Passivhaus 101 for Designers

Learn key terms & mathematical concepts, easing your journey towards Certified Passivhaus Designer status.

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Are you excited to start your Passivhaus learning but concerned that your mathematical skills may be a bit rusty? You came to the right place! The " Master Passivhaus Basics: Designer Pre-Course" is designed to make understanding Passivhaus easier and take the stress out of your learning journey. It covers the basic concepts and terminology, helping you understand the subject without feeling overwhelmed. Many students worry about their math skills when starting to study Passivhaus, but this course allows you to review and improve your knowledge before embarking on the Certified Passivhaus Designer Course. You can access course recordings to revise and learn at your own pace. Topics • The Passive House Concept: Why Passivhaus? – Energy management concepts – The Passivhaus standard • The 5 components and principles of Passivhaus • U-Value calculations • Window calculations • Airflow and air-quantity calculations • The Magic Formula. Mastering heat transfer (The SPA advantage) • Introduction into the economics of Passivhaus and dynamic modelling • Software tools introduction: PHPP, designPH and bim2PH • The use of a psychrometric chart • General mathematical skills

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    • 4 Modules
    • 14 Lessons
    • 1 Quiz
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