The construction industry continues its push towards higher quality, more energy efficient and healthier homes with air tightness being heavily involved in that initiative. AeroBarrier is helping builders and contractors achieve just that; high performance on a standard budget.
In this course you will gain the foundation Passive House design and construction knowledge necessary to prepare you to tackle your first Passive House project as well as write the Certified Passive House Consultant exam.
This four-part series launches the long-awaited new bestseller by the 2020 Enerquality Hall of Fame Award Winner – Doug Tarry of Doug Tarry Homes. Learn from the master on the do’s and don’ts of HOW and WHY to build to Net Zero.
Passive House Quality Assurance and Quality Control Webinar
November 18, 2020 at 7 am MST
In this webinar we will look at the key aspects of quality assurance and quality control of the building envelope that are important for your Passive House projects, both big and small. These include airtighness planning and execution, airtightness testing, mitigating thermal bridging, etc.
Control layers are materials and systems of materials that are specially designed, selected, and detailed to control water, vapour, and air. They are placed throughout the building, from the roof, walls, and floor to the below-grade enclosure assemblies, details, and interfaces. They consist of membranes and other materials typically described as air barriers, vapour barriers, and water-resistive barriers, or collectively as critical barriers.
The PHC Summit will serve as this year’s annual, national event. We’ll continue to celebrate advancements of the Passive House standard in Canada, the achievements of those committed to these advancements, and highlight the most important challenges that are in front of us as an industry.