Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) Training

Accredited training for construction site implementation of the Passive House standard – online or in person.

Who should take this training?

This course is for design/build & construction professionals who are concerned about moisture control, air sealing, thermal bridging, healthy indoor air, durability, resiliency, and affordability of high-performance.

Become a PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson.

  • limit liability & increase credibility
  • avoid hidden mold & condensation
  • exceed IECC air leakage requirements
  • learn best practices & building science

Online format includes:

On-demand CPHT course (10 Units + Exam Prep)
7 weekly, live, 1-hr Q&A sessions with Trainer
Textbook shipped to you (essential for Exam takers)

In-Person format includes:

2-day CPHT course in Denver, CO with Trainer
Textbook provided on first day of class
Please see our COVID-19 Terms & Conditions

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Course Curriculum

  • Unit 1: Passive House Basic
  • Unit 2: Passive House Economics
  • Unit 3: Thermal Insulation & Thermal Mass
  • Unit 4: Thermal Bridges
  • Unit 5: Windows & Transparent Components
  • Unit 6: Existing Buildings
  • Unit 7: Air Tightness & Moisture Management
  • Unit 8: Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery
  • Unit 9: Efficient Heating, Cooling, & Domestic Hot Water
  • Unit 10: Quality Assurance + Exam Prep
  • Sample Exam Questions

Passive standards are the building codes of the future. Get on board before you get left behind.

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