These sessions are being run in conjunction with The Green Register.

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

Please note: completing this course does not qualify participants for Certified Passivhaus (CEPH) Designer status. If you wish to become a CEPH Designer, please take our Passivhaus Designer Course.

Upcoming Courses

MAR – MAY 2018

London 2018

Fundamentals 21st Mar
Construction 28th Mar
Building Services 25th Apr
Putting PH into Practice 2nd May

SEPT – OCT 2018

Bristol 2018

Fundamentals 26th Sept – am
Building Services 26th Sept – pm
Construction 3rd Oct – am
Putting PH into Practice  3rd Oct – pm


Newcastle 2018

Fundamentals 1st Feb – am
Building Services 1st Feb – pm
Construction 8th Feb – am
Putting PH into Practice 8th Feb – pm


London – Our courses run from 2 pm – 5.30 pm each day unless otherwise stated.

Bristol and Newcastle – Our courses run from 9 am – 1 pm and 1:30 pm – 5.30 pm each day.

How Much Does it Cost?

£125 + VAT per session.
£112 + VAT per session for AECB/PHT/TGR members.

Our Material

Course Syllabus

Brief Overview

Module 1 – Fundamentals
Introduction, including overview of construction, airtightness, thermal bridging, and extra services requirements. Also touch on design to avoid overheating.

Module 2 – Construction
Detail workshops: construction of junctions and material samples, airtightness exercise.

Module 3 – Building Services
Services for building designers. What they all mean. Space requirements. Layout requirements. Simple service strategy and considerations.

Module 4 – Putting Passivhaus into Practice
Bring your own project, workshop and crit. session. Listen in to each other’s projects and to the practical development advice given by experienced practitioners.

Our Trainers

Our trainers are the experts who are actually successfully designing/ building Passivhaus in UK. Amongst others, Bill Butcher, Alan Clarke, Sally Godber, Nick Grant, Eric Parks, Marine Sanchez, Mark Siddall, and Passivhaus Certifiers Will South, Mike Roe and Peter Warm. Assisted by Passivhaus Designers Tom Dollard and Lucy Pedler. Biographies on the Meet the Trainers page.

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