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Burkhard Hansen

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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24th International Passive House Conference 202020/09/202020 September - 8 October 2020 - VIRTUAL!
Sustainable House Day20/09/2020Open the door to sustainable living by virtually touring some of Australia’s most environmentally progressive homes on show at Sustainable House Day, 20 Sep 2020.
Certified Passive House Designer Course, Prep Day & Exam - Sydney28/09/2020Do you want to design energy-efficient & cost-optimal buildings worldwide? Then the Passive House standard is what you are looking for, and this course shouldn’t be missed!
Certified Passive House Designer Course - Melbourne28/09/2020As every Architect, Draftsperson, Engineer and Building Designer knows, sustainability is a major focus when it comes to attaining approvals and permits to build. It’s also a factor for consumers, who are increasingly seeking to align purchases with their ethical and environmental concerns.