Passive House Courses

Passive House Courses & Exams

Passive House Courses as well as Passive House exams are offered through the Canadian Passive House Institute (CanPHI) in concert with Stich Consulting & Design.

CanPHI is a registered non-profit educational organization providing Canadians with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to design and construct buildings meeting the world’s highest and most verified level of energy efficiency - the international Passive House Standard.

To learn more about when and where PH courses are offered please check out following:           

Passive House Course
32.75 CPD points available with BCHousing

We are offering following dates for PH Courses in 2019/20
Minimum of 10 participants required.

  • Oct 25-27 & Nov 8-10,
    Course will be in Calgary, AB/Invermere, BC TBD.
    *****We are sorry registration is closed for these dates*****


  • Next Passive House Course in Canmore, location tba
    • 1st block January 31st – February 2nd, 2020
    • 2nd block February 14th – February 16th, 2020
      *****registration deadline January 3rd, 2020*****




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This 6-day, intensive 2-part course is aimed at Canadian building professionals, contractors, planners and homeowners who are motivated to learn the world’s most advanced building efficiency standard. Our course covers the core science behind the Passive House approach, including optimizing building shape, insulation, thermal bridge-free construction, high-performance windows and ventilation systems. The course also includes practical exercises and examples using the PHPP design software. We now include important building science analysis and introduce online tools for cold climate construction analysis, covering appropriate design for moisture safety in high insulated building assemblies.
This course is the basis for those seeking qualification as an internationally recognized Certified Passive House Designer (via the international Exam set by PHI several times per year and offered by CanPHI in Calgary. The total price is 1,869.00 CAD incl. learning material, PHPP software and GST.

Passive House Exam

Upcoming Passive House Exam will be:

  • Saturday, Dec 7, 2019. TBA
    *****registration deadline November 8th, 2019*****


2020 Passive House Exam dates offered by Stich Consulting & Design Inc.:

  • Saturday, March 21st, 2020. TBA
    *****registration deadline February 28*****


  • Friday, December 4th, 2020. TBA
    *****registration deadline October 30th*****




For more information, please contact or call (250) 341-8352.

Depending on the number of people who like to attend the exam,
Stich Consulting & Design Inc. will be happy to host the exams.