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Michael Drage

Certified Passive House Designer, Michael Drage of Reimagined Habitat has a number of Passive House projects in the works, including a couple using the Net Zero+ panels and another that will be a double stud traditional build, all aiming for Passive House Plus.

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Certified Passive House Designer Course Spring06/09/2022In 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.
APHA Certified Passive House Tradesperson Course | Spring Session 202208/09/2022In this course you will gain the foundation Passive House Tradesperson knowledge necessary to prepare you to tackle your first Passive House project, as well as write the Certified Passive House Tradesperson exam.
APHA Certified Passive House Online Tradesperson Exam | Winter Date 202204/10/2022After successfully passing the exam, you will be a Certified Passive House Tradesperson and listed as a Certified Professional on the PHI website for a five year period.
Certified Designer Exam Preparation Spring 202211/10/2022This course is designed to prepare you for writing the Certified Passive house Designer/Consultant (CPHD/C) exam.