Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Course


Peel Passive House Consulting is offering a course to teach students the foundations of Passive House design. The course aims to provide them with the construction knowledge necessary to tackle their first Passive House project and to pass the Certified Passive House Consultant exam.

There are three components to the course:

  • Live virtual sessions
  • Pre-recorded online materials
  • Exam prep materials

Participants may choose to register for just the live virtual sessions (item 1 only) or for all three items depending on whether they intend to take the exam. The additional fee includes both a PHPP license (required for the exam) and the exam fee.

1. Live Virtual Sessions
The live virtual sessions will cover the standard four-day Passive House Design and Construction course, but they will be split into eight four-hour sessions. These sessions will be recorded and made available for participants if they are unable to join the live session.


  1. PH Principles & Requirements
  2. Building Envelope
  3. Airtightness
  4. Thermal Bridging
  5. Construction Systems
  6. Windows
  7. Quality Assurance
  8. Economics
  9. Ventilation
  10. Heating, DHW & Cooling

Dates: May 5–6
May 11–12
May 18–19
May 25–26

Time: 1pm to 5pm EDT

2. Recorded Material
Students will also be given access to the Peel School of Passive House online platform (www.passivehousetraining.ca), which contains materials about PHPP for Passive House Design and Construction.

3. CPHC/D Exam Prep
Students will be have access to CPHC/D Exam prep materials on the Peel School of Passive House online platform (www.passivehousetraining.ca).

4. CPHC/D Exam
Fees include those associated with taking the Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer exam, which is schedule for June 27th. Students can take the exam virtually from the comfort of their own homes.

Cost: $2,490 + applicable sales tax per participant for full course + CPHC/D Exam + PHPP license (regular price $3,200)
$1275 + applicable sales tax for virtual sessions only (regular price $1,500)

To register, click here.

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