CESA 1500

BCIT / City of Vancouver
CESA 1500 - Passive House Tradesperson Course - Building Envelope Specialization

In cooperation with BCIT’s School of Construction and the Environment, the City of Vancouver is giving skilled builders and tradespersons in their communities the opportunity to take this course on Passive House construction at a reduced cost. This five day course provides the knowledge and practical hands-on skills that building contractors, designers, consultants and advanced students need to build to the Passive House standard; an internationally recognized ultra-low energy standard. This course focuses on building enclosure optimization and provides a foundation in passive house principles, while stressing the importance of construction fundamentals and proper sequencing and using a variety of materials. An introduction to heat and energy recovery ventilators will be provided. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Class Listing


To request to be added to a wait-list for possible future courses, please contact Ann Martineau at the details provided below. Please be certain to mention if you are being sponsored by a company or organization in order for us to provide you with the appropriate forms.

Contact Us:

British Columbia Institute of Technology Industry Services
Ann Martineau
T: 604-412-7492
E: amartineau@bcit.ca