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Advanced Passive House Consultant Training - PHILADELPHIA

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Advanced Passive House Consultant Training: PHPP 9, Primary Energy Renewable, New Certification Levels and more…

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Learn about new features of PHPP 9 including efficiency variants and retrofit steps. Find out what’s under the hood of the new Primary Energy Renewable calculations and take a typical US building step-by-step from Passive House Classic to Passive House Plus and Premium certification levels, lowering energy demand each step of the way, while integrating renewable production. This is a unique opportunity to learn directly from a Passive House Institute scientist and discuss with her the technical questions you have.

About the Instructor:

Jessica Grove-Smith graduated with a master’s degree in physics (MPhys) from the University of Sussex in England. She has been part of the research team at the Passive House Institute ( in Darmstadt, Germany since 2008. Her responsibilities range from stationary and dynamic energy demand modelling, climate data for energy calculations and hygrothermal simulations of individual building components. The application of the Passive House concept in different climate zones and for indoor swimming pools have also been a main focus of her work, as well as contributions to the renewable primary energy assessment method that is being introduced for the new Passive House classes.

About the event host:

The Building Energy Exchange ( provides support for the building industry through energy and lighting efficiency education, technical exhibits, critical research and networking opportunities. Their classes, events and exhibits help create partnerships and broker relationships among design, construction, and real estate professionals within the Greater New York City Region.

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