Part 2: Passive House construction – Advanced - Carlow, Ireland


Tue 18 Sep 2012 – Wed 19 Sep 2012
Passive House Training centre, Carlow Gateway, Athy Road, Carlow, Ireland

The thermal envelope in a passive house is planned with the highest insulation standards and thermal bridges and air-tight connection details. You will learn the specific requirements for opaque components, suitable materials, components and details as well as the reference method for the detection Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) know. Practical exercises reinforce the knowledge imparted. Opaque building envelope, wall, roof, floor slab, basement, basement wall Set the thermal building envelope design Requirements for thermal insulation, mold room and comfort Calculation of U-values, thermal bridging and minimum surface temperature Overview of the relevant work areas with PHPP (Passive House Planning Package) Examples of timber construction, solid and mixed construction Design criteria for thermal bridging and air-tight connection details Exercises: U-value calculation, detailed development and discussion