Learn about Pass­ive House on­line!

Take our e-learn­ing courses about the Pass­ive House concept whenev­er and wherever you want to learn more about high-per­form­ance build­ings!


Pass­ive House for De­cision Makers

Passive House Decision Makers Elearning

Wheth­er you are a res­id­ent, an in­vestor or a politi­cian, this free on­line course will help you un­der­stand the sci­en­ce be­hind the Pass­ive House concept. You will learn how it can help to have a pos­it­ive im­pact on your life, your bank ac­count and even your city!

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Pass­ive House Fun­da­ment­als

Get a clear over­view of the Pass­ive House stand­ard, cer­ti­fic­a­tion re­quire­ments and the vari­ous ele­ments to con­sider when design­ing and con­struct­ing Pass­ive House build­ings. By tak­ing this course you can start to pre­pare for the in­ter­na­tion­al Cer­ti­fied Pass­ive House De­sign­er ex­am or bet­ter fol­low along a Passive House tool workshop. Each course sub­-unit in­cludes a short video present­a­tion, fol­lowed by fur­ther ma­ter­i­al and a short quiz that you can take sev­er­al times. If you pass the fi­nal ex­am, you will re­ceive a cer­ti­fic­ate of at­tend­ance.




Build­ing pro­fes­sion­als

≈ 3h video, fur­ther ma­ter­i­al and 200+ ques­tions

Dur­a­tion: ≈ 20h to com­plete


Price for a 3 months ac­cess:
  Nor­mal price: 195 €

  IPHA mem­bers: 145 €

  Stu­dents: 95 €


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PHPP Online

Learn how to use the Pass­ive House Plan­ning Pack­age (PHPP) for res­id­en­tial build­ing design and cer­ti­fic­a­tion. You will be guided step-by-step through the rel­ev­ant work­sheets, while learn­ing the cor­rect con­ven­tions for meas­ure­ments and cal­cu­la­tions. In ad­di­tion, a case study will provide you with prac­tic­al ex­per­i­en­ce in com­plet­ing and doc­u­ment­ing PHPP cal­cu­la­tions!


PHPP Online course


Build­ing pro­fes­sion­als

≈ 30h (11h video, ex­er­cises, fur­ther ma­ter­i­al)

Price for a 3 months ac­cess:
380€ for reg­u­lar users
340€ for iPHA mem­bers
190€ for stu­dents


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Nav­ig­at­ing Build­ing Cer­ti­fic­a­tion

Eas­ily and ef­fi­ciently through the cer­ti­fic­a­tion pro­cess: the course gives you a good un­der­stand­ing of Pass­ive House cer­ti­fic­a­tion of build­ings and helps you to deep­en your own com­pet­en­ces. The course is di­vided in­to three ses­sions and con­sists of video lec­tures on vari­ous top­ics re­lated to the pro­cess of cetrti­fic­a­tion of Pass­ive Houses. This course was pro­duced in col­lab­or­a­tion by Peel Pass­ive House Con­sult­ing, MIZU Pass­ive House Con­sult­ing and RDH Build­ing Sci­en­ce. Some ex­amples that may be giv­en in the course might refer to the Ca­na­di­an con­di­tions.



Cer­ti­fied PH de­sign­er / con­sult­ants

        trades­people or in­ter­es­ted per­sons

≈ 5h video, ex­er­cises, fur­ther ma­ter­i­al

Price for a 3 months ac­cess:
180€ for reg­u­lar users
160€ for iPHA mem­bers
90€ for stu­dents


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To en­roll, first cre­ate a Moodle ac­count. Once you are logged in on Moodle, click on the course to be re­dir­ec­ted to Payp­al. To ac­tiv­ate your dis­coun­ted ac­cess, please send proof of your stu­dent ID or iPHA Mem­ber­ship, along with con­tact in­form­a­tion to the Site Admin. You will then re­ceive an in­voice from the Pass­ive House In­sti­tu­te. Upon pay­ment, your lo­gin ac­cess will be sent to you. Please un­der­stand that your lo­gin data is for single-user ac­cess. In the case of sus­pi­cious lo­gins your ac­count may be sus­pen­ded.