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Our Courses

AECB Carbonlite Passivhaus Designer Course

Do this course if you want to:
become a Certified Passivhaus Designer/Consultant and add real value to your practice.

This course is delivered by UK experts in the Passivhaus field and will equip you to work on exciting, low-energy projects. You will learn alongside like-minded professionals from a range of disciplines and develop a skillset that will enable you to offer your clients game-changing levels of comfort and quality.

Passivhaus Contractor Training and Tradesperson Exam

Do this course if you want to:
learn the skills to achieve Passivhaus standards on site and (optionally) take the exam to gain the Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson qualification.

Our Contractor Training comprises a 2-day course, which balances theory with practical, hands-on learning. There is an optional extra revision session and Tradesperson exam if you would like to gain this internationally-recognised qualification. Led by UK experts, the course is aimed at contractors and builders working at a supervisory level on any low-energy or Passivhaus project.

Passivhaus Bitesize Training

Do this course if you want to:
learn about the fundamental principles of Passivhaus design in shorter sessions.

The Passivhaus Bitesize course introduces the key principles of what makes a good low energy, comfortable building, based on the Passivhaus standard. It follows a different format to the Certified Passivhaus Designer course, and is delivered in a series of half-day sessions at city centre venues, making it perfect for those with a busy work timetable.

Online THERM Course

Do this course if you want to:
learn how to calculate 2D thermal bridges, and how to avoid creating them in the first place.

Thermal bridges are one of the key ways that buildings lose heat and understanding them is critical to designing low energy buildings. This course aims to explain: Why they are significant || How they vary || The concepts of calculation || How to calculate them using the THERM software

Bespoke Training

Do this course if you want to:
tailor the learning programme to your own specific requirements.

Tell us what you want to learn and we’ll teach you! This might comprise:

  • elements of the other courses on offer
  • subjects not covered elsewhere, such as detailed discussion of best practice design for summer comfort or value engineering for Passivhaus

Further information: get in contact (details at the top of the page).