Passivhaus Part 2:
Health – Sustainability – Affordability
Step into the second part of our transformative Passivhaus series, where we delve into the crucial aspects of health, sustainability, and affordability in the built environment. Gain an in-depth understanding of how buildings profoundly impact our well-being, the environment, and economies.
Health: Explore the powerful influence buildings have on our health, from indoor air quality to thermal comfort and insulation. Discover how the Passivhaus standard ensures optimal indoor conditions, promoting better sleep, reducing respiratory illnesses, and enhancing overall well-being.
Sustainability: Address the urgent issue of climate change and the role buildings play in mitigating it. Learn the importance of reducing CO2 emissions, integrating renewable energy sources, and embracing energy-efficient building design and innovative storage solutions. Witness how sustainable buildings contribute to improved quality of life, cost savings, and a brighter future for generations to come.
Affordability: Uncover the vital connection between sustainability and affordability in the building industry. Gain insights into the economic costs and human toll of climate change, explore the concept of green premiums, and the potential of carbon capture technologies. Understand how energy-efficient buildings can lead to lower conditioning expenses, reduced public health expenditures, and an improved quality of life. Discover the unique advantages of Passivhaus investments, including long-term returns, potential benefits like lower interest rates and subsidies, and a path towards a more sustainable and affordable future.
- Gain knowledge of how building design influences indoor air quality and its impact on human health.
- Assess the principles and advantages of passive house standards, specifically regarding thermal comfort and energy efficiency.
- Analyze the contribution of buildings to environmental issues, such as climate change, and the importance of addressing them.
- Apply sustainable building strategies to improve indoor air quality, comfort, and affordability.
- Evaluate the economic and social advantages associated with energy-efficient buildings.
- 2 CPD points available for this course.
This is an on demand course and can be undertaken at any time. CPD points are available for this course.
This course provides exclusively video-based content. No additional reading materials or resources are included.
•This course is aimed at architects, building designers, engineers, contractors, builders, policymakers, salespeople and teachers. i.e. anybody in the building industry seeking CPD points or looking for an Introduction into the Passivhaus topic
•The course is suitable for owner-builders wanting to learn more about Passivhaus.
Participants are required to have an Internet connection capable of supporting live streaming for the optimal course experience.