Guiding you through the process of becoming a Certified Passivhaus Designer/Consultant and giving you the confidence to tackle UK Passivhaus projects.

Course information: The course is aimed principally at building professionals in the UK and prepares delegates for taking the Certified European Passivhaus Designer qualification. It introduces the principles behind the Passivhaus standard and methodologies and the use of the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) for achieving low energy performance, with teaching firmly based on UK building examples. The AECB CarbonLite Programme is designed to prepare delegates not only for the exam but for future involvement in very low energy building projects.

Venue: The Hereford Archive and Records Centre, HR2 6LA, a certified Passivhaus building in Hereford.

Week 1: 3rd -6th Sept
Learn about the fundamentals, science and construction methods needed to achieve Passivhaus.

Week 2: 17th – 21st Sept
This week covers the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP), building services for Passivhaus and a revision session to prepare you for the exam.

Trainers: Our trainers have been involved in the design, construction and certification of many successful Passivhaus projects in different sectors: Nick Grant, Alan Clarke, Sally Godber, Mike Roe, Bill Butcher.

Site visits: The course will enjoy several site visits to Passivhaus building with the opportunity to meet occupants and designers.

Cost: Early bird rate now available. Take the full course for £2100+VAT for AECB members. The membership is £50+VAT.

More info:;; 01752 542 546

Event details

Date: 03/09/2018 - 21/09/2018

Time: All Day