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CPHC Training Schedule & Registration

Continuing Education Credits

PHIUS is an AIA National, International, and Distance CES Provider
Earn 63 LU/HSW units

PHIUS CPHC Training is approved by GBCI
Earn 32 CEU

Continuing education credits available from the Building Performance Institute
Earn 27.13 CE credits 


PHIUS-trained CPHC® consultants are leading the adoption of passive building from coast to coast by designing and building quality-assured projects across all of North America's varied climate zones. Join a robust community of passive building practitioners and register for CPHC training today!

Become a CPHC®

  1. Apply for CPHC Training.
  2. Complete Phase I 35-40 hour online training modules — rolling registration — students have access for four (4) months.
  3. THEN Compete Phase II 5-day In-Class training — register early to ensure your spot in class
  4. OR attend Phase I+II combined 100% In-Class training at Yestermorrow (only offered once a year)
  5. Complete and pass the CPHC Exam comprising both In-Class and Take-Home portion
  6. You are now a CPHC!


Phase I: Online Sessions (recommended 4/6-weeks)

Phase I of the CPHC training comprises a series of pre-recorded online virtual sessions taught by expert instructors, collected readings, recommended resources, and quizzes; altogether comprising about 35-40 hours of learning material. Participants can ask questions and connect with other CPHC course registrants via our online training platform. Students should complete Phase I training prior to starting Phase II.  

2018 Phase I Dates/Locations

NEW! Starting in 2018, Phase I—the online training component—is now available anytime! You can complete the (roughly) 40 hrs. of class work at your convenience; it'll take about four weeks. Enrollees have access to Phase I materials for four months.

Phase II: In-Class Instruction (5-days)

The second phase of CPHC training follows the online portion and is focussed on design exercises, and WUFI Passive and THERM software training. Both Phase I and II are required to successfully complete the course and to be eligible to take the final exam. 

Please Note: You must first apply for acceptance to the program using the form below under the "Apply for Admission Today" section and be accepted prior to registering for the training.

2018 Phase II Dates/Locations

Location Class Dates Early Bird
Exam Date*

Co hosted by PHIUS & Green Building United 

Green Building United Offices
2401 Walnut Street, Suite 103
Philadelphia PA, 19103

Oct 29 - Nov 2 (M-F)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 8 Fri. Nov 2
1:00 – 5:00 pm

New York, NY

215 Park Ave South, 6th Floor
Battery Park Conf. Room
New York, NY 10003

Dec 3 - 7 (M-F)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Dec 7 Fri. Dec 7
1:00 – 5:00 pm

Hosted by Yestermorrow Design/Build School

7865 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT 05673

Jan 19-26
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Jan 26 Sun. Jan 26
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

New training sessions coming soon
Email for updates


Registration Fees - PHIUS Hosted Trainings
Apply for admission/register through PHIUS below
PHAUS Member $750 $900 $800
General $800 $1000 $900

*The CPHC Certification exam requires separate registration. See the CPHC Exam page for details.

Apply for Admission Today - PHIUS Hosted Trainings

Please note: You must apply for admission and be accepted by PHIUS before registering and paying for the course. 

This course requires a base knowledge in building science commensurate with architectural training, hands-on building experience, or similar background. PHIUS reserves the right to admit applicants into training without all pre-qualifications complete, with the understanding that the candidate will demonstrate proficiency in all required areas prior to certification.

For full details and admission requirements, please see below. Once you've reviewed the Paths to Acceptance:

  1. Please fill out the application form (immediately below) and submit.
  2. Wait for a confirmation email from regarding your admission status.
  3. Once you have been admitted, register using the online registration form at the bottom of this page.




Please apply for admission following the instructions above. Once you have received an acceptance email, use the links below to register and pay for the program. Do not proceed to registration and payment below until receiving your acceptance message from


Register here only after receiving confirmation of being accepted to the program from and having registered and being on track to complete Phase I Online. 

Please click here to let us know where
you would like to see a future training be held.

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