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Brian Guinan

Brian Guinan 

Check out our latest APHA Member Profile! Brian Guinan is the director of ISMART Building Group and resides in Perth, WA.
Brian has been a Passive House builder in Perth for just under 6 years now and has already completed 4 certified passive homes and built over 40 homes to passive house standards all inclusive of HRV and air tightness testing with a maximum result of 3ach/ H (most of which are actually under 1ach/H). Read more from Brian here.

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Passive House Profile: Monash Woodside Building for Technology and Design

8/3/2021
The Monash Woodside Building for Technology and Design in Victoria is a landmark, representing the latest thinking in tertiary education and world-leading energy-efficient building design. It is largest Passivhaus project in the southern hemisphere.

How Passive House designs can create a zero emissions city

8/2/2021
Canberra Low Carbon Housing Challenge to demonstrate how sustainable and passive house designs can create a zero emissions city.

The Solution to Perth's Homelessness - Building Homes Out of a Box

8/2/2021
Watch the 7News Perth 29 July 21 story on overcoming the homelessness crisis with 18 homes built to the Passive House Standard in North Fremantle.

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APHA Certified Passive House Tradesperson Course | First Spring Dates 202126/08/2021In 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 Designer/Consultant Course | Spring Dates 202121/09/2021In 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 | Second Spring Dates 202105/10/2021In 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.