Pro Clima has very generously offered the following scholarships for the upcoming Certified Passive House Designer and Certified Passive House Tradesperson courses at Box Hill:

Designer Course:

The successful applicant will receive full subsidy for the Australia Passive House Association Certified Passive House Designer course, CPHD1, and the Certified Passive House Designer Examination, CPHD2, set by the Passivhaus Institut (Germany), leading to the internationally recognised qualification of Certified Passive House Designer or Certified Passive House Consultant.

Below are two questions, designed to make you think about some of the many elements that must be considered when designing a Passive House.

Question 1
What are the differences between a static and a dynamic dew point calculation?

Question 2
What tools or programmes are you aware of that can assist with calculation of heat and moisture transport in multi-layer building components?

  • Applications open: 1 June 2016, 9 am (AEST)
  • Applications close: 20 July 2016, 5 pm (AEST)
  • Successful applicant notified: 22 July 2016

Tradesperson Course:

The successful applicant will receive full subsidy for the Australia Passive House Association Certified Passive House Tradespersons course, CPHT1, and the Certified Passive House Tradespersons Examination, CPHT2, set by the Passivhaus Institut (Germany), leading to the internationally recognised qualification of Certified Passive House Tradesperson – Building Envelope Specialist or Certified Passive House Tradesperson – Mechanical Services Specialist or both.

Question 1

The question: “What Blower Door method applies for a Passive House certification and what might or might not be blocked off for this test?

  • Applications open: 1 June 2016, 9 am (AEST)
  • Applications close: 9 November 2016, 5 pm (AEST)
  • Successful applicant notified: 11 November 2016

Submission

Please go to this link http://www.proclima.com.au/scholarships2016/