Passive House - Intro to PHPP

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Passive House - Intro to PHPP

Time: May 12, 2014 to May 13, 2014
Location: Pacific Energy Center
Street: 851 Howard Street
City/Town: San Francisco, CA
Website or Map: http://passivehousecal.org/ev…
Event Type: course
Organized By: Sharon Block
Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2014

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In this two-day course, participants will learn how to use the PHPP for residential building design and certification.  Participants will be guided step-by-step through the relevant worksheets, while learning the correct conventions for measurements and calculations.  Proper documentation will also covered in detail.  A case study will provide participants with practical experience in completing and documenting PHPP calculations for building certification.

Learning Objectives

1.     Understand Passive House certification process & requirements

2.     Prepare documentation for certification submission

3.     Compare Passive House vs North American standards

4.     Understand the process to become a Certified Passive House Designer

5.     Learn the structure, inputs, and outputs of PHPP software

  1. Select and input appropriate climate data sets in PHPP
  2. Measure and record building characteristics (areas, volumes, etc) using AutoDesk Design Review
  3. Specify building components in PHPP

9.     Assess building heat loss, energy demand and summertime overheating risk using PHPP

10.  Gain practical experience in completing a PHPP assessment for a residential  development

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