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Passive House - SAIT Course
April 6, 2022

In-person Calgary Certified Passive House Tradesperson Course at SAIT

This course includes online lectures and hands-on workshop experience, incorporating actual building of Passive House elements relevant to the Canadian construction industry.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Passive House criteria and principles
  • Building ecology, comfort and economic efficiency
  • Introduction to Passive House design tools (e.g. PHPP)
  • Construction process and quality assurance
  • Thermal insulation
  • Thermal bridge-free construction
  • Windows and airtightness
  • Ventilation and heat supply
  • Building envelope specialization

To register for this 3-day, in-person training, as well as an online exam prep course and the online exam itself to be able to get the Certified Passive House Tradesperson designation, follow this link.

To register for the 3-day, in-person training without receiving any certification, follow this link.

The Alberta Jobs Grant information and application can be found here. If eligible, it could cover 66% of the training fees.

Follow this link and the instructions to become a Passive House Canada member. Once you are a member and are logged in to your account, you can go to the courses and pick the one you prefer.

In addition to the Tradesperson training courses, we also partnered with Solar Alberta to organize a Networking and Trade Show Event on Friday April 22 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Registration for this event is free for the public. Trade booth tables cost $200 for companies interested in showcasing their products and/or services (there is a 10% discount for Passive House Alberta or Passive House Canada members). Registration link is here.