Training Channels

UPCOMING TRAININGS

CERTIFICATION COURSES (Eligible for 75% Reimbursement)

PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson
Q&A Sessions begin April 3 | Spring Crew (virtual)
via Emu

PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson Passive Design/Build™ Boot Camp NYC
April 22 – 26 | NYC
via Emu

PHI Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant
May 6 – 9 | In Person, Boston
via Emu

Phius Certified Consultant
Phius Begins February 12, next is March 4 | live virtual
*Note: Phase 1 must be completed before the scheduled Phase II begins

Phius Certified Builder
Phius Begins February 20, next is March 18 | live virtual
*Note: Phase 1 must be completed before the scheduled Phase II begins

Phius Certified Rater 
Phius March 21 – 22 | Boston
Complete self-paced modules first

Phius Certified Verifier
Phius TBD | TBD
*Note: Phase 1 must be completed before the scheduled Phase II begins

ACCREDITATION COURSES

PHI COURSES

Offered by several outfits; see below for options

PHI Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant

On-Demand and Hybrid options

This course is for all building professionals: architects, MEP and structural engineers, builders and construction managers working in the design and construction of new build and retrofit Passive House buildings.

Become a competent Passive House planner by learning everything from how to define the thermal envelope to how to overcome frequent planning and construction challenges. This course will take you into the details of Passive House buildings to ensure that the desired energy savings are actually achieved and that the building will perform as planned.

Read “According to my diploma, do I qualify for the Designer or Consultant certificate?” to see which certification suits you.

Save up to $2,295 after reimbursement!

PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson

In-person and Hybrid options

This course is for all building professionals: tradespeople, site supervisors, general contractors, builders, and construction managers, who will be involved in the construction of Passive House building.

This course can also be appropriate for architects, MEP and structural engineers, developers, and owners’ representatives. Gain an understanding of the interactions and interdependency of building components in a Passive House project.

This course also enables you to assess the energy efficiency of any planning modifications and to solve problems with the designers involved in construction due to a similar knowledge base.

Save up to  $2,100 after reimbursement!

PHI Passive House Certifier for Buildings

Building certification is an essential part of the quality assurance process. To address the growing amount of requests for Passive House and EnerPHit certification, the Passive House Institute has developed a concept to train more Passive House Certifier for Buildings.

Qualifies for reimbursement; cost TBD.

PHIUS COURSES

Offered by Phius and Yestermorrow

PHIUS Certified Passive House Builder (CPHB)

This program prepares construction professionals to meet the passive house challenge. Topics range from design theory and climate-specific detailing to materials, techniques, project management, and quality assurance.

The course offers real-world insights into on-site implementation as well as counseling and advice on both the practical and business concerns specific to passive house. The material covers not only craftsmanship, but also risks and liability to the passive house contractor and guidance in both problem-solving and (more importantly) problem avoidance.

Save up to $1,550 after our reimbursement!

PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC)®

Learn to design to the PHIUS+ climate-specific building standard. Projects earning PHIUS+ Certification follow RESNET QA/QC protocols and achieve excellent HERS scores, US Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home status, and adhere to EPA indoor airPLUS requirements.

This course requires a base knowledge in building science commensurate with architectural training, hands-on building experience, or similar background. Training in two separate phases must be completed sequentially.

Save up to $2,100 after our reimbursement!

PHIUS+ Rater

This training focuses on single-family residential projects. The two-day course, geared toward experienced RESNET and BPI professionals, provides grounding in passive building principles as well as a guide to onsite quality assurance for the PHIUS+ program.

Save up to $500 after our reimbursement!

 

PHIUS + Verifier

This training qualifies professionals to execute QA/QC on large-scale multifamily and commercial buildings. Verifiers learn protocols specific to low- and mid-rise projects.

Save up to $500 after our reimbursement!

EDUCATION CHANNELS

PHI PROVIDERS

 Emu Passive provides education for the International Passive House Institute (PHI) standard.

Peel Passive House provides education for the International Passive House Institute (PHI) standard.

PHIUS PROVIDERS

 

Yestermorrow provides education for the Phius standard.

Heatspring Courses for professionals which offer “workforce solutions to address the climate crisis”

Studio for High-Performance Design + Construction provides training and education in High-Performance, Net Zero, and Passive House design and construction.

OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) – “To accelerate the healthy, resilient, equitable, and sustainable transformation of Connecticut’s built environment.”

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) – “Advances sustainability practices in the built environment by cultivating a cross-disciplinary community where practitioners are encouraged to share, collaborate and learn.”

Built Environment Plus (BE+) – “We drive sustainable and regenerative design, construction, and operations of the built environment.”

TRAINING CHANNELS

UPCOMING TRAININGS

Certification Courses
(Eligible for for 75% Reimbursement)

PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson
Q&A Sessions begin April 3 | Spring Crew (virtual)
via Emu

PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson Passive Design/Build™ Boot Camp NYC
April 22 – 26 | NYC
via Emu

PHI Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant
May 6 – 9 | In Person, Boston
via Emu

Phius Certified Consultant
Phius Begins February 12, next is March 4 | live virtual
*Note: Phase 1 must be completed before the scheduled Phase II begins

Phius Certified Builder
Phius Begins February 20, next is March 18 | live virtual
*Note: Phase 1 must be completed before the scheduled Phase II begins

Phius Certified Rater 
Phius March 21 – 22 | Boston
Complete self-paced modules first

Phius Certified Verifier
Phius TBD | TBD
*Note: Phase 1 must be completed before the scheduled Phase II begins

ACCREDITATION COURSES

PHI COURSES

Offered by several outfits; see below for options

PHI Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant

Live-Online
On-Demand (self-paced, online)

This course is for all building professionals: architects, MEP and structural engineers, builders and construction managers working in the design and construction of new build and retrofit Passive House buildings.

Become a competent Passive House planner by learning everything from how to define the thermal envelope to how to overcome frequent planning and construction challenges. This course will take you into the details of Passive House buildings to ensure that the desired energy savings are actually

achieved and that the building will perform as planned.

Read “According to my diploma, do I qualify for the Designer or Consultant certificate?” to see which certification suits you.

Save an average of $1,000 after reimbursement!

PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson

On-Demand (self-paced, online) with Live Q&A sessions

This course is for all building professionals: tradespeople, site supervisors, general contractors, builders, and construction managers, who will be

involved in the construction of Passive House building. This course can also be appropriate for architects, MEP and structural engineers, developers, and owners’ representatives.

Gain an understanding of the interactions and interdependency¬ of building components in a Passive House project. This course also enables you to assess the energy efficiency of any planning modifications and to solve problems with the designers involved in construction due to a similar knowledge base.

Save an average of $315 after reimbursement!

PHI Passive House Certifier for Buildings

Building certification is an essential part of the quality assurance process. To address the growing amount of requests for Passive House and EnerPHit certification, the Passive House Institute has developed a concept to train more Passive House Certifier for Buildings.

Qualifies for reimbursement; cost TBD.

PHIUS COURSES

Offered by Phius and Yestermorrow

PHIUS Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC)®

Learn to design to the PHIUS+ climate-specific building standard. Projects earning PHIUS+ Certification follow RESNET QA/QC protocols and achieve excellent HERS scores, US Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home status, and adhere to EPA indoor airPLUS requirements.

This course requires a base knowledge in building science commensurate with architectural training, hands-on building experience, or similar background. Training in two separate phases must be completed sequentially.

Save an average of $950 after our reimbursement!

PHIUS Certified Passive House Builder (CPHB)

This program prepares construction professionals to meet the passive house challenge. Topics range from design theory and climate-specific detailing to materials, techniques, project management, and quality assurance. The
course offers real-world insights into on-site implementation as well as counseling and advice on both the practical and business concerns specific to passive house. The material covers not only craftsmanship, but also risks and liability to the passive house contractor and guidance in both problem-solving and (more importantly) problem avoidance.
Save an average of $530 after our reimbursement!

PHIUS+ Rater

This training focuses on single-family residential projects. The two-day course, geared toward experienced RESNET and BPI professionals, provides grounding in passive building principles as well as a guide to onsite quality assurance for the PHIUS+ program.
Save an average of $240 after our reimbursement!

PHIUS+ Verifier

This training qualifies professionals to execute QA/QC on large-scale multifamily and commercial buildings. Verifiers learn protocols specific to low- and mid-rise projects.

Save an average of $300 after our reimbursement!

EDUCATION CHANNELS

PHI PROVIDERS


Emu Passive provides education for the International Passive House Institute (PHI) standard.

Peel Passive House provides education for the International Passive House Institute (PHI) standard.

PHIUS PROVIDERS

Yestermorrow provides education for the Phius standard.

Heatspring Courses for professionals which offer “workforce solutions to address the climate crisis”

Studio for High-Performance Design + Construction provides training and education in High-Performance, Net Zero, and Passive House design and construction.

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OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) – “To accelerate the healthy, resilient, equitable, and sustainable transformation of Connecticut’s built environment.”

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) – “Advances sustainability practices in the built environment by cultivating a cross-disciplinary community where practitioners are encouraged to share, collaborate and learn.”

Built Environment Plus (BE+) – “We drive sustainable and regenerative design, construction, and operations of the built environment.”