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Thermal Bridging

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Thermal Bridging

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£28 - £40 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

Thermal bridging contributes significant heat loss which results in uncertainty during the design development of concrete frame buildings. At the same time thermal bridge modelling can become a high cost design activity, with frequent update requirements. We will explore strategies for risk mitigation at early stage design, share λ- and ψ-values we have calculated for different situations and present some general observations from our 2D and 3D thermal bridge modelling....

2

On demand

2024

Case study: Care homes

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Case study: Care homes

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£28 - £40 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the UK’s first Passivhaus-certified Extra Care facility, with a deep dive into Edward’s Court. Benefit from real-life examples and expert guidance from PHT Patron Architype. Learn how to overcome technical challenges in large and complex care homes while ensuring safe, comfortable and healthy housing for residents.

2

On demand

2024

Heat pumps for large and complex buildings

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Heat pumps for large and complex buildings

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£28 - £40 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

Join Passivhaus consultants and MEP designers Alan Clarke and Gwilym Still, Max Fordham LLP for an insightful discussion on the pivotal role of heat pumps in large and complex Passivhaus projects. Dive deep into essential design considerations, drawing on real-world case studies and the lessons gleaned, so far, from practical experiences. Throughout this session, Alan and Gwilym will share their wealth of knowledge, offering design tips for effectively integrating heat...

2

On demand

2024

Air tightness & air testing of large multi-residential blocks 

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Air tightness & air testing of large multi-residential blocks 

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£28 - £40 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

Air tightness design and air testing of large multi-residential blocks presents a number of design and practical challenges, especially in locations where planning requirements require building emission rates to improve upon Part L, such as within the Greater London Authority region. Issues we will cover are: defining the thermal envelope, choosing compartments for pressure testing, co-pressurisation tests, air tightness requirements for individual dwellings, interim testing and final testing including tall...

2

On demand

2024

Large Buildings & Ventilation

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Large Buildings & Ventilation

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£28 - £40 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

Kick off the 2024 series with insights into design challenges for super-sized Passivhaus from PHT Patron and WARM experts. Learn essential dos and don’ts for large projects, including ventilating big buildings and incorporating strategies into the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP). Discover whether duct lengths matter and the pros and cons of centralised versus decentralised systems. Join a live session with Sally Godber and Liam McDonagh-Greaves of WARM for expert advice...

2

On demand

2024

2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Full Series
£28 - £160 + VAT
7.5hrs
Advanced

Larger UK Passivhaus projects are expanding, presenting new challenges. Our 2024 online Passivhaus Large & Complex Masterclass series continues, addressing high-demand topics. Learn about airtesting high-rise blocks, choosing MVHR systems for 100+ home developments, and bespoke non-domestic settings. We offer in-depth case studies and topic-focused sessions, led by expert practitioners. Enhance your practical and technical knowledge for large-scale Passivhaus projects.

10

On demand

Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon

Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon

Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon

Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon
£25 - £38 + VAT
1hr 45min
Intermediate

Explore the relationship between Passivhaus and embodied carbon. Get access to the on-demand recording of the popular webinar to learn more about the Trust’s Embodied Carbon paper, followed by engaging presentations from key experts. It is an excellent opportunity to learn first-hand from industry practitioners as they share real-life case studies and valuable lessons learnt.

2

On demand

How to Build a Passivhaus Series

Full Series
£25 - £112 + VAT
6 hrs
Intermediate

As the adoption of Passivhaus continues to grow in the UK, we are watching more sizeable projects emerge with increasing complexities that bring new challenges. This on-demand mini-series covers some exciting, detailed case studies & the latest research on large & complex Passivhaus.

8

On demand

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass: Managing Moisture

Full Series
£20 - £30 + VAT
1.5 hrs
Advanced

Learn about moisture-safe design in retrofitting with the 2023 Moisture and EnerPHit Guide. This on-demand course delves into the complexities of retrofitting for energy efficiency while addressing moisture concerns in the building fabric and structure. Understand how to prevent moisture issues when retrofitting. Don’t miss insights from expert authors and expand your knowledge of retrofit moisture management for safer, healthier buildings.

2

On demand

Handover & Maintenance

How to Build a Passivhaus Series

Handover & Maintenance

How to Build a Passivhaus Series
£25 - £35 + VAT
1.5hr

This course covers MVHR installations, highlighting their benefits in controlling CO2, temperature, and humidity. It addresses common commissioning, maintenance, and handover issues, emphasizing the importance of proper setup and user training. Key concepts include soft landings and ongoing monitoring to ensure system performance, with a strong focus on engaging users to maintain the Passivhaus standard effectively.

2

Live

2023

Building Services & Quality Assurance

How to Build a Passivhaus Series

Building Services & Quality Assurance

How to Build a Passivhaus Series
£25 - £35 + VAT
1.5hr
Intermediate

In “How to Build a Passivhaus: Building Services & Quality Assurance,” participants delve into building services beyond heating, hot water, and renewables. Discover the significance of efficient construction management, thorough testing, and meticulous inspections. Gain insights into optimising building services for Passivhaus standards while ensuring quality assurance throughout the construction process. This session equips attendees with essential knowledge and strategies to effectively integrate building services into Passivhaus projects, ensuring energy...

2

On demand

2023

Building Fabric

How to Build a Passivhaus Series

Building Fabric

How to Build a Passivhaus Series
£25 - £35 + VAT
1.5hr
Intermediate

In this lesson, you will learn the options for constructing the building envelope and other factors affecting fabric heat loss.  You will explore methods for constructing the building envelope to minimize fabric heat loss. Key topics include the selection and installation of windows and doors, addressing junctions and thermal bridging, and ensuring airtightness. The lesson also covers quality assurance practices to maintain high standards throughout the construction process, ensuring the...

2

On demand

2023

Design & Coordination

How to Build a Passivhaus Series

Design & Coordination

How to Build a Passivhaus Series
£25 - £35 + VAT
1.5hr
Intermediate

Explore the advantages of Passivhaus for superior building performance and comfort in this on-demand course. Understand key principles and certification criteria, enabling effective project planning. Discover how redesigning the process can revolutionize design and delivery. Delve into the pivotal role of PHPP as a design and quality assurance tool throughout construction. Gain invaluable insights to elevate your Passivhaus projects from inception to completion.

2

On demand

2023

Steel Frame

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Steel Frame

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£25 - £32 +VAT
2hr 15min
Advanced

Master steel construction strategies and tackle airtightness, thermal bridging, and moisture concerns effectively. Navigate the complexities of fire-related insurance requirements and subcontractor design elements with confidence. By the end of this module, you’ll grasp essential insights into optimising steel construction practices and addressing critical issues, ensuring efficient, safe, and durable building projects.

2

On demand

2022

RIBA Plan of Work – Passivhaus overlay

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

RIBA Plan of Work – Passivhaus overlay

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£25-£32+VAT
2hr
Advanced

The Passivhaus standard has now been embraced across various scale and sectors, to widen the impact of energy efficient and sustainable building practices. Lessons learned from large and complex buildings highlight the impact of building size and complexity on the design and construction processes and how the Passivhaus Overlay for the RIBA Plan of Work can be used to facilitate the successful delivery.

2

On demand

2022

Leisure Centres

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Leisure Centres

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£25-£32+VAT
3hr 15min
Advanced

Building leisure centres to the Passivhaus standard is estimated to save up to 70% of energy compared to a standard leisure centre. The Passive House Institute delivered a presentation on Passivhaus pool design at the 2022 UK Passivhaus Conference. Get into the details of St. Sidwell’s Point, the UK’s first Passivhaus leisure centre. Learn about exciting new UK leisure centres targeting Passivhaus and design tips for Passivhaus pools.

4

On demand

2022

Case study: Agar Grove

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

Case study: Agar Grove

Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
£25-£32+VAT
2 hrs
Advanced

Camden Council’s Agar Grove is set to be the UK’s largest residential Passivhaus development when it’s completed. This detailed case study introduces some of the challenges and complexities faced with a larger Passivhaus project, and potential solutions.

2

On demand

2022

Non-domestic Retrofit

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

Non-domestic Retrofit

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
£20 - £30 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

In the non-domestic retrofit course, participants learn to apply Passivhaus to large multi-residential projects, including various typologies, and establish a fabric-first strategy to achieve net-zero operational carbon. The course covers defining the airtightness layer, extending the thermal envelope, and optimising service locations to enhance performance in non-domestic buildings.

2

On demand

2022

Multi-residential Retrofit

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

Multi-residential Retrofit

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
£20 - £30 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

This Passivhaus Retrofit course concentrates on applying Passivhaus principles to large multi-residential projects, stressing streamlining techniques, prefabrication, and EnerPHit certification to align with climate goals. Participants tackle barriers to deep retrofit, harness scale advantages, and manage challenges like diverse tenures and integrating mechanical ventilation heat recovery systems. They also consider the social impacts and future-proofing benefits of EnerPHit in reducing fuel poverty and achieving net-zero goals.

2

On demand

2022

Step-by-step Retrofit

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

Step-by-step Retrofit

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
£20 - £30 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

This Passivhaus Retrofit course provides a step-by-step approach to retrofitting, comparing EnerPHit with PAS 2035, offering practical insights from retrofitting a mid-terrace property. It also covers certification requirements for step-by-step EnerPHit, focusing on managing moisture, dust, and mess effectively throughout the retrofit process to improve heating demand and indoor air quality.

2

On demand

2022

Cavity Wall

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

Cavity Wall

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
£20 - £30 + VAT
1.5hr
Advanced

In this Passivhaus Retrofit course focused on cavity walls, participants learn about practical retrofit measures, successful retrofit ingredients like energy conservation, and the advantages of external wall insulation. The course also covers the importance of a robust ventilation strategy, addresses moisture sources and risks in cavity walls, and explores challenges and optimisation options for heating systems post-retrofit.

2

On demand

2022

Solid Wall

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

Solid Wall

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
£20 - £30 + VAT
1hr 30mins
Advanced

This Passivhaus Retrofit course covers the comparison between EnerPHit, AECB, and LETI standards, emphasizing design fundamentals like airtightness and ventilation strategies, as well as addressing moisture risks and insulation system choices. Participants also learn techniques for detailing junctions with internal wall insulation in heritage buildings to mitigate thermal bridging and manage moisture, along with the critical considerations for window apertures in relation to heritage preservation and energy efficiency.

2

On demand

2021

Introduction

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

Introduction

Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
Free
1hr 30mins
Advanced

Join Sarah Lewis from Passivhaus Trust for a free introductory session on Passivhaus Retrofit, contextualizing it within the UK’s net-zero goals. Explore EnerPHit options and tools for retrofitting, understanding the relationship between retrofit and renewable energy. Gain insight into the depth required for effective EnerPHit Retrofit and learn to utilise a comprehensive EnerPHit-informed Retrofit Plan (EiRP). Discover how the Periodic Heating Tool enhances internal temperature representation during the heating season....

2

On demand

2021

Fabric first

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

Fabric first

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
Free
Introductory

The principle of fabric first is more than just getting the insulation right – it’s about comfort and longevity too. Find out how and why in this module.

On demand

Passivhaus certification

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

Passivhaus certification

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
Free
Introductory

What is Passivhaus certification and how can it be achieved? We’ll answer these questions and look at some real world examples.

On demand

What is Passivhaus?

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

What is Passivhaus?

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
Free
Introductory

Module one explores why there is a need for Passivhaus buildings. We’ll take a look at factors involved in building a Passivhaus and explode some myths.

On demand

Passivhaus benefits

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

Passivhaus benefits

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
Free
Introductory

The benefits of Passivhaus are numerous and far reaching. We’ll explore these benefits and quantify their scale.

On demand

Operational net zero

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

Operational net zero

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
Free
Introductory

This module’s objective is to give an understanding of how Passivhaus buildings are a key component of getting to net zero.

On demand

Design optimisation

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

Design optimisation

An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
Free
Introductory

High-level design advice to make Passivhaus easy and affordable. All the advice applies to non-Passivhaus buildings too and will help reduce energy consumption.

On demand

    Ready, steady, get learning!

    Welcome to the Passivhaus Trust’s learning resource centre. Whether you’re a curious beginner or a seasoned expert, our Passivhaus Learning Hub provides a wealth of on-demand content. Begin your Passivhaus journey today.

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    2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

    Full Series
    £28 – £160 + VAT
    7.5hrs
    Advanced

    Larger UK Passivhaus projects are expanding, presenting new challenges. Our 2024 online Passivhaus Large & Complex Masterclass series continues, addressing high-demand topics. Learn about airtesting high-rise blocks, choosing MVHR systems for 100+ home developments, and bespoke non-domestic settings. We offer in-depth case studies and topic-focused sessions, led by expert practitioners. Enhance your practical and technical knowledge for large-scale Passivhaus projects.

    10

    On demand

    How to Build a Passivhaus Series

    Full Series
    £25 – £112 + VAT
    6 hrs
    Intermediate

    As the adoption of Passivhaus continues to grow in the UK, we are watching more sizeable projects emerge with increasing complexities that bring new challenges. This on-demand mini-series covers some exciting, detailed case studies & the latest research on large & complex Passivhaus.

    8

    On demand

    Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass: Managing Moisture

    Full Series
    £20 – £30 + VAT
    1.5 hrs
    Advanced

    Learn about moisture-safe design in retrofitting with the 2023 Moisture and EnerPHit Guide. This on-demand course delves into the complexities of retrofitting for energy efficiency while addressing moisture concerns in the building fabric and structure. Understand how to prevent moisture issues when retrofitting. Don’t miss insights from expert authors and expand your knowledge of retrofit moisture management for safer, healthier buildings.

    2

    On demand

    Introduction

    Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

    Introduction

    Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
    Free
    1hr 30mins
    Advanced

    Join Sarah Lewis from Passivhaus Trust for a free introductory session on Passivhaus Retrofit, contextualizing it within the UK’s net-zero goals. Explore EnerPHit options and tools for retrofitting, understanding the relationship between retrofit and renewable energy. Gain insight into the depth required for effective EnerPHit Retrofit and learn to utilise a comprehensive EnerPHit-informed Retrofit Plan (EiRP). Discover how the Periodic Heating Tool enhances internal temperature representation during the heating season….

    2

    On demand

    2021

      Introductory

      New to Passivhaus? Explore these introductory resources and discover how the low energy Standard delivers the highest levels of comfort, quality and energy efficiency for all types of buildings.

      Fabric first

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

      Fabric first

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
      Free
      Introductory

      The principle of fabric first is more than just getting the insulation right – it’s about comfort and longevity too. Find out how and why in this module.

      On demand

      Passivhaus certification

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

      Passivhaus certification

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
      Free
      Introductory

      What is Passivhaus certification and how can it be achieved? We’ll answer these questions and look at some real world examples.

      On demand

      What is Passivhaus?

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

      What is Passivhaus?

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
      Free
      Introductory

      Module one explores why there is a need for Passivhaus buildings. We’ll take a look at factors involved in building a Passivhaus and explode some myths.

      On demand

      Passivhaus benefits

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

      Passivhaus benefits

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
      Free
      Introductory

      The benefits of Passivhaus are numerous and far reaching. We’ll explore these benefits and quantify their scale.

      On demand

      Operational net zero

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

      Operational net zero

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
      Free
      Introductory

      This module’s objective is to give an understanding of how Passivhaus buildings are a key component of getting to net zero.

      On demand

      Design optimisation

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course

      Design optimisation

      An introduction to Passivhaus: online course
      Free
      Introductory

      High-level design advice to make Passivhaus easy and affordable. All the advice applies to non-Passivhaus buildings too and will help reduce energy consumption.

      On demand

        INTERMEDIATE

        Getting involved, and ready to learn more? Whether you want to deepen your understanding, develop your skills, or work towards a Passivhaus qualification, these resources are for you.

        Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon

        Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon

        Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon

        Passivhaus & Embodied Carbon
        £25 – £38 + VAT
        1hr 45min
        Intermediate

        Explore the relationship between Passivhaus and embodied carbon. Get access to the on-demand recording of the popular webinar to learn more about the Trust’s Embodied Carbon paper, followed by engaging presentations from key experts. It is an excellent opportunity to learn first-hand from industry practitioners as they share real-life case studies and valuable lessons learnt.

        2

        On demand

        How to Build a Passivhaus Series

        Full Series
        £25 – £112 + VAT
        6 hrs
        Intermediate

        As the adoption of Passivhaus continues to grow in the UK, we are watching more sizeable projects emerge with increasing complexities that bring new challenges. This on-demand mini-series covers some exciting, detailed case studies & the latest research on large & complex Passivhaus.

        8

        On demand

        Building Services & Quality Assurance

        How to Build a Passivhaus Series

        Building Services & Quality Assurance

        How to Build a Passivhaus Series
        £25 – £35 + VAT
        1.5hr
        Intermediate

        In “How to Build a Passivhaus: Building Services & Quality Assurance,” participants delve into building services beyond heating, hot water, and renewables. Discover the significance of efficient construction management, thorough testing, and meticulous inspections. Gain insights into optimising building services for Passivhaus standards while ensuring quality assurance throughout the construction process. This session equips attendees with essential knowledge and strategies to effectively integrate building services into Passivhaus projects, ensuring energy…

        2

        On demand

        2023

        Building Fabric

        How to Build a Passivhaus Series

        Building Fabric

        How to Build a Passivhaus Series
        £25 – £35 + VAT
        1.5hr
        Intermediate

        In this lesson, you will learn the options for constructing the building envelope and other factors affecting fabric heat loss.  You will explore methods for constructing the building envelope to minimize fabric heat loss. Key topics include the selection and installation of windows and doors, addressing junctions and thermal bridging, and ensuring airtightness. The lesson also covers quality assurance practices to maintain high standards throughout the construction process, ensuring the…

        2

        On demand

        2023

        Design & Coordination

        How to Build a Passivhaus Series

        Design & Coordination

        How to Build a Passivhaus Series
        £25 – £35 + VAT
        1.5hr
        Intermediate

        Explore the advantages of Passivhaus for superior building performance and comfort in this on-demand course. Understand key principles and certification criteria, enabling effective project planning. Discover how redesigning the process can revolutionize design and delivery. Delve into the pivotal role of PHPP as a design and quality assurance tool throughout construction. Gain invaluable insights to elevate your Passivhaus projects from inception to completion.

        2

        On demand

        2023

          ADVANCED

          Aiming for mastery? These resources offer learning & progress for those with more experience in Passivhaus. Explore advanced Passivhaus concepts and develop your ability to lead and innovate in the field.

          Thermal Bridging

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Thermal Bridging

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £28 – £40 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          Thermal bridging contributes significant heat loss which results in uncertainty during the design development of concrete frame buildings. At the same time thermal bridge modelling can become a high cost design activity, with frequent update requirements. We will explore strategies for risk mitigation at early stage design, share λ- and ψ-values we have calculated for different situations and present some general observations from our 2D and 3D thermal bridge modelling….

          2

          On demand

          2024

          Case study: Care homes

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Case study: Care homes

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £28 – £40 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the UK’s first Passivhaus-certified Extra Care facility, with a deep dive into Edward’s Court. Benefit from real-life examples and expert guidance from PHT Patron Architype. Learn how to overcome technical challenges in large and complex care homes while ensuring safe, comfortable and healthy housing for residents.

          2

          On demand

          2024

          Heat pumps for large and complex buildings

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Heat pumps for large and complex buildings

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £28 – £40 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          Join Passivhaus consultants and MEP designers Alan Clarke and Gwilym Still, Max Fordham LLP for an insightful discussion on the pivotal role of heat pumps in large and complex Passivhaus projects. Dive deep into essential design considerations, drawing on real-world case studies and the lessons gleaned, so far, from practical experiences. Throughout this session, Alan and Gwilym will share their wealth of knowledge, offering design tips for effectively integrating heat…

          2

          On demand

          2024

          Air tightness & air testing of large multi-residential blocks 

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Air tightness & air testing of large multi-residential blocks 

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £28 – £40 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          Air tightness design and air testing of large multi-residential blocks presents a number of design and practical challenges, especially in locations where planning requirements require building emission rates to improve upon Part L, such as within the Greater London Authority region. Issues we will cover are: defining the thermal envelope, choosing compartments for pressure testing, co-pressurisation tests, air tightness requirements for individual dwellings, interim testing and final testing including tall…

          2

          On demand

          2024

          Large Buildings & Ventilation

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Large Buildings & Ventilation

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £28 – £40 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          Kick off the 2024 series with insights into design challenges for super-sized Passivhaus from PHT Patron and WARM experts. Learn essential dos and don’ts for large projects, including ventilating big buildings and incorporating strategies into the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP). Discover whether duct lengths matter and the pros and cons of centralised versus decentralised systems. Join a live session with Sally Godber and Liam McDonagh-Greaves of WARM for expert advice…

          2

          On demand

          2024

          2024 Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Full Series
          £28 – £160 + VAT
          7.5hrs
          Advanced

          Larger UK Passivhaus projects are expanding, presenting new challenges. Our 2024 online Passivhaus Large & Complex Masterclass series continues, addressing high-demand topics. Learn about airtesting high-rise blocks, choosing MVHR systems for 100+ home developments, and bespoke non-domestic settings. We offer in-depth case studies and topic-focused sessions, led by expert practitioners. Enhance your practical and technical knowledge for large-scale Passivhaus projects.

          10

          On demand

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass: Managing Moisture

          Full Series
          £20 – £30 + VAT
          1.5 hrs
          Advanced

          Learn about moisture-safe design in retrofitting with the 2023 Moisture and EnerPHit Guide. This on-demand course delves into the complexities of retrofitting for energy efficiency while addressing moisture concerns in the building fabric and structure. Understand how to prevent moisture issues when retrofitting. Don’t miss insights from expert authors and expand your knowledge of retrofit moisture management for safer, healthier buildings.

          2

          On demand

          Steel Frame

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Steel Frame

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £25 – £32 +VAT
          2hr 15min
          Advanced

          Master steel construction strategies and tackle airtightness, thermal bridging, and moisture concerns effectively. Navigate the complexities of fire-related insurance requirements and subcontractor design elements with confidence. By the end of this module, you’ll grasp essential insights into optimising steel construction practices and addressing critical issues, ensuring efficient, safe, and durable building projects.

          2

          On demand

          2022

          RIBA Plan of Work – Passivhaus overlay

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          RIBA Plan of Work – Passivhaus overlay

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £25-£32+VAT
          2hr
          Advanced

          The Passivhaus standard has now been embraced across various scale and sectors, to widen the impact of energy efficient and sustainable building practices. Lessons learned from large and complex buildings highlight the impact of building size and complexity on the design and construction processes and how the Passivhaus Overlay for the RIBA Plan of Work can be used to facilitate the successful delivery.

          2

          On demand

          2022

          Leisure Centres

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Leisure Centres

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £25-£32+VAT
          3hr 15min
          Advanced

          Building leisure centres to the Passivhaus standard is estimated to save up to 70% of energy compared to a standard leisure centre. The Passive House Institute delivered a presentation on Passivhaus pool design at the 2022 UK Passivhaus Conference. Get into the details of St. Sidwell’s Point, the UK’s first Passivhaus leisure centre. Learn about exciting new UK leisure centres targeting Passivhaus and design tips for Passivhaus pools.

          4

          On demand

          2022

          Case study: Agar Grove

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass

          Case study: Agar Grove

          Large and Complex Passivhaus Masterclass
          £25-£32+VAT
          2 hrs
          Advanced

          Camden Council’s Agar Grove is set to be the UK’s largest residential Passivhaus development when it’s completed. This detailed case study introduces some of the challenges and complexities faced with a larger Passivhaus project, and potential solutions.

          2

          On demand

          2022

          Non-domestic Retrofit

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

          Non-domestic Retrofit

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
          £20 – £30 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          In the non-domestic retrofit course, participants learn to apply Passivhaus to large multi-residential projects, including various typologies, and establish a fabric-first strategy to achieve net-zero operational carbon. The course covers defining the airtightness layer, extending the thermal envelope, and optimising service locations to enhance performance in non-domestic buildings.

          2

          On demand

          2022

          Multi-residential Retrofit

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

          Multi-residential Retrofit

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
          £20 – £30 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          This Passivhaus Retrofit course concentrates on applying Passivhaus principles to large multi-residential projects, stressing streamlining techniques, prefabrication, and EnerPHit certification to align with climate goals. Participants tackle barriers to deep retrofit, harness scale advantages, and manage challenges like diverse tenures and integrating mechanical ventilation heat recovery systems. They also consider the social impacts and future-proofing benefits of EnerPHit in reducing fuel poverty and achieving net-zero goals.

          2

          On demand

          2022

          Step-by-step Retrofit

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

          Step-by-step Retrofit

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
          £20 – £30 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          This Passivhaus Retrofit course provides a step-by-step approach to retrofitting, comparing EnerPHit with PAS 2035, offering practical insights from retrofitting a mid-terrace property. It also covers certification requirements for step-by-step EnerPHit, focusing on managing moisture, dust, and mess effectively throughout the retrofit process to improve heating demand and indoor air quality.

          2

          On demand

          2022

          Cavity Wall

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

          Cavity Wall

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
          £20 – £30 + VAT
          1.5hr
          Advanced

          In this Passivhaus Retrofit course focused on cavity walls, participants learn about practical retrofit measures, successful retrofit ingredients like energy conservation, and the advantages of external wall insulation. The course also covers the importance of a robust ventilation strategy, addresses moisture sources and risks in cavity walls, and explores challenges and optimisation options for heating systems post-retrofit.

          2

          On demand

          2022

          Solid Wall

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

          Solid Wall

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
          £20 – £30 + VAT
          1hr 30mins
          Advanced

          This Passivhaus Retrofit course covers the comparison between EnerPHit, AECB, and LETI standards, emphasizing design fundamentals like airtightness and ventilation strategies, as well as addressing moisture risks and insulation system choices. Participants also learn techniques for detailing junctions with internal wall insulation in heritage buildings to mitigate thermal bridging and manage moisture, along with the critical considerations for window apertures in relation to heritage preservation and energy efficiency.

          2

          On demand

          2021

          Introduction

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series

          Introduction

          Passivhaus Retrofit Masterclass lecture series
          Free
          1hr 30mins
          Advanced

          Join Sarah Lewis from Passivhaus Trust for a free introductory session on Passivhaus Retrofit, contextualizing it within the UK’s net-zero goals. Explore EnerPHit options and tools for retrofitting, understanding the relationship between retrofit and renewable energy. Gain insight into the depth required for effective EnerPHit Retrofit and learn to utilise a comprehensive EnerPHit-informed Retrofit Plan (EiRP). Discover how the Periodic Heating Tool enhances internal temperature representation during the heating season….

          2

          On demand

          2021