5 day high-performance construction class, workshop, and exam in Arvada (Denver), Colorado. #BuildPassive

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February 08, 2019

Become an internationally accredited Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT).

This course & workshop is for building professionals who are concerned about moisture control, air sealing, thermal bridging, building durability, and healthy air quality.

Next class: Feb 19-23 - FLASH SALE $100 discount if you register by Sunday Feb 10th.

Learn international, best-practice, Net Zero ready, Passive design/build standards:

+limit liability & increase credibility
+avoid hidden mold & condensation
+exceed IECC air leakage requirements
+learn best practices & building science

Bring international best practices to your local construction business

Passive building is widespread across Europe, with roots in Germany. Historically, in the U.S., this type of advanced training has only been consistently available on the East and West coasts, with New York and Vancouver leading the way in Passive building practices.

Emu is proud to be based in Arvada, Colorado, nestled between Denver and the beautiful Rocky Mountains, in one of the most cost-effective climates to work in for high performance (Climate Zone 5).

Passive building IS the future of the construction industry, and we would love to make Colorado one of the most advanced centers for pushing the industry froward.

Schedule: 4 days of coursework & hands-on workshop + 2hr open book exam
Coursework includes:

  • Passive design & construction interdisciplinary basics
  • The economic case for high-performance building
  • Moisture management strategies and air tightness
  • Thermal insulation and thermal bridges
  • High performance windows and doors
  • Mechanical ventilation for healthy, low-load buildings
  • Applying high-performance to existing buildings
  • Quality assurance measures on site
Workshop includes: Build a Passive Pod

Student builders will apply their learning to the construction of a self-contained mini Passive Pod. In keeping with the class learning objectives, they’ll be able to get their hands dirty trying out different products in a brand-neutral environment. 

Register here: https://emu.systems/training/cpht/registration/
Or call (303) 667-0492

Mariana Pickering, Co-Founder
(303) 330-0437