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Certified European Passive House Designer Course

24 - 28 April 2017
BRE Scotland
Online price £1930.00 per person , plus VAT.

RIAS/RIBA/CIBSE/AECB/ CIAT/Passivhaus Trust members: £1,780.00

This qualification is recognised as the industry standard for those intending to work professionally as a Passive House Designer in the UK and Abroad.

Alternative dates

Date Venue Availability
22 - 26 May BRE Wales Limited availability
6 - 10 November BRE Academy, Watford Available
Details :

For over 10 years the Passive House Standards have been adopted for many building type – both new build and renovations – and interest is increasing worldwide.  The supply chain has matured and a wide range of Passive House Standard products are available.

Delivered by the University of Strathclyde Energy Systems Research Unit, the BRE Centre of Excellence in Energy Utilisation in partnership with the BRE Academy, this qualification will provide you with all the skills necessary to successfully design and deliver buildings to the Passive House Standard.

You will be required to undertake self-study of several online modules (video material plus exercises – approx. 15 hours) prior to attending the one week’s intensive classroom training.  You will automatically be enrolled for the exam directly following your training –

  • Wales – 9 June 2017
  • Glasgow – 9 June 2017
  • Watford – 1 December 2017

Please note: As part of this training course you are required to purchase the PHPP 9 2015 software.  This can be purchased from aecb.net at a cost of £140 + VAT for non-members and is required for the online modules.


Event programme

The course includes 80 detailed topics covering:

The heat-insulating building shell
Construction heat bridges
Passive House windows
Air-tightness and Blower Door Test (workshop)
Thermography (workshop)
Summer comfort
Utilisation of residual heat
Quality Assurance of heating and ventilation
Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) with a range of buildings and your own project
Non-residential Passive House
Profitability and Loan program calculations
Tendering and awarding contracts
Construction Supervision and Quality Assurance
Customer support.



09:00-17:00 all days


Standard: £1,930.00
RIAS/RIBA/CIBSE/AECB/ CIAT/Passivhaus Trust members: £1,780.00

BRE Academy delivers a number of other courses in partnership with the University of Strathclyde.  More details can be viewed here

For more information:
BRE Academy
01355 576200

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Online price £1930.00 per person , plus VAT.