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Northeast Fall 2022 Cohort


The Passive House Network (PHN) is offering this hybrid Certified Passive House Designer course for professionals located in the Northeastern states of NY, NJ, MA, CT, NH, VT, ME, and RI.

The cohort spans about 8 weeks from kick-off to completion and includes registration for the international CPHD/C exam and exam preparations (about 5 weeks).  The 8-week cohort includes PHN’s On-Demand CPHD course with 2 Live-Online Instructor-led webinars that dive into passive house calculations, plus Q&A Review & Discussion Sessions facilitated by local Passive House professionals.

Included in this course:

  • Digital Course Materials
  • Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) software (individual license) and physical manual (Requires Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher)
  • CPHD/C exam registration
  • Exam preparation materials, activities, a supplemental preparations course
  • Q&A Review sessions w/ a Passive House professional
  • 1 Site Visit to Passive House project (minimum)
  • Certificate of completion and 35 AIA LU/HSW credits
  • Upon passing the CPHD/C exam participants will receive certification as either a Passive House Designer or Passive House Consultant, depending on your qualifying credentials.

Benefits of learning with the NE Cohort

In addition to the on-demand course (listed at the bottom of the page), your group enrollment gives you access to the following:

Group Forum

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Group Course Schedule

This schedule breaks down the course content into weekly segments of approximately 2-3 hours of content.
Additional time requirements for the two 3-hour Instructor-led webinars will be needed, plus kick-off and Q&A sessions.

Weekly Schedule


Weekly Events

Week 1
Sept 5-11

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Insulation

Live-Online Kickoff: Meet & Greet

September 9th | 3 PM ET

Week 2
Sept 12-18

Module 3: Airtightness

Module 4: Thermal Bridging

Module 5: Windows

Week 3
Sept 19-25

Module 6: Ventilation

Module 7: Heating & DWH

Live-Online Q&A Session #1

September 21st | 12 PM ET

Week 4
Sept 26-Oct 2

Webinar 1: Building Envelope

Module 8: Cooling

Module 9: Certification

Live-Online Webinar: Building Envelope

September 28th | 1 PM – 4 PM ET

Week 5
Oct 3-9

Module 10: Economics

Module 11: QA/QC

Live-Online Q&A Session #2

October 5th | 3 PM ET

Week 6
Oct 10-16

Module 12: Bidding

Module 13: designPH

Live-Online Q&A Session #3

October 12th | 3 PM ET

Week 7
Oct 17-23

Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

Module 14: PHPP

Live-Online Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

October 19th | 1 PM – 4 PM ET

Week 8
Oct 24-30

Module 15: Exam Prep Course & Wrap-up

Live-Online Q&A Session #4

October 26th | 3 PM ET

Site Visit: TBD

Date | Time TBD

Week 9-12
Oct 31-Dec 2

Exam Prep

Live-Online Exam Review

November 22nd | 12 PM – 2 PM ET

Tech Setup

November 29th | 10 AM – 11 AM ET

Week 13
Dec 5-9


Live-Online Exam 

December 6th | 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET

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