EnerPHit

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Course Curriculum

Introduction to EnerPHit

  • Introduction to Passivhaus EnerPHit Standard
    06:18
  • Key principles of Passivhaus design
    08:59

Case studies

Early planning

Techniques, tips and common pitfalls

By the end of this module you will be able to understand:

  • The Passivhaus EnerPHit standard and the process to retrofit a building to reach EnerPHit certification
  • Energy performance and associated energy costs over a building's lifetime
  • The key principles of Passivhaus design
  • The process to undertake EnerPHit projects across various building types, including historic buildings
  • How to insulate existing buildings to improve energy efficiency
  • How to increase air tightness
  • Approaches to improve the performance of windows and doors
  • The importance of a ventilation strategy to ensure the successful installation of a mechanical ventilation and heat recovery (MVHR) system.
  • Thermal bridging solutions
  • The benefits of tools like PHPP, PHribbon and designPH for energy performance assessment and reaching targets

About this module

EnerPHit – the Passivhaus refurbishment standard from the Passivhaus Institute – is reframing how we deal with and upgrade our existing building stock. This module provides an introduction to retrofitting buildings to the EnerPHit standard. Participants will learn through immersive case studies and gain the practical understanding to embark on a successful retrofit project to the EnerPHit standard.
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