Union research project on sustainable building practices. At 37, he founded Smart Plus Academy (SPA), which has educated the majority of Australia’s certified Passivhaus professionals.
Daniel’s mission is to make Passivhaus knowledge accessible globally, promoting sustainable building practices and creating a lasting, positive impact on the construction industry and a greener, more sustainable world for all.
Julia is deeply committed to sustainability and energy-efficient building design and became a Certified Passivhaus Designer in 2018. Since then, she has been dedicated to driving change in the building industry and educating Australians on creating comfortable, healthy, and eco-friendly living spaces.
In 2020, Julia joined Smart Plus Academy as a senior Passivhaus trainer, expanding her impact by educating building professionals across Australia about the Passivhaus standard. She shares her passion and expertise to inspire a new generation of sustainable building practitioners. Julia is excited about the global expansion and impact envisioned by SPA and remains committed to empowering others with the knowledge and skills needed to make a lasting, positive difference in the building industry and the world at large.
Unlock Your Potential:
Boost Your Career with
Empowering Tradespeople to Create Climate Solutions
Smart Plus Academy simplifies the learning process by focusing on practical, real-world projects. This helps you gain a deeper understanding and allows you to confidently apply your knowledge on the job.
Our dedicated instructors guide you through essential details across various construction methods, including timber framing, CLT, concrete, masonry, and steel construction. We explore required build-ups for each method in all climate zones and discuss alternative approaches, such as SIPS, straw bale, and rammed earth. We also apply a similar strategy to retrofitting, presenting a universal master plan for common building techniques.
With Smart Plus Academy’s unbeatable Passivhaus Tradesperson Course, you’ll build from a foundation of best practices, ensuring success from the start, instead of trying to fix flawed methods later on. Join us and become an essential part of the sustainable building movement.