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Northeast Winter 2023 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 6 weeks from kick-off to completion and includes registration for the international CPHD/C exam and exam preparations (about 5 weeks).  The 6-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 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 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 Rocky Mountains 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

Join the forum to meet your peers. Create and join discussions on Passive House topics.

Site Visit

More information Coming Soon

Group Course Schedule

This schedule breaks down the course content into weekly segments of approximately 3-4 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
Jan 16-20

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Insulation

Module 3: Airtightness

Module 4: Thermal Bridging

Live-Online Kickoff: Meet & Greet

January 20th | 3 PM MT

Week 2
Jan 23-27

Webinar 1: Building Envelope

Module 5: Windows

Live-Online Webinar: Building Envelope

January 26th | 10 AM – 1 PM MT

Week 3
Jan 30-Feb 3

Module 6: Ventilation

Module 7: Heating & DWH

Module 8: Cooling

Module 9: Certification

Live-Online Q&A Session #1

February 2nd | 3 PM – 4 PM MT

Week 4
Feb 6-10

Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

Module 10: Economics

Module 11: QA/QC

Module 12: Bidding

Live-Online Webinar 2: Building Services & Economics

February 9th | 10 AM – 1 PM MT

Week 5
Feb 13-17

Module 13: designPH

Module 14: PHPP

Live-Online Q&A Session #2

February 16th | 3 PM – 4 PM MT

Week 6
Feb 20-24

Module 15: Exam Prep Course & Wrap-Up

Site Visit: TBD

Week 7-10
Feb 27-Mar 24

Exam Prep

Live-Online Exam Review

March 16th | 10 AM – 12 PM MT

Live-Online Tech Setup

March 23rd | 8 AM – 10 AM MT

Week 11
Mar 27-Apr 1


Live-Online Exam

March 30th | 8 AM – 11 AM MT

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