Intro to designPH: The New Sketchup Plug-in for PHPP

Event Details

Intro to designPH: The New Sketchup Plug-in for PHPP

Time: June 8, 2014 from 9am to 4:30pm
Location: Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Street: 128 Lakeside Avenue, Suite 401,
City/Town: Burlington, VT 05401
Website or Map:…
Event Type: course
Organized By: Andrew Peel
Latest Activity: May 19, 2014

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

In this one-day course, participants will learn how to use designPH for the design and certification of Passive House buildings. Participants will be guided step-by-step through the building design process, from building model creation to exporting to PHPP. A major focus will be on iterative design to achieve the Passive House criteria. A case study will provide participants with practical experience in completing and documenting a designPH model for building certification.

Learning Objectives:

1.Create a 3D model of a building in designPH and assign key building design attributes.
2.Calculate a simplified annual energy balance for the building and iteratively refine the model to achieve the Passive House criteria
3.Determine key building characteristics and export them for importing into PHPP and documentation for Passive House certification.
4.Gain practical experience in residential building modelling in designPH to support Passive House design and energy calculations.

Comment Wall


RSVP for Intro to designPH: The New Sketchup Plug-in for PHPP to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

Attending (1)

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Profile IconTodd Maxwell, Bob Lytle, Edward Burns and 3 more joined Home Energy Pros
1 hour ago
David Byrnes's blog post was featured

Top 6 things to watch out for when building a new home and how builders are still cutting corners with energy efficiency

Even though it seems like all the new home builders are touting how energy efficient their homes…See More
2 hours ago
Diane Chojnowski's discussion was featured

Incentives & financing options for home energy upgrades

DOE's has a useful database of incentives and financing options for home energy…See More
2 hours ago
Tom White's video was featured

Coping with Comfort Complaints: Top Causes, Investigation Methods, and Solutions

This one-hour webinar features Arlan Burdick and Andrew Poerschke talking about comfort complaints in well-built homes.
5 hours ago
Eric Kjelshus commented on Chris Laumer-Giddens's blog post Sparky Doubled the Air Leakage in this Home!
"What if after the building is sealed and tested.   The trades man would have to reseal all…"
17 hours ago
Colin Genge posted events
18 hours ago
David Downard replied to David Downard's discussion Blower Door for Sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Price is $1700. "
20 hours ago
David Downard added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Blower Door for Sale

MINNEAPOLIS BLOWER DOOR Complete system with DG700 Like new, its been used about 6…See More
20 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service