29 Jan '18, 10pm

designPH training in NZ is coming up on the 16th of Feb! Jason Quinn, NZ's #PassiveHouse building certifier will...

Go from drawing cubes in Sketchup to an energy model of a residential home for Homestar or initial Passive House design in this straightforward one-day course. Folks love your home designs, the way they are laid out, and how they make them feel. But you know that code minimum construction is just the legal minimum, and homes can perform so much better with good design. This course will teach you how to determine your designs' performance. Finally you can know if putting in high-performance glass in those indoor-outdoor flow south facing windows really does overcome the heat loss.You'll learn how to go from drawing cubes with squares for windows in SketchUp to an energy model accurate enough for a Homestar rating. This one-day workshop we will be taught using the designPH v1.5 plugin to SketchUp and the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) v9 in Microsoft Excel. The latest...

Full article: https://www.nzgbc.org.nz/Event?Action=View&Event_id=603

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