Using PHPP in Passive House Design and Certification
In this course students will learn how to use the PHPP for residential building design and certification. Participants will be guided step-by-step through the relevant worksheets while learning the correct conventions for measurements and calculations. Proper documentation will also be covered in detail. A case study will provide participants with practical experience in completing and documenting PHPP calculations for building certification.
Using PHPP in Passive House Design and Certification is jointly provided by NAPHN and Peel Passive House Consulting Ltd.
Learn the structure, inputs, and outputs of PHPP software
Select and input appropriate climate data sets in PHPP
Measure and record building characteristics (areas, volumes, etc)
Specify building assemblies and components
Model HVAC systems
Assess building heat loss, energy demand and summertime overheating risk
Understand proper sourcing of performance data
Gain practical experience in completing a PHPP assessment for a residential development
Intended Audience: Architects, developers, self-builders and other building professionals.