Comprehensive Introduction to Passive House Autumn Masterclass

We are excited to be delivering our popular Introduction to Passive House Course.  Developed for those who are new to the Passive House standard and want to know more – whether a developer, architect, engineer or contractor.
Gain an understanding on how Passive House is different from Section J compliance and explore its suitability for the Australian climate. Discover the key considerations that need to be made throughout each stage of a project and learn from existing Australian buildings that have achieved Passive House certification.


Kate Nason, Sustainability Advisor & APHA Board Director

Special guests announced!

Andrew Eljari, Construction Manager, Building Engineering
With construction industry experience spanning over two decades, Andrew has successfully led the team in delivering the City of Moreland’s Passive House Glenroy Community Hub. He works in close collaboration with clients, consultant teams and project stakeholders to achieve exemplary built outcomes.

Walter van der Linde
Walter is a Chartered Professional Mechanical Engineer, Registered Building Practitioner, and a Certified Passive House Consultant. He has experience in the design of high performing HVAC systems and understands the important role they play in providing high indoor air quality and operating at energy efficient levels to reduce energy consumption. Walter has designed all-electric net zero carbon buildings and is familiar with the key design requirements to successfully achieve energy targets and switch to all electric buildings.

Bohemia Hookham
Bohemia is a registered Architect and Certified Passive House Designer. For the past 3 years, she has been working on Passive House projects across single family homes and most recently on the delivery of the Glenroy Community Hub which is targeting both Passive House and Living Building Challenge petal certification. She is also a Director of the Australian Passive House Association.

Bohemia is passionate about regenerative design and biophilic architecture and is committed to Passive House as an exemplary way to achieve healthy, resilient building solutions to reduce carbon emissions. In her 6+ years of professional experience, she has worked across sectors including Residential, Defence, Early Learning Centres, Education, Sport and Recreation, and Community Centres/Libraries. She also holds a Bachelor of Environments (Architecture), and Master of Architecture, both from the University of Melbourne, and is passionate about education as a tool to further improve the built environment towards a more regenerative future.

Session 1: Monday May 2 | 4:30pm-6:30pm
Session 2: Wednesday May 4 | 4:30pm-6:30pm
Session 3: Monday 9 May | 4:30pm-6:30pm
Session 4: Wednesday 11 May  | 4:30pm-6:30pm
Access link will be sent to attendees prior to the event once registrations have closed on Friday 29th April.

The webinar will explore:
- Gaining a comprehensive understanding of how to design & deliver healthy, resilient buildings that will measurably  reduce carbon emissions
- An overview of how and where the Passive House standard is being applied around the globe
-  Exposure to a range of Australian Passive House case studies 
- Live presentations from reputable architects, contractors and industry experts who will provide a range of perspectives on designing and delivering Passive House projects in Australia
- Obtaining a well-rounded foundation to becoming a Certified Passive House Consultant 

Architects & Building Designers 
You can look forward to the insights into the design & verification tool PHPP and how it can quantify performance data and shape better building outcomes

Builders, suppliers and tradespeople
You can look forward to the insights into various construction methodologies that can be used to achieve the Passive House standard
Developers, building owners and investors
You can look forward to building an understanding of the benefits and opportunities of applying the Passive house standard across a variety of building typologies and scales of developments
Engineers & Consultants
You can look forward to the insights into the design & verification tool PHPP and how it can quantify performance data and shape better building outcomes

Policy Makers
You can look forward to the insights into how the Passive House Standard is being utilised in planning and building policy around the globe to accelerate the trajectory towards Net-Zero carbon goals and establishing the confidence to drive meaningful change in Australia towards a zero carbon future through measurable and verifiable outcomes. 
Students & early career professionals in the construction industry
You can look forward to gaining a competitive edge in your career to help shape a zero-carbon future and global insights into the leading edge of energy-efficient building design. Links to valuable resources, materials and networks will help further accelerate your career.

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5/2/2022 4:30 PM - 5/11/2022 6:30 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
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