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With almost two decades’ experience in Passive House construction and precision prefabrication, Burkhard Hansen is one of the most experienced Passive House builder in Australia, and is a long-time member of APHA. Burkhard founded CarbonLite in 2013, a company specialising in ultra efficient prefabricated construction and guaranteeing Passive House performance through Passive House Institute certified component, PanelLite. Burkhard is a licensed Master Builder and Certified Passive House Tradesperson; as well as an accredited blower door tester.

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Passivhaus In Australia Book Launch

10/15/2020
APHA is celebrating the launch of our Passivhaus in Australia book! Find out more and download here.

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Vanquish Open Day22/10/2020Take a look inside ’Vanquish’, Australia's largest Architectural home targeting Passive House Plus.
Passive House Glazing: Strategy, Technicalities, and Delivery27/10/2020Join Darren O'Dea for a comprehensive look into Passive House windows!
Certified Passive House Tradesperson Course & Exam - Sydney09/11/2020Do you want to build energy-efficient & cost-optimal buildings? Then the Passive House standard is what you are looking for, and this course shouldn’t be missed!
Certified Passive House Tradesperson Course & Exam - Melbourne09/11/2020In this course, building tradespeople will learn the skills and knowledge required to understand how to build to the International Passive House standard. This 5-day course covers the Building Envelope and Mechanical Systems specialities.