PHPP is a powerful building energy modelling that provides accurate predictions of building performance.However, modelling multiple design options in PHPP can be tricky and/or time consuming. In PHPPv9, the Passive House Institute introduced the Variants worksheet to help address this issue. The Variants worksheet is a power tool that allows simultaneous modelling of multiple design options.This 2 week online course will explore how the Variants tool can be set up and used to achieve this and other objectives. Exercises will reinforce the learning.
- Navigate the Variants worksheet and correctly input data
- Set up variables to adjust design parameters
- Assess multiple design options simultaneously
- Use the Variants worksheet to iterate a building design
Intended Audience: Intermediate and advanced PHPP users
Prerequisites: Experience with PHPP
Course Requirements: Laptop with a PHPPv9 software, and the PHPP manual.
Schedule: The course is structured into 4 lectures over the course of 2 weeks. You are invited to complete the course at your own pace. Access to the online platform will begin upon enrollment and will end 2 weeks after,however, all student resources including lecture slides will be available for download for future reference. The course is currently open for continuous enrollment.
Further Education Training: The PHPP Variants course is recognized by PHI as further education training for Certified Passive House Designers/Consultants with 4 CPs under the ID: K088-2018-CA. If you require a confirmation of completion please email: [email protected]
iPHA affiliated members discount: A 10% discount is available for iPHA affiliated members. Please email: [email protected] for coupon code.