Around Town: One Day Passive House Design Workshop in Nanaimo
The Regional District of Nanaimo is sponsoring a special 1-day introduction to Passive House course at a reduced rate! This one-day foundation course will provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the elements of the Passive House design, which leads to cost effective, low energy buildings with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems.
Subjects covered include:
- Passive house design fundamentals
- Super insulated envelopes
- Methods for achieving extreme air tightness
- Passive house quality windows
- Leading ventilation design principles
- Passive house economics and costs
Construction industry professionals, architects, designers, local government, real estate agents, developers, homeowners, sustainability enthusiasts and anyone interested in learning the basics of energy efficient building.
Date: October 28, 9-5 pm
Where: Oliver Woods Community Centre
Details: AIBC Learning Units: 5.75 Core LU
Course Instructor: Mark Ashby
Costs: $50 for residents of the Regional District of Nanaimo and $100 for others.
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