Emu is an accredited Training Provider with the International Passive House Institute (PHI). We are authorized to offer Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) courses + accreditation exams for building professionals.

What is a CPHT?

CPHT = Certified Passive House Tradesperson. The CPHT training ensures participants are equipped with the necessary framework and interdisciplinary skills to effectively convey the international Passive House (PH) standard. Learn More.

Emu’s classes are different! By registering for Emu’s CPHT class, participants who are interested in earning the Passive House Certification will have the opportunity to:

1. Learn the material in a classroom setting
2. Gain hands-on practice with a knowledgable team
3. Acquire helpful test-taking strategies for the certification exam

Our CPHT training consists of 4 total days of coursework + workshops, leading up to an international exam date set by PHI.

Next CPHT Exam date is: Saturday, May 25, 2018

Upcoming Emu CPHT Training in the U.S.


May 2018 – East Coast

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The full 4-Day course + workshop will again be taught by GBA trainers May 14-17, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Note that the CPHT Exam will also be hosted in Pittsburgh on Saturday, May 25, 2018. Register for the exam here.

To register for the full course + workshop, visit: GBA’s Training page

May 2018 – Rocky Mountains

The next Emu-taught CPHT 4-Day course + workshop (followed by the CPHT Exam) will be held this May 21-24, 2018 in Bozeman, MT, and hosted by our partners at Love Schack Architecture.LS logo house 012616

Note that the CPHT Exam will also be hosted in Bozeman on Saturday, May 25, 2018.

To register for the full course (Module 1+2), workshop + exam in Montana, visit: Eventbrite Registration page

Would you like to host a CPHT training course for your business or community?

Get in touch for more information on our CPHT Host Training Package (including Emu licensed, North American CPHT curriculum, and Workshop package).