Using PHPP in Passive House Design and Certification

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Using PHPP in Passive House Design and Certification

Time: June 6, 2014 at 9am to June 7, 2014 at 4:30pm
Location: Vermont Energy Investment Corporation,
Street: 128 Lakeside Avenue, Suite 401,
City/Town: Burlington, VT 05401
Website or Map: http://www.passivehouse.ca/us…
Phone: andrew@passivehouse.ca
Event Type: course
Organized By: Andrew Peel
Latest Activity: May 19

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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.Learn the structure, inputs, outputs, and measurement conventions of PHPP software
2.Assess building heat loss, energy demand and summertime overheating risk using PHPP
3.Understand how to properly prepare documentation and PHPP calculations for Passive House certification
4.Gain practical experience in completing a PHPP assessment for a residential  development

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