Join an in­ter­na­tion­al course at the Pass­ive House In­sti­tu­te!

  •  Ventilation planning exercise - Class 2017

  •  Ventilation Module - Class 2018

  • Live Blower Door Demonstration - Class 2018

Tools work­shops (PHPP expert course) at the PH Institute

Get the latest up­dates and in­sider tricks!

3D Data Models
BiM & designPH
Thermal bridges
and PHPP

Gain knowledge of PHPP features for advanced users:

    • Non-residential buildings
    • Input of design variants
    • Economic feasibility comparisons
    • Energy efficient retrofits principles
    • PHPP for retrofits
    • EnerPHit classes: Energy efficiency and renewables for retrofits
    • The EnerPHit pre-certification scheme for step-by-step retrofits
    • The EnerPHit Retrofit Plan (ERP)

Are you already familiar with PHPP? Then come and explore the advantages of designPH, the SketchUp based plugin to model Passive House buildings in 3D and get to know our new export tool from BIM models to PHPP!

• How does designPH work?
• Input/analysis of a building model
• Optimization of relevant features
• Special building types: different approaches
• How does the BIM-tool work

Knowledge of SketchUP and a BIM software (Revit, ArchiCAD, Vectorworks, Rhinoceros with VisualARQ) is required

Learn more about thermal bridges and get first experiences how to calculate thermal bridges.

• Thermal bridge concept
• Get a feeling for the psi value
• Typical thermal bridges in buildings
• Requirements for building certification

This course will prepare you to pass the additional PHPP expert exam. The exam itself however is not included in the course. It can be taken on one of the following dates at one of the following examination centres. On successfully passing the exam, you will receive additional certificate "PHPP expert", if you have a valid Passive House designer/consultant certificate.

The next exam is on December 4th 2020.

> Next dates (Course de­scrip­tion)


Mo­dule 4 - 3D Data Mod­els:    28.- 29. Janu­ary 2021

Mo­dule 5 - PHPP Ad­van­ced:    08. - 09. Feb­ru­ary 2021

Mo­dule 6 - Thermal Bridges:   25. - 26. Feb­ru­ary 2021

Ex­am PHPP ex­pert     Fri­day 18 June 2021

(Mod­ules 4-6 pre­pare for the ex­am to be­come a PHPP ex­pert.)


Course times: 12:00 to 16:30 CET. Please check the times in your time zone.


designPH workshop

> Course price schedule

Re­gister and pay be­fore 18 Decem­ber to get up to 15% early bird dis­count! iPHA mem­bers get 10% dis­count while stu­dents get 50% dis­count. The dis­counts can­not be com­bined. The highest pos­sible dis­count will be gran­ted.

PHPP Expert. Full course (incl. 19% VAT)
  Student IPHA member Early bird Standard fee
PHPP Expert. Full course. Module 4-6 475€ 855€ 807€ 950€
PHPP Expert exam 250€ 450€ 425€ 500€
Workshop modules (incl. 19% VAT)
  Student IPHA member Early bird Standard fee
3D Data Models 175€ 315€ 298€ 350€
PHPP Advanced 175€ 315€ 298€ 350€
Thermal Bridges 175€ 315€ 298€ 350€
PHPP Expert exam 250€ 450€ 425€ 500€

Register now!